Push/Pull and Summer Strength Project

Posted on January 15, 2021

With the new year here and spring coming right around the corner, we have been hard at work planning our events for the upcoming months. If you have been with us for a period of time, then you are aware of our annual Strength Project event that we host each year. Last year, our Strength … Continue reading Push/Pull and Summer Strength Project


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Look for the Helpers

Posted on January 14, 2021

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers you will always find people who are helping.” Mr Rogers   We here in Pittsburgh are extremely fortunate to have had Fred Rogers as our neighbor for many years. His wife, … Continue reading Look for the Helpers


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Drink Coffee, Get Bumpy.. Mo Joe

Posted on January 13, 2021

Union, Let’s raise a cup of Joe ,   It has been said loooooong ago in a land far away, that a herd of goats stumbled upon a berry, ate said berry and had a jolt of energy. The goat herder took these berries to the local monastery for the monks to observe. A drink … Continue reading Drink Coffee, Get Bumpy.. Mo Joe


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How’s My Squat?

Posted on January 12, 2021

We all know that Instagram has become most people’s go to for training information and videos. We could debate all day long whether this is a good thing or a bad thing. In my eyes the sum of it all is a good thing. I do see the down side, which is mainly ego. Yet … Continue reading How’s My Squat?


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Weekly Wrap Up

Posted on January 8, 2021

Welcome BACK!!!!   Now that we are officially open for business again we are happy to have you all back and wish to thank each of you for supporting us. I am just going to touch on a few things going on here at UF.   Our fundraiser to feed covid first responders at AGH … Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up


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Anthony’s Intern Introduction

Posted on January 7, 2021

My name is Anthony LoPresti and I will be interning here at Union Fitness from January to May. I am originally from West Chester, Pennsylvania but have been in Pittsburgh for the past 4 years attending the University of Pittsburgh. I am one semester away from obtaining my bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science as well … Continue reading Anthony’s Intern Introduction


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Posted on January 6, 2021

2021 is going to be FUN!   Hold on to your butts, we have more cool things coming your way and here are a few of the new things you’ll see at UF in 2021.   On Site at Union: Charity/Fundraiser Super Group & Marathon Classes Comedy, Coffee & Competition Athlete & Agility Metal/Rock N … Continue reading


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Happy New Year, We Need the Old You

Posted on January 5, 2021

I have very eclectic taste in music so when I think I tend to go to what song fits the moment. I have realized this habit has rubbed off on my son. We will often be driving and jamming some tunes then Tenzing says, ‘”Dad this is the perfect song for this moment.” With that … Continue reading Happy New Year, We Need the Old You


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End of 2020 Update

Posted on December 30, 2020

Here we are at the end of 2020. Nothing new can be said about this year so I won’t try. Yet I can give everyone an update as to where we are and where we are heading as a gym.   2021 Bootcamp with LEG1ON!  We are starting 2021 off by doing a bootcamp with … Continue reading End of 2020 Update


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5 Ways to Make Your Pulls Ups Spicier than Rick Sebak’s Eggnog

Posted on December 29, 2020

Happy Holidays my friends!   During December the members and staff of UF had a Challenge to see how many Chin/Pull-ups you can total for the month. The sheer word pull-up runs chills down the spine to many as they flash back to middle school P.E. as a gym teacher in questionable length shorts blows … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your Pulls Ups Spicier than Rick Sebak’s Eggnog


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