December 26, 2017

Coach Angela checking in.

Lately, I have been attending more social functions. It's that time of year where folks gather inside and catch up as the temperatures drop. One thing that keeps happening? A well meaning friend gushes, "This is Angela and she owns Fit Club. He...

July 30, 2017

When it comes to strength training, it is easy to get attached to the "burn" or sensation of pulling tension in particular lifts or movements. I am convinced it is this almost palpable sensation that makes exercisers think, "Wow, that was a killer workout!"

And that bri...

July 17, 2017

As we age, we often fail to maintain our entire core, which includes the diaphragm at the top and the pelvic floor at the bottom. Whether a result of long bouts of inactivity, severe trauma, invasive or multiple surgeries, or chronic conditions, many students are eithe...

July 5, 2017

If you have been following my Instagram closely enough to read the string of hashtags that conclude the many lengthy posts, you may have spied this one. What does it mean?

While the human brain is widely regarded as the most sophisticated structure in the universe, it i...

June 19, 2017

I have been using the term "gluteal amnesia" a lot in classes and training sessions these days. Mostly because I just keep seeing it. It's something that happens to a lot of my students that spend a good portion of their day sitting and/or have been running with injuri...

June 14, 2017

With so much emphasis on key weight lifting exercises like the barbell squat and deadlift, the grip doesn't always get its due. So often, it is the one limiting factor in students' pull-ups and deadlifts. So while chasing progress in either, I won't argue. Truth is, by...

June 9, 2017

Today is Kate's birthday.

Kate is one of our longest standing members at Fit Club. In fact, she started out with us before we were even Fit Club. That's right! She was one of the brave few that traipsed through my backyard to train at the unholy 5:15a hour for months b...

May 12, 2017

In yesterday's post, I listed my top 6 areas to invest more in your health. My top pick may not be in your budget, but that doesn't mean you need to suffer a moment longer. With a few simple hacks, you can drastically improve your comfort and overall sleep quality.

Why...

May 11, 2017

There are times in life where you could be wasting a ton of money when it comes to your health. You could be paying over 47% more for produce that is not in any way healthier or more nutritious when you don't need to. But where is skimping a bad idea?

  1. Your mattress:...

May 9, 2017

dur-UH-bil-a-TEE/: the ability to withstand wear, pressure, or damage. This class is focused on restorative movement and recovery. Using ground-based movement, soft tissue release, and functional mobility to promote longevity and sustainable long-term progress.

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