Fitness Blog

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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Improvise

By David Lyman / March 21, 2019
David doing a side-plank off a swing-set seat.

When you forgot to pack your TRX, but you can improvise…

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Suspension Training

By David Lyman / February 12, 2019
David does TRX suspension training

Do you struggle with hand strength when opening jars, holding heavy pans, or tearing down boxes? Have you tried TRX suspension training yet? It’s hands-down my FAVORITE go-anywhere, do-anything workout tool. I especially love it for group workouts, because you can adjust the difficulty simply by changing angles! That means friends and family can work…

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Seattle Freeze

By David Lyman / February 10, 2019

Hilariously, I met my new neighbor while filming this! (Yes, with a face-full of snow. He came outside as I was rolling in it…) Never stop moving! Never stop playing! The #SeattleFreeze is only what you make of it!

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Ocean Lunge

By David Lyman / January 30, 2019
David doing a lunge by the ocean.

Sun & healthy movement. Is there anything better?

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10k a Day

By David Lyman / December 21, 2018
David jogging in the fall

Last month I experimented with walking/running an average of 10k per day. It felt wonderful to keep moving during my work breaks and on my commute! Although I wasn’t able to complete the full 6.2 miles every single day, (holidays being what they are,) I got pretty darn close, and I found that just STRIVING…

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Pupper Therapy

By David Lyman / November 19, 2018

Beautiful day for a workout with man’s best friend! (How lucky am I?) I got to throw the ball for this sweet doggo, Annabelle, while her human, Scott, kicked butt on the TRX! Scott impresses me every week with his steady gains and determination. This tough guy — with a heart of gold — trains…

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Feeling Super

By David Lyman / November 13, 2018
TFW you beat your 1 rep max

^ One of my favorite clients, Zac, doing some suspension training in his basement.   Like Superman, Zac doesn’t have to fight traffic to get to the gym, because mobile training brings the gym to YOU! (Ha ha ha.) But there’s also another reason he deserves to wear Superman’s cape: his inspiring backstory.   When…

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