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Where does alcohol fit into your training?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 16, 2021

Since about 7000 B.C., alcohol has been a staple for gatherings in many cultures. You may have heard that wine can actually be a healthy beverage for your heart, or that a hot toddy when you’re sick makes you get better quickly. Are these claims true? Like most answers: yes and no. It depends on ...

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The Best Exercise You’re probably Not Doing for Your Elbow Health

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 4, 2020

Still have that nagging elbow pain that won’t go away? It can prevent you from even picking up your coffee cup if it is really aggravated and will keep you out of the gym for days at a time. This type of pain often occurs as inflammation due to overuse of the forearm muscles. THe ...

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Choose an Environment that Supports You

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 4, 2020

The environment you place yourself in is arguably the most important decision you can make at any given moment. The actions the environment supports will shape your life and the decisions that you make. Sounds like a big statement but let’s think about it for a minute. Compare a few different potential options of environments ...

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The Power of Choice

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 3, 2018

Most of us have an area in our life we wish we were performing better in. That part of us that doesn’t quite fit into our own skin. It could be a touchy subject that our spouse and friends know to steer clear of, the elephant in the room. It could be the promotion you ...

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Energy Systems Exploration

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 5, 2018

As a living, breathing, blog reading individual you’ve probably learned the basics around how food provides the body with energy. There are actually several different ways that this can occur and they depend on the activity being performed. Depending on our sport or activity, nutrition, genetics, and level of training will each play a role ...

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Maximize Your Macros:

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 5, 2018

A Consumer’s guide to Fat, Carbs, and Protein… Diet and nutrition are a highly individual journey and no one answer is true or right for everyone. The simple fact of the matter is that when it comes down to it, you have to figure out what works best for you. However there are some overarching ...

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Strength Training for Injury Prevention

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 5, 2018

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin Life is unpredictable and sometimes in our sports, exercise, and daily life we come out of these unpredictable situations a little bit worse for the wear… Some folks try to prevent these situations from happening through avoidance, but if you want to have ...

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5 Reasons to get STRONG

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 26, 2018

Fitness trends come and go and most fall to the wayside for good reason. Most programs fail to produce consistent results. It’s a wonder why so many folks stray away from what is tried and true when it comes to exercise programs? “The rule is: the basics are the basic, and you can’t beat the ...

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