From hardcore macro-tracker to close-to-vegan.
Failure can be your fastest teacher.
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
Raise your shaker cup, ladies, because we’re about to harness the power in our hormones to get hella-jacked and strong!
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