Sweat Out; Happiness In!

Fitness doesn't have to be so elitist and exclusive! We're Jason and Lauren Pak, and together we co ... more

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December 20, 2017 00:18:47
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Ep.10: Our Assessment Protocol, Best 3-Day Split, and How to Find a Mentor!

In this episode, we cover our assessment protocol for new members and how we’ve modified our process over the years. We also discuss how to put together a 3-day per week training split, and how to go about finding a mentor as a new trainer in the industry! Until next time, peace, love, and muscles! ...

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December 13, 2017 00:22:20
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Ep.9: Best Rep Range for Hypertrophy, Best Exercises for Abs and a Flat Belly, and Our Top Certification Recommendations for Personal Trainers

In this episode, we cover the exact rep range for hypertrophy (hint: there isn't just one!). We also cover the best exercises to develop a "flat belly", as well as the top four certifications we recommend for personal trainers and fitness coaches. Until next time, peace, love, and muscles! ...

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December 06, 2017 00:18:09
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Ep.8: Training Around Sciatica, Tips for Building an Instagram Following, and How to Address Flat Feet

In this episode, we discuss how we'd approach training with low back pain and sciatica. We also cover our recommendations on how to build an Instagram following. Finally, we address some strategies to help strengthen your feet. Until next time, peace, love, and muscles! ...

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November 29, 2017 00:20:40
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Ep.7: The StrongFirst Certification, How to Achieve Your First Pull-Up, and Dealing with Running Related Injuries

What's Up, Achievers?! In this episode, we discuss all things StrongFirst related! From the training leading up to it, to the certification itself and the community behind it, we dive deep into why we love the organization and what it stands for. We also talk about the system we use for our members to reach their first pull-up. Finally, we talk about how to manage and deal with running related injuries. Until next time - peace, love, and muscles! ...

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November 22, 2017 00:20:06
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Ep.6: How to Workout After Sickness, If Kettlebell Swings are Dangerous for Your Back, and Our Dreams for Achieve for the Next Five Years!

In this episode, Jason and Lauren discuss exactly how they would recommend going about training after an illness - the answer really depends on if you're competing in either Powerlifting or Olympic Weightlifting, or if you're training for general health, fitness, and life. They also address a Tim Ferris podcast with Charles Poliquin, who states that Kettlebell swings are bad for your back. Finally, as they approach their fifth year anniversary, they discuss their hopes and dreams for the next five. We hope you enjoy the show! ...

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November 15, 2017 00:19:59
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Ep.5: How Weight Loss Impacts Your Metabolism, How to Train Your Calves, and Grand Opening Strategies for Gym Owners

In this episode, Jason and Lauren discuss how weight loss impacts your metabolism as well as thoughts on how to manage this situation. They also cover how to optimally train your calves in the most balanced way possible. Finally, they cover the same strategies to sell memberships they used when opening Achieve Fitness 5 years ago, and what they'd recommend to someone opening a gym for the first time. Until next time, peace, love, and muscles! ...

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