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Just Start

By David Lyman / October 18, 2022
Trainer tip: The best time to start was long ago. The second best time is now. Don't wait for perfect timing. Don't wait till you feel ready. Just start.

Today could be the day your life changes. Our fabulous Certified Personal Trainer Jessica is currently accepting new clients for in-home or virtual training!

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Meet Jessica

By David Lyman / July 27, 2022
Meet Our Team of Seattle in-home personal trainers

Meet Jessica, our fabulous new trainer! Jessica is a Certified Personal Trainer just-in from New York City. She has experience with a broad range of personal training clients of all ages and ability levels. Originally interested in teaching, she’s found even more joy in teaching movement! She formerly trained her colleagues in the US Navy…

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Konrad’s Epic Trek

By David Lyman / May 15, 2022
What happens when you walk 500 miles through France
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Daylight Savings

By David Lyman / March 19, 2022
Personal Trainer David training virtually outdoors

Permanent Daylight Savings Time? All the better to train you with, my dear! Whether the US stops changing its clocks in 2023 or not, we suspect Seattle will continue to celebrate the Ides of March as the beginning of the END of our “Big Dark” season! Personally, we’re cheering for the return of longer days,…

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Holiday Reminder…

By David Lyman / December 15, 2021
woman looking at herself in the mirror

“If you only love your body when you love how it looks, that isn’t love, that’s objectification.” -Lexie and Lindsay Kite, phD Do you constantly judge and belittle your loved ones’ bodies? Of course not! So please, show YOURSELF the same respect! You are sooo much more than the way your body looks. Hyper-focusing on…

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How to Use a Balance Trainer

By David Lyman / September 29, 2021
David demonstrates how to use a Bosu balance trainer

Which side is the “hard” side? How do you step ON/OFF? How do you go from 2 feet to 1? David explains in 60 seconds and does a pretty good chipmunk impression in the process! (Sound on.)

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By David Lyman / March 30, 2021
If you managed an employee who continually cut corners & slacked off... Would you tolerate it? Then why would you tolerate it from YOURSELF?

Shoutout to my man @stydie for being a fabulous fitness model! He exemplifies hard work and dedication! #fitnessmotivation #fitspiration #fitspo #accountability #integrity #results #seattlegym #seattlepersonaltrainer #seattlepilates #seattleyoga #progressivegym

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Gratitude in 2020

By David Lyman / November 24, 2020
2020 is not the year to get all you want, but to be thankful for all you have.

We are so grateful for YOU, our fitness family! Let’s be real. 2020 has been a challenging year! We were all thrown some serious curveballs… but you have blown us away with your ability to adapt. When indoor gyms closed, you pivoted to outdoor & virtual training. When the economy was hit, you took advantage of our…

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Homemade Sprouts

By David Lyman / November 1, 2020
Kelly eating homemade sprouts

We grew & taste-tested 3 kinds of sprouts! 1- lentils, 2- broccoli seeds, and 3- mung beans. Curious how they turned out? Here’s our review! 1. SPROUTED LENTILS Taste: Sweet, peppery. Texture: Crispy, crunchy. Nutrition: High protein, high folate. Final opinion: Our favorite sprout! These were slightly sweet and oh-so-crunchy! They were tasty on everything…

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Training Around Injuries

By David Lyman / October 8, 2019
Kelly on stand-up paddle-board

Got injuries? Try to see them as opportunities to explore new types of exercise! Kelly’s right hip flexor was a little tight this week, so we did a bunch of work to normalize it and the other muscle groups affected. But there was no need to sit-out this rare October sunshine while waiting for everything…

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