Tag: training

When Should I Wear a Belt?

I’ve been asked a lot about the use of a weightlifting belt and when it’s appropriate to use one. To answer that, first let’s actually understand what the belt is for and what it is not for

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Why my children lift weights

The sheer idea that resistance training will stunt a kids growth because “most weightlifters are short” is as asinine as saying “playing basketball helps a child grow taller”.

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Should I consider BCAAs?

Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) are one of the most widely used supplements on the market. Their benefits include immunize system support and reducing fatigue. Both of which are key to athletic performance. With so many difference BCAA products on the market, how do you know which is right for you, or if you even would benefit from taking additional BCAA?

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Stretching Before Bed

We all know to stretch after an intense training session to relax the muscles but most people don’t consider stretching before bed to relax their muscles to get better sleep.

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Our member stories: Meredith (Personal Training & CrossFit)

Meet one of our elite athletes, Meredith Ogburn. She just signed an athletic scholarship to Oregon State University for rowing, and is now training for her Team USA trials. She does personal training with our owner/ head strength & Conditioning coach Chris Romano, as well as participates in our CrossFit and barbell programs. So basically, she lives with us at the gym. Here’s her story:

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Whole30 & Doughnuts

The “You Can’t Outswing a Doughnut” Story  & Whole30 Earlier this week, Cris...

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New Years New Goals

As we ring in the new year, everyone is focused on setting new health & fitness goals for 2018...

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Proper shoes

So you’ve started CrossFit or a weightlifting program and you look around the class and...

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