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What YOU Can Learn From Steroid Users

DISCLAIMER: I do not condone, endorse or otherwise advise the use of steroids unless under direct prescription and administration from your doctor. The public has a lot of misconceptions about steroids, what they are, how they work, and what they do. Often times people use the term steroids and Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) interchangeably even [...]

By |2020-01-15T16:35:15+00:00January 14th, 2020|Mindset Monday|Comments Off on What YOU Can Learn From Steroid Users

Science is Useless

Teaching people how to exercise and reading have been two of my life's greatest passions. As a result I've amassed quite the collection of books where these two pursuits collide. Many of the books I own are science-based text books ranging from topics like nutrient timing to the hormonal response to specific training variables. I [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:15:38+00:00January 6th, 2020|Mindset Monday|Comments Off on Science is Useless

The Peloton Ad | What Most People Are Getting Wrong

Recently Peloton released an ad that is causing quite a bit of controversy. If you have seen the ad, here it is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pShKu2icEYw According to the New York Times people have described the ad as "classist", "sexist", and "tone deaf." All of those things are incorrect. Let's dive in. Why the Peloton Ad isn't Sexist [...]

By |2019-12-11T15:26:04+00:00December 11th, 2019|Mindset Monday, News|Comments Off on The Peloton Ad | What Most People Are Getting Wrong

Why You Should Consider Competing in Powerlifting

A few years back, there was a big push to train everyone "like an athlete." The sentiment of such a statement is great...sometimes "exercise" is boring, but training can be a lot more fun. There is definitely a split in the mindset of these two activities. We think of athletes as super-heroes or superstars, and when [...]

By |2019-11-27T19:41:01+00:00November 27th, 2019|Powerlifting, Training|Comments Off on Why You Should Consider Competing in Powerlifting

The Arkitect Fitness Gym Rules

Like most gyms, we have rules. Unlike other gyms like planet fitness that we won't name, we don't have silly rules like "no jugs of water." Instead our rules are created to do three things: Make sure you get the best results possible Make sure you stay safe Make sure you enjoy your experience in [...]

By |2019-11-20T19:08:37+00:00November 20th, 2019|Training|Comments Off on The Arkitect Fitness Gym Rules

Mindset Monday: What a Veteran Can Teach Us About Life and The Gym

In high school my good friend Emily met a guy from a rival school, and the two began to date. Everyone in our "click" hated that every time we tried to make plans, she was off with her boyfriend from "that school." Although none of us knew Nick, we all disliked him because once the [...]

By |2019-11-11T22:58:08+00:00November 11th, 2019|Mindset Monday|Comments Off on Mindset Monday: What a Veteran Can Teach Us About Life and The Gym

AF November News Letter!

Happy November! Here is our monthly news! Happy November! Here are your monthly updates! Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule: Wednesday Nov-27: AM Coaching Only Thursday Nov-28-Sunday Dec 1: No Coaching Monday Dec-2: Return to normal Hours Upcoming Events: 3rd annual food & clothing drive. Please consider donating for a chance to win a free month! Click here [...]

By |2019-11-04T14:49:29+00:00November 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on AF November News Letter!

Arkitect Fitness 3rd Annual Food and Clothing Drive

It's that time of year again when the temperatures are dropping and we're all gearing up for the holidays...but let's not forget those who are less fortunate than us. We are extremely lucky to call Concord home, and that's why we love to give back to our community. New Hampshire is home to roughly 1,500 [...]

By |2019-10-30T18:16:02+00:00October 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Arkitect Fitness 3rd Annual Food and Clothing Drive

USAW vs. USAPL: A Tale of Two Sports

USAW and USAPL are the two governing bodies in America of the sport of Weightlifting, and the sport of Powerlifting, respectively. Although there are dozens of federations in Powerlifting, most people would consider USAPL the "gold standard" of the sport. To the casual observer, these sports may seem almost identical. To be sure there are [...]

By |2019-10-21T19:05:12+00:00October 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on USAW vs. USAPL: A Tale of Two Sports