Time Out: You’re Amazing

Time Out: You’re Amazing

27

Aug

2011

Given that you look at yourself everyday in the mirror and that you don't have perfect perspective on where you have been, where you are now, and where you are going, chances are you can't see what's happening to you. If you've been a student here for some time now, chances are you are missing the amount of progress you're ...
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Being a Student of the Game

Being a Student of the Game

26

Aug

2011

Don't. Stop. Learning...Ever.Just like any other athlete, goal setting is important. A while back I set a goal to have a 300lb Clean & Jerk by the end of September. I'm close, but Olympic Weightlifting, like life, doesn't offer points for "almost."Naturally, in the days and weeks following I drilled skill work, reviewed ...
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Nutrition: Advice in Surplus, Results Scarce

Nutrition: Advice in Surplus, Results Scarce

25

Aug

2011

If you're looking for nutrition tips it may not be long into your search until you've got the feeling that you're drinking out of a fire hose. Yet, statistics reveal that Americans who are not clinically obese may soon be in the minority! One would think that with the apparent surplus of nutritional "knowledge" floating aro ...
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Our Team

Our Team

23

Aug

2011

Ok, not all of us played team sports past our elementary school days let alone high school and beyond. Whether you were a intramural star in college, an All-American, or you "retired" after a few years of Little League, I think we all can relate to the power of a team atmosphere.To me, the idea of being on a team is about a ...
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Death by Sitting

Death by Sitting

22

Aug

2011

We have become such a chair born society, most of us have desk jobs, that confine us to sitting for at least 7 hours. Then we come home from a long days work, and either sit at a computer desk, or on a couch!Most of us sit more than we sleep! So what’s so bad about that?Here is a great informative video from Mobility Spec ...
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New Class Times! New Location!

New Class Times! New Location!

22

Aug

2011

I couldn't be more excited to announce the growth of Functional Fitness on the Bluffs. In just a few short months, Danny, Annie, and I have turned an idea into a reality. Our reality is a community of people that are committed to the process of getting better. Our little group on our little bluff, has become a force to be r ...
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Saved by a Lifestyle

Saved by a Lifestyle

20

Aug

2011

Just yesterday I was wrapping up something, when I caught myself running through my mental checklist for the day. I absolutely had to get my car serviced, as I was a few too many thousand miles over my next scheduled maintenance. I had to workout. I had to finish a short list of emails. And, so on and so forth.Nothing abou ...
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How To: Get What You Said You Wanted

How To: Get What You Said You Wanted

18

Aug

2011

Our job is to get you to where ever it is you want to go. You want to run a sub-4 hour marathon? You got it. Want to loose 40lbs? Sure thing. Want to get down under 10% body fat? Deal.Luckily for Danny, Annie, and I, if you keep showing up and we coach the way we know how, you'll get exactly what you want. Every. Damn. Time ...
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Mid-Month Check In

Mid-Month Check In

16

Aug

2011

So, it is mid-way through August and I thought I would do a mid-month check-in.This is your opportunity to put yourself out there and let the FFOTB community hold YOU accountable to push you to a new and higher level. Prove to yourself that you can do it. It is amazing the improvements you can have in a one month period whe ...
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Plumbing Hell: And there’s nothing you can do about it!

Plumbing Hell: And there’s nothing you can do about it!

12

Aug

2011

I’ve got a very busy schedule. Seriously, I’m a busy guy. This isn’t a pity party by any means, but just listen to me complain for a second…I don’t get enough sleep. I’m up before the sun everyday. I’ve got three jobs, training, food prep to do. I’ve got to be a son, a boyfriend, an athlete, a coach, and the ...
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