Hello and thanks for stopping by! My name is Angela. I am a scientist, wife, cat-mom, and fitness enthusiast. This page is my personal blog, and you will find a range of topics, centered around healthy living. Why “The Chicken Scoop”?  Well, when I started this blog, we had just gotten a small flock of chickens and the name just stuck!  I hope you enjoy your visit!

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Big Girl Lifts

Quick weekend update – There was rugby, errands, and cooking.  That pretty much sums up every weekend between now and Thanksgiving!  LoL.  Seriously, there wasn’t much to tell so we’ll talk about my workout on Friday, which was the only one of the week, womp womp.  At least I still get my steps in when I go to class!

My foot wasn’t be affected

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Barbell Power Set

Good morning!  I wrote last night, in case you missed it.  Just a quick blog today before I have to get ready for school.  I promised I would provide a workout from my trip to the gym last week and here it is! 

I modified it a bit because it was too easy at the time.  You can try it the first time

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Lifting for Weight Loss

Today is a complicated topic so I’m sorry if this is piece-y but I want to cover all my bases so I’ll break it up into topics.

I want to be comfortable in my body.

To me, this means losing inches, body fat, etc. I will probably eventually lose weight also because 170lbs of lean body mass would just be crazy on my 5’5 frame.

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Busy Limping Bee

Woah, I haven’t posted a blog since Monday!  I honestly tried to on Wednesday but the words just weren’t flowing like I wanted them to.  Anyway, its been a busy week and I guess I’ll just babble along like usual!


Monday and Tuesday, I hit the weight room instead of my normal gym classes in order to start on Body Beast.  It was fun

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