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Athlete of the Month – Sann K.

September 1st, 2018

This month’s Athlete of the Month has GRIT when it comes to getting STRONGER. She has both perseverance and passion for her long term strength goals. A “gritty” person can say these words, “There are no quick-fixes.” “I am a hard worker.” “Setbacks won’t stop me.” “I finish what I start.” “I don’t give up…

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Bridging the Gap

August 29th, 2018

Team, Hope you had a great weekend and did something that inspired you! Yesterday I attended my annual coaching conference and left full of INSPIRATION! I’m revved up and wanted to share some take-aways. Everyone knows they need to strength train to prevent muscle loss as they age. Everyone knows they need to eat better…

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Body Transformation-Are you ALL IN?

August 21st, 2018

Team TGA, I am back from Tampa and ENERGIZED. All feelings of burnout have left the building!!!! My Vitamin D level is high from my daily dose of sunshine and I’m feeling amazing! I was extremely motivated and inspired by the vibrant athletic and health conscious culture that I encountered in downtown Tampa. It’s definitely…

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Muscle, muscle, muscle….where art thou?

August 13th, 2018

At Training Ground Athletic (TGA), we take muscle very seriously. Did you know that after the age of 30, we lose 1% of muscle mass per year. This loss of muscle and muscle function is called sarcopenia. If you live a sedentary lifestyle, you’re pretty much doomed for frailty. Along with this loss of muscle…

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Athlete of the Month – Candice P.

August 10th, 2018

When it comes to body transformation, our August Athlete of the Month is very motivated for change. A few months ago she asked me if I would hold her more accountable to her weight loss goal. Of course, I said “YES” and what happened after that was AMAZING! She started aligning her actions with her…

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Athlete of the Month – SAM P.

June 10th, 2018

Being that Father’s Day is only a few weeks away, it’s so appropriate that TGA’s June Athlete of the Month was motivated to change his life and walk through the doors of TGA because of his daughters, Joann and Nicole. When I asked Sam what his motivation for starting TGA was, he adamantly said “MY…

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Athlete of the Month – Patty S

May 2nd, 2018

As a health coach, I study change psychology, why some people are able to change and achieve their health goals while others are stuck and never do. Research shows that those that succeed have one characteristic in common: GRIT! Grit is defined as passion and perseverance for long term goals. Talent doesn’t make you gritty….

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Athlete of the Month – John S.

April 5th, 2018

For the last 4 years at TGA, the month of March has been about expressing your hard earned strength gains during PR Testing, what has now become known as March Mayhem. This month’s Athlete of the Month is an amazing example of a highly competitive athlete who is committed to STRENGTH. He did not miss…

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Athlete of the Month – Melissa S

March 28th, 2018

Well one things for sure, it wasn’t very hard to find pictures of this month’s Athlete of the Month. She’s quite the strong, photogenic athlete! Before coming to TGA, Melissa actually had many friends already training here. It was just a matter of time before someone referred her over. And I’m so glad they did. 5 years later,

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SWING WEEK is on!!!!

February 12th, 2018

Team, Being that Valentine’s Day is Wednesday, a day devoted to LOVE, I thought it would be appropriate to show a little love to one of my favorite exercises, the KETTLEBELL SWING! The swing, better known as the love child of a hip hinge and an explosive hip extension, might just be the most perfect…

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