Exercise for the Kids

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I spend a lot of time with teenagers in the weight room and gym. Along with school, band, choir, drama, work and homework (to name a few), they work hard to fit exercise into their lifestyle. For some, it's a challenge to exercise twice a week…

Workout Potency, Power and Responsibilities; (the Shoulder Episode)

Front Squats, Pull-ups, Olympic Lifts 🏋🏼‍♀️, Basic Gymnastics 🤸🏽‍♀️ and adding some intensity can make some of the most powerful mix of exercises out there. And with great power comes great responsibility i.e. mobile…

Let’s Back Squat!

Is Back Squat the KING of all exercises? The Posterior Chain refers to the group of muscles responsible for producing powerful hip extension. Powerful hip extension is sufficient and necessary for elite athleticism of any type. The Barbell…

The Power of a Heavy Power Clean

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Testing Your Limits with the Power Clean On Tuesday this week, the workout format was a little different than normal. Following our power clean build-up, we completed 10 rounds of 1 power clean every 30 seconds. It was only 5 minutes but what…

Resistance Training Defined

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What Is Resistance Training? I'm getting pretty basic here but let's start by talking about resistance training. It is simply working against some type of force that resists your movement. Weightlifting would be the first one to pop into my…

What is the Best Stretch? #loadedQuestionWeek

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Believe it or not there are quite few different ways to stretch. (passive, active, PNF, use bands, weights, Self Myofascial Release, Yoga… I can keep going) Asking what the best stretch is like asking what is the best diet is? Or the best…

My Top Stretching Exercises for Fall and the Whole Life Challenge ….

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With a new season upon us and mobility being a key component of the Whole Life Challenge its a great time to find a new focus get realigned and feeling good for Fall. If your feeling “a little under the weather” or even overwhelmed or stress,…

“Thinking Outside the Fridge”

Knowledge 🧠 isn’t power💡unless its applied. Well healthy food doesn’t do anything unless it’s eaten:-) Why we win with Food? Annie already gave us a tour of our fridge so I thought I could give you the mentality we share on a winning…

TnT’s about Dining Out…

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Lets talk at the human level about Food.... 1. Food is fuel. Calories are units of energy. We fuel our bodies like a car with gas. When the low fuel light goes on we simply find the nearest (or cheapest) gas station and fill up our tanks.…