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2 Easy (and Cheap) Ways to Detox this Winter By Sandor Koppanyi, PFP trainer   It’s that time of year again. You’ve eaten so much rich food throughout the holidays, and you’re ready to get back on track. We are all guilty of overeating, drinking, and being completely out of routine (including myself). I personally…

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Your experience in fitness as a whole should be enjoyable - if you're not having a good time, you should probably do something else.

Bring Sally Up So You Aren’t Down During the Winter Season – Brett Horchar, PFP Trainer/Group Instructor   In the winter, sometimes we end up hitting a bit of a wall, not so much a physical wall, but a mental one.  We want to workout yet there is no desire to go to the gym. …

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Do you think you need to spend hours in the gym to get the results you want? Try these 30-minute workouts and you'll believe otherwise!

What is a “bad” training day? A bad training day can be a lot of different things for different people.  You were easily fatigued.  You couldn’t muster the strength to lift that weight.  You didn’t feel that strong in class.  You had to take a lot of breaks or maybe just overall you didn’t meet…

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Happy New Year 2020! Any New Year’s resolutions centered around diet and food? Sure, we all have them. Want to know how long they last? Well, on average, come January 12th, most people will ditch them and move on. There is some good news . . . about 10% of those that make them, do…

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all natural pre-workout snack

Pittsburgh – The holiday season is fast approaching, and along with it comes a wide array of festive treats, holiday comfort foods, and – of course – busy schedules. This time of the year can be everything from wonderful to stressful.  It can also be a very big challenge for those of us trying to…

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PFP trainer, Wes Hall, offers his advice on the importance of warming up before we exercise.  Why do we bother?  How long should we really spend getting ready to workout?   Warm-Up Styles When it comes to warmups, you’ll find two camps. On one hand, you’ll have someone who likes to come in, swing their…

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What are "Macros"? Join us for our FREE Macro Series each Wed in Oct from 5:30 - 6 PM at the Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave to find out!

As a follow up to our last blog on October’s Macro Series (has everyone marked their calendars?), we wanted to provide more information on what the talks will cover. In addition to the subject matter outlined below for each 30-minute session, we look forward to an open discussion along with time for questions and answers…

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Join CureRock and PFP as we sponsor a silent boot camp at Walter's In Lawrenceville on Sat, Sept 28th at 9 AM.

CureRock is a nonprofit organization that supports the fight against childhood and adolescent & young adult (AYA) cancer.  We help finance educational, research and quality-of-life programs while raising awareness in the community. CureRock sponsors a variety of community events and activities, many of which include incredible live music performances from both local and national musicians…

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What are "Macros"? Join us for our FREE Macro Series each Wed in Oct from 5:30 - 6 PM at the Union Project, 801 N Negley Ave to find out!

We are excited to be conducting an October Nutrition Series about Macronutrients, or Macros.  Why we have chosen this particular topic? What are Macros, and why are they important?  How do we calculate individual requirements for each of them, along with their ratios as part of our daily calorie intake?

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to start out a healthy Fall food month: spicy sausage, Brussels sprouts and butternut squash foil packets!

With Fall fast approaching (so hard to believe!), so is the season of spooks, pumpkins and changing leaves. Let’s plan to start this Autumn right with a great Autumn recipe! Here’s an idea-   SPICY SAUSAGE, BRUSSELS SPROUTS, AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH FOIL PACKETS   An easy Fall foil packet dinner made with spicy chicken Andouille…

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