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Alison’s August Training Log

Posted on August 16, 2019


If you talk to any coach in the industry for long enough, they’ll tell you they face burn out in their own personal training from time to time.  As coaches, we want to gift our time, energy and attention to the positive changes that are taking place within our clients’ lives.  It’s not uncommon to … Continue reading Alison’s August Training Log

 

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Meal of the Week – Alison’s Edamame Noodles

Posted on August 14, 2019


Say hello to my newest obsession: Edamame Noodles.    I stumbled upon these bad boys at Aldi this weekend while my kids were searching for the perfect noodle. (Unbeknownst to me, I might have found mine too!) They settled upon linguine and I popped these organic, gluten free & vegan noodles in the cart too.  … Continue reading Meal of the Week – Alison’s Edamame Noodles

 

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Welcome to our New Director of Personal Training, Curtis Miller!

Posted on August 12, 2019


We’re a few weeks too late, but we thought it was about time we formally introduced the UF community to our new Director of Personal Training, Curtis Miller!   Curtis has some big shoes to fill and has already taken off running with the position. You’ll likely see him here at all hours of the … Continue reading Welcome to our New Director of Personal Training, Curtis Miller!

 

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Lindsey’s Training Log – Fixing My Squat

Posted on August 2, 2019


One of the biggest benefits of working at a strength-focused gym is the input your coworkers can give on your training. Casey caught me squatting a week ago and told me something I never thought I’d hear: my quads were the weak link in my squat and I need to focus on bringing them up.  … Continue reading Lindsey’s Training Log – Fixing My Squat

 

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Meal of the Week – Lindsey’s Berry Protein Smoothie

Posted on July 31, 2019


Lindsey’s Berry Protein Smoothie   I’ve been training hard and frequently this summer, and with my fall goals, that’s not going to change anytime soon. With increased activity comes a need for increased calories, and over the last few weeks, I’ve been falling short.   Normally lots of running increases a person’s appetite, but for … Continue reading Meal of the Week – Lindsey’s Berry Protein Smoothie

 

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Ryan Mcumber, Signing Off…

Posted on July 29, 2019


Here is the last UF blog post I will ever write. As dramatic as it may sound, I am just going from full time to part time at Union Fitness. But it has been amazing to get the support that I have received from everyone before leaving.   I have decided to go back to … Continue reading Ryan Mcumber, Signing Off…

 

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Casey’s Late Left-Over Dinner

Posted on July 24, 2019


It’s been a long week- I asked a coworker what day it was expecting Thursday or Friday for an answer. Now, don’t take that the wrong way.  I wish my week’s were longer and I love coming to the gym every day. The last couple weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind though.   … Continue reading Casey’s Late Left-Over Dinner

 

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Lindsey Hits a Milestone

Posted on July 22, 2019


Things I’ve learned from our #powerful (women)   I’m about a week away from a big milestone birthday and it’s got me feeling pretty reflective.    Union Fitness has been a huge part of my life for almost three years now, and in that time I’ve both learned and change a hell of a lot. … Continue reading Lindsey Hits a Milestone

 

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Alison’s Squat Experiment

Posted on July 19, 2019


Training Log: July   My.body.is.wrecked.    It’s the good kind of wrecked but wrecked nonetheless. I just finished up a 4 week cycle of a mix of heavy/volume training weeks on the main lifts and some high volume super sets of bodybuilding, with some light or band work circuits.  It got the job done, considering … Continue reading Alison’s Squat Experiment

 

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Alexa’s Quiche Craving

Posted on July 18, 2019


A Quiche Dream     Have you ever craved something sort of random? Maybe it’s something you eat once a year or once every seven years. Well that food for me is quiche. I have not had quiche in probably seven years. It is something I never crave nor did I ever have it as … Continue reading Alexa’s Quiche Craving

 

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