Category: Strength

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5 Ways to Sneak in a Quick Workout Over Lunch

I get it. You’re busy. You work full time, the house needs cleaning, grocery shopping needs to be done, etc. Where on earth do you find time for you? All you really need is 30 minutes a day. That doesn’t…

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How Our Own Breakthroughs Are Going …

You guys remember this post? via GIPHY The one where we shared the different areas of your life that you can have a breakthrough in — and how the gym can actually help you get there? via GIPHY Well, we’re…

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A Workout From the Bench

Since Thanksgiving, I’ve been on the bench. I’m on the injured reserve. I’m showing up in street clothes to the big game. And, obviously, I am not thrilled. via GIPHY (Accurate AF, Julia. You truly get me.) I managed to…

Pain-Free Training: How to Prevent Knee, Back, and Shoulder Injuries

You know how some exercises seem almost too intimidating to perform? Chances are, you’re right. Many exercise programs place you — and your body — in positions that leave you vulnerable. That’s not to say you should never squat with…

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5 Mistakes to Avoid to Get Your First Pull-Up

The strict pull-up … it’s the holy grail of bodyweight exercises. More and more women are adding them to their fitness goals and for good reason — pull-ups do great things for your posture and they’re super empowering. The problem…

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2018 Workout: 18 Moves, 18 Reps

What’s the best way to celebrate a brand spankin’ new year? With a brand spankin’ new workout, we think! And because — yep, it’s 2018 — we’re doing 18 different moves and 18 reps of each. via GIPHY Yes, if…

The Valsalva Maneuver: The Forgotten Technique That Can Save You From Back Pain (And Make You Stronger)

Most fitness tips do not provide instant gratification. As much as people hate it, fitness — as a method of seeing results — is an endurance event. It takes a lot of reps and sets, sometimes across a span of…

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10-Minute Zen Barre Workout (No Equipment Needed!)

Have you guys heard of Zen Barre yet? We mentioned in this post how Kristen and I are getting certified in it, and today we’re sharing a bit more of what a Zen Barre workout is like with this 10-minute…

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The 12 Days of Christmas Bodyweight Workout

Is it just me or do the holiday songs seem to come on a little more fast and furious every year? Now, I love me some holiday tunes —  I actually look forward to them for most of the year…

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6 Moves for Enviably Strong Arms

I love my arms. And (clearly) I’m not afraid to say it because I work really hard for them. But it’s not just the way they look — I love how freaking strong they are. When I first started working…