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How to get fit while saving money

Getting in shape is difficult for anyone. If you're on a strict budget, it can feel even more out of reach. Many people mistakenly believe that living a healthy lifestyle is expensive, and this simply isn't true. Sure, buying a gym membership, and hiring a personal...

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The Pain-Free Specialist Certification- PPSC course review

In early December, we had the privilege of attending the Pain Free Performance Specialist Certification (PPSC) course at Vigor Ground Fitness and Performance in Renton, WA with Dr. John Rusin. This is a two day certification course where you learn how to implement the...

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Building Your Core with 5 Unique Exercises Part 2

This is the second installment of a post I wrote over a year ago. It's been a long time coming for How to Build your core with 5 unique exercises Part 2. Enjoy!  1. The Anti-rotation Dead Bug This is a twofer deal! You're training both anti- rotation AND...

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The Pain of Change

  This photo was taken in 2004 on my 22nd Birthday. I was almost 200 LB, the heaviest I’ve ever been in my life. I felt like complete shit on every level. Not only did I not feel well physically, I was mourning the loss of one of my closest friends who died in a...

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Milena is our FF Member of the month!

Hi Milena! Please tell us about yourself. I am 20 years old, I currently work as a barista and a secretary.  As of now I don’t really have any hobbies. My hobby used to be gymnastics and now I am too old for that.  I do still love working out and being active. I’m...

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Lindsay is our FF Member of the Month!

Hi Lindsay! Please tell us about yourself. Hi!  I’m originally from Florida and am one of six kids.  I am pretty close to my siblings and even though we are somewhat spread out geographically we talk quite a bit.  I moved up to Anchorage about 2 years ago with my...

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5 Steps for better results

Guys, I've discovered the 5 Step blueprint for building the body of your dreams. Best of all, it's FREE. In fact, this plan will actually save you money. Ready? 1. Get at least 8 hours of sleep every night. FREE! Doesn't cost you a thing, just some simple planning. 2....

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Blythe is our FF Member of the Month!

Hi Blythe! Please tell us about yourself. I have lived in Anchorage most of my life. I am a dog mom to two awesome dogs. Current hobbies include gardening and training for the Lost Lake Run. How long have you been with FF, and what initially inspired you to seek us...

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Loren is our FF Member of the Month!

Hi Loren! Please tell us about yourself. I'm married to Bonnie, who many of you probably know. Our son Charlie turned two in March (he's birthday buddies with Steph!). I am a photojournalist at the Anchorage Daily News, where I make photos and videos and occasionally...

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Holly is our FF Member of the Month!

Hi Holly! Please tell us about yourself. Hi! I'm originally from South Dakota and followed two brothers and my dad to Alaska seven years ago. When I first moved up, I told myself that this Alaska adventure had a five year expiration date on it but after seven years I...

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Brett is our FF Member of the Month!

Hi Brett! Please tell us about yourself.  I am an Alaskan boy. I've lived in Anchorage for all of my schooling, and I was born here but for several very formative years (right after birth through right before Kindergarten) I lived in Petersburg, Alaska which is in the...

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10 idiotic things happening in the gym

If you want to make progress, please read: These nuggets of wisdom are not revolutionary but they are important. These are simple observations I have made while training in commercial and hotel gyms, as well as what the latest research supports. And of course, my own...

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