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The Power of Powerlifting

Posted on September 4, 2020


This past weekend, Union Fitness hosted the 3rd annual Iron City Open powerlifting meet. With the help of our staff, Doug Nostrant and his team of referees, along with our member volunteer spotters and loaders, we were able to have an extremely safe and successful event. I will be completely honest, this is an event … Continue reading The Power of Powerlifting

 

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NUTRITION DEBUNKING (PART ONE)

Posted on September 2, 2020


What’s up guys, Jocelyn here. I’m super excited, overly passionate and invested about anything and everything nutrition related. After finishing my Nutrition Coaching cert through Precision Nutrition I’ve had so many opportunities to personally help and/or guide people through their own nutrition journeys. I’ve found consistently, even from just coaching in general that there are … Continue reading NUTRITION DEBUNKING (PART ONE)

 

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Questions of Command

Posted on August 31, 2020


The best Commanding Officer I ever had no idea how to do his job. Or at least that’s what he told us.    Over a few week period the entire Air Wing had seen a spat of deaths, some suicides, some motor vehicle accidents, training accidents; one of the suicides had come from one of … Continue reading Questions of Command

 

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Bike Ride for Black Lives

Posted on August 28, 2020


One of our goals at UF is to be better members of our community. With this in mind, we are going to host a fundraiser for Pittsburgh Urban League. I had attached the details for this fundraiser and are inviting each and every one of you to come out and have a fun day with … Continue reading Bike Ride for Black Lives

 

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Meet Dave

Posted on August 26, 2020


Hello Union Fitness Family,   My name is Dave and I’d like to introduce myself as the newest member of the Union Fitness Family!  I just finished my first month and will be coaching group and personal training sessions as well as holding down the front desk at times.  My first month has been great … Continue reading Meet Dave

 

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Iron City Open 2020, Wrap Up

Posted on August 24, 2020


Well folks we hosted our first meet during a pandemic. We had to follow many new procedures and guidelines, yet I am confident that we pulled it off in a safe and strong manner. We want to thank everyone who was involved. Meet organizers, volunteers, competitors, judges, friend and family. Thank you all for coming … Continue reading Iron City Open 2020, Wrap Up

 

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Iron City 2020

Posted on August 21, 2020


As many of you know, the Iron City Open is being held tomorrow here at Union Fitness beginning at 9am. We have put in place as many safety precautions as we could think of so that it can be a sanitary environment while allowing people to return to an activity that was once a normal … Continue reading Iron City 2020

 

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We Need YOU!

Posted on August 19, 2020


It has been an interesting year for me personally and professionally. In the last 12 months I left an industry that I was in for two decades, moved, became the GM at UF and we then had a pandemic. During this time we as a team here at UF have been able to review and … Continue reading We Need YOU!

 

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Bike Ride for Black Lives

Posted on August 17, 2020


One of the goals here at UF is to reach out to the community and do our part to make this world of ours a better place. Keeping this in mind we will be hosting our first ever fundraising bicycle ride. The title of the ride is “Bike Ride for Black Lives. I have added … Continue reading Bike Ride for Black Lives

 

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Iron City Open Update

Posted on August 14, 2020


To all of our members and friends I hope you are as excited as we are about seeing lifting again. I wanted to make sure we get an update out as the meet is now one week away.   The meet will be held Saturday August 22, 2020. Weigh ins will be Friday and Saturday … Continue reading Iron City Open Update

 

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