Author Archives: MikeBaltren

Feeling Better and Looking Good Naked

So I’m just walking up the street the other day, and I only say up because it was both on a slight incline and north, and I’m thinking to myself, how do we define what we do at Ambition Athletics? … Continue reading

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Female Marines and Pull Ups

You may have heard around the first of the year that the Marines were delaying the requirement of female recruits to perform 3 pull ups.  This prompted quite a few articles and discussion. I found the situation rather interesting as a … Continue reading

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Is Running Best For Weight Loss? (Part 2)

Hopefully you read last week’s Part 1. This week we continue down the same road (pun intended) and address the same author’s article “Why I Love Shortcuts and Why They Don’t Work” as it relates long distance running and its alleged superiority … Continue reading

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Is Running Best For Weight Loss? (Part 1)

I try to read a lot.  Articles, blogs and books on a regular basis.  I even picked up a copy of Oxygen magazine for women on Sunday to learn “5 Steps to Great Glutes”.  A few weeks ago I came … Continue reading

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Stuff

Training On The Road Recently I took a trip to Cancun to attend the wedding of one of my best friends.  All inclusive resorts sure are fun, and gluttonous.  But to avoid the trap of not moving enough and feeling … Continue reading

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Why Bodyweight Exercise

Having owned a gym for years and instructed certifications worldwide, I have a pretty good idea of what works when it comes to exercise. I have seen the benefits of different types of exercise many times over, and one thing … Continue reading

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A Blast From The Past

This past weekend I paid a visit to a commercial gym for the first time in, well, it’s been so long I don’t remember.  Which is funny to think about since I work in the training industry and obviously our … Continue reading

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