Published by : Fitness Old School

“Life has a way of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all, or having everything happen all at once.” ~Paul Coelho I’ve been a fitness coach for over a decade now, and I’ve seen every possible scenario of unexpected life events that serve to derail people from their goals.  Some events […]

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Greetings From the Cave Yep!  That’s me at Indiana Caverns!  For those who don’t know yet, I am working part-time as a tour guide at our local cave. This picture was taken a few days ago during an expedition beyond the regular tour route with another, experienced caver.  Check out the low rocks behind me.  I belly […]

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“I had to spend countless hours, above and beyond the basic time, to try and perfect the fundamentals.” ~Julius Erving (Dr. J), basketball legend Have you started a new fitness program or joined a gym with the exuberant expectation of a young child, joyously gushing to friends and family that this time you will finally […]

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It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted but I’m happy to have some time this morning to sit down and collect my thoughts.  I have a mental list of topics to cover but these two are top of the list. First of all, I want to share an incredible and free yoga app called […]

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My Favorite Kettlebell

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If you’re looking for an affordable kettlebell for your home training sessions, I recommended Yes4All brand from Amazon.  They have proven to be a great value for the price.  They aren’t fancy, but who needs fancy when you’re lifting heavy weight, Russian style?  They are just solid, dependable kettlebells that will help you transform your […]

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Life in Southern Indiana!

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“If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?” ~Khalil Gibran Life has changed since the beginning of the year.  Shortly after announcing that I would be closing the studio, my husband ran across a piece of property in southern Indiana that looked like something that would suit us.  We decided […]

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“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it.  Go out and get busy.” ~Dale Carnegie Sometimes you have to face your fears, swallow hard and push through.  Double kettlebell snatches have scared me since first I tried them.  They’re awkward, they take tremendous power and my mind can’t really focus […]

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“If you open your heart and become like a child, you will always be blissful, always content.” ~ Sri Dharma Mittra Most of you now know that Warsaw’s Secret Fitness Studio will officially close at the end of the year.  I am somewhat saddened, and yet I am also happy that I have this website, […]

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Why I Love the StrongFirst Organization!

I am a student of strength. I am a teacher of strength. I am a quiet professional. StrongFirst Code The first time that I heard the StrongFirst code, I am really wasn’t sure what it meant.  Although it was mentioned numerous times throughout my certification weekend (the first chance I really interacted with the organization […]

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Free Yoga Videos

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Enjoy this short playlist of simple yoga poses.

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