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The Holidays Are Over

This is still one of my favorite videos from 6 years ago!  Some of my personal favorite things are: Alex snatching with the axle bar (pretty sure 6 years later no one else has done such a thing) Seeing how small the gym used to be JB’s muscle ups in[…]

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Nutrition Help

With the New Year, often we find ourselves eager to reboot, refresh and clean things up. I know I’m ready to take a break from the endless See’s candy and cookie overload and replace it with some clean Whole30 eating. I plan on trying out a few recipes I found[…]

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Murph: Completed

Thanks to everyone who came out Sunday morning to do Murph with me! I was so happy to see such a great turnout and realized that there are a few more crazy people out there other than myself. Ha ha! During the squats, I had plenty of time to think about[…]

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An Excuse-Free Year

Look back on your year of training. You may have had some highs and some lows. Think about how much of your success was because of your actions and your hard work. Now think of the shortcomings. Were they in your control? Did someone or something mess it up for[…]

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First Workout of 2017

On January 1st, 2017 my first workout will be… “Murph” 1 Mile Run 100 Pull Ups 200 Push Ups 300 Air Squats 1 Mile Run I’ve never done the workout before because honestly I’ve been pretty intimidated by it, but I figured if I was ever going to do it why not[…]

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2016 Wins

In a couple days, 2016 will be gone as we know it! For many, it doesn’t mean anything more than a new date, as it simply is just another tomorrow. Obviously I think we should be more cognizant and reflective on our lives more than once a year, but for[…]

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Give Back Box

I hope you all had a lovely Holiday! If you did a lot of your Holiday shopping through amazon this year and ended up with a ton of boxes like me, amazon is doing something great to give back. Amazon is shipping your unwanted items to goodwill for free. Simply[…]

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SPS Gym – The Future of Weightlifting in the U.S.

Our good friend Mike Jenkins, owner of SPS (Speed Power Strength) in Oakland, continues to raise the bar of what is to be expected in a fitness facility.  In his quest for being the premiere training center for upcoming Weightlifters, Mike recently had gold medalist, former head coach of the[…]

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No Love for Air Squats

Ready set…do an air squat! If you did one, good for you how did it feel?! If not, it’s ok. Either way, let’s be real, air squats don’t really get much love now a days. Usually when they’re in a workout, it’s one of those movements where people coast through[…]

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