RETIREMENT

By Angela

Letting go.  Saying good bye.  Moving on.  Even if what’s coming is AMAZING, it is a challenge to change and let go, say good bye and move on.  At least it is for me. When ATRAIN was born, it was six women who just wanted to be able to workout with me at a group rate.  I remember thinking at …

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It takes two

By Angela

Strength training two to three days a week consistently has been something I have been doing for the last two decades.  Seriously, unless I’m on a trip or vacation, I rarely miss.  You would think that the secret to my badassery and consistency would be my love of the gym.   While I do love the gym, the answer to that …

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Spring Training Specials

By Angela

 Specials start April 16 and End June 1 ATRAIN:  Tasty Twenty — 20 workouts to get you strong for the trails and looking good for summer… discounted rate means $500 (that’s $100 off retail!)Bonus:  Includes a coaching session with Angela for extra inspiration ($100/value!)ATRAIN drop in: $30 BADASS: LUCKY 13 — 13 workouts that promise a strong summer of looking and feeling …

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LOVING THE GYM

By Angela

If you are reading this most likely you are an outdoor lover who tolerates the gym because it makes your outdoor experience better.  Indeed I’ve built my personal training business around targeting just your type.  But I’m not going to lie, as weird as it is to most of you, I have to admit even though I also live to …

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MELT at Angela’s Gym

By Angela

MELT classes are starting Wednesday at 10:30 and Friday at 9:30. What is MELT? The MELT Method is a gentle hands-off technique that reduces chronic pain, aches and stiffness. MELT helps you stay healthy, youthful, and active for a lifetime. MELT is all you need to reduce the effects of accumulated tension and stress caused by daily living. This revolutionary approach …

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Get your HIIT on

By Angela

High-Intensity Interval Training is all the rage in the fitness world right now.  All you have to do is google benefits of HIIT training and the dozens of articles will have you inspired to go get you some of that. 🙂AND…Yes, it does make you look better.Yes, it is one of most effective “bang for your buck” use of time …

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Ski Conditioning 101

By Angela

Getting ready for winter sports is worth the time and effort to feel amazing on opening day and prevent injuries so you can enjoy the entire season.Thanksgiving is a short seven and a half weeks away.  Time to invest your energy and money into getting your body prepared for you’ll enjoy doing all winter.  Outside is awesome as is your yoga …

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It is just NOT what you would think

By Angela

Understanding how we make (and stick to) changes is my passion. What sparks a healthy change and more importantly what makes people SUSTAIN the healthy change?  THAT is the interesting question. AND here’s the thing I’ve found out… more often than not, it is just NOT what you would think:I believed that old dated idea of eat less and exercise more …

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Human Growth Hormone- the awesome and the ugly

By Angela

Human Growth Hormone, it’s awesome.  It is responsible for helping the body support lean body mass.  Specifically, it increases calcium retention and strengthens the bones.  It increases protein synthesis, which basically is helping “repair” your muscles that have incurred micro tears during a big workout.  (In other words, you break down the muscles doing something like a set of cranks, …

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So Very Sore

By Angela

It is easy to have a love-hate relationship with training legs at the gym.  On the one hand, it is great to have the extra strength to be able to power up hills quickly and achieve that awesome sculpted look that really only comes from lunges and step ups. But on the other hand, it is super irritating to head …

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