mg.mke_fit

πŸ“MKE. Former collegiate athlete⚽️ DPT, CSCS.

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⚠️⚠️⚠️RANT ALERT 🚨! PLEASE READ.
Planks are one of the best core exercises IF you can properly perform them. I cannot tell you how many patients I have had who say "yeah I do planks.. I can hold them for like a minute no problem". Then I have them perform one and their form is like the top picture. Top picture: poor spinal alignment with increased lumbar lordosis and poor scapula positioning. Bottom picture: core engagement through protraction of shoulder blades and crunching rib cage towards pelvis while keeping belly button drawn in towards spine- creating a slight dome in the low back. Contrary to public belief- the slight doming is OKAY! This will engage your core more and take off pressure of your low back. When I re-educate patients how to do this their mind is blown of how much HARDER this is on their core!!! Form is key. Try it for yourself! .
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#physicaltherapy #education #core #planks #position #form #planks #educate #knowledge #knowledgeispower #cscs #trainer #doctor #doctorofphysicaltherapy #girlswholift #girlsthatlift #inspo #inspire #fit #fitness #fitspiration #fitnessmotivation #fitchick #fitbody #abs #fitnessgirl #fitnessjourney #fitfam

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#selfiesunday ! I hope everyone had an amazing weekend- I know I did! Got to celebrate one of my bestest friends weddings and be around so many good friends- shared lots of tears, laughs, and smiles. Indulged in delicious food and definitely had multiple "cheat" meals. BUT, well worth it because I know that one weekend is not going to set me back and I will get right back on track tomorrow! .
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#selfie #selfiesunday #wedding #fit #fitness #fitspiration #fitspo #fitgirl #fitnessmotivation #fitnessgirl #girlswithmuscle #girlswholift #girlswithmuscle #fitboy #fitwomen #fitlife #sundayfunday #smile #love #fitlife #exercise #lifestyle #healthylifestyle

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On a scale of 1 to BASIC, I'm saying this is probably the most BASIC AF picture ever. Sorry not sorry. Hope everyone enjoys their weekend! I will be celebrating my best friends wedding and splurging on drinks and food because WE ALL deserve too. TREAT YO SELF. .
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#basic #basicaf #mirrorselfie #selfie #selflove #fitness #athleta #fitspo #fitspiration #fitness #fit #fitnessfashion #athleisure #starbucks #blonde #fitfam #fitbody #fitnessjourney #fitnessgirl #friday #girlswholift

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HAPPY FRIDAY!! Full body workout today! Swipe to see what I did today πŸ’ͺ🏽πŸ’ͺ🏽πŸ’ͺ🏽
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#girlswholift #girlswithmuscle #girlsthatlift #fitspo #inspo #fitness #fit #fitnessmotivation #fitchick #fitfam #fitbody #fitlife #freeworkout #wod #fullbodyworkout #exercise #healthylifestyle #gym #gymrat

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Tight hip flexors? This is my absolute favorite hip flexor stretch. Find a wall, straddle it as in picture. Make sure your back is pressed FLAT INTO THE WALL (no arching) and your BUTT IS SQUEEZED on the side you are stretching. Hold for 1-2 minutes on each side. .
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#physicaltherapy #physicaltherapist #stretch #flexibility #knowledge #girlswholift #girlsthatlift #hips #stength #fitspo #inspo #fitfam #fitness #fitspiration #strong #DPT #mke #body #healthylifestyle #health #healthandwellness #wellness

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Had the amazing pleasure of putting these beautiful UWM @chaarg girls through a workout at their first studio spotlight! Thanks for having me @b_inchaarg_ and organizing an amazing turnout! .
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#chaarg #uwmchaarg #wod #exercise #bootcamp #girlswholift #girlsthatlift #personaltrainer #physicaltherapist #inspo #fitspo #fitspiration #fitness #fit #fitnessgirl #fitnesslife #lifestyle #fitfam #fitbody

