Pull-Ups: What Holds You Back?

​Back in 2016, I set out to design a pull-up program. It was first called “Reach for the Bar”, but soon evolved into an 18 week course, called Pull-Up Academy.  I don’t think I’ve ever really expressed in full why I created it.  So if you have pull-ups on your bucket-list, and ​something has always held you […]

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  • April 19, 2020

Spartacus Workout Revisited

[Post Updated Dec 2nd 2o19)   Let’s return to the Spartacus Workout for a re-match! I’ve wanted to redo this workout for a while now because when I originally did it, I only had my two 12kg Kettlebells at home with me, and I knew at the time there were some exercises that I could have done with […]

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  • December 2, 2019

One Mindset Shift that Changed Everything

​In January this year I weighed in at over 170lb. My pre-baby weight was 138. ​I never thought it was possible to gain this amount of weight in ​basically a single year.  But that’s what happened. ​I’d fallen into some pretty unhealthy habits, and one of them was not moving. There were reasons for me not moving: I had […]

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  • September 12, 2019

Do your body weight exercises suck compared to loaded ones?

You can lift heavy KB or BB loads, but push-ups, planks, and other body weight exercises seem to BURN YOU OUT! If this sounds like you, keep reading. The other week I came across a post in the Girls Gone Strong Facebook Group, by a woman who described this very problem. She could lift heavy with relative […]

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  • December 7, 2017

My Go-to Glute Workout

It’s no secret that I love glute training. In fact, before I started training my glutes specifically, both my training and glutes were kind of “meh” (in my opinion, which is what mattered). When I started learning how to properly engage my glute muscles, I started to move better, build more strength and power in other […]

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  • October 10, 2017
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