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How to speed up your progress

How to speed up your progress

I always liked the story about the Tortoise and the Hare.  I think it just makes me feel better about being slow cause its gives me hope that on a long enough timeline, I can get ahead of someone better than me!  It also has a ton of carry over to working out.  Most...

Are you feeling tired and not like yourself?

Are you feeling tired and not like yourself?

Every once in awhile, I will hear a comment from someone at the gym about how they are not feeling like themselves.  It is usually just meant to be a self observation and usually sounds like "my joints are achey," "I am feeling tired all the time," or "I can't get...

Upcoming Workout Schedule

Upcoming Workout Schedule

What's up party people?  I hope everyone is having a great summer so far!  Tomorrow will be 4th of July, so I hope you come in and tackle the hero workout we have planned and then make sure to spend time with those that are close to you (hopefully with a pool or ocean...

Set yourself up for Success

Set yourself up for Success

A lot of time when I put together blog posts, I am just sharing a conversation I had with a member who has a problem they are trying to solve.  The other posts usually come from my personal experiences. The last few weeks I finally got back in the swing of working out...

What we learned from our survey . . .

What we learned from our survey . . .

A couple of months ago I was approached by an industrial psychologist and data scientist.  He was looking for 30 "high performing" gyms to collect data on through a survey and in return he would share the results. The results would include the areas that have the...

I drank and ate all Memorial Day weekend.

I drank and ate all Memorial Day weekend.

I hope you had an awesome Memorial Day weekend!  This weekend tends to involve spending quality time with friends and family as we celebrate the men and women who have sacrificed their lives for us to be free.  It also usually involves a lot of drinks and ice cream! ...

How many hours do you need to spend a week to get in shape?

How many hours do you need to spend a week to get in shape?

Yesterday, I posted a question in our Hygge! FB group - "What's your biggest hurdle to exercise?"  I got a ton of great answers but the overwhelming answer was simple - "time."  To be completely transparent, I posted that question for topics to write about.  Since...

Member Spotlight – Judy C.

Member Spotlight – Judy C.

Judy has been a member at medford since we opened.  At her previous gym before she moved she was a coach that specialized with the female masters population and you can quickly tell why - she brings an energy and positivity to every class that is infectious. She also...

Why Grit is Bullshit

Why Grit is Bullshit

I am sure by now most of you have seen the article or the TEDX talk about grit.  Grit is loosely defined by the idea of putting your head down and getting to work.  Overcoming the odds by simply clenching your jaw and grinding through it.  It is a great idea - all you...