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Sunday August 12, 2018

August – Member Of the Month

August, Member Of the Month - Erik Ekstrom Our August Member of the Month is Erik Ekstrom! We have been so lucky to have Erik as a long time member. When done with his high school teaching job, he is down to kill almost any workout (especially when it comes to anything body weight or endurance based). He may seem quiet yet he is so funny when you get to know him. Erik is genuine, respectful and incredibly kind hearted. We said it before,

Thursday July 19, 2018

Drink Water Or You’ll Die!

How much water are you drinking throughout your day? No, coffee, tea, beer or the ice in your cocktail do not count. I am talking about – ‘high quality H20’. Getting enough water in daily can lead to so many health benefits. It can: 1) Increase energy levels – ever find yourself needing a nap around 2:00pm? Find yourself drinking cups and cups of coffee? Common Signs you may not be drinking enough water. 2) Helps reduce muscle soreness and

Friday June 22, 2018

Trigger Foods

TRIGGER FOODS We all have that one food item that if placed in front of us – we can’t stop eating it! These types of foods are often referred to as trigger foods. Things such as chips, popcorn, candy, and nuts are common types of trigger foods. Trigger foods are labeled because they trigger us to ‘overeat’ and are difficult to eat in a reasonable size portion. Like mentioned above, the types of foods that many of us fall victim to

Sunday June 10, 2018

2018 SPS Championship, Oakland CA

This week four of our lifters competed in the 2018 SPS Championship. Speed Power Strength Gym in Oakland CA (A certified Eleiko Certified Facility) hosted the 2nd annual USAW weightlifting meet. #spseleiko #eleiko #eleikosport #olympicweightlifting  @spsgym  Congratulations to our 4 lifters that competed and to Joe and Albert for taking first place in their weight class. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ic3nFIam9oA[/embed]

Thursday May 24, 2018

Why do we Sleep?

What If someone told you they had the cure for learning, mood changes, energy, hormone balance, cancer, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and aging? What if they told you that actually YOU had the cure for all of these things? In “Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams”, Matthew Walker reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better. You can learn about this fascinating information through reading

Tuesday May 22, 2018

Summer time workouts on the go!

Summer Time and the living is EASY Summer is around the corner and I can already smell all the sunscreen and barbeques!  School is almost out and vacations are planned! We are all so ready for some much need relaxation time.  A common questions or concern around the gym lately is: How am I going to get my workout in while on vacation? Well, first things first – you are not required to workout while on vacation. At the end