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Pain Pain Go Away!

by Elana Priesman Working out hardcore is going to leave your body aching. Of course a nice plant based diet is going to help you recover like a lover, but sometimes you might twerk your body in the wrong way, and bam! So , here are some things I have found helpful in helping my […]

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the year of the open-mind

by Billy Prusinowski I have been a huge proponent of functional fitness for the past few years now, after sharing thoughts and tips with fellow personal trainers at my Gold’s Gym Santa Cruz (my former employer). Things like triple-extension movements (lifts where your ankle, knee and hip joints all involve themselves [like the CLEAN]) just […]

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Dealing With Injury

by Crystal Hammer Weightlifters can be stubborn, honestly that is what makes most of us keep going. When people tell us “no” or that we cannot do something, it only motivates us to push harder. But when it comes to injuries, we need to put these hard-headed attitudes aside and heal. Injuries can take many […]

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Injuries Suck!

by Christian Garcia As humans, we’re able to endure a lot of things; we’re a resilient species. However, just because we can endure those things, it doesn’t mean we come out just fine. As an athlete, I am more than familiar with people call injuries. I’ve had my fair share of injuries ranging from thoracic […]

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Perspective

by Mindy Collette As a full-time employee, living over an hour away from the city now, it can be very difficult to get to the gym. To make time to lift weights, pack protein shakes, L-Glutamine, and BCAA’s. But, where there’s a will there’s a way, and it’s been going well so far. Actually, really […]

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Emotionally Recovering from a Physical Injury

by Sally Andersen It was raining and rush hour, but that shouldn’t matter. I was following the rules of the road and staying in the bike lane. I was even wearing a neon pink helmet, reflective shirt and had my lights on. Regardless of the lengths that I went to insure my safety on my […]

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