Risking It All For Your Passion: The Story of CrossFit Des Plaines
May22

Risking It All For Your Passion: The Story of CrossFit Des Plaines

Scott Pecucci grew up with a vast athletic background, competing in cross-country, baseball, football and wrestling while growing up in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines, IL. After high school, Pecucci continued his education at the United of Illinois studying to become an electrical engineer in one of the top programs in the country. During his college days, Pecucci began researching and experimenting with different strength and...

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The Best Tools For 2017 OCR Training
May19

The Best Tools For 2017 OCR Training

The popularity of obstacle course racing and obstacle course racing-related events has exploded in the last few years and in 2017, it’ll be hard to find a single weekend this summer without an obstacle course race. For those new to obstacle course racing (or OCR, for short), OCR is a sport in which a competitor, traveling on foot, must overcome several obstacles to complete a race. Often mud and trail runs are combined and the...

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CriticalBench.com (Body-Solid SPR1000 Power Rack)
May16

CriticalBench.com (Body-Solid SPR1000 Power Rack)

If you’ve been into fitness, weightlifting or bodybuilding at any point over the last 20 years, there’s a good chance you’ve happened upon CriticalBench.com. The website—founded by college football player and competitive powerlifter Mike Westerdal in 1999—is one of the internet’s longest standing strength websites featuring programs, articles, free reports and a popular YouTube channel. In...

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Cat’s Club (Sherman Oaks, California)
May04

Cat’s Club (Sherman Oaks, California)

When Cat Pollard—owner of Cat’s Club in Sherman Oaks, California—was discharged from the Army in 1990 her life was directionless. “I went into a great depression after the Army discharged me,” said Cat who opened her facility in January 2017. “It was a tough time for me because I thought I was destined to be a soldier for life.” Cat spent time in a veteran’s shelter in Boston, Massachusetts...

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Hexagon Club Pro (Siskey YMCA)
May02

Hexagon Club Pro (Siskey YMCA)

In February, North Carolina-based Siskey YMCA underwent a massive remodeling of their 20-year-old facility. One of the primary objectives of Siskey YMCA’s remodel was to update their fitness offerings to evolve with current fitness trends. That’s when they called Body-Solid. Body-Solid worked with Siskey YMCA to install the Hexagon Pro Club Package into their brand-new functional fitness room. Blending in perfectly with...

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Old School Meets New School: Mixing Techniques with Science for A Legendary Physique
May01

Old School Meets New School: Mixing Techniques with Science for A Legendary Physique

This is a guest post from Alex Eriksson. Eriksson is the founder of Anabolic Health, a men’s health blog dedicated to providing honest and research backed advice for optimal male hormonal health. Anabolic Health aspires to become a trusted resource where men can come and learn how to fix their hormonal problems naturally, without pharmaceuticals. Check out anabolichealth.com to learn more about Alex and his work. You can also find him...

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