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Ditch the Bench…

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 1, 2022

  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 ...

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Eat to Thrive, Not Survive

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 15, 2022

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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Isometric training 101

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 1, 2022

Have you ever failed a rep in the same position over and over again? Like why won’t my body just work for me here?! Getting stuck in a lift is no fun. Especially when it’s the limiting factor from you hitting a PR in the lift. There are many potential reasons for missing a lift, ...

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Differences between CrossFit and Orange Theory

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 15, 2022

Group fitness training is a highly effective way to train. Two popular methods of group training are CrossFit and Orangetheory Fitness. If you have been trying to find a fitness program to help you get stronger, lose weight, or improve your health and energy you may have had some questions about the program for you. ...

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Prime The Pump

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 15, 2022

Have you ever started a workout and not quite felt ready? Like your body should be able to perform the exercise but it feels extra heavy or a step behind? Maybe you’re watching others moving around you at lightning speed and you wonder “what am I doing wrong?!” Knowing how to prepare your body for ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Salt In Your Diet

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 1, 2022

Long touted as “the bad guy” when it comes to heart health and blood pressure, salt is starting to fight back with a different story. There is more to salt than the seasoning and preservative uses we tend to associate with it. There is absolutely a place for salt in your diet. Oh and guess ...

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Eliminate shoulder pain once and for all!

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 15, 2022

Shoulder pain is one of the most troubling ailments that can interrupt any avid gym goer. Exercise should be a place to relieve stress, build, confidence, and of course improve your health. Dealing with one more painful problem to work through is probably not going to be a big motivator for you. The good news ...

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5 Superfoods To Boost Your Training

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 1, 2022

As an athlete, businessman or super mom you are always looking for a competitive edge. When it comes to your diet you should employ the same strategy. Superfoods are foods that have more benefit than the energy they provide from carbs, fat, and protein. Superfoods contain vitamins, minerals, and other key phytonutrients that support your ...

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Squat versus Deadlift

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 15, 2022

Which lower body movement is “King of the Lifts”? The squat and deadlift are the two staple movements of a lower body training program. The squat and hip hinge are also two fundamental human movement patterns and are important for normal daily function. They also require a large percentage of muscle recruitment making them essential ...

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Throw Up Heavy Weight, Not Your Breakfast

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 1, 2022

Pukie the clown can attest. When it comes to training with intensity, we have to walk a fine line between achieving the desired stimulus and overdoing it. One consequence of pushing yourself too hard in a workout can be nausea and potentially even vomiting.  This is never a fun way to end a training session, ...

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