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Neutral Spine Exercises

    How are you doing today? Are you feeling a bit stiff? That might be related to a not mobile spine.  Below I will explain some neutral spine exercises.    Maybe you’ve heard during our sessions one of our trainers saying: “Keep a neutral spine during this exercise.” But what does that actually mean?…

By Shane Young November 16, 2018 | 

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Spooky Special!

  Happy Halloween Week Ascenders! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  I saw some great costumes out there and the remnants of some blood and gore in my own bathroom sink!   This week only, we have a few awesome deals on our Boost and Semi-private Paid in Full and class packs.  So you can save…

By Shane Young October 29, 2018 | 

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Meet Darren!

      Meet Darren!  “I was born and raised in Seattle, WA.  I graduated from Seattle University, with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.   I made the move to San Francisco in 2016. I have been fascinated with health and fitness since the first time I stepped into a gym at 15yrs old.  Fast forward to today…

By Shane Young October 18, 2018 | 

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Meet Bryce! From Yoga Practitioner to Movement Specialist!

    From Yoga Practitioner to Movement Specialist   “For a long time, strength/conditioning and skill acquisition relative to sports was my life. When I completed school and realized I wasn’t going to the NFL I began to compete in powerlifting. Powerlifting helped me understand the mechanisms behind developing strength but left me immobile and…

By Shane Young October 9, 2018 | 

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The 3 Major Benefits of Rotational Movement Exercises

  Hey Ascend family!   You know, coming from the world of classic bodybuilding I wasn’t really used to a lot of rotational movement exercises until I joined Ascend. However, since I’ve joined the team I’ve learned about all the cool and important benefits of rotation. Recently I just finished a RIP-trainer TRX class. There,…

By Shane Young September 24, 2018 | 

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Will Weight Training Make Women Bulky?

Why I Strength Train (And why I think you should, too!)  Many of my clients are women. In fact, much of my coaching practice is focused on helping women feel better about themselves – both physically AND mentally. I want all my clients believing they are strong, capable badasses (because they ARE!)    With that…

By Danielle June 27, 2018 | 

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Quick & Easy Post-Workout Sandwich

Hey guys, what’s up?   Listen- does the following situation sound familiar? You finished your workout, got home 30 minutes after, immediately felt hungry, but couldn’t stomach the thought of another shake… Plus there was no time for preparation.   We’ve all have been there, am I right?   Today, I came up with a…

By Marvin April 2, 2018 | 

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Rise Up to the New You 2018

  We’ve all heard the rumors about 30 day challenges – the results won’t last, they’re just trying to sell you something, you aren’t allowed to actually eat. Today we’re putting those rumors to rest once and for all. You don’t have to live on grapefruit and high priced protein shakes for a month or…

By Shane Young January 11, 2018 | 

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Healthy Apple Walnut Thanksgiving Turkey

Hey Ascenders, it’s big bird time! Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means quality time wth family, helping those in need and (obviously), chowing down on great food. But here’s the thing: It’s great to enjoy your food, but enjoying your meal does not equal overeating. You always have a choice. It’s not about…

By Marvin November 22, 2017 | 

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Weight Loss During Thanksgiving: Staying on Track Part 2

  November is chugging along and turkey day is quickly approaching. That means lots and lots of pie, mashed potatoes and gravy are all right around the corner. For those of us trying to stay on track with weight loss, the upcoming feast is part blessing, part temptation. So let’s continue where we left off…

By Marie November 13, 2017 | 

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