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Q&A

Good morning, everyone. I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday filled with family, food and best of all-MOVEMENT! I had a fantastic trip to California and was sure to stay active by running hill sprints, drawing an agility … Continue reading

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Hill Sprints!

Happy Monday Everyone! Here is a great piece on hill sprints by my friend and colleague, Jen Comas Keck. Hill sprints can be a great addition to your kettlebell training routine.  Fat loss through hill sprints Jason Ferruggia, Jim Wendler, and … Continue reading

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Nutrition Seminar

On Saturday, November 5th from 11am-2pm, we will be hosting a very informative seminar on metabolism and fat loss with Andrea McDaniel, Registered Dietician and Sports Nutritionist. I highly recommend you all attend as Andrea will be touching on some … Continue reading

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OPTI Ladies Brunch

The OPTI Ladies Brunch will be held this Sunday, 18 September at 1230. For details and directions, please email me: negf03@yahoo.com. I look forward to spending some time outside the gym with all of the AMAZING Opti women and celebrating … Continue reading

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Turkish Get Up Tutorials

Some of you may have noticed the increased attention to Turkish Get Ups in class recently, and you either love it or you hate it! The truth is, the TGU is one of the most comprehensive things we do in … Continue reading

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Ladies, Let’s Train HARD!

Lot’s of amazing strength and power happening with the OPTI ladies in the past few weeks! Phyllis and Maria are swinging 32kg, Little Lupe and Nat (who I trick with heavier bells!) are pressing double 12kg, Tasha is snatching 14kg, … Continue reading

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Client Spotlight: Dana Varela

In all the hustle and chaos of opening the new OPTI facility, I haven’t had the opportunity to recognize all of the amazing clients who have made this business what it is today; who’s energy, enthusiasm and dedication are what … Continue reading

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Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification at OPTI

Optimum Performance Training Institute is excited and honored to be hosting a Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification (HKC) at our new state of the art facility! Andrea Du Cane, Master RKC (and the only female in those ranks!) will be teaching the … Continue reading

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July Updates

Wow, what a month it’s been! Moving and setting up the new facility seems to have been the easy part, although we never would have concluded that at the time. Adjusting to the new space and finding a routine has … Continue reading

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May Updates

Happy Tuesday, Everyone! I hope everyone is enjoying the week so far and taking advantage of the warmer weather (finally!). This post is mainly to update you on scheduling matters for the upcoming weeks. Please be advised that once we … Continue reading

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