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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Shoulders

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 5, 2019

Our yoga pose of the week is a supine shoulder extension. If you have tight shoulders from working hard in the gym, or even feel extra tightness in your chest and shoulders from sitting at a desk all day, this pose will help! It is beginner-friendly and can be done anywhere at any time. The […]

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How Do I Know If I’m Ready To Compete in Strength Sports?

By Vanessa Kiriakou | May 2, 2019

Have you been thinking about competing in strength sports but don’t quite know if you’re ready or if it’s for you? Here’s a guide to what you should know before deciding if you want to compete for the first time in Powerlifting or Weightlifting. First things first… What’s the difference between Powerlifting and Weightlifting? Powerlifting […]

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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Low Back & Hips

By Vanessa Kiriakou | April 28, 2019

You work hard in the gym to build muscle, burn fat and crush your goals, but what are you doing to work on your recovery? Every exercise regimen should include recovery elements. These include proper nutrition, sleep, and any other actions taken to maximize the body’s repair, such as mobility work! One way to get […]

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