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Why You Should Lift Without Shoes Humans need shoes. Well in this day and age we do anyhow. But our feet contact the earth more than any other part of our body. To understand why lifting with no shoes can be beneficial, we must first understand feet, the roll they play in movement + how […]

April 15, 2019

We’ve all been there. You’re in a rut, stuck, stagnant, or unmotivated to do the work you know you desperately need to get done. Whether it is in life, your business or your fitness journey, this rule of momentum applies. In today’s episode we dive into what these ruts, and unmotivated seasons look like and […]

April 12, 2019

Should You Hire A Coach – The FITSPRO Podcast Hiring a coach is a tough decision. And it’s likely a pretty hearty investment, of both your time and money. Which make . hiring a coach a hard decision. This can be in regards to any aspect of life – business, fitness, spiritual, relationship, a tutor, […]

April 2, 2019

“Pin your ribcage down” The cue, “pin your ribcage down,” is used often in the world of functional sports, weightlifting, weight lifting (yes, they’re different) and by personal trainers around the globe. So WHAT does it mean to pin down your ribcage, WHEN do you do it? HOW do you do it and WHY should […]

April 1, 2019

The Truth About Your Trainer – The FITSPRO Podcast This is fueled by a bit of a rant but I hope it doesn’t sound like one. We’ll see. This really goes out to the trainers feeling guilty, not good enough or like the need to do xyz to reach some epitome of being a trainer. […]

March 26, 2019

The 5 Basics of Training & Programming As a trainee and trainer you should have a base understanding of what should be included in your training or programming. That’s what we dive into in episode 11 of The FitsPRO Podcast. The five basics cover planes of movement, fundamental patters, the hierarchy of needs, energy systems […]

March 12, 2019

What are supersets? Why do we use them? And when might we not use them? The idea of supersets is very broad. Put simply, it is when two or more exercises are paired together in a workout. For example, alternating between Push ups and pull ups for multiple sets. That’s it. When to use supersets […]

March 4, 2019

  The FitsPRO Podcast episode nine is for ALL HUMAN BEINGS. The subject of accountability to self has been coming up with my 1:1 clients and other relationships in my life. It’s something I feel passionately about because I see the joyous power it can have in YOUR LIFE. Today’s episode dives into what accountability […]

February 26, 2019

This workout is a KNEE DOMINANT leg day lift. The goal is to focus on taxing the quads. The bulk of this lift is only three exercises. Prepare to be amazed. Step one. Warm up. You can warm up however you like, or you can use this full body warm up from my Body Weight […]

February 18, 2019

I give you a hip dominant lower body workout in four main exercises. You already know. We keep it simple around here parts. We pay attention to tempo, and mind muscle connection, and use big compound lifts to get WERK done. Try this one out to see what my training philosophy feels like. Your glutes […]

February 4, 2019

I'm an adventurous introvert from Vancouver, Washington who lives on sleep + "me time." I'm a lover of lifting weights, dinosaurs, real talk and traveling with my husband. I am here to help you move better, lift more, bust the myths of the fitness industry, and inspire you to love the process.

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