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  Hey, hey, HEY PARTY PEOPLE! I will be teaching my Advanced Kettlebell Ballistics Workshop here in Las Vegas, Nevada at Barbell Republic, 6980 West Warm Springs Road, #190, Las Vegas, Nevada 8911, on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. Details and registration link below… I hope to see you there! Yours in Strength, Artemis ***** When: December 17, 2017 Where: Barbell Republic, 6980 West Warm Springs Road, #190, Las… Read More

Two weeks ago my friend and colleague Zack Henderson was visiting Las Vegas so we got together at my house for a little StrongFirst Level II skills review in my garage gym and a quick 20 minute video interview to follow-up to my last podcast interview with him. We chatted about: Closing Iron Body Studios; My move to Las Vegas; My new position with Cirque du Soleil (as well as Eric’s); Strength… Read More

It’s a cloudy day here in Las Vegas. Mild in January at 59 degrees for my Boston blood, but I’m not complaining. This is the view from the parking lot of the MMA gym, Xtreme Couture MMA, that I have been trying out the past few days. As someone who was born and raised in Boston, and who has only lived on the east coast in Boston, Washington, DC/Northern Virginia and New… Read More

Early Bird Registration for I Am Not Afraid To Lift® – THE RETREAT with myself, the amazing “Wonder Woman” Julia Ladewski, and mindset Jedi Dr. Lisa Lewis on May 5-7, 2017 at The Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona ends TONIGHT at MIDNIGHT! Save over $300.00 with the Early Bird Rate. All registration closes on April 2, 2017. You can read all the details about the Retreat and register HERE (.8 NASM… Read More

Hi Everyone! I hope that you’re having an excellent weekend and a relaxing Sunday. I’m getting ready to head out for a walk on this beautiful Sunday to enjoy the unseasonably warm November temperatures we’re having here in Boston, along with the last of the fall foliage, as this is the last fall that I will get to enjoy it as a Massachusetts resident before I move to Vegas. However, before I… Read More

Today’s guest post is from fellow Boston based coach, wife, mom, and all around badass Stacey Schaedler. She posted this on her Facebook timeline on Sunday, and I absolutely loved every single item on this list and therefore asked her if I could feature it as a guest post. It’s short, sweet, and poignant. ENJOY! 30 Things I Know To Be True, By Stacey Schaedler Practice Yoga. It’s good for you and… Read More

Registration for I Am Not Afraid To Lift® – THE RETREAT with myself, the amazing “Wonder Woman” Julia Ladewski, and mindset Jedi Dr. Lisa Lewis on May 5-7, 2017 at The Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona is NOW OPEN! You can read all the details about the Retreat and register HERE (.8 NASM CEUs approved, I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is a registered trademark.) After you register you will receive… Read More

Starting Bodyweight: 117lbs Current Bodyweight: 115lbs (down 2lbs from last week) Goal Weight: 114lbs Next Powerlifting Meet: May 15, 2016 Deadlift Goal: 315lbs Back Squat Goal: 215lbs Bench Press Goal: 140lbs Last week I posted on Instagram how my current goal is to compete in the 114lbs weight class in my next powerlifting meet on May 15. This means that when I set out on this goal I had to lose at… Read More

For those of you who are experienced powerlifters, or for whom barbells are your first love, using a weight belt, and the benefits of using a weight belt during certain times of your training, may seem like a no brainer. However, if you are an amateur powerlifter, and/or kettlebells are your first love, and/or you are a barefoot and beltless kettlebeller like me, understanding why, when, and BELIEVING why you should use… Read More

My WordPress.com Annual Year In Review for 2015 report that 3,086 people from Australia tuned into my blog in 2015. If you haven’t heard I will be presenting my strength workshop I Am Not Afraid To Lift and nutrition and conditioning workshop Keep It Simple at Queensland Kettlebells in Brisbane, Australia on February 13-14, 2016. This is my first time ever traveling to Australia and I am so excited, not only because… Read More

“Though She Be But Little She Is Fierce” ~William Shakespeare  Does one’s size limit how strong you can become? A few weeks ago my boyfriend and Iron Body Studios Co-Owner Eric Gahan taught an inservice at his former high school, now Central Valley Academy, in Ilion, New York. One of the lifts that Eric taught at the inservice was the deadlift. He started with the kettlebell deadlift and then moved onto the barbell… Read More

NYC, Boston, & VA 2015  I Am Not Afraid To Lift and Keep It Simple Workshops On November 7, 2015 I presented my EIGHTH I Am Not Afraid To Lift Workshop since I launched this workshop in September 2014 at Drive495 in New York City. It’s been an amazing year (PLUS) for the growth of I Am Not Afraid To Lift and for me professionally. I am thankful for all of the… Read More