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Bouldering

By David Lyman / August 6, 2019
bouldering

I love summertime! This week I got to enjoy a bunch of healthy summer activities– bouldering, paddleboard yoga, and steel mace yoga! Just another example of how staying active pays off. When you’re rocking good core engagement and cardiovascular fitness, you’re ready to jump into new challenges at a moment’s notice. Want some help preparing…

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Pilates Ring

By David Lyman / July 23, 2019

The Pilates Ring is my favorite CIRCLE of life! Even though that nifty workout tool was invented decades ago, I still use it regularly today. It helps me maintain proper posture in difficult positions. …Such as when the wife demands I pull over while hiking to pose for a Lion King reenactment photo we’ll “definitely…

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Studying

By David Lyman / July 14, 2019
muscles drawn on David in marker

Helping Kelly study for her certified personal trainer test! #craYOLO

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Speed Ladder ’19

By David Lyman / July 7, 2019
speed ladder at boot camp 2019

Inspired by the incredible #USWNT champions to work on my speed, agility, and quickness this week! (Time to bust out that speed ladder!) CONGRATS, US WOMEN’S TEAM!!!

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Boot Camp 6/17/2019

By David Lyman / June 22, 2019
Boot Camp Warriors

Shout-out to these warriors for attending EVERY, SINGLE, CLASS of boot camp this year! (For Marissa, that makes it a two-year streak!) Now that’s dedication!!! Thanks, Marlena and Marissa, for always bringing your smiling faces, excellent work ethic, and positive attitudes to class! You both are too awesome, and it just wouldn’t be boot camp…

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Boot Camp 6/10/2019

By David Lyman / June 15, 2019

Sweating ourselves happy in the sunshine to feel-good music = BEST MOOD-BOOSTER EVER! Don’t miss our LAST free boot camp of the season this Mon 6p @ Cal Anderson Park. We’d love to see you there, even if you’ve never done boot camp before! Get the details here!

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Boot Camp 6/3/2019

By David Lyman / June 9, 2019
Boot Camp in the Park

Join us Mon 6p for your free park workout! See details here!

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Boot Camp 5/27/19

By David Lyman / May 30, 2019
Boot Camp 2019

Thanks everyone for BRINGING IT at boot camp last week! You all blew me away with your effort!!! Some of you said this was your first “real” exercise class, and WOW– What an honor it was to be part of that monumental step!!! It doesn’t matter where you’re starting from; only where you’re going. What…

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FAQ: Boot Camp ’19

By David Lyman / May 26, 2019
Boot Camp 2018 crew

Q: Is it like waaaaay hard? A: It’s exactly as difficult as you want to make it! Everyone goes at their own pace. Many people modify or skip some moves. That is more than okay– it’s encouraged! What’s most important is listening to your body and honoring what it needs that day. Q: Can I…

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Grit

By David Lyman / May 23, 2019
David doing one-handed push-ups with his determined face on.

Concentration. Determination. Grit. While you’ll normally see me smiling in class, there comes a time when all of us must give more than we knew we had. On the last few reps of a strength exercise… for the final moments of an endurance exercise… that’s when we have to dig DEEP and make those seconds…

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