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Archive for May 2018

Welcome Our Newest Coach, Kena!

Welcome Our Newest Coach, Kena! By Kena Perry My passion for fitness began as a kid playing sports, I especially fell in love with basketball and volleyball. While attending UConn I tried CrossFit and got my CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Certification in 2013. In 2016 I received my NASM Certification in Personal Training and have…

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Kathy’s Transformation!

Kathy’s Transformation! By Michael Harland We’ve recently announced all of the winners for Best Me Yet and now wanted to recognize some of our other standout participants. Kathy was a new member to us and joined with her friend. Over the course of the 10-week program, Kathy was able to lose 10 pounds of total…

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Do You Have Back Pain?

Do You Have Back Pain? By Greg Hammons Do you have back pain? Want to find out what you can do about it? In this video we go over the 2 most common types of back pain in the gym and ways to help make it a thing of the past.        …

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Why I Relay – Mike

Why I Relay By: Mike Harland I’ve put writing this off as long as I possibly can. Sometimes, I just want to forget the reasons that bring me to walk. It’s painful and distracting myself from the focus of the all-to-real reasons is sometimes my best fight. I remind myself, though, that those same reasons…

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Hip Flexors, Are They Tight Or Weak?

Hip Flexors, Are They Tight Or Weak? By Greg Hammons Stop stretching your hip flexors like crazy until you watch this video! The sensation of “hip tightness” might not actually be tight hip flexors but instead, weak hip flexors. If you have a weakness and continue to stretch it out you will actually make it…

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And The Winner Is!!!

Andrea! By Michael Harland We have wanted to show off these pictures since the day they were taken! Andrea, our first place winner, did an absolutely amazing job and we couldn’t be more proud of her or happy for her. Before I give you her stats, I wanted to share something with you first. Andrea…

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Excessive Hip External Rotation

Excessive Hip External Rotation By LeighAnn Clark Hip mobility is huge for us. It’s one of the main areas of mobility that most people work on. And while good hip mobility is necessary for good squats while training and for moving functionally in life, there can be such a thing as too much hip mobility.…

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Why I Relay – Makayla

Why I Relay By: Makayla McKenzie I went to Relay For Life every year as a Girl Scout growing up. It was at our high school’s track with a huge stage and live music, vendors selling products, food stands, games to play in the grass, etc. It felt like we were at a carnival! Sure,…

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Think? About Your Deadlift

Think? About Your Deadlift By Greg Hammons Deadlifting if a major part of our program. You have heard your coaches harp on the form a thousand times, hips back, backs flat, core tight, but are you engaging your thought process the right way? Check out the video to find out a new way to think…

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2nd Place Winner – Billy

2nd Place Winner -Billy By Michael Harland What can I say… Billy crushed it! He was brand new to A|M Fitness and eager to learn and apply and work. He did have an advantage, though. He joined with his girlfriend (now fiance!) who had trained with us before. They both committed to the Best Me…

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