Today I have one of those post where it was hard to hit the publish button. I was/am hesitant to share my thoughts, however clearly, I took a breath, held it and hit the Publish button after all.

I think this is my first RANT post ever… I think.

Perhaps you’ve seen this article floating around the blogosphere…

The Pornographication Of Fitness Needs To Stop

It was published just a week ago on Huffington Post and as of yesterday it has received over 100,000 Facebook shares.

The Unachievable Body

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The 10 Day 5 Workout Ultimate Fitness Challenge

July 30, 2014
10 day fitness challenge

Unfortunately, I am still out of commission. My back is definitely feeling better, but I am taking this very seriously and making sure to give my body time to heal. I would much rather take one week off from working out to avoid a more serious issue where I’ll be stuck on steroids (I hate […]

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10 Signs You Deserve Your Fitness Badass Card

July 29, 2014
fitness badass

Up until yesterday morning, I’ve been feeling like a fitness badass. I’m not saying this to toot my own horn, but I’ve been putting in the hard work and see results with my workouts. I’ve been pushing myself, gaining confidence to try new things, and really feeling like I own my body… not just my […]

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An Important PSA: Your Body On Lazy

July 28, 2014
body on lazy

Hey friends, how’s your Monday kicking off? I thought we could start the week off with a little PSA, whatcha say? Remember this one… Even if you weren’t around during the 80s, you’ve heard of this classic. It’s almost as memorable as… “I’m Fallin’ And I Can’t Get Up!” …which isn’t a public service announcement. […]

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Scenes From Girls Night In Italy {Cooking Class}

July 25, 2014
healthy italian cooking class

Here’s something you might not know about me… I love throwing a good (no GREAT) dinner party. I would much rather cook for my friends and serve free-flowing glasses of delicious wine than go out to a restaurant. From our annual holiday dinner party! The intimacy, the love that goes into prepping and cooking, and […]

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Embarrassing Gym Issue: Have You Ever Tooted During A Workout?

July 24, 2014
gas at gym

I’m not going to lie, I have really enjoyed putting together this series on embarrassing gym issues! If you’re new to the blog, for the past few weeks I’ve been sharing the most common gym issues that we are embarrassed by… inlcuding the whys and the hows on dealing with’em. If you missed out: Do […]

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You’re 5 Minutes Away From A Rock Solid Ab Workout

July 23, 2014
rock solid ab workout

I’m a big believer that doing a little something (consistently) beats the heck out of doing nothing at all. This week, I am following that belief completely. There’s a lot going on here… one of our trainers is touring Europe for the next 2 weeks (jealous!), we are moving boot camp locations (pain in the […]

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Fit Bit And Other Fitness Trackers Lead To Weight Gain + More Fitness In The News!

July 22, 2014
fitness in the news

Remember that guy that used to do podcasts with me? It seems like forever ago that Dan and I sat together for a Lifting Revolution Podcast. To be honest, he took a hiatus because we were worried that you (and other readers/listeners) didn’t dig our he said/she said bickering when talking about life changing fitness […]

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100 lb Woman Shows There Is Nothing A Woman Can’t Do

July 21, 2014
kacy catanzaro

So, I REALLY want to be on American Ninja Warrior! I mentioned a few weeks ago that my friend Jeanette introduced me to the show, shocked that I hadn’t heard of it already. At the end of our workout she looked at me and reiterated how much I would like the show and likely become […]

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Fruity Friday: Stone Fruit Summa’ Time Coffee Cake {Gluten Free}

July 18, 2014
peach gluten-free coffee cake

If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed over the past couple of months that something has been missing… Fruity Friday. Yes, sadly my training schedule has changed and I am no longer able to go to my favorite coffee shop that serves up the best and freshest fruit in all of Charleston. […]

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Embarrassing Gym Issues: 10 Solutions For A Sweaty Crotch

July 17, 2014
sweaty crotch

Last week I kicked off a special series, Embarrassing Gym Issues Women Face. Why? Because what we feel is embarrassing is actually very common. We started off with the oh so common, yet still embarrassing issue of peeing when you exercise. If you missed it, just click to catch up! Because now we’re moving on […]

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