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I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is Coming to Boston June 2, 2018! Did you watch my FB Live yesterday on how the kettlebell squat can improve the barbell back squat??? Watch the replay on YouTube below… Learn MORE at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid to Lift® in Boston on June 2, 2018 at MSC Strength & Conditioning, 376  Washington Street, Uniit C2, Norwell, MA 02061with a brand NEW curriculum… Read More

I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is Coming to Boston June 2, 2018! Join me for a FB Live TOMORROW @8:30AM Pacific Time from my Iron Body By Artemis FB Page when I will discuss How to Improve the Barbell Back Squat with the Kettlebell Squat. Learn MORE at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid to Lift® in Boston on June 2, 2018 at MSC Strength & Conditioning, 376  Washington Street,… Read More

I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is Coming to Boston June 2, 2018! “There are no wrists in kettlebells.” Did you miss my Facebook Live broadcast last Saturday on Wrist Position for Kettlebells vs. Barbell? You can watch the replay below… Learn MORE at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid to Lift® in Boston on June 2, 2018 at MSC Strength & Conditioning, 50 Finnell Drive, Suite 6, Weymouth, MA 02188 with… Read More

I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is Coming to Boston June 2, 2018! How do you build a stronger press? “You want to squeeze your butt so hard that you should see your butt from the front…” ~Me from I Am Not Afraid To Lift® Boston 2014 Watch more in the video below… Learn more gems of wisdom like this from me at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid to… Read More

“Endings are not only part of life; they are a requirement for living and thriving, professionally and personally.” (THRIVING being the operative word here… ) ~Dr. Henry Cloud, Necessary Endings On Friday, after 5 years, Eric and I closed the doors at Iron Body Studios. It’s been 5 years of lifting, laughter, lessons learned, and definitely many challenges. As coaches, over the 5 years, Eric and I helped many people of all… Read More

I have news… big news… Eric accepted a job with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas Nevada, so we are closing Iron Body Studios and moving to Vegas. Now that I have your attention, no I am not making this up, and no Eric does not have some secret trampoline or trapeze skill that you do not know about. He accepted a position as a Head Therapist (Head Athletic Trainer) and he… Read More

Occasionally I’ve heard some coaches in the fitness industry say, “You can’t get strong from only training with kettlebells” or “Kettlebells are a waste of time”. Even Andy Bolton, powerlifter and first man to dead-lift over 1,000 lbs admitted that he once thought, that as a powerlifter, kettlebells were a waste of time until he met Pavel Tsatsouline and learned how kettlebells could augment his powerlifting and help him to train for… Read More

Last weekend Eric and I traveled to New York City to teach a Kettlebell Fundamentals Workshop at New York Sports Medicine (NYSM) and Physical Therapy.  Tony Forza, Me, Luke Bongiorno, Leonidas Scantalides, Eric Gahan We taught the kettlebell dead-lift, kettlebell swing, goblet squat, and Turkish get-up to a mixed group of Physical Therapists, NYSM patients, and even some non-clinicians outside of NYSM such as my Aunt Paula and Cousin Madeleine and Iron… Read More

I’ve been a little behind with writing these past few weeks because I’ve been working on some really exciting projects! I hope to get back on track soon. Online Personal Training As I mentioned in Part Six of this Press Series, Crawling for Time, Eric and I launched our online training platform through WeightTraining.com and it’s up and running and rocking and rolling! We are really excited about it! It’s been less… Read More

Last week I taught a workshop to the trainers at Mark Fisher Fitness in New York City. While I was there, Brian Patrick Murphy, Co-Owner of Mark Fisher Fitness asked me if I would be willing to record a podcast with him for MFF Best of Life Radio. I was thrilled by his invitation, so of course I said “YES!”. We talked about my Lift Workshop, Xena, empowering women through strength, the… Read More

I’m a little behind wrapping up this press series and that’s because Eric and I have been working overtime to rollout Iron Body Studios’ interactive online training platform through WeightTraining.com. We finally launched the platform a few weekends ago on October 4, 2014 and we are REALLY excited about it! The platform is perfect for people who want the flexibility of training on their own time but also want the guidance of a coach… Read More

It’s exciting to hit a Personal Record or a Personal Best in your training session, but is your PR safe? You see all sorts of ridiculous, unsafe, feats of strength on the internet. Many that make me shake my head and wonder why someone would risk injury for one unsafe PR. No matter how strong and skilled or advanced a lifter you are, safety should always be your number one priority in… Read More