This Exaggeration is Killing You

This Exaggeration is Killing You

8

Jul

2019

Earlier today this idea came to me and so far (at 10:16pm) it seems like it still holds up. Here’s my thought:“Becoming nearly your best takes far less effort than you assume. Reaching your peak potential takes even more effort than you assume.”There are two very important messages here. The first is of minor importan ...
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FREE Community Workout Saturday

FREE Community Workout Saturday

5

Jul

2019

That’s tomorrow! We’ve got a special 90-minute training day planned for your and your friends. And, it’s FREE! Every first Saturday of the month we open our doors to the community to give the gift of coaching and fitness. It’s fully appropriate for students of all levels and we hope you take us up on our offer. ...
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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

4

Jul

2019

**All Classes are Closed in Observance of Independence Day**Beyond living in a country that allows for personal freedoms that aren’t enjoyed universally, if you’re reading this you are likely also an able bodied individual. What cause for celebration!While we don’t have classes today, I’d like to personally p ...
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ENROLLING: Small Group Breath & Exposure

ENROLLING: Small Group Breath & Exposure

3

Jul

2019

Ever wondered what these images of people smiling ear to ear while submerged in ice are all about? Our newest specialty course, DEUCE Breath & Exposure, offers an 8-week introductory course that meets twice per week to teach you everything you need to know about performance breathing and the benefits of both heat and ic ...
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Fourth of July Schedule

Fourth of July Schedule

2

Jul

2019

As Independence Day approaches, we’d like to give you an update of our special schedule. With the holiday and it being the first Saturday of the month, we’ve got an action packed week. Here’s the special agenda:Thursday July 4th - CLOSEDFriday July 5th - Open Gym (6:30am-Noo ...
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FREE Brain Fitness + Community

FREE Brain Fitness + Community

1

Jul

2019

Imagine yourself in a crowded café. When you think about the individuals around you, can you imagine that they each have some desire for a wonderful life inside of them? I can. Why then have statistically most of these people given up their peak selves? We are knowingly choosing to forgo what we really want in life and all ...
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Disaster in the Bike Lane

Disaster in the Bike Lane

28

Jun

2019

It’s 6:03am. A young man, headphones in, is barreling down the bike lane on foot. It doesn’t matter that he’s on foot because the street, Montana Avenue, isn’t awake yet. The picturesque Santa Monica haven for boutique shopping and green smoothies will be too lively for such ownership of the road in a few hours, but ...
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A Complete List of What to Do

A Complete List of What to Do

27

Jun

2019

You know, they say that all you can do is all you can do and that’s always enough. Remember that. What else could you do anyhow? Logan Gelbrich  @functionalcoach ...
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The Wonder of the Human Body

The Wonder of the Human Body

26

Jun

2019

Did you know that when you soak your hands in water and they get pruny that it’s not a reaction to them being “waterlogged” like the common urban legend explains? It’s actually a mechanism that gives your skin more grip when around wet surfaces. Your body is amazing. Still not amused? Have you ever seen a ...
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Janda’s “Upper Crossed Syndrome”

Janda’s “Upper Crossed Syndrome”

25

Jun

2019

The shoulder is a beautiful joint. It has incredible freedom and is home to the prime moving engines of the upper body. This explains why it’s a hot zone for issues of pain with athletes. It’s a double whammy. Incredible freedom makes the shoulder vulnerable and less stable, while its prime focus for upper body work mea ...
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