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You Gotta Lift!

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 28, 2020
It’s well-documented that weight loss is a function of energy balance; if you expend more calories than you consume, you lose weight. However, the composition of the weight lost is very important. In many diet strategies, 25% or more of weight loss comes from lean mass (primarily muscle tissue). Not only is this detrimental to […]Read More >>
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What Is BaseCamp30 at TheLIFTGym?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • December 3, 2019
We get a lot of questions about BaseCamp30. Here are a few recent ones: What is it? How can it benefit me? What’s the difference between doing that or doing a FitTribe session/class? Will I burn body fat? How much does it cost to do a BaseCamp30 class? If I took a BaseCamp30 class at […]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 >>

Train…Gain…Recover…Repeat

  • by Matt Jennings
  • September 4, 2017
Including recovery as part of your training program is smart and needs to be thought out and planned into your training phases. Activity outside the intensity of your gym training allows your body to use low level exercise (movement) to help muscles and joints get the nutrition needed to maintain healthful status while eliminating potential […]Read More >>

Want Muscle…The Fast Way?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 28, 2016
I have espoused the use of high intensity training for the last 20 + years… Why? Because for building muscle fast and efficiently it works like nothing else I have ever done…period! So if you want to put on muscle in a short period of time (and can deal with a considerable amount of acute […]Read More >>