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Blog

Burn the Ships

Posted on October 4, 2021


Monday blogs will be back for the next few weeks as we take a short pause on our podcast (we are still mad at Josh for leaving us). For today’s blog, I am going to give you some words to live by. I hope they help you in life and lifting.   Let’s start by … Continue reading Burn the Ships

 

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Falling in Love with Training

Posted on September 30, 2021


This past week I had a good conversation with a very close friend of mine regarding some struggles that he had been facing with his training. More specifically, we discussed how some of life’s challenges have had a direct impact on the overall success of his training sessions, as well as his mindset towards training … Continue reading Falling in Love with Training

 

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The Cowboy Rides Off

Posted on September 29, 2021


Unioners,   We learn, we get stronger, we grow, and we move on. That is the SparkNote story of our faithful amigo Josh Elsas.   Josh is one of our good friends and lifters and king of all podcast producers. He graduated from Robert Morris University (RMU) with a degree in television and video production. … Continue reading The Cowboy Rides Off

 

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Meditation, Training, & Health

Posted on September 28, 2021


People who train love to talk about the anabolic window. This is the magical window of time that you have to eat a metric ton of protein after you train, or you will lose all that you trained for. As you probably noticed I am joking (a little). The point is that if you name … Continue reading Meditation, Training, & Health

 

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Intern Spotlight, Mikaela

Posted on September 23, 2021


Hello! My name is Mikaela, and I am one of the interns at Union Fitness this semester. I am technically in my junior year at Chatham University. I will be going onto graduate school for Occupational Therapy hopefully after this year. I am currently in my undergrad for Exercise Science, and I enjoy it very … Continue reading Intern Spotlight, Mikaela

 

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CeJ and His Strongman Ways

Posted on September 22, 2021


Union,   About 12 weeks ago, I decided to train for something that I have never done but always thought looked cool. Fast forward a few weeks and wham bam, first Strongman competition is in the books.   Most of us at Union know how powerlifting meets go and the general rules and procedures of them, … Continue reading CeJ and His Strongman Ways

 

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The Adventures of Dave

Posted on September 21, 2021


Here at UF we have a diverse, sometimes strong, and interesting staff. I am very proud that we have been able to pull so many interesting people together to make us what we are today. In this blog I want to give you a better understanding of Dave Jackson. Also, you will have the opportunity … Continue reading The Adventures of Dave

 

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Kabuki Open Recap

Posted on September 16, 2021


This past weekend we hosted the 2nd annual USPA Kabuki Open powerlifting meet held at your very own Union Fitness. I have been around the sport for over a decade, and this was hands down one of the best meets that I have ever been a part of. The weather was absolutely perfect, the crowd … Continue reading Kabuki Open Recap

 

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Intern Spotlight, Olivia

Posted on September 15, 2021


Hi everyone, my name is Liv, I am an intern with Union Fitness this semester! Currently, I am in my senior year of undergrad at Chatham University in the Shadyside / Squirrel area, majoring in exercise science with a minor in psychology. Next year I will go to graduate school to pursue a degree in … Continue reading Intern Spotlight, Olivia

 

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Thank You

Posted on September 14, 2021


We were able to host the USPA Kabuki Open here at Union Fitness over the weekend. I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made this event (and many of our events) such a success.   Doug, Candi, and their USPA crew. This event wouldn’t happen without them.   Pitt Powerlifting. These … Continue reading Thank You

 

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