Intern Spotlight, Mikaela

Posted on September 23, 2021

Hello! My name is Mikaela, and I am one of the interns at Union Fitness this semester. I am technically in my junior year at Chatham University. I will be going onto graduate school for Occupational Therapy hopefully after this year. I am currently in my undergrad for Exercise Science, and I enjoy it very … Continue reading Intern Spotlight, Mikaela


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CeJ and His Strongman Ways

Posted on September 22, 2021

Union,   About 12 weeks ago, I decided to train for something that I have never done but always thought looked cool. Fast forward a few weeks and wham bam, first Strongman competition is in the books.   Most of us at Union know how powerlifting meets go and the general rules and procedures of them, … Continue reading CeJ and His Strongman Ways


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The Adventures of Dave

Posted on September 21, 2021

Here at UF we have a diverse, sometimes strong, and interesting staff. I am very proud that we have been able to pull so many interesting people together to make us what we are today. In this blog I want to give you a better understanding of Dave Jackson. Also, you will have the opportunity … Continue reading The Adventures of Dave


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Kabuki Open Recap

Posted on September 16, 2021

This past weekend we hosted the 2nd annual USPA Kabuki Open powerlifting meet held at your very own Union Fitness. I have been around the sport for over a decade, and this was hands down one of the best meets that I have ever been a part of. The weather was absolutely perfect, the crowd … Continue reading Kabuki Open Recap


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Intern Spotlight, Olivia

Posted on September 15, 2021

Hi everyone, my name is Liv, I am an intern with Union Fitness this semester! Currently, I am in my senior year of undergrad at Chatham University in the Shadyside / Squirrel area, majoring in exercise science with a minor in psychology. Next year I will go to graduate school to pursue a degree in … Continue reading Intern Spotlight, Olivia


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Thank You

Posted on September 14, 2021

We were able to host the USPA Kabuki Open here at Union Fitness over the weekend. I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made this event (and many of our events) such a success.   Doug, Candi, and their USPA crew. This event wouldn’t happen without them.   Pitt Powerlifting. These … Continue reading Thank You


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Kabuki Open

Posted on September 10, 2021

It’s that time again! Tomorrow morning we will be hosting the 2nd annual Kabuki Open powerlifting meet, right here at your very own Union Fitness. This will be the 8th sanctioned meet that has been held at Union Fitness since opening in November of 2016. If you have never been to a powerlifting meet, I … Continue reading Kabuki Open


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Exercise When Life Knocks You Down

Posted on September 9, 2021

This Saturday we are hosting the Kabuki Open and Union Fitness has a strong group of both men and women participating.  Cody and I also planned to compete in this meet together.  This would be my first powerlifting meet in two years and the first time competing in a lighter weight class.  Meet prep was … Continue reading Exercise When Life Knocks You Down


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Hospital Stay

Posted on September 8, 2021

Hi everyone – I miss you all!! It has been two weeks since I have been at Union and I wanted to share an update from Cody and myself.  Lots of things in our lives were going very well and our wedding date (September 4th) was quickly approaching.  We were simply bound for a bump … Continue reading Hospital Stay


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Union Fitness End of The Summer Blog

Posted on September 2, 2021

After being fortunate enough to work with the staff and members at Union Fitness over the last 4 months I would like to say that I have come out as a much more well rounded person. Coming into Union Fitness I was starting my third internship over five years, and I honestly was not sure … Continue reading Union Fitness End of The Summer Blog


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