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The Soundtrack to Sweat

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For most of us, music is key for a great workout. It gets you pumped when you don’t have an instructor or trainer yelling at you (or even when you do). As an instructor, building my playlists is one of my favorite parts of…

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How to Be A (Kind Of) Fit Traveler

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I am not the world’s most fit traveler. Evidence: My writing companion tonight is a mini-fridge-sized can of Pringles. Work and personal travel has me on the move for over a month, and the disruption to routine is driving me bat shit. Hotel gyms all fall somewhere between terrible…

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How To Stop Hating the Erg

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Fact: Bring up indoor rowing to a bunch of Crossfitters and without fail someone will start looking sheepish and confess, “You know, I just don’t like rowing.” One girl is very small, like me. She feels like her splits aren’t good enough, and that…

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Rest Days Are Suck Days

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So, I’m off. My rest days have turned into rest couplets, even triplets. All due to a sequence of inconveniently timed jerk things. Multi-limb injuries (not Crossfit-related). House guests. Sick. Work travel. This has naturally stressed me the fuck out. Rest days can suck it. Nothing…

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