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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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Reading for knowledge or pleasure- which is better?

Posted on July 15, 2019


Truthfully, I have been struggling with what to write about. I have ideas, but I don’t feel like I have enough resources yet to put out information. I have a few I am excited about that will come alive soon enough.    So for now I am writing about something that has been acting on … Continue reading Reading for knowledge or pleasure- which is better?

 

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July Training Log- Ryan Addresses Some Weak Points

Posted on July 12, 2019


7/12 Building is the goal. Some weak points need to be built and others would be fun to push. My training approach for my upper and lower days are a little different. I will break down my log into Upper and Lower to better describe what I plan on doing. Most if not all the … Continue reading July Training Log- Ryan Addresses Some Weak Points

 

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Meal of the week- Ryan’s sunny side up special

Posted on July 10, 2019


Food log 7/3   I have recently moved- the downside is my commute is no longer down the stairwell, out the door, and into UF.  But I love where I’m living- beautiful location, more space, and a patio – so it has been a great decision. One of the biggest upgrades is the size of … Continue reading Meal of the week- Ryan’s sunny side up special

 

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Self-efficacy…got it? Want it?

Posted on July 8, 2019


What Is Self-Efficacy and Why You Need It In the Gym   When you walk up to a heavy barbell, attempting to squat a new PR do you feel like you can rise up and crush that lift or do you place it on your back, feel the heaviness you’ve never felt before and re-rack, … Continue reading Self-efficacy…got it? Want it?

 

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June Training Log- Lindsey’s Crazy 48 hour goal

Posted on June 28, 2019


Lindsey’s Training Log   We recently had the “goal-setting conversation” as a staff – something we hadn’t done for a long time. Coming up with work-related goals was easy (there are a lot of things I’m excited to get under way in order to make UF a more efficient place) and I already knew I … Continue reading June Training Log- Lindsey’s Crazy 48 hour goal

 

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Meal of the Week – Alexa’s Carb Potpourri

Posted on June 26, 2019


Alexa’s Meal of the Week     Picture this…you just finished a grueling squat session followed by loads of accessory work and all you want to do is eat carbohydrates that not only replace the portion of glycogen that you may have lost BUT also provide nutrients that are necessary for survival, adequate blood flow, … Continue reading Meal of the Week – Alexa’s Carb Potpourri

 

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June State of the Union

Posted on June 24, 2019


June State of the Union, Fitness   It’s that time again. Welcome to June’s State of the Union.    We’re halfway through 2019…HALFWAY. I’m reminded of an old phrase that, fortunately or unfortunately, replays in my head often. I used to go to basketball camp every summer with my friends. I went to the same … Continue reading June State of the Union

 

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