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Strength is the answer to your problems…

We have trained a lot of people here at Pride, to date over 1,200. While training that many people we have seen it all, people who need strength and people who need more cardio, people who need to lose weight and people who need to gain weight, people who need to work on mobility and […]

Monday Motivation 83 – Maximum Effort – Maximum Results

When you come in for training, and your coach tells you to change your grip or fix your posture or push out two more reps or move a little faster or talk less, we aren’t doing it just to make your workout harder or just to be a pain in your ass, we always have […]

Monday Motivation – Rolling into 2019…Here we come!

What can I say about 2018…it was a tough year filled with struggles and stress and injuries! Every year we try to put the past behind us and we look forward to a bright new year. I saw a great quote the other day that talked about great leaders always sailing the ship towards the […]

MONDAY MOTIVATION 51 – Do what your coach says!

First, my apologies for not posting a MM video last week! If you subscribe to our youtube channel, I have been on a mission to post a Monday Motivation video every week for the past year and I was two weeks short of hitting my goal and I mind blanked on Labor Day and spent […]

Planning and coaching

25 competitions 5 countries 3 continents   And I am about to make add one more competition and one more country as I head off to compete in Canada this weekend! Two years ago I made a plan with my coach, the goal was to get to the pro class, it was just a general […]

Stop trying to skip the struggle!

  Stop trying to skip the fucking struggle. We’ve all been there. Sometimes it’s a one day, sometimes it’s an entire week, sometimes just getting to the gym is a struggle, sometimes finishing the workout is a struggle, sometimes it’s just one simple exercise everyone else seems to be good at but keeps beating us […]

Doug kettlebell long cycle training log 7-15-13

Well, some days you step on to the platform and you are ON…seems days…not so much. This was one of those not so much days. Being stretched in many directions by three businesses, my training, training my clients, house, car projects, the wife’s training for the comp and for her Muay Thai instructor test, I […]

The Downward Spiral

Written by Doug Seamans I have a lot of clients, some work their asses off and do it day after day, a lot come in a few days a week and put in good work, but I have a few who miss lots of days, they miss lots of workouts, due to “illness”. Now, if […]

Kettlebell workout for 2/21/13

WU = 100 jumping jacks, 25 squats, 25 squat thrusts 1 Round: 25 swings each arm 25 burpees 25 snatches each arm 25 ABMAT sit-ups 25 clean and jerks each arm 25 Slamballs 25 high pulls each arm 25 ABMAT back raises 25 broad jumps