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How to be Successful at Spartan Races

I just finished my 5th Spartan race and my 4th Boise Spartan Sprint. I’m not a huge fan of running, but I love obstacles; therefore, the Sprint is perfect for me. This year I finished with a personal ...

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2019 - Get Fit Before Summer!

It’s still cold outside. It seems like it constantly dark and gloomy and if you’re like me it’s hard to stay motivated. That’s why this is the perfect time to start thinking about summer. Start envisi ...

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How to Be Fit for Motorcycle Track Days

I recently started taking my motorcycle and doing what is called “track days.” It’s basically taking your motorcycle to a race track and getting to ride it with a group of riders similar to your skill ...

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The Perfect Training Program for 2019!

Looking for the perfect training program? Guess what, there isn’t one! We’re constantly being swayed to believe that someone has discovered this totally new amazing gadget or technique that is taking ...

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Workout Ideas if You’re Staying at a Hotel

I recently went on a vacation with my family for several days. Any time I go on vacation, I wonder where I’m going to work out and what type of equipment I’ll have access to. On this most recent trip, ...

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How to Squat Correctly

At our personal training studio, Body Basics, we have almost all of our clients do some variation of a squat. This might be a barbell front squat (for the high performers), a kettlebell sumo squat, a ...

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Shoes and how they affect your flexibility

There are a lot of different types of shoes and it's important to wear the right shoes for the right purpose. I've noticed it's fairly common for people to think anything made by Nike or Addidas can b ...

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The Art of Performing Lunges

Lunges are one of the best classic lower body exercises around. One of the things I like about lunges are they load your body unilaterally. Meaning, each leg is supporting you in a totally different w ...

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Personal Training: Where to Begin

Let’s say you’re one of the many Americans that want to make a lifestyle change and begin to workout. You’ve decided you want to get into shape and start doing some research. You go online and google, ...

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