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Jan 2nd, 2017

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New Year and Reflections of 2016

We have had such a successful year last year. We are growing so fast here in Boulder it’s hard sometimes to keep a handle on it. But we also had some growing pains and learned some good but painful lessons. Looking forward to the new year and seeing what 2017 brings us. But for sure […]

Nov 9th, 2016

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Shoulder Seminar

We are having a shoulder seminar on December 10th from 12:30 to 2:30. Our focus will be teaching how to deal with shoulder pain, impingement’s, and weakness. We will be teaching about self myofascial release, how to mobilize the shoulder, specific strengthening exercises to support the shoulder girdle as well as the posterior chain, and […]

Oct 11th, 2016

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Hurt Shoulders Suck

Do your shoulders hurt? Having shoulder pain sucks!!!! No doubt about it. Well you have come to the right place. Shoulders are a complicated joint but generally speaking problems can be whittled down to a few things, tight lats, tight traps, and tight pecs. With a foam roller and a softball or lax ball you […]

Oct 6th, 2016

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Hard ass

Is your butt hard or soft? Your glutes are involved in more than you think. Locomotion, knee stabilization, back health, and a lot more. There are also small muscles deep in your glutes that are very important when it comes to stabilizing the knee. If you want to have healthy knees and strong glutes you […]

Sep 29th, 2016

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Rest

Did you know that all the good stuff happens while you rest? If you want to get bigger and stronger then you have to sleep. Getting a good night’s sleep allows your body to function at its highest ability. So, starting tonight go to bed at a reasonable hour and get some deep sleep.

Sep 23rd, 2016

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Do you lift bro?

I watched a friend of mine cone into the gym this week and wreck himself for 3 days in a row and it left me with a troubling sense. As winter is approaching and the ski and snowmobile season is fast approaching it’s important to be strong. Strength is the glue that holds everything together. […]

Sep 15th, 2016

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Stress relief

I have one of those weeks. You know where everything is a fight, computer crashes, accounting software isn’t supported anymore, kid has multiple meltdowns, sleepless nights,etc. It’s weeks like these that I really look forward to my workouts and I find no matter how tired I am or how much I do think want to […]

Sep 1st, 2016

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Lessons in the gym

I have been in the gym for over 20 yrs. Over those years many things have come and gone. I have seen the rise and fall of body building, spinning, machine based training, etc. But the one thing that never changes, never will change, and never should change is picking up heavy things. If you […]

Aug 24th, 2016

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Barbell complexes

I’m reading Dan Johns latest book and he mentions Javorek barbell complexes. I only had 30 mins yesterday to get in a workout and I decided to try the complex. The only rule is that once you start you can’t let go of the barbell until you have finished the set, and you want the […]

Aug 16th, 2016

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Track and field

Want to know what the key to speed and power is? It’s built through squats, deadlifts, and plyometrics. This analogy will make sense take 2, 180lb male athletes and one (A) has a 1.5 body weight deadlift totalling 270lbs and the other athlete (B) has a 2x body weight deadlift totalling 360lbs. Athlete B will […]