We “Can’t Even Deal”

We “Can’t Even Deal”

16

Oct

2015

In fairness, the title is only a slight jab at the common figure of speech employed by stereotypical young urban professionals (especially in Los Angeles). "I can't even deal," is a social phenomenon that's obviously grown beyond the literal meaning of the words in the sentence. I'd argue, however, that age and genera aside ...
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DEUCE Media: Movement Insights

15

Oct

2015

We're constantly looking for ways to evolve and push DEUCE to it's maximum potential, and DEUCE Media is just another way we can do that. You may notice more and more content coming from us across multiple mediums.We have something to say, so we can't be silent.The first major contribution we're launching from DEUCE Media i ...
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Fall Strength Challenge – Chapter 6

Fall Strength Challenge – Chapter 6

14

Oct

2015

Have you tried different things this challenge? Some things may not work as well for you as they work for someone else. Tinkering to find your own mix is important.Your body is definitely your own and your situation is your own, as well. Over the past six or so weeks it has become very apparent to me that working out five o ...
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The Taboo of General Maintenance

The Taboo of General Maintenance

13

Oct

2015

Even though in your immediate social circle it may be normal to squat heavy, box jump, pull up, and kettlebell swing yourself into oblivion, it's still helpful sometime to be reminded that you're demanding a ton of yourself. No matter how vital, even (dare I say) "primal," functional training is still a burden on the body, ...
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The Unknowables

The Unknowables

12

Oct

2015

Considering I stole the diagram below off of the internet with a simple Google search, it's safe to say that this concept can deployed in many more arenas that just fitness. Nonetheless, as you're reading this there are things you know about fitness (resistance training builds strength). There are also things you know that ...
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BIRTHFIT eBook is LIVE

BIRTHFIT eBook is LIVE

9

Oct

2015

If you've spent any considerable amount of time at DEUCE Gym, you've seen groups of beautiful pregnant women going through movement drills, training, and listening to workshops on pregnancy. We're lucky to be one of ten nationwide BIRTHFIT Affiliates spreading the gospel of an empowered birth experience in a time that women ...
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A New Student; Empathy

A New Student; Empathy

8

Oct

2015

Boy, I never would have imagined in 10,000 years that I'd be spending any time in a place like THIS. "Just show up," that's what I keep telling myself. I wish it was that simple. I bet these weights get heavy but I'd be lying if I told you that it wasn't a heck of an effort trying to pretend like I don't care what people t ...
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Fall Strength Challenge – Chapter 5

Fall Strength Challenge – Chapter 5

7

Oct

2015

Hopefully you are still in this challenge working on your weaknesses. If you have been out of the game, don’t be discouraged. There is still time to get some work in. Excuse my rudimentary drawing skills, but I want to talk about the whiteboard art below.  On the X axis is time, and on the Y axis is load lifted. The ...
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An Every Day Person

An Every Day Person

6

Oct

2015

The problem with real life is that it's boring. The every-day-ness of it is monotonous and, even in the most captivating people's lives, under-whelmingly regular. Before you get defensive and tell me that this is "only true if you live that way" and "life's what you make it," keep in mind that even James Bond has errands ...
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Buying in to Uncertainty

Buying in to Uncertainty

5

Oct

2015

First and foremost, you'll always be looked after here. Furthermore, the conversation with your coach will almost always be one of pulling back the reigns from load and intensity towards skill and quality.That being said, I want to open the flood gates a bit on a limited perspective in the gym that occurs when athletes need ...
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