Category: Events

Winning the Winter Blues

You’ve likely heard of the “winter blues.” That ‘not-quite-bad-enough-to-be-clinical-depression-but-still-got-you-down-thing’ that happens around this time of year when many of us feel less motivated and social, more tired and hungry, (particularly for foods rich in carbohydrates). The winter blues play havoc with your mind and moods, and make you not want to participate in the things you normally love to do. […]

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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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Athlon Client Fights for Title This Weekend

Owner of The Pit SLO, and former client of Athlon, Cruz Gomez, fights for the California Fight Syndicate’s lightweight title this weekend.  Let’s do this Cruzy!!!  Check out the video for this fight here: [youtube Iv8vcc3ZCxQ] And if you’d like to train like and get the conditioning of an elite class fighter come check us out!  Get more info at:  […]

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Winner Announced… and Her Story

  The Summer Shape-Up Fitness Contest 6-Weeks To An Amazing Summer Body! The results are in!  After 6 challenging weeks of total fitness activities and tasks, the winners are: 1st Place:  Allison Jensen 2nd Place:  Kelly Dooley 3rd Place:  Greg Rowan Here's the winner's story (Allison):    I became a member of Athlon in July 2010 after months of feeling […]

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Look who dropped in for a workout last week…

None other than Forrest Griffin, former light heavyweight champion of the UFC and current competitor.       For those of you who don't know him you can get more about him on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forrest_Griffin and of course from his website: http://www.forrestgriffin.net/     It was great meeting him and watching such a great athlete train with us!  And he's a pretty […]

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The one thing you've got to believe in…

If you’re not familiar with this story, you need to be. It’s the story of Operation Redwing and the lost heroes of SEAL Team 10. I share this with you today, because this is what our Pushups For Charity fundraiser coming up in 3 weeks is all about. Watch it now (especially the last minute of it) and then come […]

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Tune in to the UFC this weekend…

  …and watch Antonio Banuelos, MMA fighter out of The Pit in Arroyo Grande, and Athlon Elite client, lay it on the line against Miguel Torres at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada! Tone (18-6) has been working hard here at Athlon for the last two and a half months.  He's improved his speed, his strength and […]

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