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.
Today I plan to share with you 5 underestimated movements, and why I think they are effective AF when used properly. In 2020, the basics have never been so important when it comes to movement patterns. You know I am the queen of basics, and have literally always preached that the basics work. They always […]
It’s pretty well known that I am not against aesthetic goals, but my focus is more so on performance goals, awareness and education. Not that aesthetics and all of these other motivators can’t coexist. They absolutely can. I am simply saying aesthetics aren’t my selling point. Also, if some other things are in check, like […]
Last week we went over part 1 of fundamental programming must knows. This week we continue the programming conversation right where we left off. If you missed last week’s episode, stop now, and come back after listening to 92. Understand mechanical tension and muscle fiber types Do you even know what your programming is trying […]
Programming is a SKILL Let’s make clear that you don’t learn programming from one freaking podcast episode, book, or blog post. It takes practice, trial and error and experience to become a proficient and confident programmer. For those that are confused, I am talking about writing strength and conditioning or fitness training programs for a […]
I discussed the topic of post-rona fitness as a guest on Daniel Hong’s podcast. So, I thought I’d echo that here, on my own show. Because I think there are great takeaways for you, my audience. While fitness definitely changed for my clients and myself during different stages of quarantine due to the pandemic, it […]
You’ve likely seen or heard of the hierarchy of needs within fitness in some capacity. In my Built by Annie program my clients get access to something called Annie’s Secret Laboratory of Brain Gains. And in that lab, I have a video training on the two hierarchy of needs that I see and use in […]
Get ready for a fitness question/myth busting mash up. This episode is a compilation of fitness related questions I have received over the years or as of lately. While each of these could nearly be individual episodes, I kind of dig the mash up vibe. Like rapid fire fitness Q&A or debunking session. Before we […]
Today’s episode is specifically speaking about a strength or hypertrophy based program. The honorable mention will cover conditioning if that is a part of your program, but this assumes that you have an aerobic base to work with when it comes to your strength training. If you lack an aerobic base, that would need to […]
Today we get to bro out a bit. To talk shop in the gym. Covering the mistakes people could be making. I often find that people could get way more from their training than they do with a few simple changes to their time in the gym. That is literally why I created fitdesignbyannie years […]
I asked the gram fam what kind of content they wanted from me in this season. How to transition back into the gym was a very popular answer, so I thought I’d make a more in-depth episode for you. There are MANY things to consider when entering the gym after a long break. These are […]
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I, Annie Miller, bring you a no B.S. approach on how to navigate + thrive in the world that is online health and fitness. You’ll learn through the lens of the trainee, the strength coach and the entrepreneur. I don't shy away from the nitty gritty truths my friend. Join me.