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Bulletproof Coffee

23.05.2017 | Nutrition

First your life, then your health and now your coffee. This latest hack involves blending a few key ingredients to create a ‘bulletproof’ coffee. A magical mixture of healthy fats,...

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Improve Your Deadlift With Three Simple Exercises

23.05.2017 | Training Tips

Excited about weight lifting but nervous about injury? Nail your deadlift by following these simple tips and learn exercises that will improve safety and allow you to lift more weight....

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Biohack: The Ketogenic Diet

11.05.2017 | Nutrition

One of the newest biohacks is the ketogenic diet. The concept behind this diet opposes the long held belief that people who are trying to lose weight should avoid eating fats. In fact, the...

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Trainer Tip: Have You Conquered the Plank?

25.01.2017 | Training Tips

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...

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Are Your Hormones Holding You Back?

25.01.2017 | Training Tips

“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...

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Meet Vianelle, Our Newest Trainer

06.06.2016 | Training Tips

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...

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What is Tabata Training?

09.03.2016 | Training Tips

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...

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How to Enjoy Running in Cold Weather

11.12.2015 | Training Tips

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...

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Trainer Tip: Improving Pull-Ups

13.10.2015 | Trainer of the Month , Training Tips

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...

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3 Ways to Improve Your Time on the Grouse Grind

27.07.2015 | Training Tips

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...

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Trainer Tip: Mindset in Fitness

27.07.2015 | Training Tips

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...

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What is FMS?

27.07.2015 | Training Tips

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...

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Pillar Preparation for Runners

07.05.2015 | Training Tips

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....

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3 Key Fitness Lessons from EXOS Performance Training

07.05.2015 | Training Tips

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....

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