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Personal Trainer Shawn is Back
Our newest personal trainer, Shawn Pallan, is returning to Precision Athletics this month. Shawn has been a personal trainer for 25 years and has enjoyed every aspect of the business. Helping...Read More
Are Your Hormones Holding You Back?
“No matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight!”. This refrain is heard a lot, particularly at this time of year. In many cases it’s simply that the combination of...Read More
Client KUDOS: Chris P. and Cole S.
Every quarter we feature a Precision client who has accomplished something great in his or her workout program. Whether it’s achieving a fitness goal (or two), overcoming obstacles like injuries...Read More
Trainer Tip: Have You Conquered the Plank?
Not that we’re saying that we love planks, but for one simple move it is a serious core strengthener. Did you know that your personal plank stamina can be an indicator of when it’s time...Read More
Meet Vianelle, Our Newest Trainer
We have a new personal trainer on the team, Vianelle Zaparilla. We asked Vianelle for a training tip for those new to exercise. She says: “If you’re new to working out, set small...Read More
What is Tabata Training?
Tabata Training is a type of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), consisting of eight rounds of ultra-high intensity exercises. The interval is 20-seconds of maximum intensity, and 10-seconds of...Read More
How to Enjoy Running in Cold Weather
Running in cooler temperatures can be rewarding, but only if you’re well prepared. We recently read a good article in IMPACT Magazine called, “Embrace the Chill: 7 Great Ways to Cozy Up to...Read More
Trainer Tip: Improving Pull-Ups
Post by Personal Trainer Teri-Lynn Nelson The pull-up is a compound pulling exercise that mainly targets the latissimus dorsi muscle in the back. Other muscles of the back, shoulders, arms, and...Read More
3 Ways to Improve Your Time on the Grouse Grind
Clients and friends ask me for tips on how they can improve their time on the Grind. While there are several variables and different skill levels to consider, these three points are topmost to...Read More
Trainer Tip: Mindset in Fitness
The story of my client Adam is the perfect example of what being in the right mindset can really do for your fitness. I think many people struggle with having a positive mindset or attitude when...Read More
What is FMS?
Besides being another acronym to remember, FMS stands for Functional Movement Systems. FMS is essentially a philosophy about movement. It utilizes systematic tools to identify limitations (also known...Read More
3 Key Fitness Lessons from EXOS Performance Training
One of the challenges of being a personal trainer is staying current with all the latest trends in fitness. Luckily technology has made this easier than ever with online journals and articles....Read More
Pillar Preparation for Runners
I attended the EXOS Performance Mentorship in Phoenix, AZ, in March. One of my key learnings was that the trainers and educators never skip warm up, and pillar preparation or movement preparation....Read More
Why Pillar Has Replaced Core
What is “Pillar Strength”? Pillar strength has replaced core strength as the new buzz word in fitness. When people think of the “core” they think of the torso or possibly just...Read More