Oblique Burn Workout

If part of your fitness goal is to get a sleek midsection, then I have a great oblique burning workout for you. The key to firming up the muffin top area is by doing oblique exercises. Now, oblique exercises tend to feel easy when you do them…

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Upgrading Your Rock Climbing Shoes

I can’t believe I’ve been climbing regularly for over 2 years now. I remember upgrading from gym rentals and picking out my first rock climbing shoes like it was yesterday. My first shoes were these purple Women’s Elektra Evolvs, great price and pretty comfortable. They…

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Grip Training Workout

So, you’re interested in grip training? I’ve become somewhat of  grip strength pro over the years, mostly because my favorite activities all involve hanging from my finger tips.  From being an aerialist and rock climber to competing on American Ninja Warrior, grip strength has come…

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American Ninja Warrior Season 8!

This Monday, on 5/9/16, smack dab in the middle of my engineering class I received the call for American Ninja Warrior Season 8 in Philadelphia Thursday May 26-Friday May 27. They left me a voicemail from that 818 California number all of us have come…

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At Home Kettlebell Workout

If you’re like me, your home fitness equipment stash doesn’t include everything but it does include a kettlebell. One night recently, I was home and realized I wasn’t going to able to get out to the gym like I’d planned, but I didn’t want to give…

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Pull-up Bar Workout

Pull-ups give you super powers. Want to climb a rope? Lift yourself out of the pool like a mermaid? Look like Michelle Obama? Yeah, that all requires upper body strength. Pull-ups are going to get you there. Find a pull-up bar in any gym, install…

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Training for an Elite Spartan Race

This year I decided to take it up a notch and signed up for my first Elite heat Spartan Race. I’m going to share my goals and my three month training plan for my upcoming race which I hope lands me in the rankings of…

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Intro to Indoor Rock Climbing

Thinking about getting into indoor rock climbing? Great! You’re going to be loving it in no time. Life is about exploring (!) and there’s plenty of things to try indoors. Here is a quick intro on the different types of indoor rock climbing: top roping,…

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My First Aerial Silks Performance

I loved doing my first aerial silks act. Through the pain, sweat and tears emerged something I was truly proud of. It took about 6 months to put together from choosing music, to making up choreography to being able to perform the entire thing without…

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How I got on American Ninja Warrior

In the summer of 2014 I watched a viral video of Kacy Katanzaro’s completing the American Ninja Warrior City Finals course. In December of 2014 I decided I was going to audition for the show. In March of 2015 I got my call from the…

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