Two Interns on the Loose

If you didn’t know, we’ve currently got two active coaching interns: Pasha (Austin) and Amanda. These two have been assisting in On Ramp classes and will soon be working as assistant coaches in some regular classes – look for them! They’ve both got a lot of expertise and experience and are sure to be great…

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Hibernation: Adjusting to Darker and Shorter Days, Part 2

Recently, Jessica Latham addressed Harvard Medical’s publication on six important reasons why not to scrimp on sleep.  Read on to learn about how to get a little extra sleep and rest during the winter months. While our daily lifestyle choices and food gathering are a bit different than our Paleolithic ancestors, our biological instinct still…

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Happy Turkey Day!

We hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving with friends and family. Thursday class at 10 am, Friday at 10 am and 5 pm, and Saturday at 10 am. Back to usual on Monday.

Welcome Coach Lance

We are very pleased to announce the addition of Lance Velasquez to our coaching staff. Lance was here a few weeks ago when he guest-taught a class, and was given a big thumbs up by members and staff. Learn more about him below, and be sure to introduce yourselves when you see him this week.…

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Hibernation: Adjusting to Darker and Shorter Days, Part I

This is our first post by Jessica Latham. Look for more to come! Finding it harder to get out of bed lately? If so, you’re not alone. But if you, along with the many other victims think sheer snoozing is the biggest disaster to your day, think again. “Sleeping through your alarm, or falling asleep…

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Qualified!

Feels kind of weird to be tooting my own horn here on the blog, or even writing in first person at all, but I have something I’m proud to share: this weekend I qualified for the American Open – a national level competition- in Weightlifting. This wasn’t by chance, which is why I want to…

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Pretty Push Ups

The push-up is one of those things that when done well doesn’t draw much attention—it’s not a flashy feat of athleticism. However, in my opinion, how one performs a push-up is indicative of that individual’s athletic foundation, and possibly more importantly, how committed one is to excellence in movement and performance. Sloppy push-ups suggest to…

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What’s a “Testing Week”?

Many of you have asked about the “Testing Week” headline in the Workout of the Day box to your right. Good! You should be asking. Because most members here are training for general health and fitness (not competition) we want to make sure you are achieving increased fitness, and what we’ll call “balanced” fitness. So…

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