20Mar
By: Neghar On: March 20, 2019 In: body image, heart wisdom, Mindset, Training Comments: 0

I hope that you’re having fun with your body. And if that’s not yet accessible to you, I hope that you’re learning to heal within your own skin—to reclaim that which belongs to you, and only you. And above all, I hope that you feel both supported and autonomously...

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06Mar
By: Neghar On: March 6, 2015 In: Featured Posts, Fitness, Lift, Training, Video Comments: 17

I vividly remember the first time I performed an unassisted pull-up. It was early 2008, and I was (unfortunately) awaiting knee surgery for an old, nagging sports injury. The extent of said injury kept me from being able to train my lower body, except for some minimal lying band work and straight leg...

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24Oct
By: Neghar On: October 24, 2014 In: Fitness, Lift, Training Comments: 0

Sore muscles are the worst. We all love lifting and getting sweaty, but nobody wants to be so effing sore that they can’t walk or sit down without discomfort. And, believe it or not, being incredibly sore isn’t necessarily the mark of a good workout. In fact, we should...

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06May
By: Neghar On: May 6, 2014 In: body image, Fitness, Lift, Mindset, Training Comments: 127

I have a confession to make that might get me into some trouble. Alas, in the name of female empowerment, and in the interest of transparency, here goes… I’m not particularly fond of my legs. For as long as I can remember, these gams have had a gargantuan nickname....

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26Feb
By: Neghar On: February 26, 2013 In: Fitness, Mindset, Music, Training Comments: 34

This little fitness blogger is always on the go. Seriously, I ride planes, trains and automobiles like it’s my job. Well, it kind of is. Often, I am packing for a trip when I have yet to unpack from the last one. It’s exciting. And exhausting. Additionally, I split...

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23Dec
By: Neghar On: December 23, 2011 In: Mindset, Training Comments: 24

I’ll never forget the overwhelming exhilaration I felt when I performed my first unassisted pullup. I hopped down from the bar and looked around the crowded gym thinking, “Did anyone see that?!”. Never in my life had I thought that I would be able to do a pullup; in fact...

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