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3 Keys To Creating Success For Youth Athletes 

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 24, 2021

College athletes, high school All Americans, or little league, any and all youth athletes need physical exercise. Exercise that is more than just running around at practice. Youth athletes need to be trained on how to control their body in space, get stronger, improve their performance on field, continue to be injury resilient, and become ...

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What Does it Mean to “Recover Well”?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 10, 2021

The ability to recover is an essential part of living an active lifestyle. Recovering well is both a science and an art. It takes careful attention to your body, intuition, and knowledge of exactly what you need to feel your best. How do you know if you need recovery? The tried and true: Listen to ...

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Security, Status, Solution

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 26, 2021

I used to be really uncomfortable talking to people about money. It’s a weird social thing. I remember when I was little being told that it’s rude to ask someone how much someone makes.   Most people feel uncomfortable talking about money. Why?    I imagine it’s because most people aren’t in control of their ...

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What to Eat Post Workout

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 6, 2021

What should I eat post workout? This is a golden question that often gets overlooked or inappropriately applied when trying to increase performance in sport or in the gym.  The first thing people reach for when they think about increasing their gym output is pre-workout.  I get it, I am no stranger to the effects ...

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What Fitness Can Do For You?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 29, 2021

When we hear someone say “I work out” most people will think that they are working out for some type of weight loss or management, but working out goes much farther than that. When we think about our health and fitness there is a larger scope to look at then just the physical sense of ...

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3 Ways To Develop Consistency

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 14, 2021

Anthony Robbins once said “In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.”     Being consistent is hard. It takes a great deal of effort to do what needs ...

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Should You Quit Drinking Diet Soda?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 8, 2021

It’s sweet, refreshing, and zero-calorie, but many say this beverage is bad for your body. What’s the real story? “Diet soda can’t be good for you.” Maybe you’ve heard this before. (Or said it yourself.) After all, diet soda offers no vitamins or antioxidants, and it’s usually artificially sweetened. So what, exactly, is “good” about ...

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Why “Community”?

I’m sometimes asked why community is one of our core values. In part, it is because it’s the word that our members use to describe their experiences with others here. When you become a member at Fortitude Strength you become part of a tribe. A group of like-minded people pursuing similar goals. In our case ...

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The Illusion of “Priorities”

When everything is important, nothing is There never seem to be enough hours in the day, am I right? I found myself doing this recently I’ll write up a list of tasks for the day in no particular order (problem #1) and attempt to work through them all with equal importance. I began to look ...

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All Things Are Equal In Fitness

I imagine that fitness, exercise, strength, whatever you want to call it can solve a lot of the world’s current problems. It may be a simplistic approach, but it’s tangible and offers so REAL results. Most of us know the health benefits of exercise. Live longer, feel better, improve mood, decrease anxiety and depression, lower ...

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