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In case you hadn't heard yet, it's Women's History Month. Women are historically excluded from athletics, frequently compensated less than their male counterparts, or not encouraged as kids to participate in sports. We asked a handful of our female ambassadors and athletes how sports has empowered and influenced them in their lives. Here's what they said: Kelly Wild: I am an Olympic weightlifter. Weightlifting has empowered me as a woman because it has made me not only physically strong, but mentally strong as well. Being strong is beautiful! Heather Connor: I compete in the sport of powerlifting. While being pound...

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We all agree shoulder stability is an important element of your warmup. That’s pretty cut and dry. But it is hard (near impossible) to commit to something without a plan or guidance. So, we’ve compiled a list of several shoulder stability movements you can use in your own warmup. Take note on 2-3 you want to try and DO THEM! Today! Or at your next WOD.

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You work at a computer. You know the drill: tight neck, traps, hips, hamstrings….well, tight everything. But you don’t have to be tight! Here are 10 stretches you can implement NOW to keep your body feeling good that require nothing more than your body and a chair, desk, or wall.

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Having trouble finding motivation? Welcome to 2020. Here are 5 ways to get back on track when you find yourself in a funk.   Set a goal. The number one way to find that fire again is to set a SMART goal — Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-based. Write it down, say it out loud, and come back to it every time you’re feeling funky. Setting a goal for yourself gives you something to work toward and is essential in getting (and staying) motivated.  Find friends. Surrounding yourself with hard-working, motivated people will rub off on you. It’s science. (We're pretty sure.)...

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  Here’s list of the 7 most common mistakes you’re making before the gym – and solutions to help you make the most of your next sweat sesh.     Mistake #1: Overeating. Crushing a workout after a heavy meal is nearly impossible. You’re uncomfortable, your stomach is working too hard and you feel too massive for peak performance. Solution: Give yourself a two-hour window between a big meal and a workout. This will give your body enough time to digest your food, store some energy and prepare for exercise. Plus you’ll feel better so you’ll work harder. Easy win.   Mistake #2:...

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