The Warm up

The warm up is often overlooked as an important component of a training session.  This is a big mistake. Walk into any commercial gym and watch the sequence of events that takes place. People will check-in at the front desk, hang their keys and proceed to a treadmill or some other piece of cardio equipment. […]

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Summer Checklist

I’m a close second to Olaf when it comes to summer. Who’s Olaf? Well, he is the snowman in the Disney movie Frozen that I have seen ohhhh, 66 times, thanks to my little girl. Don’t let me fool you, it gets better every time! Like Olaf, it’s easy to shut your eyes and dream […]

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Movement Breakdown – The Lunge

The lunge The lunge is a great lower body movement and a staple in our programming at Breakthrough Fitness.  It is also a movement that I have seen done very poorly. Often the poor mechanics comes from people doing an advanced variation before mastering a previous progression. Why we incorporate lunges into our strength training […]

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