Angie Pirtle's Guide to a Fit Pregnancy

I am back blogging  and sharing the  journey of my second pregnancy.   Today is day 119 of my pregnancy which puts me at exactly 17 weeks.  I wanted to wait until I was far enough along before I started blogging and today is day  one. As...

Run Faster, Jump Higher

  Athletes often come into Emerge with the goals: “I would like to increase my vertical” or “I would like to be faster at my forty yard dash”. The two most important qualities to increase your performance in vertical and speed are strength...

Randy Orton's Functional Training at Emerge, Day 2

Day 2 of Randy’s functional workouts included mostly multi-planar, movement specific exercises designed to tax the core as a whole.  A few exercises at the end were designed to be more core specific. 1) 2 Bosu TRX power push ups- 2 bosus stacked blue side...

Running Another Half Marathon in the Fall

My goal is simple – I want to be FIT! I also enjoy competing against myself when I run. I’m still plugging away striving to meet my fitness/running goals. If you’re an aging boomer like me, every step forward towards greater fitness can be a surprise...

Eating healthy and getting fatter?

In my ten years of personal training hundreds of clients, I have had the following discussion many, many times: PT: Alright, I understand your number one goal here is to lose weight, primarily body fat, correct? Client: Yes PT: Ok, the first thing to look at...