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04
10
2018

Deadlifts = Overrated?

A quick google search of “deadlift” will pull up hundreds of hits, most of which proclaiming it as the be-all and end-all of strength training. And truthfully, if you’re picking efficient exercises, it’s a pretty good one, considering a conventional deadlift strengthens… Gluteus Maximus: (Butt...

03
09
2018

Meet Hudson

If you’ve found the motivation to get to early morning Monday classes, you’ve likely had the pleasure of working out with Hudson Ludvigson. His dry sense of humor and quiet commentary help make Mondays survivable, and even enjoyable. As a student of strength, I especially appreciate his...

01
08
2018

Finding (And Keeping!) Your Motivation

At some point or another we have most likely muttered the words, “I have no motivation to…”  In my opinion motivation is a lot like will power. Some days we have ample amounts, and some days, well let’s be honest, the well is dry!   Lacking motivation and/or will power for a day or...

03
07
2018

Best-Laid Plans

I am a sucker for a concrete plan. I love black and white. Nuances freak me out. Give me a 12-week plan with reps, weights, sets, and rest times all specifically defined, and I will blissfully and religiously follow it to greatness…and injury. Best-laid plans…we all know how those turn o...

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06
2018

Meet Michelle

Michelle Lyons challenges all of our preconceived notions about elementary music teachers. Her stereotypical soft-spoken, lyrical, smooth voice is the perfect cover for the fiercest competitor in the room. We love that she comes to each class willing to try new things, attempt new weights, and accep...