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Monday Musings- Testing Your Fitness

  We are constantly talking about "Prove your Fitness", testing our fitness, increasing our fitness, etc. Why? There's a few reasons. First, after you have been around a while, lost a few pounds and not feeling like your going to die each time after each workout, its...

Food, fasting and frosted flakes…

Hello again, Ion family! John here. I hope you all had a great Christmas and that you are looking forward to the New Year. I know many of us got a head start on the whole resolution thing by signing up for the “Body Comp Challenge” last week. That’s actually why...

The Reason Why You Are Unhealthy

You eat like shit and you don’t work out at all. That’s the secret. But you can fix it. So, we recently have started a Body Composition Challenge at the gym. Over the years we have had a few of these and have seen some amazing results. For the first couple of body...

Mental Game Part II- Honor/Cheating

“The greatest way to live with honor is to be what we pretend to be” Socrates STRENGTH DISCIPLINE HONOR Those are our guiding virtues at ION S and C. I have gone into some detail on strength and discipline in other blog posts that you can read or review later. I am...

Hello ION S & C community!

My name is John, and I’m one of the “new kids” at the gym. While I’m not new to working out, this is my first foray into an official program of “constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity”. And I gotta tell you, it’s been quite an experience so...

REST

      Rest Days I was asked recently about rest days and if they were important. There’s a lot of info on the internet and fitness magazines talking about rest days and the value therein. At the time, when I was asked I just blurted out an answer and honestly, I...

WOD 5/17/2017

Were always trying to strike a balnace between strength, cardio, gynastics, strongman and anything and everything we can throw into the mix. Check out the article below when yo have a second. Being strong is great. But you have to balance all the rest of the facets of...