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From Entertainer to True Fitness Professional, Melissa Guitron of OPEX KURA

Melissa Guitron of OPEX KURA in San Mateo, California lives and breathes fitness. She’s a firm believer that fitness is a means of not...

by Luke Tagle

How to Program Training for the Anaerobic Energy System

There are times when the anaerobic energy system needs to be improved for some particular clients. Specifically, anaerobic energy training...

by Luke Tagle

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Finding Your Maximum Aerobic Function Heart Rate

Aerobic Development

Finding Your Maximum Aerobic Function Heart Rate

A great way to warm up for training sessions using the TrueForm Runner is with the assistance of a heart rate monitor to equip you with...

by Luke Tagle

How To Handle Losing a Fitness Competition

Mental Toughness

How To Handle Losing a Fitness Competition

Losing is an integral part of the learning process in everything we do, including competition. However, unrealistic expectations about...

by Luke Tagle

How to Program Training For the Creatine Phosphate Energy System

Energy System Training

How to Program Training For the Creatine Phosphate Energy System

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by Luke Tagle

Breaking Tradition – Yasmine Hassan

OPEX CCP Coaches' Success Stories

Breaking Tradition – Yasmine Hassan

For Yasmine, a native of Saudi Arabia, sports & fitness were not very accessible and women participation in sports was and still is somewhat...

by Luke Tagle

What Is a Coaching Professional?

Videos

What Is a Coaching Professional?

OPEX Founder James FitzGerald sits down with Michael Pilhofer to discuss what it takes to be a fitness professional. In this day and age,...

by Luke Tagle

How To Know When To Retire As An Athlete

CrossFit

How To Know When To Retire As An Athlete

Determining the right time to retire from high level competition can be a tricky and emotional subject. OPEX Director of Coaching Mike Lee...

by Stephen Sizer

Is Protein Powder Poisoning You?

Nutrition and Nourishment

Is Protein Powder Poisoning You?

If you’re a fitness or health nut, chances are high that you’ve used or are using protein powder to build muscle and for recovery...

by Luke Tagle

How to Program Fitness Training After The CrossFit Open

Programming CrossFit Athletes

How to Program Fitness Training After The CrossFit Open

The period following the conclusion of the CrossFit Open is a critical time for fitness coaches who have clients or athletes competing in...

by Luke Tagle

Fine Dyne-ing: How a T-Shirt United a Fitness Community

Videos

Fine Dyne-ing: How a T-Shirt United a Fitness Community

Despite it’s notoriety, the airdyne has become a cult symbol in the realm of functional fitness as well as a one of the most effective...

by Luke Tagle

How to Program For the Aerobic Energy System

Energy System Training

How to Program For the Aerobic Energy System

Most fitness coaches have a basic understanding of what the aerobic energy system is and does. However, many of them don’t know how to...

by Luke Tagle

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