EMPOWER Blog – Mythbusters Edition

Hello, blog readers! Welcome to Empower Blog: Mythbusters edition, your bi-monthly debunking of common fitness misconceptions! This episode will explore the idea that long duration endurance training (Cardio, as most people refer to it) is the best way tone up – NOPE! It isn’t. For everyone running to stay looking lean, there’s a better option! […]

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Final Standings

The Decathlon Challenge has come to an end. I want to congratulate all the competitors for their hard work. You all really have made it fun this year! I think some of you even might have surprised yourself with what you can do when competition is involved. I hope most, if not all of you […]

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One Week To Go

As we approach the final week of the Empower Decathlon Challenge, the top five male & female competitors are as follows: Males – first place (Sean Fenton), 2nd place (Gene Oddone), 3rd place (George Livanos), 4th place (Ward Flintom), 5th place (Drew Howell) Females – 1st place (Grace Couchman), 2nd place (Mary Sampson), 3rd place […]

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My Decathlon Challenge Experience

As an Empower trainer, I’m required to take a crack at our annual Decathlon challenge. So far, I’ve completed nine of the ten events (all but the rower). These are my current results: – MB Shuttle Chase (:31.10 seconds) / MB Slam Relay (:45.07 seconds) / Slosh Pipe (2:36) / Wall Sit (4:01) / Farmer’s […]

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