Eight Inspiring Stories of Not Giving Up

One woman inspired me to pursue strength training. In fact, this woman inspired me to do pull-ups and push-ups without the burden of not believing that upper body strength was possible for me.  She showed me why strength was important. As a teenager in the early 1990’s, she was the first female character I had […]

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  • March 15, 2017

Why Any of This Strength Stuff Matters

It seems so obvious in hindsight. All the dots were there – some were even connected – but one thing that seemed missing was finding why any of this strength stuff mattered to me. Strength has always been important to me but often it was fuelled, much like my leanness goals, by a desire to […]

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  • March 7, 2017

Be Your Fit Self Today!

Yasmin said it perfectly: [Being part of The Pull-up Academy] continues to be an incredible chance to get back to my fit self … This is a woman who had suffered a shoulder injury which caused her to lose her Chin-ups for 2 years. After just 4 months she has regained strength, confidence, and has found herself […]

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  • January 18, 2017

Episode 5: Wee3 Workouts Rock

Another Wee3 Workout to keep you on track with train in general or a specific goal. Today I chose 3 exercises that I felt provided a little more balance as a full body workout. While I decided not to use my Gymboss miniMAX Interval Timer, some of you may decide to set this up with […]

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  • October 4, 2016

Through Suffering to Serving

Life was amazing and I felt like I was at the top of my game. While I worked night shifts as a Nurse in a busy Cardiac Surgery department, I had simultaneously built up an online fitness following, had co-founded both Girls Gone Strong and Get Glutes, become known for home Kettlebell Workouts, and built a […]

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  • September 29, 2016