Allison Tenney

Time Under Tension

Most training programs I see these days focus mainly on exercise selection. Exercise selection is key when it comes to a thorough and successful program. Progressing a client through a program is a bit of an art form. It takes experience, and lots of trial and error to figure out what works.

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The Best 3 Core Exercises

There is a difference between training core muscles to help improve overall strength and training to get six-pack abs. I want to address this difference and provide you with three of the best core exercises for overall human performance.

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A Call to Ignite

This past weekend I had the pleasure of hosting an event called the Seattle Ignited Women Project. One of the questions I continue to get about creating the event, was “WHY? Why this event? Why now?” (along with the obligatory head cocked to the side, and “that’s so much work!”) And my answer may surprise you (or it may not)… Especially Reason #6.

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When Being Sympathetic is a Very Bad Idea: HRV Training

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) allows you to dial in exactly what is going on with your body on a daily basis and helps guide your training process over the long term as well. It’s a tool to give you insight into your body’s response to stress, which goes way beyond the physical implications.

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Bikini Body Rebellion

In the past, I would have criticized my body and promised myself an endless amount of cardio and a limited amount of calories to be able to wear the bikinis I was buying. Not fun (nor healthy)…
I think this entire Bikini and Summer Body sales job is just another way to shame women into hating their bodies and making us feel like we need all the quick fixes to feel worthy to wear a bikini. I’m calling Bullshit on the whole thing, and I think you should too.

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5 Habits to help you #MeasureIN

Building even ONE of these habits can help you Measure IN. It allows you to hit the pause button, reflect, connect, and expand. Practice one or all five of these habits and see how your ability to Measure IN changes, grows, expands, and enhances your life.

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3 Ways to Start Measuring IN

Measuring IN allows us to take an internal perspective of where we are at. It’s like checking the weather for your soul and being able to respond and deal with it appropriately. Check out how to start Measuring IN…

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6 Lessons of Being a Lifelong Athlete

As my athletic career continues to evolve, so do my takeaways. My body is getting older. My priorities are shifting. But the lessons remain the same. So while my training might look a little different, what I get out of that training still holds true.

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