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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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Ankle mobility is a problem for A LOT of people. Most of my clients do not pass the ankle mobility assessment when starting out. You should be able to touch your knee to the wall while keeping your entire foot (heel) in the ground with your big toe 4.5 inches from the wall, one ankle […]

November 25, 2018

How to Increase Your Ankle Mobility [videos included]

Maybe you’ve started or want to start an online business. I know what you’re thinking. And guess what, it’s not a fancy website or a pretty logo. I speak from experience. I had a website and a program and NO ONE TO SELL IT TO. First off, you need to #1 – Solve a problem […]

November 18, 2018

Build an online business with these five things

Your warm up is important and I’d argue an essential and under programmed aspect of training. There a million ways that one can warm up for a lift or other type of physical activity. The most important thing is that your warm up is relevant to the type of training you’re going to be doing […]

November 11, 2018

Full Body Warm Up [video included]

Train, eat well, and be joyful during the holidays. The holidays bring stress from social pressures, financial pressures, the feeling that you need to have accomplished something spectacular by the time the new year rolls around. It’s an event filled, alcohol consuming, schedule ruining, and sweets overloaded time of year. With all that said, the […]

November 8, 2018

How to train, eat well and be joyful during the holidays

How we’ve been traveling the world. It’s old news that world travel is VERY doable these days. You don’t need to be rich and you don’t need to have any previous experience. With the internet, airbnb, and the use of wifi all over the world to search the best food, hidden gems, cheapest flights and […]

October 31, 2018

What you need to know in order to travel the world for one year

Batching – get more done in less time for the same result? One of my first mentors, Marie Forleo, introduced me to this time saving, result making tactic. But it wasn’t until about a year ago that I implemented with max effort. Apply Batching and Enjoy Feeling Sane Again The schedule-winning tactic is known as […]

October 28, 2018

If you’re in this for the long haul, you know that you’ll have breaks in your training. You’ll get sick, injured, or life will be too much and you’ll fall off course a bit. It all happens. It’s naive to think it won’t. So how about being prepared for the breaks instead of discouraged by […]

October 21, 2018

What training accessories exist, what are they for, and do you really need them? Training accessories are kind of like supplements. You should not use them until you’ve mastered the basics and are already training well without them. And even then, you probably don’t need them…You can’t out supplement a shit diet, and you can’t […]

October 17, 2018

Does everyone need to squat? In short. No.  I am one of the biggest advocates for functional movements and squat is by far my favorite one. BUT, not everyone needs to squat. It is ideal to be able to squat. It is a natural human movement and large portions of the world, people spend most […]

October 7, 2018

Annie Miller, Strength and Conditioning Specialist shares thoughts on the need or need not to squat

I like big glutes and I cannot lie. But seriously. A round, well shaped backside is not only visually appealing but can be useful in decreasing back pain and increasing strength and power in other lifts like the squat and deadlift. Banded Glute Exericses High reps are my favorite for all of these as a […]

October 3, 2018

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