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Do You Pee When You Lift?

Do you pee when you lift?  Me too!  I repped the maxi pad in heavy squat, clean, and deadlift sessions.  (Where’s the Super-Heavy-With-Wings-For-Lifters commercial?) But guess what, my friend?  I haven’t used a feminine product in a workout in months. Why am I telling you this?  Because I’m tired of the talk around pelvic floor… Continue reading Do You Pee When You Lift?

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The Corpse Pose at the End of your WOD Isn’t Enough

This blog isn’t for every athlete – it’s for certain kinds of lifters. the lifter spending 20-40 minutes before a training session smashing the shit out of his shoulders just to get into a decent snatch position. the fitness fanatic whose mind wanders between sets in training or lifts at a meet, distracted by her phone… Continue reading The Corpse Pose at the End of your WOD Isn’t Enough

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How Burpees Helped Me Conquer Depression

Struggle with feeling super low and just not wanting to do anything? The answer to getting out of it might surprise you. Ty shares his own super real story to help.

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Stop Fearing the Holiday Scale: Festive Training 101 (Part 2)

Three example workouts and many ideas from car pushes to curling to keep you fit and keep the scale constant while having fun over the holidays.

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Why I Still Respect Christmas Abbott

The recent attention to the sexualization of women in CrossFit (and sport in general) is important, but I think it is missing the point. Current articles attribute the success of people like Christmas Abbott to their good looks, and blame women who promote their bodies for perpetuating inequality, stating that they are harming themselves and society. Writing suggests men also play a role in the process, stating we all have a responsibility in breaking the cycle.

True: inequality affects and is preserved by humankind, however, people don’t wait in line for hours to meet the gorgeous Christmas Abbott just because she is hot as hell (OK – not everyone in that line is standing there for that reason) – there is more to it than that, and I admonish you to dig deeper. Although Christmas’ beauty and bodacious booty are definitely assets (and she exploits them fully), this is only one aspect of the three-dimensional being she showcases to the world.

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#ConfidenceAlliance #ConfidenceRevolution ☐

What is it?  Who is the alliance for? Are you a woman?  Do you believe in the power and potential of other women?  Then we invite you to join our #ConfidenceAlliance. What do you see when you look around at the relationships that exist between women? Competition or Support?  Acceptance or Judgment?  Condemnation or Encouragement?… Continue reading #ConfidenceAlliance #ConfidenceRevolution ☐