Entries by lisahiller

HAVING A PLAN

Good morning and happy Friday! Quick post this morning because I have a busy day ahead of me training clients and training myself! I think the best way to stick to a workout schedule is to actually schedule it into your day, as if it were part of your “to do” list. Whether you are […]

OVERCOMING FEAR…

Holy mother of exhaustion! Today felt like a real marathon…spin class, teaching my strength and conditioning for triathletes class, Crossfit, training clients, swim coaching and then running hills with my last client…all day long all I kept telling myself was, “Lisa, stay focused, you’ll get it all done…stay focused.” While running said hills with said […]

THE BEAUTY OF THE LIFT

Please indulge me for a moment while I wax poetic about the beauty of the sport of Olympic Weight Lifting. Before I began learning the lifts and how to perform them properly, I did not understand the enormity of knowledge and focus that went into doing them. Lifting, to me, is almost ballet-like…there is a […]

INTERESTING DISCUSSION ABOUT KETTLEBELLS AND SWIMMERS

So today I was interviewed by Swimmer Magazine-to be more specific, a Staff Writer for the magazine. Anyway, she was interested in discussing and learning more about kettlebells and how they might be helpful to a swimmer in their strength and conditioning program. Having had some experience with kettlebells, I was more than happy to […]

INCORPORATING CROSSFIT INTO MY TRIATHLON TRAINING

Just a quick post today about how I am incorporating my Crossfit workouts into my upcoming triathlon season training. It’s difficult…don’t get me wrong, I love Crossfit and I love training for triathlon, but sometimes something’s gotta give…I am participating in the upcoming Crossfit Open Games while training for 3 sprint tris (working on speed […]