Had to do a full lower body workout this morning and then #shoulders tonight with @brandbarker74 . I work the next 4 days (12-hour shifts) and needed to squeeze things in today. #fitover40 #fitmom #fitmomof3 #nurselife #makinggains slowly. #strongerthanyesterday #yesterdayismycompetition #goals #mynext40years #donotgogentleintothatgoodnight #barkerbuilt
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I’ve never, ever, ever, EVER had #quads to speak of, so I’m so excited to see the changes happening. (And this was #backday ). I’ve really been trying to push the weight on #squats (got 175lbs for 3 reps a few days ago, of course I later pulled something in my hip.. 😂. I’m old, ok). My trainer @brandbarker74 gave me a killer #legworkout ,in addition, as “homework.” #absaremadeinthekitchen #quadsaremadeunderasquatbar #fitover40 #fitspo #goals #strongerthanyesterday #yesterdayismycompetition #fitmom #barkerbuilt
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Mindy came to me several months back wanting to tighten up. As you can tell with these glute ham raises you don’t get legs much tighter in such a short period of time. Overall Mindy has dropped over 30 pounds and now does this exercise for high rep sets when she couldn’t have done a single one rep without an assist in the beginning. Keep up the hard work Mindy. #BarkerBuilt #legs #hamstrings #fitmom
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I’ve had several requests to do group training again. This way I have more availability and more people are able to come in at prime time slots. Hourly blocks cap out at 5 participants to allow for each person to receive coaching to achieve his or her goals. If you need guidance as a beginner, aren’t happy with your current results, need to improve in the offseason, or are preparing for an athletic event contact me to get started. #ResultsMatter #BarkerBuilt
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Late evening #legworkout and even later night #mealprep because even though I was off work today, I had so much to do that I could do neither any earlier. I have to be back up at 5:30am to get ready for work. But it all might be starting to feel and look worth it. I forgot you were there, #abs ! #fitover40 #fitmom #fitspo #goals #strongerthanyesterday #yesterdayismycompetion #donotgogentleintothatgoodnight slowly trying to get #barkerbuilt
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I’m starting to see dents and lines I haven’t seen in a few years since I been eating down at the ol’ Barker Buffet! Thank you for the tough talk and tougher diet, @brandbarker74 ! (Now if we can just get my lower half to cooperate with my upper).. #imhangry but #imstronger #irememberpeanutbutter #fitover40 #fitmom #goals #fitspo #yesterdayismycompetion #barkerbuilt (well, not quite but someday)..
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#flashbackfriday to 5 years ago this Oct. I’ve been trying to get back to the confident mental state I was in at the moment this photo was taken. And that mental state had nothing to do with being in shape. I lost that confidence and unstoppable attitude over the past few years with work and life stresses.. I don’t know.. However I had a conversation with someone tonight who recognized this in me and called me out on it big time. Thank you @brandbarker74 for the “snap out of it!” pep talk. I may or may not ever don another sparkly suit, but I WILL take this almost 47-yr-old body to the highest level I can, Lord willing. Let’s do this! #strength #fitover40 #fitmomof3 #fitnessmotivation #goals #betterthanyesterday #meagainstme #iammyonlycompetition #naturalathlete #nattyornothing #ocb #ocbfigure #stillgotgasinthetank #barkerbuilt
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