Powerlifting

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When most people hear powerlifting they think of hulk like men yelling and slamming weights around in the gym. While there are those who fit that description there are also those who go about their workout quietly reaping its benefits. Powerlifting is a workout focused on competing in bench, squat, … Read More

Take Bad Advice & Your Socks & Shoes Will Get Ruined.

Author: Ridge Personal Trainer Sean Beckett The scope of a personal trainer cuts a wide swath. There is the obvious anatomy and exercise execution, but a good trainer will also be a competent teacher, listener, psychologist, planner, and supporter to name just a few “hats” we wear. It is impossible … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Irena at Spartan Beast

After coming back from Ohio I also started Winter Conditioning at the Ridge. It’s very different type of a workout and I really like that I can still push myself. And call me crazy but I actually enjoy the pain and soreness the day after. No matter what kind of … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Irena at the OCR World Championships!

One of the things I’ve definitely learned in the last 6 weeks is how to say no. Shouldn’t be that hard but, it did take some practice and getting used to. With a full time job that often takes more than just 8 hours a day, and full on training … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Chris

Meet Chris.  He was chosen by the Ridge and Complete Nutrition as one of our weight gain candidates for the Total Body Transformation Project.  While honorably serving in the US Military, he suffered a debilitating back injury that caused him significant weight loss.  He turned to the Total Body Transformation … Read More

Fitness Matters | Physical Activity….What?

What is the difference between physical activity and exercise? Why should we be physically active?  What are the benefits? These are very common questions I often hear regarding physical activity and exercise. What is it? Physical activity can be defined as any movement that expends energy. Exercise is a type … Read More

Total Body Transformation Project | Update from Mike

Meet Mike.  He was chosen by the Ridge and Complete Nutrition as one of our “disease risk” candidates for the Total Body Transformation Project.  You may recognize him, he’s the Chief Meteorologist at KBZK.  On screen he’s full of energy, but behind the scenes he’s challenged with arthritis and Crohn’s disease, … Read More

Total Body Transformation | Update from Elizabeth

Meet Elizabeth.  She was chosen by the Ridge and Complete Nutrition as one of our “disease risk” candidates for the Total Body Transformation Project.  As a mom, she battled debilitating migraines and lack of sleep as she tried to take care of her son’s health issues over the last few … Read More

Total Body Transformation | Update from Irena

Meet Irena. She was chosen by the Ridge and Complete Nutrition as the athlete for the Total Body Transformation Project. As a full time teacher, she managed to train hard on her own for her first Spartan Race, and ended up qualifying for the OCR World Championship. Feeling that she … Read More

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