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Slippery Slope

Jen —  September 28, 2015 — Leave a comment

For the first time since joining Gym Laird, I’ve also had a lack of motivation to work out. Damn slippery slope

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Open Nationals 2015

Jen —  July 7, 2015 — Leave a comment

Open Nationals 2015 recap

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Under The Bar

Jen —  July 3, 2015 — Leave a comment

Ahhh, meet prep season. I compare it to chewing a piece of gum. At first it’s sweet and flavorful. Then the gum loses its zest and it’s time to pop in a new piece

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Progress

Jen —  June 2, 2015 — Leave a comment

We’re four weeks out from our next competition and this is typically the time in our training cycle when everyone starts getting a little twitchy.

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Second Set: Green Means Go!

Jen —  April 10, 2015 — Leave a comment

I know the recovery aspect of training is not the fun stuff like dripping sweat in a gym, but it is crucial to help keep you healthy and on track to reach your training goals

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Rest More

Jen —  April 7, 2015 — Leave a comment

The importance of recovery, sleep, stress reduction and rest is part of the mantra at GYM Laird. Even though I rationally understand these principles, I freely admit I struggle to place them as a priority.

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