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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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DO NOT COACH ONLINE BEFORE HAVING COACHED IN PERSON. In the world of online health and fitness, it is becoming more and more common for people to want to be online coaches straight out of the gate instead of coaching in person first. I may even do another episode on that issue all together and […]

January 21, 2020

HOW MANY DAYS PER WEEK SHOULD YOU TRAIN? This is a question I have received so many times via the gram and in real life conversation. I’d say it’s more common among newer lifters, people who are just starting out or new to weight lifting specifically. The question is multifaceted and I plan to cover […]

December 3, 2019

THREE FACTORS HAVING THE LARGEST EFFECT ON YOUR HEALTH. I called this episode the 3 Biggest Health Factors because it could have been titled three factors affecting your health, affecting your training results, affecting your quality of life, your energy levels, your sleep, your hormones, or literally EVERY aspect of health and probably your LIFE. […]

November 5, 2019

ALL THINGS Q&A FOR TRAINING AND PROGRAMMING. Question 1: What would you describe as “science based programming”? A lot of trainers prompt that now. In short, to claim something is science based or evidence based, THERE NEEDS TO BE SIGNIFICANT SCIENCE BASED EVIDENCE TO BACK THE CLAIM. There need to have been scientific studies performed, […]

October 15, 2019

TEACHING CLIENTS TO ADJUST WHEN FEELING PAIN Episode 40 came about after my experience at the Prehab 101 Seminar with Dr. Jacob Harden in Victoria B.C. Canada in September. If you’re in the fitness space and don’t follow him, I highly suggest you find him on the gram @dr.jacob.harden. And if you need CEU’s for […]

October 8, 2019

5 things I used to believe about fitness I feel like today’s episode is one that I could do every three to five years. I say that because the field of health and fitness changes SO FAST. There are always new trends, and new info about old trends. So for now, I believe what I […]

September 17, 2019

5 ways to use progressive overload To start off, progressive overload is how we create a new stimulus to the muscle tissues in hopes that they will adapt to the training. There are A LOT of ways to progressively overload the muscles, and today I share five simple ways to do so. Number 1 – […]

August 27, 2019

Is a structured program or intuitive lifting the best fit for you now? This podcast is essentially the comparison of different periods of my life, different training blocks if you will. Today I lay out when someone might use a structured program. WHY a structured program is beneficial. We cover when someone might choose or […]

August 8, 2019

Let’s talk about how to find success as a female strength coach in an industry dominated by males shall we? I lay it all out in episode 27 fam. You might not like some of what I have to say. Maybe you will. Either way, this is JUST MY OPINION and speaking from MY EXPERIENCE. […]

July 2, 2019

How to be good at programming part 2 I for one understand how hard and overwhelming it can be write programs. So, for those of you who feel like you don’t know where to start or you can’t comprehend how easy it is for other trainers, remember that we all likely felt that same way. […]

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