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Strength & Power: Training Tools for Endurance Athletes

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Endurance athletes require special training to ensure their muscles can support intense activity for extended periods of time. Many endurance athletes avoid the weight room with the mindset that additional muscle mass will slow them down. It may seem counterintuitive, but stronger muscles are actually what power the body to move faster, for longer. At […]

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Get the Results You Want with Fast Paced Exercise, Resistance Training & Light Calisthenics

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Looking to get fit but not sure where to start? Fast paced exercises, resistance training and light calisthenics are all great methods for getting the results you want. Fast Paced Exercise   Fast paced exercises are high in intensity and often the primary component of full body workouts like cross fit and circuit training. Results: […]

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Tabata for the Holiday Season!

For most of us the holiday season means busy schedules, parties, and over eating.  How can we possibly keep up our fitness during this time of year?  The answer is Tabata training.  Tabata training involves multiple sets of short intervals of high intensity exercises with timed recovery between sets. The protocol can vary, but usually […]

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Cardio vs. Strength Training for Fat Loss

by Aaron Hornstra, CSCS It’s a common belief that if you want to lose fat, you need to do extensive cardio sessions, and if you want to build muscle mass you should lift heavy weights. It’s not that simple.  Let’s take time to discuss a few key components that should be considered when starting a […]

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Is a Whole Food, Plant Based Diet Right for You?

Whole Food Plant Based Diet

by Aaron Hornstra, CSCS Thanks to the hit Netflix documentary “What the Health”, there has been an increase in popularity and awareness around a vegan or plant based diet.  The positive effects on our environment are undeniable; however, the question remains – Are whole food, plant based diets really healthier for us, and if so […]

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