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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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5 questions to ask when hiring a fitness coach

When hiring a fitness coach or starting a new program it's important to understand what you're going to get out of the experience. Take some time to ask yourself what's most important to you.  Do you prefer a male or female coach, or does it matter? Do you prefer to...

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

Hi Mags! Please tell us about yourself. I was born and raised in the UK and emigrated to the US at the age of 26 to study American history.  I was a college professor for five years before changing careers and going to law school. I now work for the State of Alaska at...

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

Hey Hilary! Please tell us about yourself. Hey everyone! For those of you that don't know me I'm Hilary and I am pretty much a lifelong Alaskan. I moved here when I was 6, but was originally born in Michigan.  I have moved away from Alaska a few times in my life, but...

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

Hi Laurel! Please tell us about yourself. ME ME ME!  HI!  Let's see, I'm your basic Alaskan girl - outdoorsy, independent, etc.  I hate traffic and I love ice cream.  I'm pretty silly, but that's to balance out my serious profession.   My ENTIRE family (with the...

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

Hi Carly! Please introduce yourself. I am 34 years old was and was born and raised in Alaska. I have a twin sister, Jeni, and an older brother, Wes. We have a big family in Alaska so I got to grow up with cousins, aunts, uncles and grandparents around all the time. We...

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

Hi Travis! Please introduce yourself. My name is Travis Milan, I was born 08/08/1988 in Anchorage, AK. Interesting fact, I've met 2 people who were born on the same exact day. One I went to high school with and the other I discovered while I was in Baltimore, MD. ...

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JMac is this mont’s FF member of the month!

Hi JMac! Please tell us about yourself. My name is Jennifer MacLaughlin.  I got my nickname as JMac about 13 years ago when I was working on an Alaska trail crew for the Forest Service.  It has stuck ever since. I have called Alaska my home for 15 years now.  I...

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

Hi Dave! Please introduce yourself. Hello, my name is Dave Delgado, the 1st.  In west Philadelphia born and raised. On the playground was where I spent most of my days... oh wait, that’s not me, I was born and raised in Houston, TX. I moved to Anchorage in 2010. ...

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

Hi Pam! Please introduce yourself. I was born and raised here in Anchorage. My husband Mark and I have been married 37 years this year and we have two adult daughters. I work at the Anchorage School District as Publications Supervisor, and that keeps me out of trouble...

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

Hi Josie! Please tell us about yourself. Hello! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Josie Foxglove. I have lived in Alaska for almost seven years, but I am originally from a very small town in Washington.  My husband, Ben, convinced me to move here when...

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