Author: spartantraining

Never Too Old…

  Posted by Jasmine Pickett, BS, CSCS We have all heard the saying, “you’re never too old” to do something. People say it all the time, but do they really believe it? Do they find truth in it, or is it just blind optimism? I have certainly seen older individuals, when presented with a challenging task, say, “I’m too old for that,” […]

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The mistake too many parents are making. . .

In the late 1990’s a couple of Australian women became the dominant beach volleyball players of their time, and the two that all others looked to beat.  They won bronze at the Olympic games in Atlanta Georgia, and then gold at the games in Sydney, (as well as dominated a whole host of tournaments in between).  They became the elite […]

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A better way to squat ?

        By now everyone knows that “Squats” is probably the best exercise in world for your body… Every fitness magazine or health journal worth it’s salt touts the importance of squats in a fitness program.  And rightly so, squats create healthy, flexible movement in almost all of your major

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Pushups For Charity a Big Success!

Our annual Pushups For Charity competition is complete, and boy, was it a good one this year… There were 25 people battling it out to see who could do the most pushups in 90 seconds (though it was much more about raising awareness and money for our returning veterans than competition). When it was all said and done, the:

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Get Fit, Have Fun, Make a Difference

Here’s a fun video we recorded at Athlon last year to help people train for pushups…  Who would have thought pushups could be so much fun!!! Watch it and then join us for the fun this weekend at Pushups For Charity (www.PushupsForCharity.com) and help raise much needed money for our returning men and women of the armed forces. (By the […]

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HAVING FUN WITH PUSHUPS. . .

Watch this video to maximize your pushups performance! Then get out to Athlon for our PUSHUPS FOR CHARITY event on MAY 18th and raise some money for our returning men and women of the armed forces!  Be sure to sign-up for this years Pushups For Charity event happening right here at Athlon on May 19th!  It’s for a great cause… […]

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The Turkey Payment

It’s that time of year again . . . The Annual Procession of All Things “Carb”… potatoes, bread rolls, chips & crackers, candied yams, cranberry spreads & sauces full of sugar, and all manner of desserts. You know that we typically frown on the heavy carb eating here at Athlon; so here’s your solution to get through the Thanksgiving Holiday […]

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