Supplement Guide to BCAAs: Advocare Catalyst

Supplement. Noun. Something that completes or enhances something else when added to it. I have a love/hate relationship with supplements.  I love to see how supplements can enhance my fitness and performance (in a safe and legal way).  But hate, because it can be easy to rely too heavily on supplements, especially if you have an on-the-go lifestyle. Most supplements come and go for me but the one supplement I always come back to is

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Cross is coming! Strength and mobility exercises to keep you going strong until Nationals

Psssst, I have a secret for you…..cross is coming! Whether or not you have been strength training in preparation for cyclocross season, I want to share some basic mobility and strength exercises that you can start doing immediately to help keep your body functioning well deep into the cross season. I hear about a lot of back and neck injuries and ailments midway through the season and have experienced some issues myself. The combination of

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Race Season Has Begun! Barry Roubaix Race Report

Saturday April 16 was my second Barry Roubaix at the 36 mile distance.  It is the supposedly the largest gravel road race in the world taking place in Hastings, MI. There are three distances, 22-, 36-, and 63-milers, and it is also known as the Killer Gravel Road Race. What a difference it was from last year! Wearing alltheclothes at last year’s race with the temperature at the start under 20 degrees, to just shorts and a jersey- and

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6 things I do on the weekends to stay healthy all week long

I am a creature of habit but I will also jump at any chance at last minute or planned-ahead adventures.  So with the exception of the few months during the dead of winter when I tend to fall into a pretty steady routine, my weekends can vary pretty greatly.  But adventures aside, there are a bunch of things I do on the weekends to make sure my weekdays are pretty healthy.  Check out this list

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Success Story- Chris B.

I first met Chris about almost a year ago, in May of 2015.  A month or two into our training together, we were talking about what she did for her workouts on her day off.  The answer was “nothing”.  She was starting to do some jogging on the treadmill before our sessions and she seemed to like it, so I asked if she would ever consider doing a 5k run.  The thought of that scared

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Just try!

It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you just TRY. A couple weeks ago I had had a crazy busy exhausting week at work (and it was only Wednesday).  I had low expectations for my standing climbing date that night but I wasn’t going to bail on my belay buddy. But somehow I seem to have some of the best workouts when I’m exhausted. Exhibit A- that night I started climbing routes a whole grade

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Success Story- Erika P.

When I started at Anytime Fitness, I was a size 16 and just over 200 pounds.  Working out on my own and eating what I thought was a good plan did give me initial results, but then I plateaued.  I knew if I wanted to see real results, I needed some help.  After working with Jessica Helmlinger, I’ve noticed such a change.  I’ve lost another few sizes, am developing great muscle tone and am now

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New in June- BOOT CAMP referral contest!

This June at Anytime Fitness in Cedarburg you can earn points just by bringing and referring friends to BOOT CAMPS! For each new friend you bring to a class, and for each friend that buys a boot camp package, you can earn points to win a free boot camp package for yourself at the end of the month.  The top three point-earners will be rewarded with a 15-, 10-, and 5- pack of classes.  Non-members

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Bootcamps have officially started!

Many of us were hoping to have started bootcamps by mid-March, but the weather just didn’t cooperate with us this year.  But good news- we were finally able to have classes this week and had beautiful weather for 3 classes, well, except one class where it started raining halfway through. The bootcamps are held at Anytime Fitness in Cedarburg and you DO NOT have to be a member to participate.  The current class times are:

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Boot camps are back! (Well, almost)

It may be hard to believe that spring is on its way with another big snowstorm on the way this week, but before we know it warmer weather will be here.  I’m already starting to plan out boot camps at Anytime Fitness in Cedarburg for the spring and summer and I have a wishlist for some new equipment started.  All we need is some dry weather and temperatures in the upper 40s or above! Let’s

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