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“But I don’t feel like it!”

“But I don’t FEEL like it!”  One of the biggest roadblocks to success, or achieving our goals, is letting our emotions take over the conversation in our heads. We say we want to accomplish something, we map out a plan, we hire a trainer, but when it comes time to act all of a sudden, […]

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The rep ranges you need for rapid fat loss

We get asked every day, “How many reps should I be doing?” Even when the reps are written on their programs, our members ask, “Should I do more weight and less reps or should I drop the weight and do all the reps on the program?” Today I’m going to let you in on a […]

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World-famous surgeon agrees with GFP!

If you’ve read any of our athlete Train Smart articles, you may have noticed a trend: we have repeatedly talked about how dangerous it can be for athletes to be “in-season” for their main sport year-round. We have talked about playing one sport year round can lead to: More injuries Over stressed athletes Burnout Poor […]

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“It doesn’t take any talent to play hard…”

When I was young, I was not a naturally gifted athlete, so I had to work extra hard make teams and get playing time. One thing I learned very early is that talent isn’t the only way to stand out from the crowd. HUSTLE can make up for a lot of things on and off […]

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The secret to elite athletic performance

The summer is in full swing here at GFP and we are packed with athletes of all ages working hard to get faster, stronger, and quicker. Traditionally the summer is usually considered the off season for youth athletes in order to recover from the demands of their sports and, well, be kids. This year though, […]

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Does your child really need Gatorade?

Athletes look for every edge they can get on their competition. Staying hydrated during competition is one way to get that edge. All you have to do is look at LeBron James in the recent NBA Finals game for proof. Hydration directly correlates to your body’s ability to perform optimally. Being properly hydrated has a […]

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