What Could Go Right?

What Could Go Right?

At times of great change in my life, I always stop to remind myself of one key circumstance: I am always nervous right before something amazing happens. Living in a world that continues to exhaust us with one painful story after another, and social media bombards us...

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The 1 Minute Movement Challenge

The 1 Minute Movement Challenge

Let’s try an experiment. Do this 1 Minute Challenge right now: Take out your smart phone or watch and set a countdown. Start the clock and walk. For 60 total seconds, there is to be no texting, calling, or distractions… JUST MOVEMENT. Pause reading this and GO! …....

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Accepting the Gift of Inconvenience

Accepting the Gift of Inconvenience

It is inevitable that we will be posed with challenges in our life. Some may even venture to say that it is integral to the human experience. But, to many, the burden that looming obstacles approaching in the distance can prove to be an emotionally crippling notion....

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Lessons Learned – Volume 1

I did a little math the other day, and I realized I have been weight training in some capacity for about 20 years now. Damn… time has flown by. A driving force as I moved from just training for myself to guiding others on their fitness journeys, has always been to...

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Summer Diet Hacks

Summer Diet Hacks

Keeping to your diet during the summer season can be challenging.This is the time of year where the parties and barbecues start to get lined up and sticking to a healthier lifestyle can be tested. You want to enjoy your life but remain on track with your fitness...

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3 Reasons Why You Need a Coach

3 Reasons Why You Need a Coach

Are you struggling to reach your fitness goals? Here are 3 reasons why hiring a coach is the right decision for you: 1. Efficiency Problem: "Information Overload" Role of Coach: Save You Time It is a coach's JOB to sift through the myriad of, often-conflicting, wealth...

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How to Make Every Workout a Good Workout

How to Make Every Workout a Good Workout

Have you ever been in the middle of a workout that wasn’t going well, wondering what was negatively impacting your performance?   Sometimes we think it’s the music. The tempo isn’t quite right.   Or maybe it’s the programming. Something about the programming just...

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House Rules

House Rules

Since the start of Purebred Athletics, there has been incredible motivation, inspiration, and growth in our community. As we’ve started thinking about a common theme that binds all levels of people associated with our gym, from owners to staff to members, what we’ve...

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The Cost of Opportunity

The Cost of Opportunity

Isn’t it interesting that, in the process of getting what we want, the sacrifices we make increase?   In general, we are not inclined to want to make sacrifices. Yet this is exactly what gets us to where we want to be in our lives.   When you invest in a business, or...

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Tips for Training Going into Warmer Days

Tips for Training Going into Warmer Days

As anyone in upstate New York can attest, the weather turns quickly around here. After a long, drawn out winter, we’re starting to see glimpses of brighter days. Let's get ahead on prepping for training when the heat gets here:   Stay Hydrated   Not that this isn't a...

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