Author: The PIT

Interval Training: How and Why

Interval training is, in my opinion, the best way to get the most out of your workout. Most of us are too busy to spend more than an hour a day working out when we have obligations to work, kids, social life, and so on and interval training is a great way to get a… Continue Reading

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Nutrition for Athletes: Why does it matter?

Do you eat a pre-game or pre-workout meal 2-3 hours before performance (game, practice or strength training)? Do you fuel yourself through a long, high intensity performance with appropriate carbohydrates (gatorade, etc) and water? Do you faithfully eat a snack, protein shake, or meal within 30 minutes of a workout or game? Do you hydrate… Continue Reading

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Building the Foundation Part III: Type of Squat

Now that we know how and why we squat in The PIT (look back to Building the Foundation Part I and Part II – if you haven’t already read those, do so before moving onto Part III). In The PIT, we work through a Bodyweight Squat -> Goblet Squat -> Front Squat progression. While it is… Continue Reading

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Building the Foundation Part II: How We Squat

Now that we understand why squatting goes hand-in-hand with athletic success and overall well-being let us examine the ‘how.’ (If you don’t know what I’m talking about, read Building the Foundation Part I: Why We Squat – then come back!) Our first teaching point is instilling the importance of proper foot placement. For the entire… Continue Reading

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Building the Foundation Part I: Why We Squat

  Fitness, as with most things in life, starts with the construction of a solid foundation. Here in The PIT, we work with a wide variety of talented athletes, each with their own specific end goals. What is similar in their pursuits is the necessity for increased strength, stability and power output. This need is… Continue Reading

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PIT Alum Helping Monmouth Take Lead: Austin Holman

“Box Score Austin Holman‘s bucket in the final minute gave Monmouth a double digit lead for the second time of the night as Monmouth shook off a stubborn Knox team 89-77 Wednesday night.” Austin was a member of the PIT for off season training. See the full article here. See Austin’s stats and bio here.

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What is the PIT?

Today’s Topic: So what is the PIT??
We are: A strength and conditioning gym that trains adult performance clients to become the fittest they can in a manner that’s responsible, calculated, researched, and for lack of a better term, normal.

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Reflecting Back – Forming The PIT

The PIT has been open just over a year and what a first year we’ve had! Reflecting back on our year also got me thinking about where we started and why we started. We knew we wanted to open a progressive gym paying attention to the highest quality training available for both our adult clients… Continue Reading

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