Post Summer Blues?

Summer has ended and the sweats are coming back out.  As we send our kids back to school and prepare for another midwest winter, we may think that this is the time.  Maybe we didn't have a summer body we wanted.  Maybe we had great intentions for the summer but kids...

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5am Is the Only Reasonable Time to Work Out

By now you have likely heard that successful people are notorious early risers. Years ago, you could have NEVER sold me on the idea. Until life changed. I became a mom and wife and suddenly so many more responsibilities in life bedsides for showing up at work at 9AM....

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The Goal Is Progress

In our pursuit of health and fitness it is easy to get bogged down and feel defeated.  Anything that demands consistency and slow, steady progress can at times feel impossible.  The 2 steps forward one step back approach can be very frustrating, not rewarding and...

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Is Going Keto Right For You?

  You might have heard some friends, or have seen  keto inspired products over the past few months. Today we will go over the basics about keto, pros and cons, and see if it will work for you in the long run. What is the keto diet? The keto diet is considered a low...

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Benefits of muscle growth

There are numerous benefits to building muscle for the short and long term that can help you reach your body composition goals, strength goals, and muscle endurance goals. Muscle size: A bigger muscle is a stronger muscle (down the line). If you are efficient at using...

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What does it mean to build muscle?

Muscle building exercises (usually found in bodybuilding or physique training), Can be a very useful tool for your functional fitness journey So what does it mean to actually build Muscle?     Increasing the size of a muscle usually means within a rep range of 10-20...

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From CF to Weightlifting

Since it was first founded by Greg Glassman in 2000 Crossfit  has been responsible for a meteoric rise in the popularity of barbell training.  Due to this we see more and more people train in the olympic lifts. Whether for Crossfit, Weightlifting or sports, the...

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