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“The circuit-based approach can be likened to squeezing the toothpaste only from the middle of the tube and is a useful strategy for only a given period of time.” – Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit High-intensity group fitness programs such as CrossFit, Orange Theory, and F45 are designed to train and develop General Physical Preparedness... Continue Reading →

Communication is King

“Communication is the fuel that keeps the fire of your relationship burning, without it, your relationship goes cold.” – Unknown Effective communication requires: PatienceEmpathyCompassionHonestyTrustTransparencyRespectVulnerabilityHumilitySincerityCompromiseForgivenessResponseActive Listening Poor communication is characterized by: Lack of patienceLack of understandingLack of listeningDishonestyDeceitReactionsRecords of right and wrongGrudgesSilence Communication is the foundation of relationships. Communication is the means by which we develop... Continue Reading →

Why You Need Competition in Your Life

Competition cultivates the will to win, the desire to succeed, and the drive to achieve your full potential. Competition is the catalyst to success and excellence. Competition brings out the best in us. “Men [and women] will die for points” – Greg Glassman Have you ever noticed that most people will do anything to win?... Continue Reading →

“Pivot!”

"Pivot. Pivot. Pivot! Pivot! Pivot!! PIVOT!!!" - Ross Geller It's OKAY to pivot.It's OKAY to change directions.It's OKAY to take an unexpected turn (or even a wrong turn). We all have a plan. We've all created a storyline in our minds of exactly how our lives should play out. We all believe that if we... Continue Reading →

How to Know What Fitness Program is Right for You

What training regimen do you currently follow? CrossFitOrange TheoryF45CycleBarSoulCyclePelotonSplit Routines (i.e. Bodybuilding)P90XBeachBody On DemandKeto Kelly's Summer Shred (virtual eye roll) The list is virtually endless; there are hundreds, if not thousands of options. How do you know what program is right for you? How are you supposed to choose between CrossFit, Orange Theory, and the... Continue Reading →

Just Trying to Be Heard in All This Noise

Celebrities, Influencers, Fitspos, Fitchicks, and Shredded Gym Bros, are making so much f#ck!ng NOISE! Let's kick this conversation off with an interactive exercise: Take a moment, open Instagram, and go to the Search PageSelect "Tags" and search the following hashtags:#fitness#workout#exercise#personaltrainer#coach How many half-naked ass shots, six packs, breasts, selfies, and core routines did you see?... Continue Reading →

CrossFit Programming: The Method to the Madness

"Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: Deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: pull-ups, dips, rope climb, push-ups, sit-ups, presses to handstand, pirouettes, flips,... Continue Reading →

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