Unfiltered Woman – Sage Burgener Ep. 1

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

That 100% self love thing is bullsh*t. You have to own your sh*t. All About Sage In this week’s edition of Unfilitered Woman, Taz sits down with Sage Burgener. Sage has 25 years of Olympic Weightlifting experience as she started lifting at the age of 4 (some of you may know her dad, Mike B.) She currently coaches in the sport and has 2 kiddos to keep her hands full! Owning Your Sh*t This week, Sage delves into some personal …

CrossFit Girls

Death to Dadbod: CrossFit Girls x3

Danial Hooper Death to Dadbod

The CrossFit girls are all nasty. All due respect to you ladies out there, but y’all can be lady in the streets and a freak in the sheets – but you ain’t Fran, Diane, or any of the other crazy broads. If you haven’t read my Fran Recap, now’s a good time. And if you’re not going to read the recap, that’s okay. Just know that I’m not singling out a specific girl… these are the names of workouts. Today, …

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 …

Let’s Talk About Mondays

Danial Hooper Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

So yeah… Mondays will suck the life out of you. It’s almost in our DNA to complain and grog and whine our way through the first morning of the work week. We have a deeply abusive relationship with Mondays.  Every single time that alarm clock goes off, there’s a piece of us shrieking out a death call. “It feels like a Monday” is a way to describe an awful day that won’t end. “Case of the Mondays” is used when …

Death to Dadbod: How to Get a Six Pack

Danial Hooper Death to Dadbod

Wanna know how to get a six pack? I got you. We’re in 2020 and I’m happy to help in all the ways. Sure, I don’t have a six pack. Nor have I ever. But just like every other dad, I’m totally qualified to give advice on topics I don’t have any experience in. Frankly, if I had a six pack, everything would look off. I’m not meant to be lean enough for a six pack. I’d look like one …

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 …

Let’s Talk About New Year’s Resolutions

Danial Hooper No Filter Fitness

So yeah… I know I’m jumping the gun by talking about New Year’s Resolutions this early. But we’re almost to Christmas, and you know what that means… Money has run out. Weight has been gained. Habits have been baddened. Destruction. Everywhere. So many good things have been undone because we can’t say no and eggnog only tastes good when it’s half booze. I freakin’ love it, too. Send me all the holiday cheer! And then! As soon as Christmas ends, …

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 …

Death to Dadbod: The Friday the 13th Workout

Danial Hooper Death to Dadbod

It’s Friday the 13th and I did a workout. I have regrets. Before this workout, I was convinced this would be a fun little burner. It felt like a nice active recovery with a little extra sweat. This week has been really exhausting but I was looking forward to this because I assumed this would be an enjoyable sweat sesh. I was wrong. I was out on the boat. Floating in my ignorance, while something was lurking under the surface. …

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 …