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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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No matter the weight training program you follow when starting out, you will likely experience a honeymoon phase.  You’ll feel like you are adapting quick, making gains and getting stronger. This is what we call the newbie phase. And I hope you enjoy it. Because its a precious time in training. That phase ends at […]

January 23, 2024

238 | Need to Know Truths About Newbie Gains and Lifting with Annie Miller

Proficiency is truly the name of the game when it comes to movement patterns, strength and muscle building. When people talk about muscle memory or mind muscle connection, what are they really referring to? WHAT In short, I’d say, the proficiency, strength, and consistency of your neural pathways from brain to muscle when contracting. WHY […]

January 2, 2024

235 | Mind Muscle Connection - Can you Enhance your Training by Focusing on Muscle Engagement? with Annie Miller

Flexibility is the capacity for mobility. And mobility CAN certainly make for superior strength and hypertrophy.  I mentioned in another podcast recently that more and more I view mobility as youth. Range of motion can be looked at in passive and active lenses. Passive = flexibility. Think sitting in the splits or doing a pec […]

December 19, 2023

233 | Mobility and Flexibility: Improving Range of Motion and Performance with Annie Miller

It’s no secret I am team lift for life. That is largely where my phrase “long haul mentality” came from. Because I am a sucker for the grind – the day to day that no one wants to do, but everyone needs. The process by which they get the REAL results that they want. It […]

November 28, 2023

I asked my IG audience and my email list to send me topics they’d like me to either rate as over, or underrated, mainly in the field of fitness. And let me tell you, this was a FUN ONE. This episode was unplanned. I literally answered these spitfire, off the cuff. First thoughts that came […]

October 31, 2023

227 | Overrated or Underrated FITNESS Audience Submissions with Annie Miller

To be clear, I am not a Physical Therapist. I am simply a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, I have a degree in Exercises Science. This is for educational purposes only. You need to consult with a physician, chiropractor, physical therapist, or some other medical professional to make decisions and your training on pain. Today’s […]

October 17, 2023

225 | 6 Tips For Injury Prevention In Strength Training with Annie Miller

In strength training, you’re training skills. You’re entering into a practice with asymmetries, past injuries, weak points and more. Whether you were an athlete or have never played a sport in your life, very people have perfectly balanced muscular and joint function. To be clear, that is not the end goal of training. And you’re […]

September 19, 2023

221 | How To Strengthen Weak Points and Enhance Your Lifts with Annie Miller

After working with gen pop, college athletes and online clients, I believe there are four main types of plateaus that take place within long term strength and hypertrophy training: We’re diving into all four of these plateaus and what you can possibly implement as a coach or trainee to work through them. Mental: I bring […]

September 5, 2023

219 | Strategies for Overcoming Weight Lifting Plateaus with Annie Miller

I know it’s August, but it might as well be fall. What I want you to get from this episode is the clarity you need an order to follow the program that makes the most sense for you come September, October November through the new year. Aka your fall fitness goals. The season is one […]

August 22, 2023

217 | Planning Your Fall Fitness Goals NOW with Annie Miller

As a woman over 30 myself, I’ve fallen victim to or given into some common myths, but also found truth in them. Today I want to discuss possible shared experiences for those of us nearing 30 or in your 30’s. I say nearing because I personally started to notice some of these “differences” in my […]

August 8, 2023

215 | Training Myths & Realities for Women Over 30 with Annie Miller







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