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Why you should love the Lunge

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 29, 2020

Lunges, split squats, and other unilateral leg movements are tremendous tools for building a strong, functional, and balanced body. Yet they tend to take a backseat to the more popular lower body exercises like squats and deadlifts. Let’s explore some of the benefits of lunges, common faults, and some popular variations so you never miss ...

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How Athletes Win The Day

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 6, 2020

If you’re training a lot, chances are it feels like life is a bit chaotic. You may feel like you don’t have enough time for most things in life. While you’re definitely busy getting better at the gym or on the field or court, you may be missing out on some key routines that could ...

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8 Delicious and Functional Fall Foods

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 22, 2020

With Halloween right around the corner and Thanksgiving and Christmas following close behind it’s a great time to start thinking about the change of the season. The last 3 months of the year present a great time to come together with friends and loved ones. The pinnacle of these gatherings is often the food and ...

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Choose an Environment that Supports You

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 30, 2020

The environment you place yourself in is arguably the most important decision you can make at any given moment. The actions the environment supports will shape your life and the decisions that you make. Sounds like a big statement but let’s think about it for a minute. Compare a few different potential options of environments ...

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JOIN THE #800gCHALLENGE®

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 30, 2020

WHAT IS IT? The #800gChallenge was designed by OptimizeMe Nutrition. Eat 800 grams (g) of fruits and/or vegetables, by weight, per day. No foods are eliminated, but only fruits and veggies count toward the 800g. Eat the fruits and veggies of your choice. Hit the macros you want. Raw, cooked, canned, frozen; doesn’t matter!  If ...

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Finding YOUR Workout of the Day

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 15, 2020

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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Run For Your Life

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 15, 2020

Depending on your sport you may or may not have dedicated time to your running technique. Even if your goals are focused on lifting heavy, knowing the proper way to run is beneficial and can be incorporated into any training routine. Adjusting the volumes and time domains around running is up to you and your ...

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Why now is the best time to start a new fitness routine

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 15, 2020

6 months ago the thought of a worldwide quarantine would have seemed laughable. No travel, dining out, or social interaction…it’s an interesting thought, but that will NEVER happen. There’s just no way. And then it did. And maybe you responded well. You took advantage of the free time. You took on home projects you’ve been ...

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3 Nutrition Tips When You’re Stuck at Home

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 18, 2020

Under a Stay at Home order, a lot changes in your normal everyday activity. You aren’t doing your two-a-day workouts, maybe your parks are closed so you’re not running around enjoying the weather, or maybe your pick-up basketball games have come to a halt. The point is that we’ve all become a little less active ...

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Becoming Better, In Quarantine and In Life

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 5, 2020

So you may be working from home in your pajamas, or maybe your job has even been affected by the global pandemic (and you’re still in your pajamas) everyday. Let’s talk about why you need to set some standards for you and your household if you want to come out of this pandemic better than ...

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Why you should love the Lunge

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 29, 2020

Lunges, split squats, and other unilateral leg movements are tremendous tools for building a strong, functional, and balanced body. Yet they tend to take a backseat to the more popular lower body exercises like squats and deadlifts. Let’s explore some of the benefits of lunges, common faults, and some popular variations so you never miss ...

Continue reading

How Athletes Win The Day

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 6, 2020

If you’re training a lot, chances are it feels like life is a bit chaotic. You may feel like you don’t have enough time for most things in life. While you’re definitely busy getting better at the gym or on the field or court, you may be missing out on some key routines that could ...

Continue reading

8 Delicious and Functional Fall Foods

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 22, 2020

With Halloween right around the corner and Thanksgiving and Christmas following close behind it’s a great time to start thinking about the change of the season. The last 3 months of the year present a great time to come together with friends and loved ones. The pinnacle of these gatherings is often the food and ...

Continue reading

Choose an Environment that Supports You

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 30, 2020

The environment you place yourself in is arguably the most important decision you can make at any given moment. The actions the environment supports will shape your life and the decisions that you make. Sounds like a big statement but let’s think about it for a minute. Compare a few different potential options of environments ...

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