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Fall 19′ Training Cycle

We are in week two of our current training cycle, as well as week two of having multiple workout tracks available on True Coach. I thought it would be beneficial to break down what our training cycle is going to look like, the what, the why, and explain how the additional tracks come into play. …

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Achieving Goals Through Willpower

That first week of successful meal prepping. The stretch of great workouts and PR’s. Motivation is sky high and you’re excited thinking about the results to come from clean eating and consistent exercise. But then a stressful week at work happens. A sick child keeps you up all night. Social obligations interfere with your workout …

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5 Tips for Successful Goal-Setting

“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland   1. Goals must have value. When we are goal-setting, our goals should be motivating, important, have value, and be relevant to our priorities. When thinking of goals to …

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The Easy Way vs the Right Way

“The only way out is through.” -Robert Frost   In the thousands of hours spent the last five years exercising or watching others exercise, a common theme pops up quite often: taking the easy way out to avoid discomfort. I find myself guilty of this too; I’m too sore, too tired, my hands hurt, the …

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Fitness Community and Why it Matters

Belonging to a community influences our behaviors. A great workout program does nothing if nobody follows it, and the best nutrition advice does nothing if it feels like too much work, even when we know the potential fitness benefits outweigh staying where we are. Having a support system and relationships with others who don’t mind …

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Where Are You Aiming? A Look at the Momentum Principle of Success

Zig Ziglar once said, “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” And each of us knows from our own experience that he is right.  The general flow of human life tends to be toward ease and comfort.  One day flows into the next, and many of us never quite get around …

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Making the most of your time at Profectus Performance

Trust us. We understand busy schedules. In fact, many of the members we have here at Profectus Performance initially joined because they needed a more efficient workout that didn’t require them to be in the gym for hours at a time. That’s why we’ve put together this list of ways you can make your time …

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5 Gym Bag Essentials For Fit Chicks

As I’m coming up on my 5 year anniversary with CrossFit, I put together a list of my everyday essentials for keeping myself fresh, clean, and fierce. Us CrossFit girls might be rough and tough in the gym, but we still like to feel like ladies and enjoy the comforts of a good beauty routine …

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