On Having a Body in the Fitness Industry

The fitness industry is a bizarre world. Sometimes, it doesn’t feel real. It’s an industry that gives us license to compare ourselves to those around us; one that expects, exploits, and banks on our self-loathing. This is also a business obsessed with the most hegemonic gender ideals. Sweet Mo runs counter to these narratives, so…

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Running Tip #1: Foot Placement

When you think “running,” do you automatically think “pain”? Does just the prospect of jogging across the parking lot bring a tear to your eye? If yes, then you GOTTA check out Sy’s tips on proper running form. Simple things—like foot placement—can make a giant difference in your running performance, and in how your body feels. Don’t just resign yourself to…

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5 Basic Movements – Looks Easy, But…

Workouts don’t have to be complicated to be effective. In fact, some of the most effective—and the most challenging—workouts are those that seem the simplest. Then, when your arms and legs are trembling, there’s only one thing to do: smile at your brazen confidence and keep on pushing! 🙂 This week Paulie put together a…

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Sweet Community Members – Meet Chris and Sara!

By Gail Robinson You know the old saying, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Well, Sara and Chris Ray have lived the truth of those words. They are low-key, unassuming, completely humble about their experiences and achievements…and they’re both totally badass. Talking to them revealed in an entirely new light that the…

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Sweet Community Member – Meet Ryan!

By Gail Robinson Inviting. Intense. Engaging. Entertaining. These are four words Ryan Montgomery used to capture his Sweet Momentum experience and I have to say, these words also do a wonderful job of describing Ryan himself. Just talk to Ryan for ten minutes and you’ll know what I mean. His blue eyes and easy smile…

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Sweet Community Member – Meet Pat!

By Gail Robinson Pat Vedomske and I had a heck of a time meeting up. We played email tag, phone tag, and we both suffer from a failure to turn on the ringers on our phones. But Luke told me, “You need to meet Pat so you get her energy and spirit. She is a…

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