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Gym Etiquette

By Urban Athlete | Aug 25, 2019

Avoid using heavy perfume or cologne.Be mindful of your personal hygiene: deodorant is recommended & wearing freshly laundered clothing.Don’t drop weights, use blue pads when deadlifting.Sanitize equipment, including mats, after use.Put weights & equipment away after use.Phone calls should not be made on the gym floor, move your conversation to the sitting area at the …

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Eating Out, Eating Right

By Wendy Peterson | Jun 28, 2019

It is easy to eat out in this day and age and not run the risk of breaking healthy habits you’ve worked so hard to maintain, as long as you know what to ask for. Learn to ask questions on how menu items are prepared, what ingredients are used, and what substitutions are possible. It’s …

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Back Exercises

By Alejandro Melgar | Jun 28, 2019

In this video, Alejandro brings us through various back exercises.

Conquer Temptation

By Wendy Peterson | Jun 18, 2019

It’s that time of year again!! That leisurely time of year where nice weather and cold drinks go hand-in-hand. Where family get together‘s and summer outings are packed with snacks and fun times. When you may feel it’s too nice out to go to the gym.  Temptations are abundant and your will power is put …

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Top 7 Healthy Habits

By Wendy Peterson | Jun 10, 2019

A lot of people ask me what is the quickest and easiest way to get healthy. While I know they are all hoping for a simple answer, the reality is that getting and staying healthy is a lifestyle, not a quick fix. If there was an easy button, we would all look like the cover …

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Chest Exercises

By Alejandro Melgar | Jun 10, 2019

In this video, Alejandro brings us through various chest (push) exercises.

Enjoying The Journey

By Alejandro Melgar | Jun 10, 2019

Hello transform athletes! I hope you have been well, and that you have been coming into the gym, trying the bootcamp, taking part in our classes, and seeking advice to help you with your goals. The midpoint mark just passed us by, so now we have 5 weeks left. I am sure some of you …

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10 Smart Snacking Tips

By Wendy Peterson | Jun 6, 2019

1. Check your HUNGER level. Are you actually hungry? Or are you tired? Bored? Lonely? Happy? Or did you just see a food commercial on TV? Catch a reoccurring pattern by tracking your ‘cravings’ in your notes on your phone or in a journal. If you aren’t actually hungry, skip the snack until you are. …

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Full Body Workout

By Alejandro Melgar | May 14, 2019

I have noticed a lot of work being had at the gym these past 5 weeks, both in the bootcamp and on the gym floor which is awesome! However, if say you haven’t been on the floor yet, it can be seemingly difficult to do so if you aren’t certain what to do, or where …

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