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7 Levels of Female Health and Performance Nutrition

As women with fat loss or physical performance goals, we have a hormonal cycle to handle that men don’t. Have you ever stepped on the scale and felt frustrated because you’re doing everything right but the number doesn’t want to budge? Ever had a training session where your brain felt foggy and the barbell felt… Continue reading 7 Levels of Female Health and Performance Nutrition

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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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Why It’s Harder for Women to Lose Weight

A woman starts on a weight loss journey and sees solid results for about two weeks – maybe losing 5 lbs even! Then, one cold, bitter morning (usually after she’s worked super hard in a workout and eaten perfectly the day before), she steps on that evil mechanism, and it’s jumped up two lbs. And her stomach sinks into her feet and her brains explode out from the top of her head because she’s been doing everything right. How could this possibly happen?

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Who is Idealistic Isabel, Anyway? (Happy Mother’s Day)

To My Mama, Georgina Bergen – Happy Mother’s Day.  I love you! As I pulled out of Moose Jaw en route to North Battleford on Tuesday my mind took me back to my grade four classroom.  There I sat under a mushroom cut and in baggy boys’ clothing, sideways in my desk with my right… Continue reading Who is Idealistic Isabel, Anyway? (Happy Mother’s Day)