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Happy Saturday! I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend and treating themselves for making it through the work week 😘
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#girlswholift #girlswithmuscle #fit #fitchick #fitfam #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnessjourney #weekend #exercise #fitspo #fitspiration #fitstagram #fitnesslifestyle #boat #weekend #mke #life #health #fitlife #fitforlife

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Full body workout today! I have still been sticking to @alexia_clark workouts. Yes, I have my CSCS and DPT and train people myself...but there's something about having someone else kick your ass that makes it so much better! .
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#selfie #mirrorselfie #girlswithmuscle #girlswholift #muscles #arms #fitfam #fitspiration #fitspo #fitnessgirl #fitnessmotivation #girlsthatlift #fit #alexiaclark #exercise #workout #gymshark #milwaukee #physicaltherapist #cscs #personaltrainer #wod #biceps #shoulders #inspo #fitstagram

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Confession: I woke up today with intense anxiety and DID NOT want to go to work. But, I knew I had too. I have patients and coworkers who count on me and I couldn't let them down. Anxiety is a real thing, that I am sure many of you guys struggle with. It is all about how we handle it. I have made improvements in how I react but still struggle. I am lucky I have such a supportive group of coworkers and supportive family and boyfriend that make this a little easier to tackle on a daily basis. So yes, I MADE IT TO WORK TODAY. And it was challenging but I am here and am doing it! I will not let anxiety ruin my day. Breathe, it all works out πŸ€—
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#inspiration #motivation #health #mentalhealth #anxiety #fitfam #fit #fitness #fitspo #fitspiration #fitgirl #selflove #love #ididit #inspire #youcandoit #strong #stronger

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πŸ˜‚ lol sound on. Today ran to gym with @b_inchaarg_ to do an upper body workout (@alexia_clark ) needless to say, my upper body was a littllleeee tired after and ending with chin ups was a struggle bus. Effort was there though. .
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#girlswholift #girlswithmuscle #fitness #fitnesschick #fitfam #fitnessmotivation #fitnesslifestyle #fitgirl #fitspo #inspo #inspiration #motivation #fitnessjourney #exercise #weightlifting #alexiaclark

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Clearly I am left hand dominate πŸ˜‚ but I am proud of my shoulder and arm progress. Hard work pays off. .
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#girlswithmuscle #girlswholift #fit #fitfam #fitness #fitchick #girlsthatlift #girlswithmuscles #arms #deltoids #shoulders #exercise #weightlifting #weights #gains #fitspo #fitstagram #fitspiration #inspo #mirrorselfie #health #fitbody

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Post 7 mile run re-fuel food. Brown rice cakes with avocado and franks (of course) and another rice cake with all natural peanut butter and dairy free mini chocolate chips. And as always, rehydrating with my @cb_mequon water bottle! .
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#refueling #nutrition #hydration #girlswholift #girlswhorun #girlswithmuscle #fitgirl #fitness #fitfam #fitstagram #fitspo #yum #fitfood #fitbody #fitnessjourney #fitnessmotivation #fitspiration #nomnom #weekend #run #mke #foodporn #cyclebar #fitchick #fitnesslife

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Little track workout this Sunday (swipe right for workout). Sundays are great to set your goals and intentions for the week ahead. My goal this week is to NOT binge on fruit. While it's a heathy sweet snack... I tend to over to do it thinking it's okay because it's fruit. What's your weekly goal? .
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#fitfam #health #girlswholift #girlswithmuscle #wod #inspiration #inspo #fitspo #fitspiration #goals #fitnessmotivation #fitnessgirl #fitbody #fitchick #track #running #run #fit #fitnessjourney #fitnessfreak #fitnesslifestyle #healthylifestyle #fitgoals #exercise #hiitworkout #hiit

