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Self Defense: Escaping a Front Choke Attack

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Being attacked in any capacity is a scary thing. Someone attempting to choke us while attacking us is another level of scary because we know this person really wants to do harm to us. Plus, if their hands are tight enough, we are likely losing oxygen to our brain which slows our reaction time down. It’s not an ideal situation …

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Hair Grab Attacks

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Hair grab attacks are super common especially for women who have long hair. Flowing long hair or a ponytail makes an easy target for someone to just grab on to and get control of you. When someone grabs your hair, it can be very debilitating and scary. The head controls the body and when someone has control of your head, …

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Uber/Lyft Self Defense Tips

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Back in the day, you would have never dreamed of getting into a car with a complete stranger. These days, it’s a common occurrence and most people don’t think twice about it. With the increase in Ride share companies, comes an increase in attacks. Now you hear news stories of drivers pretending to be someone they are not and attacking …

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Self Defense for Runners

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Running on the treadmill sucks. There’s nothing like that feeling of hitting the open road, music volume all the way up, and just going wherever you feel like running. Runner’s high is a real thing. But there is a lot of hesitation to run outside when you are alone. You hear stories all the time of a women who got …

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How to set boundaries

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Setting boundaries is an essential skill that we all need to put into practice in our every day lives. It is also an integral part of self defense. What we allow to happen in our life will continue until we set boundaries and stick to them. If we have people in our lives that consistently disrespect us, make us uncomfortable, …

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Self defense comes in many forms

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When people think of self defense, I imagine they are picturing a girl beating up some big dude with some secret ninja move that completely incapacitates him. Or maybe not. But usually we associate self defense with the most brutal crimes like rape, kidnapping, and murder. But self defense is useful in many other situations that we come across in …

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How to stop tracking your calories and macros

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Tired of constantly punching numbers into your food log app to make sure you hit your macro goals for the day? Does planning out what you’re going to eat everyday to make sure you don’t go over your calorie limit stress you out? You’re not alone. I see you. There’s got to be more to life than counting calories and …

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Making meal prep easier

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Meal prep is huge in the fitness world and for good reason. Not everyone has time or energy to cook every meal, every day. So preparing several meals in advance is a huge time saver and helps you choose more nutritious foods instead of just running and grabbing the most convenient option. But if you’ve never meal prepped before, it …

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Welcoming the storm and overcoming an injury

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I’m sure you’ve seen those t-shirts that say “Positive Vibes Only”. Our news feed is clogged with articles on how to be more positive or people telling us “just be happy!”. Society acts like it’s a crime to be upset, sad, mad, depressed, or distraught in any way. We put on fake smiles and fight the pain. “Fake it till …