powerliftingstrongmanweightlifting
July 17, 2018

The Best Training Frequency for Strength Gains

What You're Getting Yourself Into: 2800 Words, 9-15 Minute Read Time Key Points: 1. Low and high training frequency have science-based explanations. Lower frequency allows for more sets per workout, which causes that coveted "pump" and more hypertrophy. Higher frequency…
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June 14, 2018

Get More Gains with Ergogenic Aids

What You’re Getting Yourself Into: 3000 Words, 11-21 Minute Read Time Key Points: Ergogenic aids come in all different packages. Supplements and steroids are talked about ad nauseam, so I have spared you all from that. Check out examine.com or…
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Superfit Hero Leggings
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March 7, 2018

Sponsored by Superfit Hero

Exciting News! Katie is officially a sponsored trainer with Superfit Hero! On the surface, Superfit Hero is an athletic apparel company committed to creating quality clothing for a wide range of body types. But it's so much more than that! We…
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March 7, 2018

Body Positive Fitness Alliance and PPG

I spent a long weekend in Huntington Beach, CA eating tacos and playing outside attending the first ever Body Positive Fitness Alliance Affiliated Professionals Summit. (I know, it's a mouthful. Let's call it the BPFA AP Summit.) I came away…
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crossfitnews
February 21, 2018

Power Plant Open 2018

It's Open Season! It's that time of year again. The CrossFit Open is upon us. It's a 5-week worldwide functional fitness extravaganza in which tens (hundreds?) of thousands of athletes of all ages and ability levels compete in the same…
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Ben Sumo Deadlift
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February 14, 2018

How to Create an Action Plan to Achieve All of Your Goals

In my last blog post, I talked about how you can upgrade your typical New Year’s resolution to a SMART goal (check it out here). A goal is good and a SMART goal is great, but having a plan completely…
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Tri Front Squat
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January 16, 2018

Make Your 2018 New Year’s Resolution SMART

The other night I played Quizzo with a group of my friends and since it was the last Wednesday of 2017, all of the categories were centered around a "year in review." The first round consisted of 10 questions based…
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crossfitpowerliftingweightlifting
November 20, 2017

The Overhead Squat – A Catch-All Mobility Tool

Whether you’re a weightlifter, powerlifter, CrossFitter, or just going to the gym for general health and wellness, we all want to move better. We hear the term “mobility” floating around often. For some people it looks like stretching, sometimes foam…
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What to do at the gym
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February 1, 2017

Ep. 2 – What do I do at the gym?

Episode 2 is LIVE! If you've spent some time staring at the bars at your gym wondering, "What do I do with that? It looks fun..." - this is the episode for you! Michele and the Body Positive Fitness Alliance…
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Barbells & BBQ at Power Plant Gym
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January 31, 2017

Barbells & BBQ is Back!

Last year, 53 lifters came out to Power Plant for Barbells & BBQ! We ate a bunch of meat. We lifted lots of heavy things. Every female lifter went 3-for-3 on deadlifts. There were rescue doggies hanging out (and people too). We…
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January 8, 2017

The store is open!

Get your Power Plant gear now in our store. Convenient and safe shopping with PayPal checkout. What are you waiting for! Keep checking back for new designs in the coming weeks.
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Power Plant Gym
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December 29, 2016

Goal Group 2017

At the beginning of each year, about 45% of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. Only 75% of those resolutions last more than a week. By June, it’s at less than half. And by the end of the year only 8%…
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Power Plant CrossFit
crossfitnews
December 25, 2016

Power Plant CrossFit

It’s official! “Power Plant CrossFit” is on the books! When we opened Power Plant Gym in 2015, we named our affiliate “CrossFit Isotope.” It sounded good, but it just didn’t stick. (Like when you name your cat something adorable, but…
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Kettlebell Kitchen at Power Plant Gym
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November 11, 2016

Kettlebell Kitchen Comes to PPG

As of November, we are an official pick-up location for Kettlebell Kitchen meal prep and delivery service. Place an order by Wednesday for pick-up Monday morning, or order by Sunday for pick-up on Thursday. This allows the team at Kettlebell…
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Kettlebell Class at Power Plant Gym
crossfit
November 1, 2016

The Power Plant CrossFit Story

Brian and Katie started training in CrossFit when the sport was still in its infancy. Brian started in 2007 at one of the first boxes (the fancy CrossFit word for “gyms”) in the country, and Katie started in 2010 at…
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