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Coach's Corner

Learning New Exercises Trains Your Brain and Your Muscles

Learning New Exercises Trains Your Brain and Your Muscles January 16, 2017

  Have you heard of neuroplasticity? At this point everyone understands the need for exercise, the health benefits associated, and the risks of our sedentary lives. Most people miss the most important piece of exercise that makes he difference between good exercise and breaking a sweat. Learn how to do something that challenges you.    Doing something only marginally challenging yields little

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4 Tips During the Holiday Season

4 Tips During the Holiday Season November 28, 2016

  Life has a way of getting crazy hectic. Our day to day routine works well and then the holidays add a few extra tasks that throw our schedules all out of whack. It happens to everyone so here are a few tips for success during the holiday season. 1. Be grateful. Gratitude for the good things in your life, and daily acknowledgement of accomplishments you are proud of has been shown thr

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Is Crossfit for Beginners?

Is Crossfit for Beginners? January 3, 2017

   Yes and no. As a black belt, multi sport athlete, National weightlifting coach, and Crossfit coach for nearly a decade I think I can be considered an expert in exercise and human movement. My answer to this is yes Crossfit is for beginners. There's a catch though. We'll get to the in a second.    Crossfit is a group implemented program. Whether you typically enjoy working out alone or in a

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Registration is LIVE for Broad Ripple Barbell Lift Off

Registration is LIVE for Broad Ripple Barbell Lift Off January 1, 2017

Join us on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 for our 2nd Broad Ripple Barbell Lift Off Meet! This is a USAW Sanctioned meet. This is great for beginners and those qualifying for National Meets! You must be a current USAW member to compete. There are no refunds for this event. Barbell Lift Off Registration

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Why It’s so Hard to Lose Weight – (5 minute read)

Why It’s so Hard to Lose Weight – (5 minute read) January 31, 2016

Here's a hint, we are our worst enemies. The truth is weight loss math is fairly simple and the hurdles are manageable. However, as with most things in life, it's not the problems that are the problem but how we handle them that is. The first major problem with fat loss is that your body loves consistency. If you have consistently eaten a certain way, exercised rarely, gotten up at a certain ti

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Beach Bodies are made in the Winter Challenge!

Beach Bodies are made in the Winter Challenge! December 26, 2016

The time is now to get in the best shape of your life! Call-Out Meeting is Wednesday, January 4th at 6:30pm! The holidays will be over and it's time to focus on yourself! Email Jessi at info@brfitclub.com with any questions you might habe!

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Happy 8th Anniversary Broad Ripple Fit Club!

Happy 8th Anniversary Broad Ripple Fit Club! December 2, 2016

Today is the 8 year Anniversary of our incredible gym! Time is a son of a bitch… Although some of you have been around since the very early days, most of you don’t know much of our story. I’m feeling nostalgic today, so I thought it time to finally tell a little about our history. I loved the Ninja Turtles. I would terrorize my sisters after watching an episode, or one of the totally

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Spend 0% of your time on things that don’t matter.

Spend 0% of your time on things that don’t matter. October 6, 2016

It's harder than it sounds, but it's a key to success in anything that requires patience, resilience, and adaptation through struggle. There will always be things that get in the way, something that didn't work out perfectly, failures, setbacks, naysayers, and even your own self doubt. None of those things matter. This means 0 energy spent worrying about last week, 0 energy worried about t

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Is there fire in you?

Is there fire in you? May 22, 2016

Those who know me know I'm a quiet man, not for lack of things to say but because I feel the world is full of clutter and noise. I choose not to add to the noise and instead look for the quiet lives who are receptive to my words. Years ago a quiet, actually shy, girl walked into my gym. You wouldn't have recognized her, or the gym, from what you know of them now. She was very thin, very quiet, and

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Are You the Hero of Your Story?

Are You the Hero of Your Story? April 5, 2016

"We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us." - Joseph Campbell Check out our Video below! Credits: produced, directed, filmed, and edited by Palmer Durr Special thanks to BRFC member cast, in order of appearance: Meg Ridley, Jeff Heinz, William Berens, Fred Golden, Jessi Howald Edwards, Bob Patron, Joe Zimmerman, Ollie Mcethan, B

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