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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Today we are talking about the subject of hypertrophy, and how training to failure, trash, volume, and high loads can possibly play a role in that. And I want to be clear that trash volume does not play a role in hypertrophy. So we will define what trash volume is as well as what higher […]
Something that has become a thing for me in this season of training is time. I’ve got 40 minutes or less to get my lift in. One hour if I am lucky. Not doing a full body warm up. Cardio straight into movement prep. 3 to 4 lifts. 3 to 4 days per week. That’s what […]
Gone are the days of thinking strength makes you slow and endurance training kills your strength gains. YOU CAN HAVE BOTH. And there are three ways in my opinion. Keep in mind this is with strength training as the focus. That’s important to note for context purposes. How to Best Incorporate Cardio into Your Strength […]
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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.