Definition of Resiliency

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

Resiliency and Being an Outsider What’s the definition of resiliency? re·sil·ient /rəˈzilyənt/ adjective 1. able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. By the dictionary, the definition of resiliency simply means to be able to bounce back from any adversity back to your original state. Essentially, it means to be unchanging in the face of an obstacle. This somewhat applicable to our Outsider definition of resiliency, but we want more. Our definition of resiliency features the ability to THRIVE …

DIY Medicine Ball – Beer, Beans & Baby Wipes

Cheryl Hargrove Home Gym, Workout Videos

Working Out At Home During the Holidays The holidays mean that we end up getting a bit off kilter with our schedules. We have special occasions to tend to, holiday parties to make appearances at, cookies that hang out on the counter and stare at us until we consume them… but we STILL wanna keep our fitnassss up. My favorite thing to do is a workout in my own living room, especially in the winter time when it’s cold outside …

What It Means to Be An Outsider

Cheryl Hargrove No Filter Fitness

Who are we: the Outsiders Some of you may remember middle school… reading the 1967 novel by S.E. Hinton. Others of you may remember the story as it was popularized by the Francis Ford Coppola 1983 film that featured a star-studded, adolescent cast. Patrick Swayze, Emilio Estevez, Ralph Macchio, Matt Dillon, Rob Lowe, Diane Lane, Tom Cruise, Leif Garrett… I mean come on… #swoon. Classic story of societal and class struggles #Socs #Greasers. But how does this relate to our …

Best Tips For Your Garage Gym Weightlifting Program

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, Home Gym

So you wanna gain some good ‘ol Weightlifting strength in your garage gym. Look no further, because the Outsiders are introducing our first garage gym Weightlifting program from our coach, Matt Bruce. About Coach Matt Bruce Matt Bruce is part of a long line of successful strength and conditioning coaches from Gayle Hatch Weightlifting. With over 17 years of experience in Olympic weightlifting, Coach Bruce has profound knowledge in program design and periodization for explosive strength, power, and force velocity …

Unfiltered Woman – Adee Cazayoux Ep. 2

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

All About Adee In this week’s edition of Unfiltered Woman, Taz sits down with Adee Cazayoux, founder of Working Against Gravity. It is program that works with clients one-on-one to help them meet their health and nutrition goals. Her academia includes Masters in Nutrition and Human Performance and BAH in Psychology|Masters in Teaching. Her competitive career in Weightlifting boasts a Bronze medal at the 2016 Canadian National Weightlifting Championships. In this week’s discussion, Adee talks about her shift from a …

Unfiltered Woman – Adee Cazayoux Ep. 1

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

All About Adee In this week’s edition of Unfilitered Woman, Taz sits down with Adee Cazayoux, founder of Working Against Gravity. It is program that works with clients one-on-one to help them meet their health and nutrition goals. Her academia includes Masters in Nutrition and Human Performance and BAH in Psychology|Masters in Teaching. Her competitive career in Weightlifting boasts a Bronze medal at the 2016 Canadian National Weightlifting Championships. With her successful businesses and life stability before 30, we thought …

DIY: Make Your Own Weights for the Home Gym

Cheryl Hargrove Home Gym, Workout Videos

Make Your Own Weights When making the shift from a conventional gym or affiliate to your home, one big factor is finances. You’ve made the decision to work out at home, so now your goal is to outfit the bad boy. You parouse Craigslist, hit up local garage sales, check Facebook Marketplace for some cheap weights, but often times it’s a laborious effort that involves coordinating with multiple people. Even more so than that, it takes a lot of attention …

Unfiltered Woman – Michaela North Ep. 3

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

A Renewed Definition of Fitness and Exercise In this week’s edition of Unfilitered Woman, Taz and Michaela chat about what fitness means to them after a long, competitive career. How do they fit their personal health and fitness goals in with taking care of their family, children, and businesses? Their lives no longer consist of hours in the gym to prepare for a competitive endeavor. What are the tools they use to remain consistent? How often do they train given …

Unfiltered Woman – Michaela North Ep. 2

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

Mom Guilt In this week’s edition of Unfilitered Woman, Taz and Michaela delve into the world of the guilt we assume as parents. Some more than others, and sometimes moms more than dads. We all experience this to varying degrees. Am I being present with my kids? In the moment?⁠ Am I too preoccupied physically with a phone in my hand? Or am I mentally preoccupied with work or other life stressors blocking my ability to enjoy what’s right in …

Unfiltered Woman – Michaela North Ep. 1

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

Our Mission Statement Taz wanted to create a panel of interviews that featured some badass women in the health and fitness space. As individual units in this busy world, we all live separate lives, have our own struggles, triumphs, and experiences. As a collective, we are a much more cohesive, connected, and powerful unit. Being women, #weruntheworldgirls. Taz had the idea of filming chats with women of many different experiences and backgrounds. Some work in nutrition. Others are strength and …