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Will Lifting Weights Help You Lose Fat?

Many people want to lose fat — so will weight training help them do it? Yes! Lifting weights is a great way to burn fat,…

Turning Your Pain Into Power

People tell me all the time… It’s hard to get wealthy. It’s hard to grind. It’s hard to be focused. It’s hard to stay motivated….

How Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight!!

Poor sleep is identified as a stressor to your body and your body compensates by increasing its stress hormone CORTISOL! Cortisol causes you to crave…

Why You Should Do Something Every Day That Scares You…

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say…

MURPH: Who? What? Why?

Every year on Memorial Day weekend, CrossFitters in affiliates across the world perform the Hero workout, ‘Murph’. It is a workout that has become synonymous…

“Not the F***ing Foam Roller Again”

Are you the type of person that avoids recovery after every workout or wants to go home to your couch and chill? Well then this…

Muscles Loading……Please Wait

What is muscle mass?  The amount of muscle in your body, this includes skeletal muscles, smooth muscles and cardiac muscles.  We all know that muscle…

Please, Don’t Be This Person…

Did you know that the strongest and most successful strength athletes in the world still warm up with the EMPTY barbell? Did you know that…

May Member Spotlight – Julie Opatz

What is your “daytime” job”? I work in the graphics department for a sign manufacturing company called Showdown Displays.  How did you get started at…

It all starts with ACTION

If you are waiting to get motivated before you decide to get up and do the damn thing… you’re going to be waiting…. a long freaking time.

Start here

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