How to Perform the Perfect Deadlift (One of the BEST Full Body Exercises)

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the perfect deadlift

By now, you all know that I’m a lover of all things fitness, right? One questions that I hear frequently, is “what is a good full-body strength exercise?” While there are a few answers to that, I’m going to hit you with a simple, effective exercise, that you can learn quite easily! Ladies and gents, today we will discuss the deadlift! Whether you realize it or not, you’ve been deadlifting for your entire life. Every time you pick something up, you are

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How to Make Time to Workout

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To all of my parents and busy bees out there, am I right when I say that we have to savor our Little Wins™ throughout the day? Maybe before becoming a mom or dad, you were able to sip your morning coffee in peace. Maybe you were able to get your workout in whenever you wanted. MAYBE you even got to shower on a regular basis. But then, life hit you SMACK in the face. That coffee became a luxury, your workout time became a feeding time, and that shower? What shower? Anyone feel me? Portions of our daily routines have turned into Little Wins™, and personally, I absolutely need

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10 Tips for Running with a Stroller

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Now that spring is in full swing (for the most part), the twins have finally been able to accompany me for  some outdoor workouts. Many of you know that weightlifting is my preferred method of working out, but believe it or not, I’m always game for a good run. Running and I are like old friends. We were close, then we hadn’t talked for awhile, but when we reunited, things fell back into place. Part of the reason I began running again, was because

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What it Means to Be Strong Like a Girl

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I am a 5’0″ tall, 110lb woman. I lack a commanding presence and am quite shy in person. The word “strong” would not be one of the first words that spring to mind when you see or speak to me. In fact, I would probably be described by many people as “just a stay at home mom.” I’m not offended though, because I do stay at home, and I am a mom. However, what you can’t see by looking at me, is that I thrived in two traditionally masculine worlds. I was

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My Journey to Fitness

If you have been following @twoboysonepup on Instagram since our start in August, you’re probably aware that I have some sort of history in fitness. Our Instagram feed has a small collection of fitness videos, where I share a little piece of my post-partum fitness journey. I’ve had some folks inquire about my workouts after having the twins, but I feel that I need to explain the way that I worked out prior to becoming pregnant, in order for everything to make sense. I don’t want

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