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Quick 5 With Max

Why is strength training important? Strength training breeds a certain discipline in people and a level of accountability. When training is difficult and you can keep up with
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Quick 5 With Amanda

How did you get into the fitness industry? I received a degree in sports medicine from Eastern Michigan University and was on the Eastern Michigan Cheerleading team too.
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Meet Max Ford

My name is Max Ford and I’m very excited to join the team at Hardpressed. I’ve been in the “Iron Game” for four years since graduating from the
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Meet Amanda Scavo

Amanda Scavo Studied Sports Medicine Athletic Training at Eastern Michigan University. The focus of her studies were Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Bio Mechanics, and Orthopedic Assessment. During her time
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The Stupidity of It All

People are constantly getting wrapped up in pre-conceived notions regarding (their) exercise and weight training, and often to their own detriment. Talking about science and exercise seems to
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The Keys

It’s been three years since Dan and I convened in a dimly-lit back alley to be handed the keys to 219 West Chicago Avenue. Three years since our
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