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Curtis’ October Training Log

Posted on October 25, 2019


I am currently 2 weeks out from returning to the platform after some time off. I must say, I’m more excited than I have been in a very long time. Not so much just for myself, but because Union Fitness has a large group of lifters that will be competing as well. As of now, … Continue reading Curtis’ October Training Log

 

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Lindsey’s Dialed-in Nutrition

Posted on October 23, 2019


My diet has been remarkably boring recently, so when I sat down to write this I wasn’t sure what to put on the page. As I get closer to my big meet/marathon weekend, I’m doing everything I can to decrease inflammation, ease my digestion, and keep my weight stable. I’d been struggling to keep weight … Continue reading Lindsey’s Dialed-in Nutrition

 

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Hello from Hamer

Posted on October 21, 2019


New Challenges and New Goals. For those that do not know me I am Todd Hamer, and I’m the new general manager here at Union Fitness. I have been working in collegiate strength and conditioning for most of my career. Most recently, I was the Director of Strength and Conditioning at The George Washington University. … Continue reading Hello from Hamer

 

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Cayt’s October Training Log

Posted on October 18, 2019


The Live Large Fall Brawl meet is 3 weeks away for 10 of us at Union Fitness!  We are reaching our heaviest singles before we begin to de-load into meet day.  Although my body is about ready for a break, I am mentally in a really good spot and excited to see what happens that … Continue reading Cayt’s October Training Log

 

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Meal of the Week – Mariah’s Cilantro Lime Salmon

Posted on October 16, 2019


Can you say superfood?! Salmon has so many health benefits as well as being uber tasty! It’s probably top of my favorite sea meals. Going forward, I’m trying to incorporate new dishes into my prep besides just chicken and rice. I want to add some flavor to my routine so let’s see how these couple … Continue reading Meal of the Week – Mariah’s Cilantro Lime Salmon

 

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Lindsey’s October Training Log

Posted on October 11, 2019


I’m 6 weeks away from the meet/marathon weekend, so training is getting more intense in the weight room and longer on the road. I won’t lie, while I am enjoying the hell out of training this way, I am tired and hungry pretty much all the time. As I type this, I’m fighting off sleep … Continue reading Lindsey’s October Training Log

 

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Lindsey’s Full Day of Eating

Posted on October 9, 2019


I’m just over 6 weeks from my next powerlifting meet and my first full marathon, so training is ramping up quickly. I’ve noticed I’m not recovering from workouts very well and I’ve lost a little weight, so priority #1 right now is increasing my food intake. This is difficult for me for a variety of … Continue reading Lindsey’s Full Day of Eating

 

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Frequently Asked PT Questions with Jared Caroff, DPT

Posted on October 7, 2019


As a physical therapist, I get asked a lot of questions about pain and what to do about it (both in and out of my office) and I love being able to use my background and knowledge base to help guide people in the right direction.  I figured that this would be a good way … Continue reading Frequently Asked PT Questions with Jared Caroff, DPT

 

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Mariah’s First Meet – A Recap for New Competitors

Posted on October 4, 2019


If you’re someone who has casually lifted for a couple of years and might want to try a powerlifting meet – take a gander. First off, find a coach you trust and have full transparency in goals and expectations. They will be your guide to success and right-hand man/woman through your journey. I wouldn’t have … Continue reading Mariah’s First Meet – A Recap for New Competitors

 

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Meal of the Week – Cayt’s Quick Everyday Meals

Posted on October 2, 2019


During the week, my meals are rarely anything exciting.  If you stop in the office during my lunch or dinner time, you will more than likely see me eating the same meal every single day.  It is the easiest for me and it accomplishes my goals at the moment. Grocery shopping for me happens Sunday … Continue reading Meal of the Week – Cayt’s Quick Everyday Meals

 

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