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Is Your Brake On?

Guest post written by: Charles Mayfield Chances are pretty good you have left the parking brake on in your car, truck, or sweet minivan at one point in your driving career, right? I’ll dispense with too deep of an explanation on parking brakes. It is important that everyone understand the role of this device. We… Continue Reading

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Do You Deep Squat Daily?

Guest post written by: Mike Sheridan   With the convenience that a toilet brings, it’s hard to argue that it’s even the least bit detrimental to our well-being. What used to occur in an unsheltered forest, for all of mother nature to witness, now happens in a private room in the convenience of your own… Continue Reading

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My Training at 43

Howdy! I hope you are all doing well. I started these training updates at the age of 39 as a bit of an accountability exercise. I was not sure how the initial post (or follow-ups) would be received, but I get a remarkable volume of questions inquiring what I’m up to currently. Someday I’ll get… Continue Reading

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Breathing, it’s For Everyone!

Guest post written by: Lucy Hendricks   If you read my last post, you already know that I’m a huge fan of breathing. In Bringing Awareness to Your Breath I discussed how important it is to notice your breathing, not only at the gym, but also throughout your daily life. People don’t only come to… Continue Reading

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Health as a By-Product

Guest post written by: Andrew Bowers   I was thirteen or fourteen, looking like Captain America (prior to the super-soldier serum). It was my first year of high-school and my first year of weights class. The work was hard, and the gains were slow; looking back I think that’s how most anything in life worth… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – DAY 30!!!

Day 30 Challenge: Evaluate your situation and progress. Ask yourself – “How do I feel and where are my energy levels now compared to when I started making these changes?” or “Has my gym performance and/or how my clothes fit changed since I have been eating better?” If you like your answers to these questions… Continue Reading

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Go Down Swinging…

This post was written by Russ Blanck, a 56-year old police officer who adopted CrossFit and a Paleo lifestyle as a means to maximize his functional fitness.  CrossFit and Paleo have helped him achieve his goals.  He works and trains alongside officers 20 to 30 years younger than him.  As a certified emergency manager he provides logistical… Continue Reading