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Posts by Jasmine Gerritsen

What Does it Mean to be an Athlete? One Athlete’s Journey

What Does it Mean to be an Athlete? One Athlete’s Journey

When I was 6 I knew that I was an athlete. I knew it in every fiber of my being...

Zero to Push-up Hero: Tips on how to get your first strict push-up

Zero to Push-up Hero: Tips on how to get your first strict push-up

Push-ups can be incredibly frustrating! Some of us may be able to bench press, deadlift, or squat 1-2 times our...

Sleep Part 3: Eating to sleep?

Sleep Part 3: Eating to sleep?

In my previous post I discussed the ways you can manipulate your workouts to maximize sleep. In this final post...

Sleep Hacks Part 2: Strategizing Your Workouts For Better Sleep!

Sleep Hacks Part 2: Strategizing Your Workouts For Better Sleep!

In my previous post I discuss the ways you can manipulate your environment for better sleep. In this post I...

3 Ways to Hack Your Sleep Environment

3 Ways to Hack Your Sleep Environment

I hardly slept when I was an overachieving college student. Even when I gave myself the opportunity to sleep, I...

5 New Tips to a Better Snatch and Clean & Jerk

5 New Tips to a Better Snatch and Clean & Jerk

I just attended the USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Certification Clinic, dedicating 16 concentrated hours to learning about, examining, practicing, and...

Entering the Gym: Mind Tricks for Performing Your Best During a Workout

Entering the Gym: Mind Tricks for Performing Your Best During a Workout

  Give me a run-based workout, and I will crush it. Give me a workout full of gymnastics movements, and...

“It’s Easy, Just Fall!”: My Experience at the Pose Running Clinic

“It’s Easy, Just Fall!”: My Experience at the Pose Running Clinic

Unlike any other athletic sport or skill, running often goes un-coached. Even in college cross country, coaches focused on the...

Positive Self-talk: What is it Good for Anyway?

Positive Self-talk: What is it Good for Anyway?

“Dig deep girl! C’mon finish within the next 30 seconds.” I envision my coach and mentor, Rosario, watching and telling...

The Mindfulness of Movement

The Mindfulness of Movement

What do you think is harder? 10 quick squats or one 30 second squat? Instinctively you might look at the...

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