773.687.8750
Member Resources Try A Class Close Menu

Blog

Stop, Hammer Time

Posted: May 18, 2017 by Dan Frantz - Articles

Confessions of a Therapist/Strength Coach Who Hates Self-Care   I have two confessions.   I actually like the song ‘U Can’t Touch This’ for reasons that might not meet the naked ear. Twenty-seven years after its release in 1990, I still seek it out and I proceed to work it like I’m wearing Hammer’s genie

Continue Reading...

Conor Woods: May 2017

Posted: May 2, 2017 by Mike Connelly - Swinger of the Month

1.  What was your greatest fear about beginning a training program? Is that still present today? I’ve never been a “big muscle” guy, so my biggest fear in a weight room is doing something wrong or feeling like I don’t belong. I love that Rebell has lots of different types of people and accepts people

Continue Reading...

THE ART OF GETTING YOUR SHIT TOGETHER

Posted: April 11, 2017 by Mike Connelly - Articles

If you read Tony’s last blog, The Grind: Hashtags, BS, Truth, and a Little Too Much at Times, and found yourself questioning your value in “the grind” then I have some good news for you. You’re not alone. I hate “the grind”. Can’t stand it. You know what I like? I like spending time with

Continue Reading...

PAST SELF, CURRENT SELF, FUTURE SELF

Posted: April 4, 2017 by Wes Showalter - Articles

Often when someone restarts their fitness journey and is trying to “get back in shape,” whatever that may mean to them, they compare their current self to their previous self. For example, they may say, “Oh my god! I can barely do 3 push- ups! I used to crank out 15 like it was my

Continue Reading...

HUMMINGBIRD IN THE HURRICANE

Posted: February 17, 2017 by Dan Frantz - Articles

WHAT IS THE HUMMINGBIRD IN THE HURRICANE, WHY IS IT SHOWING UP IN MY INBOX, AND WHY SHOULD I CARE? STRENGTH TO WEATHER THE STORM A tiny bird holding on to a twig to survive a hurricane is the natural place that any serious strength conversation needs to begin. The resilience is unimaginable. The strength-to-weight

Continue Reading...

PERSONAL RECORDS

Posted: February 15, 2017 by Wes Showalter - Articles

We often attach the phrase Personal Records or PR with a once in a lifetime accomplishment. This is something massive, a personal achievement for the ages, usually as it relates to aspects of fitness. Common PR examples are competitive in nature, such as race times or major barbell lifts. Other PRs are lifestyle challenges. For

Continue Reading...

GROCERY SHOPPING CHEAT SHEET

Posted: February 7, 2017 by Sarah Carusona - Articles

Grocery shopping can be stressful. It’s crowded, the lines are long, and they are always out of your favorite peanut butter! Once you add the stress of reading labels and trying to buy “healthy” food, it’s almost too much to handle! #FIRSTWORLDPROBLEMS So, it’s not the worst thing in the world, but it can be

Continue Reading...

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

We'll send you great work-out tips, nutrition tips and more!