1st Annual Gateway Responder Competition Event

1st Annual Gateway Responder Competition Event

Below are listed the events for the Gateway Responders Competition! There are five events that we will be using to accumulate each person’s scores. In some of the events, there are differences between the competitive and recreation divisions, such as the amount of...
Back Pain Sucks. My Fitness Empathy.

Back Pain Sucks. My Fitness Empathy.

Many trainers and coaches have an empathy story. This story is one that connects the coach to the athlete or client through a shared experience. Oftentimes, the story is of weight loss. The trainer has been through the trials and tribulations of losing weight, and has...

The Fitness “Info” Paralysis Effect

Once upon a time on January 1st…. It’s that time of year. The magical, almost mythical time when resolutions are made with conviction. Conviction that, “this time, I’m gonna see it through.” And that’s the end of the story. You all know the typical end. Fitness and...

You’re Right Sometimes, but You’re Always Wrong

I’m not Mr. Right. I’m Mr. Right Now. You’ve heard that phrase before. You’ve heard that phrase when it comes to finding the perfect relationship, job, house and so on. It’s not perfect, but it will do for now. It will do for this moment in time… but not in the...

How much time should you spend prepping for your workout?

“I’ll see ya in a half hour, I have to prep myself for our workout!” How much time should you spend prepping for your workout? Once upon a time, like 5 years ago, you couldn’t get ANYONE to do any targeted warm up for their workouts. Outside of a little treadmill...

But, But, But…the Research Says So!

“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.” -Jules Verne (A Journey to the Center of the Earth) Yeah, but the research says…… Fact: After 10,000 hours or so in the lab...