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Complex Training Made Simple

For simultaneously building muscle and burning fat, while getting a great conditioning hit, you simply can’t beat complexes. Complexes are where you take one implement (usually a barbell, dumbbells, or kettlebells) and, ideally, you don’t set them down until you’ve … Continue reading

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Measuring Progress

One of the things we do every 4 – 6 weeks is test strength and body composition. The best metric for body composition, by far, is waist circumference in centimeters. It’s easier to measure in half and whole numbers than … Continue reading

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Intermittent Fasting

The simple things will take you far. One of those basics is reducing inflammation, improving cellular repair, and increasing the hormones of youth. That sounds like a tall order. At best, one that might require an expensive trip to a … Continue reading

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Run Like an Athlete

The human body likes routine and predictability, it also likes to save calories (correct form costs more energy), which makes it very easy to fall into bad habits when it comes to running mechanics. My suggestion is to dedicate at … Continue reading

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Working out on your own

Working out on your own doesn’t take a big time commitment or require much in the way of specialized equipment. All you need is a little room to move, a medium set of weights or single heavy/medium dumbbell or kettlebell, … Continue reading

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What the heck is functional training, anyway?

I do my best to make sure that my approach to functional training is one that develops a balance of movement, strength, stamina, mobility, and stability and flat out makes it more fun to be alive. Unfortunately functional training is one … Continue reading

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Getting Fit Isn’t a Full Time Job

In fact, quite the opposite, but you wouldn’t know it from the popular media, marketing, or simply old myths that everyone assumes are true. If you were to listen to the popular media, the rack of contradictory and confusing fitness … Continue reading

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Getting Better All The Time

This is not to say that you have to turn every movement into strength versions of the Funky Chicken with a lot of elaborate choreography in order to “confuse” your muscles, nor do you have to keep pursuing more (more weight, reps, etc.) when you feel like you’ve pushed yourself as far as you can go on any one thing. Continue reading

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Four Exercises You Should Do Every Day

You don’t need to spend hours a day working out or a gym full of fancy equipment. A few minutes per day of a focused practice with just you vs gravity can take you far. I chose the word “practice” … Continue reading

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June Events

Hey there! I’m stoked to announce that there are two events coming up in June. On the 2nd, we’ve got the first free Saturday of the month. Weather permitting, this will be an outdoor workout at 9 AM in the … Continue reading

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