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  • Back to Strength Focus + Weekly Workouts


    Happiest of Sundays to everyone! Hope you're having a lovely Labor Day Weekend! Sullie and I hopped in the car and headed down to Georgia to hang out with my grandmother for a few days. Judging from this SnapChat I posted this morning (follow me @JenDeCurtins), I think it's safe to say all parties are [...]

  • This Week’s Workouts + Learning to Love Deadlifts


    My workouts this week were really well balanced. Three strength training workouts, two good runs and lots of yoga. Furthermore, I loved the balance of my strength workouts with one big squat day, one deadlift focused day and one all over circuit training day. As I've mentioned before, I try to get in barbell squats [...]

  • A Day In The Life Tuesday


    I thought it would be fun to do a post about what Tuesday looked like for me versus another "day in the life" post I did on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. The 2011 post was written just a few weeks after I left my full-time job in advertising to pursue fitness but I had not [...]

  • Life Lately: Workouts, Meals and More


    Some photos from the week to share with you. I started the week on my mat with a 6:30 a.m. yoga practice. It ended up being the best practice I've had in a really long time. I felt so good in my body for the first time in weeks. Pumpkin overnight oats in April. I [...]

  • The Time I Sucked at CrossFit (Open Workout 13.2)


    I promised you weekly updates on the five CrossFit Open workouts and weekly updates I shall provide...even though this one is tough to write. I dreaded this workout for days. I tried the 75# shoulder to overhead to test out how it felt and it felt HEAVY. I skipped the group WOD on Friday night [...]