Inspiration

The Reality of Strength Gains

The Reality of Strength Gains By Kena Perry We live in a fast paced, “get it done yesterday” society. We’re always in a hurry to get somewhere or do something, and when it comes to fitness it’s no different. Everyone wants to achieve their goals yesterday, whatever it may be- weight loss, strength gains, body…

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Anxiety and Overcoming Failure

Anxiety and Overcoming Failure By Kena Perry On October 21, I competed in my 10th Strongman Competition. Whenever I finish a competition, I like to take a moment to reflect on my performance. I do this not only to evaluate my weaknesses, but also to see how much I’ve progressed. One of the things that…

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Why I Compete in Strongman

Why I Compete in Strongman By Kena Perry I started competing in Strongman in 2015 as a way to keep me motivated to train and get to the gym. After my first competition, I fell in love with the sport and knew that I wanted to keep training and competing. I fell in love with…

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The 3 Biggest Lies!

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The 3 Biggest Lies! By Greg Hammons You have been going to the gym consistently but things aren’t moving as fast or in the direction you want. Is it the workout (not likely), is it the nutrition (possibly), or is it the way you approach your entire fitness experience? Get your mindset right and your…

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Strength Gains, What It Really Takes

Strength Gains, What It Really Takes By Greg Hammons Its all about those gains, right?!? Well, strength gains don’t always come the way you expect. Check out the video to learn more about true gains and what it really takes to get them!              

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Let’s Work Backwards

Let’s Work Backwards By Michael Harland When we talk about goal setting we often encourage someone to state their goal. Following that, we then have them figure out what it takes to get to that goal. So, we will have our main goal, along with other micro-goals that will add up, over the long-term, to…

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Your Life Success

Your Life Success By Mike Harland This was an email sent to a private group we’re running, but something I think all of us should do from time to time. For almost all of this program we have talked about goals, goal setting, and what/why those things would make you happy. Today, I’d like to…

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Let’s Build A House Together

Wait, what?   By Mike Harland I like analogies. I like comparing things and hope that it can help someone to see things a different way. When it comes to fitness, I find it’s very important to do this. So, today let’s build our house of goals. What do I mean by this? Well, I’m…

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No More New Year, New You

We all know that the New Years holiday brings resolutions revolving around a “new me”.   By Mike Harland Well, not at A|M Fitness. Don’t get me wrong, we are definitely encouraging people to work on themselves, but what our focus is on is our “best me”. That’s the reason why our annual transformation program…

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You Created That Habit, Now Create A New One

One of the biggest things to remember, especially in regards to fitness, health, and lifestyle, is that we are creatures of habit.   By Mike Harland We will continue to do things we’ve done repeatedly. Something else to remember is that if we aren’t happy with where we are, again in regards to fitness, health,…

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