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Have You Tried The PIT Diet?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • February 13, 2020
I get into a lot of conversations about diets and usually the conversation gets into the effectiveness of one particular diet over another with reference to weight loss. With all of the incessantly loquacious jibber jabber hype on social and other media on diets…exercise trends…etc. I can see how easy it may be for some […]Read More >>

Are You Overdoing It With Exercise/Training?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • December 6, 2019
Several workouts missed because you seemingly have lost motivation to go to the gym and get in a ‘workout’. Been there…done that…so what! You my friend have likely succumbed to the world of becoming Overtrained. EVERYONE who works out…has worked out with any frequency of intensity has gone through this…will go through this…and will need […]Read More >>
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Don’t Workout…Till You Read This

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 26, 2019
Probably the most common error and biggest reason anyone might get injured in the gym is because they grind through a set of fatiguing exercise and at the same time…lose control of how their body is ‘performing’ the exercise. Maintaining your neutral posture during every rep of every exercise is more important than pushing through […]Read More >>

Gate Keeper

  • by Matt Jennings
  • December 31, 2017
Every seven weeks I give several (up to 14…) orientations for prospects looking to get into our 6 week body transformation challenge. Sometime during that orientation I promulgate my ideas about training and nutrition. Here’s one… ‘You Get Strong In The Gym…You Lose Fat In The Kitchen’ This is likely the best and most honest piece […]Read More >>

Top 5 Reasons You Missed A Lift (+3)

  • by Matt Jennings
  • December 21, 2017
On Saturday mornings at The Lift Gym we practice Strongman/Strong-Woman theme training. One of the staples on SM/SW days (as well as in our general training) are carries. Carries can be anything from Get Ups…Yoke Walks…Farmer Walks…Sand Bag Carries…Sled Work/Sand Bag Combos… Any way, last Saturday one of our tribe women asked me in frustration…”Why […]Read More >>