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I’m Back and Killing The Fat Man!

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This is something I’ve been needing to do for quite a while.  Swallow my pride and commit.  This is a bit of a confession, but mostly an announcement that Trip Fitness will be back in full force as I find my fitness again!  I’d love for you to follow along… Not a Fraud! My last [...]

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What to Expect Joining a CrossFit Box? So, last year I got the bug up my ass to finally get around joining a CrossFit Box.  Up to that point, I’ve been looking into CrossFit for probably a good six months or so and never pulled the trigger.  The moment that finally put me over the edge [...]


So you want to run a Spartan Race, do you? Here is my team for the Indiana Spartan Race.  I’m in the back row, second from the right. If you are like me, then these may be some of the feelings and concerns that come to mind: Scared to bite the bullet and pay the [...]

25 Minute Beginner Kettlebell Workout

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This post is the second part of a series on kettlebells.  You can view the first post which outlines what are kettlebells, where to buy them, and what to look for by clicking the link below. Beginner Guide to Kettlebells What’s so good about kettlebells?   There is something bad ass and humbling about kettlebells… Kettlebells look [...]

Beginners Guide to Kettlebells

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Kettlebells are an extraordinary piece of workout equipment.  They are portable (for us busy travel fitness folks), fun, and can make for a brutal HIIT exercise.  Kettlebell exercises can be done very quickly and efficiently, usually in under 20-30 minutes. I love the fact that I can take a kettlebell, toss it in my trunk, and [...]