Women Strong: Lexi Berriman – Oxygen Magazine

Women Strong: Lexi Berriman – Oxygen Magazine

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BIOName: Alexandria “Lexi” BerrimanHometown: DetroitCurrent residence: Las VegasBirth date: November 13, 1980Height: 5’8”Weight: 145 contest, 155-160 offseasonInstagram: @lov2liftTwitter: @lexiberrimanWebsite: lov2lift.comCompetitive status/division: NPC Figure/ CrossFit Oxygen: What does Women Strong mean to you?Lexi Berriman: It means to stop dividing each other, coming together for the support of each other no matter where we are from, our color, our size or ability.Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteOxygen: Did you have any strong female role models growing up?LB: Yes, my oldest sister Sheri. She was always making me get up to do Kathy Smith videos with her when she would come home from college. I had trouble dealing at home, so she let me stay with her, and she took me to the gym and to work with her. She taught me how to be strong and fend…
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Women Strong: Elspeth Dana Q&A

Women Strong: Elspeth Dana Q&A

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BIOName: Elspeth DanaHometown: Alton, New HampshireCurrent residence: Boca Raton, FloridaBirth date: July 7, 1986 Height: 5’Instagram: @elspeth_katherineCompetitive status/division: NPC bikiniOxygen: Were you athletic growing up?Elspeth Dana: Yes, I’ve been very active my whole life — skiing, swimming, team sports, dance — you name it, I’ll try it! I played softball through elementary and high-school years and volleyball from middle school through college. To this day, I still enjoy team sports and learning new skills. It keeps fitness fun. Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteOxygen: How did you get into working out?ED: Being active has always been a part of my life, but it wasn’t until after college sports ended that I began working out in a gym. I started with group fitness classes and eventually built up the courage to try out the weight room. Fitness has helped…
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Women Strong: Brooke Erickson Q&A

Women Strong: Brooke Erickson Q&A

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BIOName: Brooke EricksonHometown: Overland Park, KansasCurrent residence: Boise, IdahoBirth date: March 29, 1979Height: 5’3”Weight: 116-118Instagram: @brookeericksonfitnessFacebook: @BrookeEricksonbeFITWebsite: brookeericksonfitness.comCompetitive status/division: IFBB Figure proOxygen: What message do you hope this Women Strong movement will convey?Brooke Erickson: For years, women have tried to squeeze themselves into a mold that someone, somewhere, created. From curvaceous hips to toned arms and rock-hard abs, there is an unspoken ideal “look” in the female culture that has created the matrix of fad diets, tiny-waist trainers and skin-firming body creams. Women all over the world have tried to overexercise and undernourish their way into this mold, only to deny themselves the imperfect beauty of their own reflection and unbeatable strength that lies within. Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteOxygen: Have you ever encountered any road blocks during your career related to gender?BE: My biggest…
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Women Strong: Erin Stern Q&A

Women Strong: Erin Stern Q&A

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BIOName: Erin SternHometown: MiamiCurrent residence: Tampa, FloridaBirth date: February 5, 1980Height: 5’8”Weight: 135Instagram: @erinstern5Facebook: @FitErinYouTube: erinstern5Competitive status/division: IFBB elite pro Body FitnessOxygen: What message do you hope this movement will convey?Oxygen: What message do you hope this movement will convey?ES: We were all put here with a certain look and with certain genetics. It’s time to embrace this. We can love the way we look year-round, and this self-love is powerful. Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteOxygen: How important as a female athlete is it to have a supportive tribe?ES: A support system is key, especially in a world filled with airbrushed photos, filters and FOMO. Friends can help us see through the BS, boost us when we’re down and celebrate our accomplishments. It’s also fun seeing that we all have quirks and insecurities, in…
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Women Strong: Lexi Berriman’s Metcon Workout

Women Strong: Lexi Berriman’s Metcon Workout

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For time, complete the following 21-15-9 Barbell Thruster: 65 poundsAlternating Dumbbell Snatch:  35 poundsBurpee Over BarbellFlow: Do 21 reps of thrusters, 21 reps of dumbbell snatches and 21 burpees over the barbell. Then do 15 of each and nine of each and mark your time. Try to beat that time next time you do that workout!Barbell ThrusterStand with your feet shoulder-width apart, legs turned out from your hips, and hold a barbell in the front rack position — balanced across your clavicle and front delts, elbows lifted underneath, fingers lightly touching the bar outside your shoulders. Kick your hips back and bend your knees to descend into a deep squat, then explosively stand up, using that momentum to press the barbell overhead to full extension. Lower back to your front rack position…
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Women Strong: Elspeth Dana’s Full-Body Strength and Cardio Workout

Women Strong: Elspeth Dana’s Full-Body Strength and Cardio Workout

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  Complete all rounds of Superset 1 before moving to Superset 2. Rest 60 seconds between each superset. Once both supersets are completed, do the Tabata Quad. Strength Superset 1 1A: Deadlift4 x 12-15 1B: Squat 4 x 12-15 *Rest 60 seconds between supersets Superset 2 2A: Clean-and-Press 4 x 12-15 2B: Push-Up With Plank Rotation 4 x 5-7 (each side) *rest 60 seconds between supersets. Cardio Tabata Quad For each exercise, do 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds of rest and repeat eight times (four minutes total). Stay with the same exercise for the entire four minutes. Rest two minutes between rounds. Complete two to four rounds, depending on time and ability. Mountain Climber Burpee Jump squat Speedskater The best weight loss supplement is Keto Lean Force Deadlift Stand with…
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Women Strong: Erin Stern’s All-Dumbbell Total-Body Workout

Women Strong: Erin Stern’s All-Dumbbell Total-Body Workout

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Do these moves in order with little to no rest in between. Rest one to two minutes between rounds, and go through the circuit three times. One-Arm Split Jerk6-12 (per arm)Front Squat6-12Two-Arm Shoulder Press6-12Romanian Deadlift6-12Upright Row6-12Reverse Lunge6-12 (per leg)Reverse LungeStand with your feet hip-width apart and hold a set of dumbbells at your sides, palms facing inward. Step one leg behind you and bend both knees to lower into a deep lunge, keeping your back straight and your front knee over your foot. Push off your back toes and extend your legs to return to the start. Continue, alternating sides.For proper form and pacing, watch Erin gracefully move through this workout in the full video demo, and be sure to check out our exclusive online interview to read about her rise…
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Women Strong: Brooke Erickson's Total-Body Workout

Women Strong: Brooke Erickson's Total-Body Workout

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Get your heart pumping and muscles burning from head to toe with this all-encompassing set.Do these moves in order, completing all reps of one before moving to the next. Leave little to no rest in between and complete a total of four rounds.  Ready for more Brooke? Watch the full video demo and read about her authentic mission and message as a fitness leader and role model in our exclusive online interview.
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