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Collette Stohler
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Collette Stohler is a writer, producer, fitness expert, and author of The Intuitive Athlete. This pint-sized powerhouse has a passion for lifting big weights and always keeping her manicure intact. She qualified for the 2008 Olympic Trials in Olympic Weightlifting, was an All-American in Track & Field, and currently competes in CrossFit for CrossFit South Bay. The Ivy-league educated DeBenedetto studied at the prestigious Annenberg School of Communication at The University of Pennsylvania. She also received a Master of Fine Arts degree from The University of Miami. Collette has always been devoted to writing, fitness, and nutrition and is grateful to have made a career out of her passions. She enjoys traveling around the world, lifting more weight than guys, and eating Paleo. She resides in Manhattan Beach, CA with her fiance.

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6 Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 8:47 AM

Confucius once said, "Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure." Even though that was said thousands of years ago, that rule still applies today. When it comes to eating healthy on the go, it's all about preparation. Sure, you can stick to...

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The 5 Women to Watch at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games

(8) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 7:59 AM

CrossFit is quickly becoming one of the most popular sports in the world and next week, The Reebok CrossFit Games come to the newly named Stubhub Center in Southern California to test the world's fittest athletes over a week of rigorous athletic events and decide who will be the champion...

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From the Couch to CrossFit: 5 Things Beginners Need to Know Before Joining a Box

(14) Comments | Posted June 19, 2013 | 2:10 PM


By now you have seen them on TV, you've shopped next to them at the grocery store, and you may even be living with one. These people love WOD's, eat Paleo, and workout in a box. These individuals range from soccer moms...

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10 Ways to Stay in Shape While Traveling

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2013 | 1:23 PM

Ahhh... vacation, the time for you to kick up your feet, pick up a drink, and take off your top (to tan in your bikini, pervs). But while we're relaxing and imbibing in drink after frozen drink, we tend to forget about our waistlines. The excuse I most often use...

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Women and Pull-Ups

(8) Comments | Posted February 16, 2013 | 10:21 AM

I came across an article in the New York Times, "Why Women Can't Do Pull-Ups." As a female CrossFit athlete who loves doing pull-ups, I was obviously intrigued by this claim. I've heard the "I can't do pull-ups" claim before out of the mouths of women, but I'm...

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