Tag Archives: Nia Shanks

Push-ups: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

A few weeks ago I suggested that everybody should be working on chin-ups (see “We’re All Doing Chin-ups!“).  How’s that going?  Ready for a new challenge?  How about push-ups?  You’re groaning?  Like the chin-up, the push-up can be a very … Continue reading

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Top Ten Training Tools: Tool #1, Free Weights

Part 1 of a sporadic series. Let’s say you have a little project going on at home…it could be as simple as hanging a picture on the wall, or maybe it’s a bit more involved, like refinishing a chair you … Continue reading

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Want More Reasons to Strength Train?

Okay, so I think I’m back on track…this is my third post of the week…a special thanks to Brenda for asking last week if I was still going to do my blog…I needed that kick in the pants! A few … Continue reading

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Nia Shanks’ Beautiful Badass

You all know I am a big fan of women lifting heavy weight.  So today I want to tell you about a product recently completed by Nia Shanks called “Beautiful Badass.”  I do not know Nia personally, but I have read her … Continue reading

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No Excuses

So today is Monday…sigh…I didn’t have a blog post ready to go, not a ton of time, no cohesive thoughts.  I thought of doing a “bits of randomness” post with links to some good reads, but as I got started, the blog post evolved on it’s … Continue reading

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I Lift Things Up and Put Them Down…

I am sure many of you have seen this commercial and have maybe had a chuckle about it.  Maybe it even got you to sign on at Planet Fitness because the commercial reassured you that there would be no monosyllabic … Continue reading

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