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Right off the stove. Zoodles with brown rice pasta, mushrooms, broccoli and brussel sprouts. Topped it off with tomatoe paste based sauce. .
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#food #foodie #health #healthyfood #vegan #veganfriendly #fit #fitspo #fitness #fitnessfreak #fitnessfood #fitfam #fitstagram #foodporn #healthy #healthyeating #stayfit #girlswholift #girlswithmuscle

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Getting creative tonight. Portbella mushroom cap with a sweet potatoe paste filled with onion and garlic topped with farro. πŸ˜‹
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#fitness #fit #fitfood #foodporn #healthyeats #healthylifestyle #food #health #fitgirl #fitchick #vegan #veganfriendly #vegetarian #yum #yummy #fitspo #inspo #fitfam #fitstagram #fitfood #fitnessfood

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Little upper body action courtesy of @alexia_clark ! Also, anyone in the Milwaukee area try the orange theory either in Shorewood or Mequon? If so, how was it?! .
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#upperbodyworkout #arms #shoulders #wod #girlswholift #girlsthatlift #girlswithmuscles #girlswithmuscle #gains #biceps #fit #fitspo #fitfam #fitchick #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnessmotivation #fitbody #fitstagram #fitspiration #orangetheoryfitness

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WE NEED A BARRY'S BOOTCAMP IN MILWAUKEE! Amazing workout, amazing atmosphere... I absolutely loved it. Thanks @barrysbootcamp !! .
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#fitgirl #fitbody #fitchicks #fitchick #fitbody #fitfam #fitspo #fitspiration #fitness #girlswholift #girlsthatlift #girlswithmuscles #girlswithmuscle #girlswhosquat #barrysbootcamp #mke #nashville

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Trying out the new CycleBar in NASHVILLLEEEE
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#fitfreak #fitstagram #nashville #nashvegas #cyclebar #fitspo #fitfam #fitnessmotivation #fitnessfreak #fitbody #fitgirl

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Happy Sunday! Was inspired to do a track workout (haven't done one probably in 5 years..) so I made this one up last night and did it this morning with @b_inchaarg_ ! Holy sweat sesh. .
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#chaarg #uwmchaarg #fitness #fitnessgirl #fitchicks #fitchick #track #run #girlswholift #girlswithmuscle #girlswholift #fitspiration #girlswithmuscles #fitnessmotivation #fitnessfreak #workout #wod #cscs #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapist #fitbody #fitlife #stayfit #fitstagram #fitfreak

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tried this @perfectbar and oh my goodness... it was like a dessert! So good and so filling. I ate it post dinner after a 6 mile run. So so good. Can't wait to try other flavors! .
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#girlswholift #fitlife #fitfreak #girlswithmuscle #food #snack #perfectbar #yum #yummy #fit #fitness #fitnessgirl #fitspo #fitstagram #fitspiration #run #wisconsin #food #fitbody #fitfam

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Ended @alexia_clark upper body day with some pull ups... struggle was really towards the end. Thanks to @b_inchaarg_ for joining me! .
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#girlswithmuscle #girlswithmuscles #fit #fitchicks #fitgirls #fitnessgirl #fitnessfreak #fitnessmotivation #fitnessgains #progress #fitnessprogress #fitfam #fitbody #uwmchaarg #chaarg #fitnessjourney #girlswholift #fitspo #fitspiration #strong

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Super excited to have gotten back to the gym today! Took 2 days off prior to the half marathon and 2 days off post half marathon for recovery. Today, body was feeling good so I decided to lift @alexia_clark upper body! Felt awesome to hit the weights again! .
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#backatit #gym #gymrat #weightlifting #girlswholift #girlsthatlift #girlswithmuscles #girlswithmuscle #upperbodyworkout #arms #shoulders #flex #fit #fitfam #fitspo #fitnessgirl #stayfit #fitnessmotivation #fitnessjourney #fitgirls #fitgirl #nike #gymmotivation #flexing #mirrorselfie #milwaukee #runner #running #weightlifter #stronger

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