Failure can be your fastest teacher.
Using these 4 subtle shifts, you’ll get to the body you want, and you’ll be able to pour from a full cup of love, happiness, passion, and purpose into the lives of those around you.
By Brittney Bergen Are you past the stage of getting newb gainz, and at the part where your training feels like a grind? That’s where I’ve been the last two years. This is what my workouts felt like. Can you relate? Like a Painful Means to an End Although now I’m a weightlifter, I used to… Continue reading Escape the Training Grind: Remember Your Love for Lifting
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?
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
“I don’t believe in overtraining. I believe in under-recovery.” – Coach Burgener I’m writing this on a day I’m skipping lifting and going to Yin yoga instead. If you’re like me (a perfectionist, a high achiever, a “goal-getter”) you might be thinking, “She’s gone insane.” Or maybe you’re excited, believing if I keep this up you’ve got… Continue reading Train Hard, Recover Harder: Why Less is More
Just like three girl friends sitting and sharing their sorrows, and then lifting heavy within the walls of a gym, I’m learning that happiness alone isn’t ideal; there’s beauty in struggle.