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Performance EDU Fitness Facility coaches Marc Digesti and Ryan Golec  blog weekly with educational content & news to keep you informed, inspired, and engaged!

The Importance of Single-Arm Training

By Marc Digesti | Jul 17, 2017

Training with weights in both of your hands is the norm—it’s what comes naturally. Why would you ever think to pick up just one dumbbell? They come in sets. But what if I said you are missing out by always training with a weight in each hand? With single-arm training you reap three big benefits that…

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RockTape is coming to Reno! – Saturday, August 19th

By Ryan Golec | Jul 13, 2017

FMT BLADES is an 8hr IASTM certification led by industry leading experts in movement assessment and therapy AND you get to keep the tools you use in the class. FMT Blades introduces the concept of movement therapy and performance enhancement via Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM). The tools may be hard-edged, but the techniques…

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5 Simple Exercises to Give You #OFFICEGAINZ

By Rachel Koester | Jul 12, 2017

Over 50 percent of American men, and 60 percent of American women, never engage in any vigorous physical activity lasting more than 10 minutes per week. Study after study has clearly shown that “exercise deficiency” threatens your overall health and mental well-being, and shortens your lifespan. That said, even if you fall into the other half…

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Meet DOMS

By Marc Digesti | Jun 18, 2017

Yesterday, or two days ago, you did a strenuous workout for the first time in your life (or for the first time in a while). You dutifully did your squats, push-ups, and rows (if you followed the Beginner Bodyweight workout), or you did some barbell squats or deadlifts or pull-ups. Or maybe you decided to run a 5k…

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Salmon Hash Paleo Recipe

By spheasant | May 25, 2017

Main Ingredients: Butter for the pan 1 lb of potatoes (red or Yukon golds), diced 8 ounces hot or cold smoked salmon 1 cup of asparagus Sauce Ingredients: 1 tablespoon fresh dill 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons of lemon juice 2 tablespoons of horseradish Directions 1)In…

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Monday Morning News – April 24th, 2017

By Marc Digesti | Apr 24, 2017

Good morning everyone, we hope you had a great weekend and look forward to seeing all of you in the factory this week! As part of the family at Performance EDU, we want to keep you in the loop with the latest news and updates. This week we would like to officially welcome 3 new…

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What is Myofascial Release?

By Marc Digesti | Apr 23, 2017

Foam rolling, trigger points, myofascial release…. these are big buzz words in fitness today… so what is it? In the simplest terms possible, the muscular system is encased in a fiberous netting called Fascia. This tissue, when healthy, moves and flows well with active muscle. But we live in a sedentary world, and this tissue…

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NEW Movement Mechanix Library

By spheasant | Apr 17, 2017

At Performance EDU, we strive to help people move better. The concept of corrective exercise often means just doing an exercise correctly. Coaching and body awareness are your greatest tools to moving well and hurting less. It’s only in the need to remap movement patterns and turn on inhibited muscles that we require regressed “corrective”…

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Who Doesn’t Love A Little Competition?

By spheasant | Mar 20, 2017

Who doesn’t love a little bit of good ol’ friendly competition!? Beginning Monday, March 20th, through the end of April we wanted to give you, the members, a chance to share your experience here at The Factory and win some prizes while you’re at it! The devil is in the details… so here’s the deets:…

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