The Power of Protein

24 May

Majority of people, especially females, do not eat enough protein to make positive body composition improvements. Main reasons why protein is so important: 1. Thermic effect of protein 2. Cellular ...

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The Principle of N.E.A.T.

11 May

Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis Low intensity movement throughout the ENTIRE day. Your goal should be at least 10,000 steps each day. The two big reasons this is important...lymph draining and ...

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Open Gym In Austin, Texas

19 Apr

Clients demand more time to train and being restricted to a specific time is very limiting. The concept of an Open Gym in Austin, Texas or availability of gym space with no formal group classes inc...

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A New Model of Fitness

19 Apr

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Why is an Assessment Crucial to Your Success?

14 Apr

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The Central Athlete Brand Story

27 Mar

In 2008, my final year of college, I managed to secure a summer internship with Highlands Coffee in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Three months in Vietnam with few native language skills left me with m...

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Client Spotlight: Shayna Dunitz

08 Mar

Shayna is a 25 year old female with a dense background running both half and full marathons. She fell in love with the barbell during her short stint with group fitness classes and after moving to ...

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Nutritional Habit Creation

01 Feb

Imagine waking up and going on a walk, cooking a healthy breakfast, prepping food for the day and going to the gym. Ask majority of people and they would like for this to be their routine, problem ...

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Does Being Sore Mean You Had a Good Workout

27 Jan

Does being sore equal a good workout? Coach Jesse provides some clarity to this myth. </class="video-container">

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Why You Can't Do a Pull-Up

20 Jan

Struggling with getting your first pull-up or still using a band? Coach Jesse gives some advice on proven ways to help you finally get one! <class="video-container"> </class="video-contai...

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How To Choose A Coach

13 Jan

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When a Client Learns to Fish

12 Jan

As I watched my sister move gracefully through an American Ninja Warrior type obstacle course, I experienced a strong wave of emotion. Ashlie, my younger sister, was in the middle of her first fitn...

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Tempos

01 Jan

If you are already a Central Athlete Client and just starting, you will notice tempos show up almost daily in your individualized training plan. What is the importance, and why bother including this well known 4-digit number into a program?

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Central Athlete Lingo and Expectations

01 Jan

Remote coaching requires active, open communication for optimizing your training and our relationship. Below, we have outlined a number of procedures to create the best experience for both of us in this journey.

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Central Athlete Program Design

01 Jan

Date - Each day of the design will be identified: Example:  12/6 Weight training: Movement @tempo; reps x sets; rest time Example: BS @20X1; 3-5 x 5; rest 2-3 minWeight training sets – Every 75, 90...

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Change Psychology and How it Applies to You and Your Fitness

21 Dec

The intersection of fitness and psychology is becoming more apparent and evidence-based. The most successful coaches and clients understand that in order to truly be successful, having a basic unde...

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What You Don't Know About Fitness

14 Dec

It stands to reason that if you invest your time and money in taking on a new challenge—say, learning Spanish—you would expect that if you attended your classes consistently three times a week for ...

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Integrated Fitness Facilities in Austin

01 Dec

Strength and conditioning coaches do not have the education and experience to conduct myofascial release techniques and chiropractic services. Conversely, chiropractors and sports therapists—by tra...

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The Difference Between Working Out and Training

08 Nov

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Central Athlete Story

14 Oct

In 2008, my final year of college, I managed to secure a summer internship with Highlands Coffee in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Three months in Vietnam with few native language skills left me with m...

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A Teacher's Drive to Be Better!

29 Sep

Every individual comes to Central Athlete for unique and varying reasons; for some it is to consistently see their performance improve and for others it is to increase energy and become more produc...

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Personal Training For a Quarter The Price

21 Sep

Braxton Walcott came to Central Athlete with the goal of improving strength—primarily measured by his back squat.He has done just that. “My squat is a testament to the programming. The weeks of sin...

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CrossFit Central Inbody Promotion

06 Sep

What are you made of? Find out by completing a body composition assessment. Body Composition: A method of describing what the body is made of, including fat, protein, minerals and body water WHY TE...

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How to Stay Consistent With an Inconsistent Schedule

29 Aug

Michael Gallagher came to Central Athlete in October of 2015.He had moved from California recently and was looking to replace his old CrossFit gym. His intentions were simple: 1. Continue to see me...

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Tired of Being Basic... You Should Be!

18 Aug

Megan Ream is a 44 year old mother of two and a part time Physician's Assistant. From the moment we met there was no question that being stagnant was not an option for her, whether it be in her car...

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You're Not 18 Anymore, Stop Training Like It!

12 Aug

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Functional Training For Body Composition

28 Jul

Training for Body Composition...You’re Doing it WRONG Tired of running endless miles, spending countless hours in the gym moving from machine to machine or laying on the ground after an intense wor...

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4 Steps to Increase Testosterone

27 Jul

21 Day Plan to Boost Testosterone “Doc, I think I have Low T” – men everywhere The all mighty Testosterone. Fellas are familiar with this “mecca hormone” and try everything to increase it, especia...

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