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Meet Personal Trainer Chris Martelli

11.11.2019 | Trainer of the Month

Get to know Chris Martelli, who joined our Vancouver personal training team in July. What were you doing before you joined Precision Athletics? Sports and exercise have always been an important part...

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Client Success: Taha Alwadhi

08.11.2019 | Client of the Month

“Taha is very inspirational on how much of a change you can make in a short period if you put your mind to it,” says Craig Boyd, Taha’s personal trainer. “When Taha started...

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Protein After a Workout: How much can you absorb?

08.11.2019 | Nutrition

First off, what is protein? Simply put, it’s a macronutrient (or “macro”) made up of 20 amino acids which are essential for building muscles—among a few other things. So what affects our...

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Eating for the season – Holistic Nutrition Vancouver

05.10.2018 | Nutrition , Uncategorised

Warming foods for the changing seasons – Holistic Nutrition Vancouver As the days grow shorter and nights grow longer we naturally feel the need to be home more eating our favourite comfort...

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Get Pumped About the Plank

03.10.2011 | Uncategorised

The Last Word on Fitness by Craig Boyd If a client asks me what the best abdominal exercise is, I invariably tell them it’s the plank exercise. This simple yet powerful exercise targets the...

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Crosstraining & Fitness Challenge: “Filthy Fifty”

16.09.2011 | Uncategorised

Our new challenge for the fall is the “Filthy Fifty”. Here’s how it works: Set your baseline: On Monday, Sept. 19th OR Tuesday, Sept. 20th, set your baseline time from which...

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Precision Nutrition: Water or Sports Drinks?

16.09.2011 | Uncategorised

We often get asked what is the best type of hydration for outdoor sports. Is water enough? Are sports drinks really necessary? The research behind Gatorade, the original sports drink, was done on...

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“Frallenge” Results

10.08.2011 | Uncategorised

‘Fran’ is a CrossFit workout involving 21 thrusters (@ 95lbs for men and 65 lbs for women) and 21 pull ups, then 15 reps of each exercise and then 9 of each. Exercises are performed as...

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Outdoor Training with Pepe

10.08.2011 | Uncategorised

Vancouver has much to offer in the way of outdoor fitness, from running and rollerblading on seawalls, to hiking and trail riding on the mountains. Another thing that our beautiful city has a lot of...

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“Fran” Challenge

06.06.2011 | Uncategorised

This is an original Crossfit benchmark timed workout that our Crosstraining & Fitness class members are working on over the next 6 weeks. It involves alternating a set number of thrusters and...

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CrossFit – 6pm September 14th, 2010

14.09.2010 | Uncategorised

Warm up Sumo Deadlift – 5-5-5-5-5 5 pull ups 10 push ups 15 air squats 15 rounds for time. Precision Athletics recommends attending their Vancouver CrossFit classes to learn proper...

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CrossFit Junkie’s legs are killing!

09.09.2010 | Uncategorised

Urgh, my legs! Between Tanya and Julie’s class my legs and abs have taken a beating.  Just two more months till beach time so I have to get to it.  During Saturday’s CrossFit...

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CrossFit – 6pm September 7th, 2010

07.09.2010 | Uncategorised

Warm up Back Squats – 5-5-5/3-3-3-3 100 pull ups 100 push ups 100 sit ups 100 air squats for time Precision Athletics recommends attending their Vancouver CrossFit classes to learn proper...

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CrossFit – 6pm August 31st, 2010

31.08.2010 | Uncategorised

Warm up Press/Push Press – 5-5-5/3-3-3-3 20 Pullups 30 Pushups 40 Situps 50 Air Squat (5 rounds for time) Precision Athletics recommends attending their Vancouver CrossFit classes to learn...

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CrossFit Junkie. Survived stag…

26.08.2010 | Uncategorised

But almost died on Tuesday with Julie. My body was still in recovery mode from a weekend of heavy partying so I thought I was going to take it easy on Julie’s CrossFit class on Tuesday. ...

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