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RtB Athlete Spotlight – James

When did you join Raise the Bar? I joined Raise the Bar in October 2017. I started with the Six Week Challenge and after day one, I never looked back or regretted my decision! What made you decide to walk in the door the first time? Over the course of the...

RtB Athlete Spotlight – Eric

When did you join Raise the Bar? I joined Raise the Bar in December 2015. What made you decide to walk in the door the first time? My friend, Diane, used to come to the bootcamp classes. She would go into detail about the "torture" she was enduring. At that moment I...

RtB Athlete Spotlight – Kelly

When did you join Raise the Bar? I joined Raise the Bar in September 2017. What made you decide to walk in the door the first time? I wanted a gym that would be able to help me lose post-op weight gain, regain strength and increase range of motion in my leg after my...

Meal Prep Made Easy

Meal prep is a method of batch cooking your meals once or twice a week, portioning meals into Tupperware and stacking it all conveniently in your fridge. Every meal and snack is pre-planned, pre-packed, and ready to be eaten on-the-go.

Nich is Athlete of the Week!

The fitness journey is not about busting your butt for a week on exercise and diet and you’re done. It’s a slow grind that works best with consistency over a long period of time. Consistency going to the gym daily and consistency with your diet.

Your 5 Step Injury Prevention Plan

Can you relate to this scenario? After putting it off for too long, you commit to get fit—only to find yourself injured the minute you start working out. All of the sudden your fitness goals go back on the shelf and you are left to deal with the pain.

A Case For The Burpee

Oh, the dreaded burpee. We love to complain about this uniquely punishing movement, and try to avoid doing them as much as possible. But have you ever stopped to wonder where the burpee came from and why this torturous exercise is a favorite of fitness professionals across the globe?

Andrea is Athlete of the Week!

When did you join Raise the Bar? I joined with friends for a 6 week challenge that began May 30, 2017. Did you have any past fitness experience before RtB? I was active for years when I did weightlifting, however I became stagnant and lost motivation over time.  For...

Cool Picture, Bro!

There are few things as inspirational as a stunning before and after picture. To see how the human body can dramatically transform is simply incredible! Have you ever thought about creating your own before and after picture? While the initial pictures are certainly...

Forget Your Weight. Do THIS Instead.

How would you like to get rid of your bathroom scale? To never again subject yourself to the angst and humiliation of stepping on and waiting for the number-that-will-determine-your-self-esteem to light up the screen. Sounds awesome, right?! It’s been ingrained in us...

5 Signs Your Diet Is a Fail

You’ve considered it for weeks, months, years even. And now is the time that you’ve decided to make a change and go on that diet. But don’t just dive in feet first. First, take a long, hard look at the diet you’re considering and answer five questions before...

Announcing Friends & Family Week at RtB!

It's Friends & Family time again! To celebrate the end of another school year and get summer ready we are offering a 5 consecutive day FREE pass for you to extend to your Friends & Family! The details are as follows: The pass is valid the second week of June (13th...

The Murph Challenge May 30, 2016

This will be a community (all programs) event with a BBQ pot-luck immediately following. We will accommodate any / all fitness levels. This unique Memorial Day tradition will take place again throughout the United States on May 30, 2016 at Raise the Bar at 7:30 am. We...

If You Could See the Future

This is a thought-piece intended to inspire you to research and understand the implications of our reliance on industrial agriculture and technology as it pertains to your health and longevity. If you could look into the future 10, 20, even 30 years to what lies ahead...

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