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Do You Suffer From G.A.S.?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 5, 2021

All kidding aside, this is a topic that is important to me because I suffered from it. And no, I am not talking about farting in class.

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5 Reasons to get STRONG

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 16, 2019

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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Strength Training for Injury Prevention

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 9, 2019

“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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Maximize Your Macros:

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 8, 2019

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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Energy Systems Exploration

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 7, 2019

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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Coffee, Wine, Bacon, and Fitness

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 6, 2019

The truth about some of your favorite indulgences When you’ve gotten into a consistent fitness routine and finally started to feel good about the healthy choices you are making you tend to adopt a few new favorite foods along the way. At the top of the list for many folks are coffee, wine, and bacon. ...

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Sugar: An Athlete’s Survival Guide

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 5, 2019

As an athlete or someone who cares about their health and fitness it is important to make dietary choices that are nutritious. One of the biggest battles faced by Americans today is contending with the high amounts of sugar that seem to be everywhere in the foods that we eat. Sugar seems to sneak its ...

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Check Your Ego at the Door

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 4, 2019

“Greatness comes from humble beginnings; it comes from grunt work. It means you’re the least important person in the room—until you change that with results.” -Ryan Holiday As an athlete you know how to work hard. You show up day in and day out. You keep track of your training, nutrition, and recovery. But do ...

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5 Pre-Workout Nutrition Tips

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 3, 2019

“Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win.” – Bob Knight Many people have diligent post workout recovery routines including consuming protein shakes, supplements, and other key nutrients. However, very few individuals give much thought to their pre-workout nutrition. What you consume for fuel before you exercise should ...

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Missed Lifts and Threshold Training

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 2, 2019

Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to lifting, there always seems to be an area for improvement. As you train each day you are working hard to make progress and hit that next PR. Some days when you’re pushing the weight you might feel your form start to break down. It might be ...

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