Just popping in for a short moment to let you know about some awesome deals going on between now and Tuesday at the Reebok Outlet! Now is a perfect time to stock up on some new gear as the Crossfit season is ending soon!

Keep in mind that I also have a pretty sweet giveaway going on over at my Facebook page that could inhibit the purchase of some new swag soon; if you’re not a fan of me yet over there, I highly encourage you to do so! And, I am extremely humbled by all of the love that my latest post on booty shorts got and for all those people who shared it and can relate. Love you guys!

And now, for the discounts and goodies..  [click to continue…]

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In defense of booty shorts

February 20, 2015

It is no secret that Crossfit girls have a tendency to lean towards wearing booty shorts.  It may not happen right away, but just as with the blooming confidence to take off your shirt mid-WOD, it’s a seemingly inevitable outcome that seems to correlate with body confidence and self-empowerment that comes from the sport. PIN […]

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One Fit Wonder Weight Vest from Fitness Sanctum: Review and Giveaway!

February 16, 2015

A little while back I had an offer to try out a weighted vest as part of a launch of Fitness Sanctum, an online retailer designed to be a one-stop shop for all things to get you going for your workouts, from accessories to gear to apparel. While I had never tried a weighted vest […]

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On Motivation

February 12, 2015

I’m part of a couple different ladies-only lifting groups on Facebook; I love them both because they are primarily made up of women who understand the importance of strength training and fueling for performance, from strong(wo)men, to powerlifters, to Olympic weightlifters to crossfitters, to those who work out at home or at a traditional gym. In […]

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Decide that you want it

February 8, 2015

Crossfit is a funny thing. I was inspired judging a competition last weekend to want to put more emphasis on WODs and endurance over Olympic weightlifting, which has recently stolen my heart. After a recent repeat of last year’s 14.4 in which I scored less than a year ago, and then being defeated multiple times in a […]

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I guess I’ll sign up for the Open

February 2, 2015

I can give any person who is hesitant about signing up for the Crossfit Games Open a million and one reasons why you should. I can recount my own personal experiences or share why competitions are so  important. I will tell you that it doesn’t matter what skill level you are, or how long you […]

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#WODSwap 4: February 2015!

January 28, 2015

Holiday season is over, time to get back into some sort of normal life routine, and hope the winter passes quickly! Thank you to everyone that has participated in the #WODSwap so far! #WODSwap: February 2015- Sign up HERE!! We’re averaging around twenty participants from US and Canada.. let’s see if we can each get another […]

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My First Olympic Weightlifting Meet

January 27, 2015

I did it. I am now an official weightlifter, with an official score, at an official sanctioned weightlifting meet! For the short story: Walked in with extreme fear and intimidation, made my weight class I was hoping for, missed both of my opener lifts, cried a little, didn’t try to PR, took home some bronze, […]

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Making weight when you don’t care about weight

January 23, 2015

I have been a bit quiet on the blog lately, but alas, the world of eat, sleep, WOD, repeat, has continued to go on. When I last checked in, it was an update on my current Outlaw Way training, which has been temporarily shifted to Outlaw Barbell in prepping for my first Olympic Weightlifting meet. A […]

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Beginning Strength Training for Women

January 2, 2015

“New Year, New You.” While not a fan of that phrase, as we roll into the new year, a lot of women are looking to experiment with new things, and I am loving the increasing trend of women lifting weights! While I posted a version of this quite some time ago, here are my updated tips […]

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