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Member Spotlight: Sensei Benny Shares Self Defense Tips

Member Spotlight: Sensei Benny Shares Self Defense Tips

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 26, 2020

In this Member Spotlight, we interview Sensei Benny Gonzalez and talk with her about her fitness journey. As a 4th degree black belt, Benny has a wealth of knowledge and shares some important self defense tips for men, women and children to keep in mind. Meet Sensei Benny Gonzalez Benny started karate 34 years ago ...

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Member Spotlight: Chelsea Talks Music and Athletics

Member Spotlight: Chelsea Talks Music and Athletics

In this Salus member spotlight, we talk to Chelsea about what got her started at Salus, how her routine has changed while working out at home and how music and athletics go hand-in-hand. Meet Chelsea Time for a Change In the past, Chelsea found herself feeling bored at different commercial gyms. She would go for ...

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How Much Should I Eat? Portions Explained

How Much Should I Eat? Portions Explained

How Much Should I Eat? Portions Explained Not sure how much to eat? Portions can be tricky. The best place to start is by using your hand. Fit in a good balance of protein, veggies, smart carbs, healthy fats by using your hand(s) as your guide to build your plate for each meal. Use Your Hand As a Guide Protein ...

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5-Minute Meditation with Gina

5-Minute Meditation with Gina

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 12, 2020

Starting a New Fitness Journey As a Yogi, Gina was already active, but she craved more. She actually started CrossFit as a way to connect with her family’s conversation at the dinner table. But, soon found she discovered she was competitive and even loved lifting weights, too! Her progress was motivating. New deadlift PRs, first-time ...

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Mobility: Why You Need to Do It

Mobility: Why You Need to Do It

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 10, 2020

When you put effort into mobility for CrossFit, Olympic lifting, etc., you’ll start to notice serious improvements (ie: gains) in your training, more frequent PRs, smoother reps, and a faster recovery (preventing that dreaded DOMS).   Athletes who exercise regularly might find they feel held back in certai ...

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Staying Hydrated

Staying Hydrated

  • Category: Nutrition
  • Published: June 7, 2020

It’s not unusual for people to start their day drinking coffee (which only further dehydrates our bodies). Next think you know it, they’re busy working, homeschooling and doing a lot of other stuff (besides drinking water). Staying hydrated is a thought in the distance. Distracted Dehydration We’re all distracted. That’s why it’s important to pair ...

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