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CeJ Mustache You A Question

Posted on October 28, 2020


Hello to my hairy, well groomed, bald and hairless Brothers & Sisters of Union!   I have a very important task I mustache you to partake in. I want your voice to be heard, and I need you to vote! Yes, of course go vote on November 3rd for a few of those political blokes, … Continue reading CeJ Mustache You A Question

 

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Jocelyn’s Training Log

Posted on October 27, 2020


One thing I’ve been working hard on is my headspace and mentality when it comes to training. I like to describe myself as being deer-esque, which if you know me personally is so true because I’m very light, happy, and everywhere all at once kind of person. I know when it’s time to compete and … Continue reading Jocelyn’s Training Log

 

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Have Some Fun and Improve with Us

Posted on October 26, 2020


Last week I wrote about knowing our Why. Why are we here working in a gym? We are here to empower, educate and entertain everyone who enters our gym. Through this, we are offering a few different mediums to accomplish these goals. Today I want to highlight some of what we are doing and hopefully, … Continue reading Have Some Fun and Improve with Us

 

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Weekly Wrap Up

Posted on October 23, 2020


Happy Friday Union fam, it’s been another solid week here at the facility and we’re ever so thankful as always for everyone who is part of this community. This is an especially weird time, but for those of you who have returned we thank you for allowing us to continue to do what we love … Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up

 

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Curtis’s Training Log

Posted on October 22, 2020


I am currently 2 weeks out from my next powerlifting meet. It has been one year since I stepped on the platform. As far as my training goes, one of the best things that happened over this past year was forced downtime. For 10 weeks, I was unable to train with any sort of actual … Continue reading Curtis’s Training Log

 

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ACB Spooky Bootcamp Brews & Boos

Posted on October 21, 2020


Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!!!   Spooky season is in full effect with pumpkin spice lattes at every corner, scary movies on each night, and Grayson & I coming to lay down a Trick or Treat Bootcamp on October 31st, 11am at Allegheny City Brewery parking lot.   This will be a free charity bootcamp that anyone … Continue reading ACB Spooky Bootcamp Brews & Boos

 

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Staying Grounded

Posted on October 20, 2020


Every Saturday morning at 5:30AM you can find me at RAW with my other competitive teammates doing our weekly team training. A few weeks back our coach programmed a 40 minute piece that required a 14# vest, men wear 20# (mine happened to be 17# and that was rough). Normally vested workouts are something I … Continue reading Staying Grounded

 

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Know Your Why

Posted on October 19, 2020


This week I officially celebrate one year working here at UF. I have learned much about running a gym and have made plenty of mistakes this past year. It has been a year unlike any other. I spent much of the time when we were closed considering a question many of us have asked. Why … Continue reading Know Your Why

 

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Weekly Wrap Up

Posted on October 16, 2020


Alright Union fam, every Friday we are going to start doing a weekly recap of the things that have gone on inside of Union, clients who worked their tails off with our personal trainers or members who we saw crush it in class or on social media (tag us, we love it!).    All of … Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up

 

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One Simple Cue that will Help Your Squat & Deadlift

Posted on October 15, 2020


When performing the squat and deadlift, we’ve all heard and incorporated the basic cues. Things such as “back flat”, “chest up”, and “eyes straight ahead”, are amongst the list of things which we focus on during each training session, and at this point they have most likely become second nature. There is however one cue … Continue reading One Simple Cue that will Help Your Squat & Deadlift

 

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