Cool Online Articles

Recently I’ve come across some cool articles with good information. Here is a blog post by my friend and Parkour coach, Colin Pistell. He talks about the popular imagery in various gyms, websites, and tattoos that depict what he calls the “death aesthetic.” Speaking of the death aesthetic, t-nation is full of blood-red symbols and […]

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Kitchen Pantry Makeover – March Special

Do you ever look into your kitchen pantry, see a bunch of items youíre not inspired by, wonder how long theyíve been there, take a deep breath, turn around and order take-out? Weíve all had that experience. What could help with these kitchen doldrums? Empower to the rescue! This month, Empower nutritionists are offering a […]

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Fitness Tip

When most of us think about core muscles we think about ìabsî, those bulging stones on the stomach of bodybuilders. Although these abdominal muscles are an important aspect of core strength, they are only one part of a complex chain of muscles that make up our core. Our core muscles are an intricate web that […]

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Get Fit For Golf!

The weather is changing and the clubs are now ready to come out of hibernation. The only question is whether or not your swing is ready? Empower is here to help, even if you are already taking golf lessons. Empowerís Get Fit for Golf Clinic can help you improve your body specifically for the game. […]

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Welcome Chris Lathrop!

Greetings Empower Community! As some of you may know, Empower has been looking for a new trainer and Iím very excited to have been given the opportunity to fulfill that role. I have experienced many other gyms and Empower is definitely the place to be. Although Iím new to Empower, Iím not new to training […]

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Durham Ranks 11th in Fattest Cities!

The article titled ìWeíre not fat, weíre Rubenesqueî in this weekís Triangulator was a bit disturbing to me, a registered dietitian with a degree in public health working in Durham. It stated that Durham ranks number 11 in Menís Healthís 100 Fattest Cities in America list. Raleigh ranked 47, Greensboro, 70 and Charlotte 74 while […]

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Client Spotlight: Leah Bergman

Leah is the aspiring frozen yogurt queen of North Carolina and manages real estate and investments. We asked her why she came to Empower and she replied “I train with Empower with a very specific goal of being competitive in my horseback competitions. I compete in the Amateur-Owner Jumpers on my horse Rodrigo. The height […]

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