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Finding YOUR Workout of the Day

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 26, 2022

Most basketball players always end their practice by making a shot. Some great players will even commit to making 10 shots in a row before hitting the showers. This helps them develop a winning mindset and lets them leave on a good note. Oftentimes when it comes to fitness however we take the opposite approach. ...

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WHAT TO PUT ON YOUR PLATE TO BUILD MUSCLE

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 19, 2022

    EATING TO BUILD MUSCLE If you’ve missed the previous write-up s in this series, you can catch it here: Muscle Matters — For Everyone Now that we’ve covered why muscle matters and how to approach your training to build and maintain muscle, it’s time we pivot to the other half of the muscle-building ...

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MUSCLE MATTERS — FOR EVERYONE

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 12, 2022

  BUILDING AND MAINTAINING MUSCLE Why is this such an important topic? Regardless of your fitness goal, building and maintaining muscle needs to be a priority. Whether you’re trying to burn fat, get stronger, or just live freely and fully outside the gym, the amount of muscle on your body will play a key role ...

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Getting Your Life On Track

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 22, 2022

August 22, 2022 Maybe you’ve heard the phrase, “When you work out, your whole life works out!” And maybe exercise doesn’t fix everything, but it can sure feel that way. Exercise makes you more confident. Exercise makes you calm. Exercise helps you think more clearly. Exercise increases memory storage AND recall. Exercise helps you focus. ...

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How to Burn More Fat While Exercising

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 14, 2022

August 15th, 2022 The cost of work performed is the energy used to perform it. We measure energy in kilocalories, and your body produces energy in different ways. The body has different systems for producing the energy required to do work. Longer, slower, lighter: you can burn fat to create energy. Shorter, faster, heavier: you ...

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4 Ways to Eat Better Without Going On a Diet

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 8, 2022

When it comes to improving your diet you might always try to do a complete overhaul. You revamp the foods you eat and the behaviors and rituals you have around eaten. Then you get busy or life gets in the way and you’re right back to square one. Rather than try to do a full ...

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Meet Lucas Vasilauskas and upcoming seminars!

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 16, 2022

Lucas Vasilauskas  Lucas has worked in the fitness industry almost his entire career and has coached at a number of affiliates throughout California, most notably CrossFit Sacramento and CrossFit Natomas, before moving to Washington.  He holds his NASM Personal Trainer Certification and multiple CrossFit certifications including the CrossFit Level 2 designation.  Lucas has been subbing ...

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Stop Setting Goals And Start Building Systems

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 10, 2022

Goals can have a downside though. One downside is that they cloud your vision to other potentially great opportunities that would benefit you. The other downside is that if you miss out on your goal you might feel like the time and effort you put into achieving that goal was a waste. So what should ...

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4 Tips To Help You Get Started

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 2, 2022

Most of us have no problem once we’re at the gym, on the trail, or biting into a salad. An object in motion tends to stay in motion. But getting to that point. Doing the “healthy thing” or the “hard thing” that we know will benefit us. That can be a bit trickier. There is ...

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Why High-Intensity Training (HIT) Is Good For You

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 18, 2022

Today there are so many fitness programs and classes available it can be overwhelming to decide how to train. If you are researching training programs you have probably heard of High Intensity Training (HIT) or High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). HIT is incorporated into many classes and has grown in popularity due to its ability ...

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