Change of Pace…Being Coached

Being a coach to my clients is awesome, being a coach to my coaches is equally as awesome. Being coached as a coach…that’s refreshing! It’s been a few years since I’ve been coached by anyone else while working out. Don’t get me wrong I’ve done a few hands on workshops and been to a few conferences, but it’s been awhile since I’ve been at another gym, with no control of the workout.

When we travel I’ll see what gyms are local and see if I can hop in on a workout but often times I just use the hotel gym or do a bodyweight workout because it’s easier. This trip is a little different though, I was able to train at two different facilities and workout with my best friend. It was a double whammy…get coached and have accountability to show up!

Both things that I’m used to providing but seldom receive.

It’s also really cool from my perspective to see how other gyms are set up, what type of equipment they have and how the workouts are written and instructed. I look at it as a learning experience in a variety of ways.

So here’s my shout out to Eric Cressey at Cressey Sports Performance Jupiter and Josh Werner at Cat 5 CrossFit for letting me hangout and workout with your community!

Creased Sports Performance Jupiter

Post workout at Cressey Sports Performance coached by Nick, and lucky me we did Turkish get ups!!

Cat 5 CrossFit Sign

Cat 5 CrossFit Workout

Post partner workout at Cat 5 CrossFit with Ann coached by Rob and Josh!!

6 Myths About Strength Training for Women

I’m sure you’ve heard them before but here are some of my favorite myths about strength training for women. Myth #1: If I lifts weights I’ll get bulky and look like a man. Truth: If you lift weights you will become stronger, the external resistance is good for your bone health as well as weight […]

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What I learned from my team at the Tough Mudder

Welcome to Tough Mudder

It’s interesting to me that I’ve been taking on training challenges that fall outside of my comfort zone lately; a 10 mile Tough Mudder yesterday and coming up the Philadelphia 1/2 Marathon as a charity runner for JDRF. Long distance running is certainly outside my comfort zone but I have reasons for doing both. My […]

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Why Strength?

Man and woman training on gymnasium rooftop

Why Strength? Nine years ago, the market on strength training for women wasn’t quite touched. There was a smaller group of women, from Strong Man to Powerlifting to CrossFit to the average Fitness Enthusiast who could/would do a reasonable percentage of what men could do in the gym. We were admired. We were ridiculed. Almost, […]

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Type 1 Life…

I initially started writing a blog post about what it’s like to live a healthy life with type 1 diabetes, that includes regular workouts, eating healthily and some of the challenges involved. That turned in to what you’re about to read below, my recollection of being diagnosed at age 9 and how my family shaped […]

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