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Interview on “Building Stronger Creatives” podcast

Are you a musician who’s curious about lifting weights? This episode of the Building Stronger Creatives podcast is for you. Caroline is a trombonist and fellow strength coach passionate about helping musicians. From Caroline on what this episode is about: Angela has spent the last 13+ years helping musicians use strength training to reduce pain and injury risk, play with …

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Navigating the Pandemic as a Musician 1

Part 1: Feb-April 2020 February 2020 – I heard rumor of some virus originating in China and I thought “big deal, it’s just like every other virus we’ve heard of in the past. What makes this any different than SARS, H1N1, etc? Not concerned”. I didn’t want to hear about it. Played at Mardi Gras with the Army band – …

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Get Off the Hamster Wheel: a Top 10 List to Change

Previous Next Hard to believe it’s been that long, but back in 2013 I wrote a ten week article series on how to change your habits and get what you really want. The initial goal was focused on fat loss, as a personal trainer, that’s something that comes up frequently: how do I lose weight? (I prefer to say fat, …

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Top 10 Ways to Become Who You Want to Be in 2021!

So….2020 carried some good and some bad. I think it’s safe to say that it was not the year any of us planned for. After the home projects were over, the to-do list finished, with trips cancelled there was so much sitting on the couch, binge-watching EVERYTHING and while “quarantine snacks” sound cute, come the fall we found very quickly …

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Are You Ready to Push the Reset Button?

Yesterday on our podcast, Jen and I talked about some exciting things we have coming up! My exciting thing is the Covid Comeback Challenge! You can secure your spot here, or hit that “Contact” button and tell me what instrument you play. Let’s do this! https://youtu.be/8Nix_pAznz4

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Podcast Interview with Corpsonore

If you are not following these ladies you’re doing yourself a great disservice. They have a fantastic podcast and website on musician’s wellness from all aspects. I’ll include the podcast audio here, but do yourself a favor and check out the page for more goodies! Link to my episode on their page: Corposonore Podcast Interview with Notes and Recommended Reading …

Podcast Interview with The Conditioned Musician

I found David on Instagram and knew instantly he would be an amazing resource. He’s a musician, ACSM certified personal trainer AND getting his doctorate in physical therapy because he wants to be a personal trainer for musicians. I’m happy to have him as a brand ambassador for Music Strong and really wish he lived closer so we could cross …

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Interview on News Channel 5 Nashville

If you didn’t happen to be watching the news in Nashville yesterday at 6 AM, you missed a story done on us that the news anchor called “the most “Nashville story she’s ever heard” 🙂 Never fear, here’s the video so you can say you didn’t miss it and I explain How Music Strong came to be What is “Fitness …

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Indie Mix and Mingle 8

Had an amazing time at Indie Mix and Mingle 8 in downtown Nashville last week!  Got a chance to meet some really amazing people in the business and I’m excited to see the interest in Music Strong and how we can help people!  If you don’t know what IMM is, you can check them out on their Facebook page here: …