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Sarah Rippel

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
I've been a personal trainer for over 14 years. A decade ago, I began working with clients in their homes. For the past four years, I've made this the focus of my personal training business. There have been numerous obstacles along the way, but I can honestly say that I was always meant to be a... Full Bio
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Baton Rouge Personal Trainer on a Mission! by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’m on a mission! My name is Sarah Rippel and I am a Baton Rouge personal trainer. (you already knew that though, right?) Are you ready to get a jum ... Read on »
Exercise Expertise: The Dead Bug by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The almighty Dead Bug. It’s a great exercise! Many people are familiar with it, but not everyone implements a sound, logical progression into their routine. Click ... Read on »
-Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake – Part I- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The bike was hellaciously hilly…and a blast, of course! I had a blast at Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake, which was June 30, 2013 in Lubbock Texas! Here’ ... Read on »
-Here’s to Awesome.- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Need to get the redirect up and running. Until then, I will be posting links on here that have been published on my new site. Have a healthy hump day! Sarah ... Read on »
Rippel Effect Fitness by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Rippel Effect Fitness is moving! Eventually this site will be redirected. Until then, take a look at the beginnings of the new, content-rich, interactive Rippel Effec ... Read on »
-The Superband Extended-Arm Lunge!- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Reblogged from RIPPEL EFFECT FITNESS: This is a great exercise if you (or a client) have difficulty with proper lunge execution!  Why?  Well, the band ... Read on »
-The Farmer's Walk, Rack Walk, and Overhead Walk- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Reblogged from RIPPEL EFFECT FITNESS: Walking.  Most people do it.  Those of us who exercise do it without much thought.  Why would anyone who's alr ... Read on »
-REGISTER ONLINE FOR BOOT CAMP!- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Want to get in on the Tuesday/Thursday 6PM Boot Camp action? Read on »
-Posture & Movement Screening- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Last Tuesday I had a few hours to kill, so I figured I would mock-screen myself. I have a fairly good grasp on what my specific “issues” are, but it never hurts to go ... Read on »
-Holiday Specials!- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Attention RIPPEL EFFECT FITNESS fans! Tis the season to be jolly…NOT to pack on the pounds and be lazy! Being the generous person that I am, I am happy to ann ... Read on »
-Improved Quality of Movement = Improved Quality of Life- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise “We fix the obvious problems others seem to ignore.” – James Dyson, the founder of the vacuum manufacturer Dyson I am currently re-reading Evan Osar’s most rec ... Read on »
-Comprehensive & Complementary Fitness Evaluation!- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If you are interested in a comprehensive fitness evaluation, please drop me a line! Evaluation includes (but is not limited to): Postural assessment Movement s ... Read on »
-Sarah’s Soapbox: Fitness Assessments- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Currently, there seems to be this battle going on in the fitness industry (big surprise there, lol). Some people seem to be overly-emphasizing corrective exerci ... Read on »
-Just Freakin’ DO IT!- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise When you are compelled to utilize your gifts, experience, and desire for continued growth and learning to help better the lives of others, the worst thing you can do i ... Read on »
-Sarah’s Soapbox: Fitness Industry Egos- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise The fitness industry would be better served by professionals who were more concerned about forming their own conclusions and finding methods that best serve the ... Read on »
-Healthy Gut Flora, Traditional Diets, and Exercise- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today was the second day of “Wise Traditions 2012,” the 13th annual conference of the Weston A. Price Foundation . So, I’m here in Santa Clara, CA with one of ... Read on »
-Myth Busters: Squats Part 1 – “Shoulder Width Stance Squat” Technique- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Happy Election Day! I hope you vote! I got it done this morning! I wanted to share a blog post with you. With it being Election Day, my mind has wandered to th ... Read on »
-A Little on Regressions/Progressions and Intervals- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise As I have stated before, being able to regress every exercise you program into your workouts is vital to not only the success of your clients but also your success as ... Read on »
-Sarah’s Training Philosophy: Keep An Open Mind- by Sarah Rippel Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If you want to get the most out of training with me, keep an open mind & let go of everything you’ve ever been told about exercise. You have enlisted my help because y ... Read on »