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Trigger Points

Posted on June 1, 2020


Have you ever encountered a situation that made you feel emotionally triggered? Well, the muscles in your body can feel triggered, too. In fact, your body has trigger points at any given moment. You may or may not have heard your Massage Therapist mention trigger points, but today I am going to delve into the … Continue reading Trigger Points

 

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Welcome to the Green Phase

Posted on May 29, 2020


As per the governor’s announcement today, we are now moving into the green phase of re-opening. What does this mean to us? It means Union Fitness will be re-opening! Before we can re-open, we have some house cleaning to do.    Equipment loan program.   If you borrowed equipment from the gym, we ask that … Continue reading Welcome to the Green Phase

 

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Redefining Your Goals

Posted on May 28, 2020


Like many of you I have found myself at a stopping point and asking the hard question, what am I working towards now? As complex beings we are built on the bases of looking for the next thing, it could be a vacation, a performance goal whether professional or personal or finally getting to that … Continue reading Redefining Your Goals

 

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Improve Your Sleep

Posted on May 27, 2020


Do you ever wake up from a night of sleep or a quarantine nap and swear your body secretly did a super intense workout? A lot of factors can contribute to your quality of sleep, but one somewhat simple solution could be due to your sleep position. Now of course, altering your position won’t help … Continue reading Improve Your Sleep

 

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Salutations Sultans and Sultanas of Swing.

Posted on May 26, 2020


Today we are going to play a game to help us understand and know the difference between Sprains, Strains & Tears on this episode of Know…Your..Lingo! (Audience participation and applause)   Let me lay down the terms and facts about them first. You will be tested on this so bust out your writing utensils, be it … Continue reading Salutations Sultans and Sultanas of Swing.

 

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State of the Union

Posted on May 22, 2020


We have now been closed for just over two months. Like many of you we can’t wait to return to the gym and Nova Place for some lifting, coffee as well as food and libations from Federal Galley. We still do not know when we will be re-opening, yet we are doing all we can … Continue reading State of the Union

 

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Know Your Body

Posted on May 21, 2020


The body is fascinating. I am typing this and eating almonds, and despite being extremely sedentary, my body is still working. Clearly not difficult work but there are still jobs to be done, like keeping myself in good posture, engaging my fingers to type, and digesting my food. Although the intricacies may not excite everyone, … Continue reading Know Your Body

 

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Four Pillars: Sleep

Posted on May 20, 2020


I won’t talk too much about what someone can do during this pandemic. I believe that enough people talking about how to maintain your fitness during the current situation. What I do want to talk about is what I believe to be the four pillars to success in any fitness goal. These are the four … Continue reading Four Pillars: Sleep

 

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Tempo training: (What is it, and when should it be used).

Posted on May 19, 2020


If you’ve spent a bit of time around a barbell, there’s a good chance you’ve either heard of or have incorporated tempo training into your program. If this is your first time hearing about it, then welcome. Tempo training can be extremely beneficial when it comes to building strength, muscle mass, and preventing/ overcoming injury. … Continue reading Tempo training: (What is it, and when should it be used).

 

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Hello Heroes of History and Stewards of Wellness

Posted on May 18, 2020


With all these Instagram Influences out there I wanted to dig back and showcase one of the real O.G. influences of the fitness & wellness culture. This evangelist of wellness went from a self considered sugar-holic to the World Renowned Godfather of Fitness. At 21 he opened one of the first health clubs, at 39 he … Continue reading Hello Heroes of History and Stewards of Wellness

 

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