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Savier is this month’s FF member of the month!

Hi Savier! Please tell us about yourself.  Well, I am a husband to an A+ wife, father of 6 and full-time Law Enforcement officer. Aside from lifting things and putting the back down, I love everything sports.  If it were up to me, I would be on TV talking about...

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Nikki is this month’s FF member of the month!

Hi Nikki! Please tell us about yourself.  I am 28 years old. I'm in the Air Force and live in Wisconsin. I’ve been in the military for almost nine years and lived in Alaska and South Carolina during my active duty years.  After having babies I transitioned to the...

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Your Goals don’t have to impress anyone but you

I'm always astounded at how difficult some people can make the process of goal setting. It's supposed to be fun and a maybe a little scary but you don't have to put so much pressure on yourself that you get lost in the process and end up hating life.    If you want to...

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Frankie is our FF member of the month!

Hi Frankie! Please tell us about yourself. Hi friends! Originally from Fairbanks, I moved to Anchorage 8 years ago. My parents still live in Fairbanks, although they snowbird to Florida, and I have two older brothers on the East Coast.  My partner-in-crime, Elly, and...

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Beth is our FF member of the month!

Hi Beth! Please tell us about yourself. Hi, I am Beth! I will be 42 later this summer and I have been living in Alaska almost my entire life. My family moved to Alaska in 1982 but I spent more than 17 years living in Girdwood.  I love adventures and being in the...

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Jake is our FF member of the month!

Hi Jake! Please tell us about yourself. Hi, Figarelles. Well, I'll be 35 this year which is half way to 70; I should know twice and much by then! I am married to my wife Sydney (she can deadlift more than me), who is wonderful and beautiful and labored for 12 hours to...

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Heidi is our FF member of the month!

Hey Heidi! Please tell us about yourself. I’ve lived in Alaska since I was 12 years old when my family moved here from Seattle but sometimes it’s still hard to tell people I’m from Alaska.  I’m a proud Dimond High School graduate and went to college at the University...

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Brad is our Figarelle’s Fitness member of the month!

Hi Brad! Please tell us about yourself. I am incredibly lucky to be Krissy’s husband for going on 17 years as of this July and father of 6 year old Will. I work at the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation in the Spill Prevention and Response Division as the...

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Marie is this month’s FF member of the month!

Hi Marie! Please introduce yourself. Hello! My name is Marie-Luise. I am a born and raised Alaskan. I find this state we call home to be truly a magical place. I am married to Carson. We eloped on a ferry in Seattle 10 weeks after meeting. Our bond was forged over our...

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Charlie is this month’s FF member of the month!

Hi Charlie! Please tell us about yourself. I am a single parent of 4 wonderful kids, and owner/operator of a small business.  I am 51 years old, and I love Alaska. I’ve lived here since 6th grade.   I love all the seasons that Alaska brings, hiking in the summer,...

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Mobility work: Embrace the suck

Every movement you do in a workout requires good mobility for proper execution. Proper execution means you go to full range of motion on everything- no half reps. There are two common things I've observed over the years in those who hit a wall with their progress. ...

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Stasi is this month’s FF member of the month!

Hi Stasi! Please tell us about yourself. I was born and raised in Alaska, my dad was stationed here for the military.  I have been paralegal at Clayton & Diemer since 2004. I enjoy camping, fishing, road trips and hiking. What are a few of your favorite exercises that...

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