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5 Things I Wish I had Been Taught About my Body Composition in High School

Your girls (and maybe you) need to know this Things I wish I had been taught about my body composition in High School Eating less and starving yourself won’t give you a strong, lean body In fact, it will do […]...

May 15, 2024

The Beauty of Those Who’ve Lost

There is a beauty within those who’ve known devastating loss A tapestry of vibrant and colorful emotions, a resounding depth of perspective and unwavering loyalty  There is a knowing that life is finite and at any moment can be lost, […...

April 25, 2024

5 Reasons Every Grieving Person Should Lift Weights

Lifting weights is about more than reaching a desired aesthetic with your body  Strength training will improve your chances of longevity and change the absolute quality of how you move through this world, but it will also be essential for [&hell...

April 23, 2024

The Duality of Grief

As you exericse, the movement will push you forward The pain will wash over your tired body, helping to give a deep strength to your exhaused soul By pushing your body, you are expanding yoru senses, experiencing a physical relase […]...

April 9, 2024

Ten Things I want my Daughters to Learn about Their Health and Fitness

Below are a few things I wish I had learned a lot earlier in my life I’m teaching it to my girls now! #1: – You belong in the weight room Learn to strength train and do it young Muscle […]...

March 4, 2024

Stop Saying You’re So Strong

It was always hard for me to hear, “You’re so strong,” because it felt like a weight I had to carry so others perceived me in a way that inspired them The reality is that I just survived and did […]...

March 4, 2024

No Excuses – YOLO

For far too many years, I’d travel for our adventure company and I’d make all the excuses Can’t train, no gym Sure, I’ll have a glass of wine, I’m in a different country I’ll get on track when I get […]...

February 26, 2024

Train For The Right Reasons

You have a body and it carries your essence, your soul Your value as a human is not in how that body looks It is not worthy because it gains approval or disapproval from another human Instead, train to handle […]...

February 26, 2024

Sit In Your Power

Recently, I sat at a table of women and talked about everything that lights me up inside I spoke effortlessly, with complete confidence and the unshakable belief that I belong No imposter syndrome, insecurity, or doubt; this was and is […]...

February 26, 2024

Worth the work

Oh the work… It’s hard It’s relentless It’s sometimes very difficult You can’t get anywhere worth going in this life without hard work You can’t get healthy and fit You can’t become good in business You can’t have a stellar [&hell...

August 25, 2023

Change for the better

Change for the better As women, we are given this gift of intuition that will rarely steer us in the wrong direction IF we are willing to set aside our rational, overthinking minds and lean into our inner voice Many […]...

August 15, 2023

Change is Scary

CHANGE IS SCARY Hello, world; allow me to reintroduce myself I’m Michelle Steinke-Baumgard, the founder of One Fit Widow I started One Fit Widow more than a decade ago after the tragic airplane crash of my late husband, Mitch At […]...

July 26, 2023

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