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Who am I?headshot lisbeth tough mudder

Someone who knows how to help you build a stronger mindset—which is the focus of my six books:

  1. “Strong Starts In The Mind”
  2. “Live Like That”
  3.  “Rise
  4. “The FUNctional Fitness Coloring & Activity Book for Adults”
  5. “Strong Starts in the Mind: Workout Journal #1″
  6. “Strong Starts in the Mind: Workout Journal #2.

I’ve done a few other things:2009 games lisbeth

  • CrossFit, Inc. key staffer, 2008-2014 (I helped build the company from 500 to 10,000 worldwide affiliates, and created the CrossFit social media program, among other things)lisbeth after f15e ride 1994
  • CrossFit affiliate owner (CrossFit Watertown in Connecticut, 2007-2011)
  • Writing professor, Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • United States Air Force officer
  • Masters in the Humanities from California State University
  • BA from Vassar College

People have called me:

  • a thought leader
  • an industry icon
  • a top influencer
  • a legend (No, really! I didn’t make that one up!)
  • a “sports inspirationalist” (I think they did make that one up!)

Currently, I work as a freelance writer for Eat to Perform, Steve’s PaleoGoods, and other companies. Last year, my work was read by over a million people. Some of the most-shared articles:

But maybe my favorite thing is what Stone Coast CrossFit wrote on their blog: “Lisbeth Darsh is funny, searingly honest, and says all the things we wish we could find the words to say.” (Thanks, Stone Coast CF!) 

You can also read my Amazon reviews here, with wonderful words like these: Her writing is insightful, direct, funny, poignant and will stay in your head and heart long after you’ve finished reading. She is a master of her craft.” (Big thanks to my readers for the wonderful messages they send! I love you folks!)

If you’re looking for a content creator with proven results, contact me on social media (FB Messenger or Twitter DM) or shoot me an email, and we’ll talk!




Lisbeth, I wanted to apologize and this was the only way to reach you. In our last exchange I acted like a jerk and displayed an animus you don't deserve. I hope you'll forgive me. I remember a time when you called me from a kind of dark place and we spoke for hours. I hope you'll remember the friendship forged there and forgive my immaturity. I would like to talk to you if you would. (541) 399-6801


lisbethdarsh moderator

@zagarino Hi Scott,

I appreciate you reaching out and apologizing. Thank you. I hope you're doing well.




Thank you Lisbeth. Really enjoying your writing.


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