The Central Athlete Brand Story
The Central Athlete Brand Story
Mar 27 2017

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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Open Gym In Austin, Texas
Open Gym In Austin, Texas
Apr 19 2017

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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What You Don't Know About Fitness
What You Don't Know About Fitness
Dec 14 2016

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
Integrated Fitness Facilities in Austin
Dec 01 2016

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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Central Athlete Story
Central Athlete Story
Oct 14 2016

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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Central Athlete Lingo and Expectations
Central Athlete Lingo and Expectations
Jan 01 2017

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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Kaizen Health Retreat
Kaizen Health Retreat
Feb 09 2018

The Kaizen Health Retreat is a two day, three night health and fitness retreat presented by Central Athlete. This will take place in an exceptional setting, at a private Ranch in Tarpley, Texas. The retreat will be geared around health, fitness and these four components: Education Experience Movement Relaxation

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Why Membership Holds Are Hurting Your Progress!
Why Membership Holds Are Hurting Your Progress!
Oct 25 2018

At Central athlete we don’t offer “membership holds” to our clients--this may seem a bit harsh up front but the reasoning ensures long-term growth. By adopting an “always something” mentality, clie...

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The Central Athlete Story
The Central Athlete Story
Dec 24 2018

Central Athlete is Austin’s premier strength and conditioning facility with a client-centered focus. Whereas most gyms in Austin offer group classes or personal training, Central Athlete has create...

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Are Short Term Commitments Doing More Harm Than Good?
Are Short Term Commitments Doing More Harm Than Good?
Feb 18 2019

Rome wasn’t built in a day and healthy habits aren’t created in a month. Heck, they aren’t even established in several months. Creating an identity shift that allows an individual to exhibit the ac...

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Ensuring Results Through Technological Advances in the Health & Fitness  Industry
Ensuring Results Through Technological Advances in the Health & Fitness Industry
Apr 11 2019

The time has come where technology has become a pivotal part of our lives; from driverless cars to solar panel roofs and even the ability to join a live fitness class from the comfort of your own h...

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Big News At Central Athlete!
Big News At Central Athlete!
Apr 15 2019

In the fall of 2014, I was into my sixth year of coaching, owning and managing a gym and was on the verge of a serious burnout with something that I was deeply passionate about. Amanda and I decid...

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Seven Hacks for Living a Healthier Lifestyle
Seven Hacks for Living a Healthier Lifestyle
Sep 12 2019

It seems as though human beings are the only mammals who are no longer honoring the biological necessities of life such as daily movement, sunshine, hydration, proper food sources, and adequate sle...

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The Secret to Long-Term Success
The Secret to Long-Term Success
Dec 05 2019

Did you know that training is only a small component of your health and fitness success? It is common to think that working out is the primary building block to reaching your goals, but in actualit...

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5 Attributes of a Professional and Effective Remote Coach
5 Attributes of a Professional and Effective Remote Coach
Apr 08 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic growing, gyms and other fitness businesses all across the country have had to shut their doors. While this is certainly the right thing to do, it’s left many people in...

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5 Things That Good Remote Coaching Is NOT
5 Things That Good Remote Coaching Is NOT
May 21 2020

Remote coaching, remote training, remote personal trainer, virtual coaching, etc… you’re probably hearing these phrases a lot more lately as gyms and fitness professionals move their services onlin...

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Guest Post: "Old Business, New Tricks"
Guest Post: "Old Business, New Tricks"
May 26 2020

This post was written by our client Nat Eliason and was originally published on nateliason.com. We loved his insights about how Central Athlete's model can inspire other business owners and hope yo...

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Measuring Success Without a Scale
Measuring Success Without a Scale
Jul 29 2020

Maria started training at a new gym and decided to weigh herself after a month of working out. She stepped on the scale and saw that her weight had not changed and took this as a sign of stagnation...

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Why Community is Essential For Success
Why Community is Essential For Success
Aug 06 2020

Social support is defined as the perception and actuality that one is cared for, has assistance available from other people, and most popularly, that one is part of a supportive social network. Sci...

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