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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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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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Hike Swings

By David Lyman / May 20, 2019
Video preview for hike swings.

Kelly’s admiring the #SuperBloom while David’s finding ways to avoid standing still. Typical! Come see us both at BOOT CAMP IN 7 DAYS! Boot Camp in the Park is a FREE, all-levels fitness class. We’ll be getting our pump on in Cal Anderson Park on 5/27, 6/3, 6/10, & 6/17. For details visit Boot Camp…

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Cal Anderson Lunge

By David Lyman / May 17, 2019
David lunges off bleachers at the park.

BOOT CAMP IN 10 DAYS! And I’m pretty excited. Can you tell? Took a lunch-break “LUNGE break” to keep my adrenaline in check! Reminder: My FREE, drop-in, all-levels boot camp begins Memorial Day and runs for the next three Monday evenings, too! See Boot Camp 2019 for more details!

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Ravenna Run

By David Lyman / May 13, 2019
David runs through Ravenna Park.

14 DAYS TILL BOOT CAMP …So I went on a little trail run to get in the “park workout” spirit! Ravenna Park is such a glorious urban oasis! Perfect for when you need to escape the city without actually leaving it. Reminder: My FREE, drop-in, all-levels boot camp begins Memorial Day and runs for the…

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Boot Camp Returns!

By David Lyman / May 2, 2019
Boot Camp in the Park

Progressive Gym’s 4th annual boot camp in the park returns this Memorial Day and I AM SO STINKING EXCITED! View the event here!

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Spartan Race ’19

By David Lyman / April 14, 2019
Spartan Race 2019

8 miles, 30 obstacles, 4 grueling hours, 1 awesome team! WOW what a challenge the Spartan Super Race was yesterday!!! The rain poured, the wind chilled, and the mud sucked us in with every step. But through it all, we had each other’s backs. Literally– we had to hoist each other over walls and out…

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