Balance

Balance

14

Nov

2017

Lately, balance has been quite a struggle for me personally. Kids very commonly bring this on. How do we adjust our schedules to accommodate four humans as opposed to two? Where do we find us time? How does work fit in? How do we do fitness things? We have chosen not to put our kids in day care all day. This is a double edg ...
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Preferential Lunging

Preferential Lunging

13

Nov

2017

I am a huge proponent of lunging. Unilateral movement is a terrific way to even out discrepancies you may have on one side versus the other. There are a few key points that I want to discuss when it comes to lunging.The first is the front or back lunge dilemma. People always ask which is better. The conversation should not ...
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(Not So) Secret Human Desire

(Not So) Secret Human Desire

10

Nov

2017

They like to say, “It’s a big world out there.” While that’s true, and we ought to gather some perspective from outside of our individual bubbles at times. It’s funny to me that it’s often by seeing the world, so to speak, that we can understand the things that are fundamentally true close to home.After having a ...
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PRO SHOP: *NEW* DEUCE Hats

PRO SHOP: *NEW* DEUCE Hats

9

Nov

2017

The pro shop is now stocked to the brim with not just one or two, but three new DEUCE Gym hats. Regardless of your style, we surely have a new lid for you.These adjustable hats have all three of the common representations of the DEUCE brand on them from the grey and white snapback with the classic diamond-two logo, to the c ...
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Protesting Greatness

Protesting Greatness

8

Nov

2017

If you can imagine, the Sydney Oprah House will host 1,500 performances this year. More than 1.2 million people will attend these performances and it's difficult to begin to fathom how many visitors will flock to the Sydney Oprah House to appreciate, photograph, or experience the modern architectural marvel that has become ...
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Let It Be (Complicated)

Let It Be (Complicated)

7

Nov

2017

It's only normal to simplify in an effort to make sense of things, isn't it? We do this with ourselves, too. Maybe try the opposite. Maybe we should stop pretending that things are so simple.While there is power in simplicity, there can be great beauty in complexity. Isn't that what makes an ornate stained glass window so b ...
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Every Day is Core Day

Every Day is Core Day

6

Nov

2017

The following is a guest entry from B!RTHF!T Senior Leadership Team member, founder of Coulee Health in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Dynamic Neuromuscular (DNS) Level-D Certified practitioners from the Prague School of Rehabilitation and Manual Medicine, Dr. Erica Boland DC.Last week, DEUCE Gym upped the core ante in the blog ...
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We Will Not Be Reduced to Our Stereotype

We Will Not Be Reduced to Our Stereotype

3

Nov

2017

We've had a few introspective conversations in staff meetings about aerobic capacity and building endurance at DEUCE Gym. While no one is of the mindset that we're ignoring the development of this pathway, there is a concerted effort going on that we do a better job. For the sake of full disclosure, this larger conversation ...
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The Edge

The Edge

2

Nov

2017

In our 'Intro Session' we talk about many things. One of the things I always talk about with people is the edge of their known fitness. That somewhat fuzzy place that feels like the limit of what they can do. A very clear metaphor for this is walking to the edge of a cliff. It makes total sense that near the edge you will f ...
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FREE Community Workout Saturday

FREE Community Workout Saturday

1

Nov

2017

Get your fitness fix this Saturday on us! That's right. We open our doors to the public for FREE the first Saturday of every month. The workout is open to all fitness levels and begins promptly at 9AM.Both non-members and members alike are welcome to join. If it's your first time training with us, we just ask that you come ...
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