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June 26, 2017

"What kind of warm up do you do before your heavy lifts?" My warm up philosophy has really changed over the years.  When I first started lifting 35 years ago I did very little warming up.  These days my warm up and mobility work is a significant part of my workout;... Read More

June 21, 2017

"How do you figure out your resting metabolic rate in order to figure out how many calories I need to consume in one day?" Resting metabolic rate can be found by calculating your basal metabolic rate (BMR). There are a variety of online calculators for this. As a rough estimate, it... Read More

June 15, 2017

Summer is here and training is cranking up at Jackals Gym!  Our membership always increases in the summer with some of our high school and college athletes coming back to train for their upcoming seasons.  We have added a high volume of strongman/functional strength movements at the end of our... Read More

June 14, 2017

Transparent Labs was developed to provide supplements that contain science-backed ingredients with clinically effective dosages.  Transparent Labs company mission is that you will always find 100% formula transparency in all their products. From Transparent Labs is this month’s featured product StrengthSeries Creatine HMB. StrengthSeries Creatine HMB is a combination of Creapure®... Read More

June 13, 2017

My training has been going well for the most part.  Everything upper body has been progressing well.  My front and back squats have been creeping up, as has trap bar deadlifts.  I am still training very cautiously with those movements due to a previous back injury however.  The one issue... Read More

June 12, 2017

"What are some tips on mixing up your cardio training?" Read More

June 7, 2017

"What type of volume should I have in my program if I’m trying to improve strength specifically?" This is a very difficult question to answer without knowing the specific variables of the individual athlete involved. However, the general rule is this: program your maximal recoverable volume. Strength is increased, largely, by... Read More

June 1, 2017

Q:  First off, thanks Priscilla for taking time out of your crazy schedule to chat with us today.  Since you’re travelling so much, which country or state are you currently in? Priscilla:  Traveling feels like an understatement. :)   I reside in Anchorage, AK most of my time.  A majority of my... Read More

May 29, 2017

Former strongman eric todd talks about his training split and some different programs that he followed when he was competing in the strongman arena. Read More

May 24, 2017

If you are new to the gym or fitness in general, read on for some tips to help you get started! Don’t know where to start? Are you gymtimidated? Everyone starts somewhere. Your fitness idol had their first day in the gym. The pro athlete starring in TV commercials started with little... Read More

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COO/Director of Sales & Marketing
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Justin Blake
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Sam Dancer
CrossFit Games Athlete
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Jennifer Dietrick
IFBB Pro/Martial Artist
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David Douglas
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Taylor Drescher
CrossFit/NPGL Athlete
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Jared Enderton
CrossFit & NPGL Athlete
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Tate Fisher
CrossFit Athlete
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Brad Gillingham
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Carissa Johnson
WBFF Pro/Fitness Model
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Jada Kelly
NPC Bikini Competitor
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Mike "Kujo" Kurzeja
Super-Middleweight Pro Boxer
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Danyelle Mastarone
NPC Figure Competitor/Personal Trainer
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Tim Nassen
Bodybuilder/Former Strongman
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Molly Jo Andrusyk
Marketing Coordinator
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Steve Nissen
Inventor of HMB
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Spenser Remick
ASC Pro Strongman
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Priscilla Ribic
USAPL/IPF Powerlifter
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Erin Stern
2x. Ms. Figure Olympia
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Eric Todd
Strength Athlete
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TJ Tollakson
Pro Triathlete
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Nick Weite
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Philita Wheeler
NPC Figure Competitor/Fitness Model
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