Why Do We Train?

Posted on March 30, 2020

I’ve been lucky enough in my life to have many smart and strong training partners. I’m convinced that the best thing about training is the people. So many people have helped me on my journey, and I know that I’m not in any way an island. I’m only as strong as those around me.    … Continue reading Why Do We Train?


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Setting your standard, and books to read

Posted on March 27, 2020

I worked in higher education for two decades, and I’ve also been a columnist for for nearly a decade. During this time, I’ve presented and spoke about standards and culture and how we do what we do. I believe most universities enjoy these meetings because they make people feel good about how they are … Continue reading Setting your standard, and books to read


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Challenge your perspective.

Posted on March 25, 2020

These are very uncertain times that we are living in. With things changing day to day in the world, it’s hard to tell what tomorrow will bring. Unfortunately, there are many things that are out of our control right now. That’s just the reality of it. However, it’s important to stay focused on the things … Continue reading Challenge your perspective.


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Quarantine Training Log 

Posted on March 23, 2020

By day 4 of quarantine my new reality was setting in. I was feeling bad for myself because I couldn’t train how I wanted to, therefore leaving me with zero motivation to do anything active, and all of the guilt from sitting around and eating.  After talking with my friends and reflecting on the feels, … Continue reading Quarantine Training Log 


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Banana Bread: A Little Humbling + My 5 Commitments

Posted on March 20, 2020

Good morning Union Fam,   You’ll probably see a mix between fitness and life content from me going forward because we happen to be in such a weird time in our lives. I might tell you some stories, talk about horrible baking experiences, or maybe give you some ideas for workouts. Whatever it is, it’ll … Continue reading Banana Bread: A Little Humbling + My 5 Commitments


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Keeping your cool in this hard time.

Posted on March 18, 2020

Hello all my super sanitized amigos!   I know a lot of you are working from home or just practicing social distance to flatten the curve in these strange times. There is no need to have cabin fever and turn into Jack Torrance from the Shining with these 7 ways to stay sane I’m about … Continue reading Keeping your cool in this hard time.


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Posted on March 17, 2020

Alright guys, so I’ve put together a few days worth of workouts for you. Please program in your own rest day and avoid doing these workouts all 4 days in a row. Also, feel free to cherry pick and do your favorites first if you so please, just have fun with it.   If you … Continue reading


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A Message from Union Fitness

Posted on March 13, 2020

All UF Members,   As you have probably seen or read Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been creating issues throughout the world. We here at Union Fitness are determined to help keep each of you as healthy as possible. We are addressing this issue in many ways.   We have increased our cleaning of the facility. You … Continue reading A Message from Union Fitness


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Strength Lab: Barbells 101

Posted on March 11, 2020

If you’ve spent some time back in our Strength Lab here at union Fitness, then you’ve probably noticed our large selection of barbells. Each barbell has multiple purposes and benefits. Some of them will make your training more challenging, while some of them may make training easier if you are battling with a nagging injury. … Continue reading Strength Lab: Barbells 101


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If SHE’S Winning, We’re ALL Winning

Posted on March 9, 2020

Every day I am surrounded by strong, beautiful and confident women. I train/compete with and against some of these women, they inspire me and challenge me in my daily life. Feelings of inferiority and jealousy do not have room within the four walls of my heart. I am not in competition with these women, I … Continue reading If SHE’S Winning, We’re ALL Winning


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