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The New Year’s Resolution Conundrum

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 11, 2021

res·o·lu·tion /ˌrezəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n/ noun a firm decision to do or not to do something. eg. “she kept her resolution not to see Anne anymore” Some things happen in life with the flick of a switch. When you want to turn a light on you simply flip the knob, clap your hands or yell across the room ...

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12 Reasons You Should Be Deadlifting

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 14, 2020

The deadlift is one of the most polarizing exercises in sport and fitness, but it shouldn’t be. Provided you are training with a certified professional, the movement’s benefits far outweigh the risks associated with avoiding the movement. But, chances are you’ve even been told by a medical professional to avoid the exercise to ensure you ...

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Top 3 Reasons To Train With Kettlebells

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 7, 2020

If you could only buy one piece of equipment to accomplish all of your training what would you buy? Treadmills and cycles are great for cardio but definitely won’t get you stronger. A barbell is great but where do you have room to keep it and let alone use it? Total gym style machines always ...

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Ditch the Bench…

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 30, 2020

The top 8 Press variations you should be training instead There are an incredible number of options of exercises to train the chest and shoulder muscles. Yet most athletes stick with the same barbell and dumbbell presses year after year. When it comes to training upper body pressing there are many alternative movements that will ...

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8 Delicious and Functional Fall Foods

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  • Published: November 23, 2020

No doubt about it; the holiday season is going to look a lot different this year. Diwali, Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s are all celebrations that traditionally bring friends and family together. The common denominator for all these holidays is delicious foods that evoke enjoyment and memories. The foods we eat during holidays ...

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Trust the Prescription

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  • Published: November 16, 2020

You know that little 5-minute speech that the coach gives at the beginning of class? When they talk about the workout and how it should feel (“The Stimulus”). That’s a pretty important part of planning out your workout for the day and will help you select the weights you use, reps you shoot for, and ...

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3 Areas That Are Essential To Mobilize

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  • Published: November 9, 2020

“It’s not enough to exercise, you have got to sleep. You have got to drink enough water. You have got to develop a practice around maintenance of your body. You have got to learn how to move right.” -Kelly Starrett Let’s face it, there are times when movement prep and cool-down take a back seat ...

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How Athletes Win The Day

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 2, 2020

If you’re training a lot, chances are it feels like life is a bit chaotic. You may feel like you don’t have enough time for most things in life. While you’re definitely busy getting better at the gym or on the field or court, you may be missing out on some key routines that could ...

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Eat to Thrive, Not Survive

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  • Published: October 26, 2020

There are a lot of areas in life where “good enough” can be the goal. Ultimately, you have a finite amount of time on this planet and if a task is not important to you then you want to outsource it or put in the minimum effective dose of effort so you can move on ...

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4 Ways to Eat Better Without Dieting

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  • Published: October 19, 2020

If you have ever said any of the following; “I really want to get in shape; feel better; get back on track; lose some weight, or tone up.” You probably already understand the nutritional component is going to be essential to success. For many, that means getting your diet dialed in. But, before we go ...

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