The Impact of Alcohol on Reaching Goals

by Sean Preuss

The Impact of Alcohol on Reaching Goals Mission Monday Episode 14 The Impact of Alcohol on Reaching Goals Mission Monday Episode 14 Achieving great results comes from being consistent with exercise and diet habits. Being consistent, though, does not mean you need to completely eliminate what you enjoy.One thing many of us enjoy is having […]

The Workout That Solved Every Problem

by Jordan Thomson

The Workout That Solved Every Problem She Wanted Solved The Workout That Solved Every Problem She Wanted Solved Susan Hauser, 73 years old, was mourning the loss of her husband and recovering from cancer. During an extremely difficult time in her life, a phone call brought a glimmer of hope. Here is her story… “My […]

Strength Training & Longevity

by Sean Preuss

Strength Training & Longevity Mission Monday Episode 13 Strength Training & Longevity Mission Monday Episode 13 If you want to live longer, there’s a proven activity that can help you: strength training. There are a number of studies showing that strength training — and the benefits that it provides — are linked to greater longevity. […]

How much protein do I need to build muscle

by Jordan Thomson

How much protein do you need to build muscle? How much protein do you need to build muscle? Hitting that point of temporary muscle failure on each exercise is the most important factor in getting benefits from strength training, in our opinion. But, it’s not the only factor that can affect results. Have you ever […]

Free Weights vs Machines

by Sean Preuss

Free Weights vs Machines, What’s Better? Free weights or machines? This debate has existed in the fitness industry since the first strength training machines were invented in the 1970s. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as “____ is better.” Machines and free weights both have benefits and drawbacks. Read below to learn which option is best […]

The Value of Virtual Training

by Sean Preuss

The Value of Virtual Training Mission Monday Episode 12 In the last two years, we’ve become a remote world. Many people now use platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams to attend school and for work meetings. But there are some things, though, that just don’t work in the remote world that we now live in. […]

Member Feature Karen Orendain

by Jordan Thomson

At 65, She Doesn’t Feel At-Risk for Heart Attack Anymore. “I knew I needed to make a change in my life. I wasn’t working out and I was helping take care of my mom. She had a lot of health issues, was very weak, falling, and had a lot of problems. I knew that I […]

Machines vs Free Weights for Hypertrophy

by Sean Preuss

Machines vs Free Weights for Hypertrophy Mission Monday Episode 11 If you want to build your muscles, you have to use free weights…Right? This is a common belief in strength training. Many of us have read fitness magazines and looked at bodybuilding websites. Most of the suggested exercises are free weights. This begs the question: […]

Trainer Feature Raechel Larson

by Jordan Thomson

Featured Trainer Raechel Larson Personal Training is in her genes! Raechel Larson began her training career at the young age of 3 and has been actively involved in fitness ever since. Growing up, Raechel’s mom was a Personal Trainer and would bring Raechel to the gym while she taught aerobics classes. As she got older, […]

Strength Training for Parkinson’s

by Jordan Thomson

Strength training for Parkinson’s disease: Slowing the Progression Due to high-profile cases in recent decades, the US is very aware of Parkinson’s disease. Celebrities like Michael J. Fox, Ozzy Osborne, and late icons Muhammad Ali and Johnny Cash are a few of the famous names who were/are inflicted with the disease. In the US, 60,000 […]