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Sara Fleming
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Personal Trainer, Weightlifting Coach, Free-lance Writer, and Mom
Personal Trainer, Weightlifting Coach, Free-lance Writer, and Mom

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Resolutions and the Inevitability of Distraction
Happy New Year! My kids, my friends, and my clients have been asking me about my New Year's resolutions for about a week now and instead, I've been thinking about other things.  Mostly on purpose because I'm kind of lazy and although I know I need change in...
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Glass Feet. Iron Mind. And the stupid that occurs when the two meet.
Pain. For some of us, it’s a constant song playing in the back of
our head.  For others, it’s a seldom
heard, but piercing scream.  And then
there are those who have both, way too often and deafening.  For those of us in middle age and beyond,
pain can beco...
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Winning at Fitness or Competing for Fun? How Motivation Is the Most Important Part of the Fitness Puzzle.
There are two kinds of people in this world:  those who believe there are two kinds of people in the world and those who don't.  Despite the first part of that statement, I am the latter.  I don't believe that we all are either all in or all out on most thi...
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Exercise Science vs Best Practices: Where’s the Holy Grail?
Earlier this week, I was researching the topic of “cardiovascular exercise vs high intensity interval training”. I simply wanted to show that old school, long steady distance training had a great deal of benefits for both the performance focused athlete an...
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2015: A Review
2015 was a good year.  I didn't post much, but did a lot of teaching, coaching, and finally got back to getting serious about my own training again.  I have a dedicated group of clients and athletes that I'm working with (including my own kiddos) who are ma...
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The Horse Latitudes
One of my friends aptly used this name for that period of training when you're just doing work and not really seeing much progress.  Practice the skills, move the weight, recover, and repeat.  If you recall from high school history, the Horse Latitudes, als...
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Finally a new post.
I was competing at the Highland Games in Maryland two weeks ago when I was approached by a couple who had seen me compete the year before.  They were happy to see me, but also concerned that I hadn't posted on my blog in over a year.  I was both flattered a...
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