Weightlifting a Rice Bag

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. In these quarantine days, we’re all desperate to find some variance within the items we have around the house. We want to get our home gym workout on, but we can’t really shop for things, unless we want to spend an arm and a leg on shipping! Fear not. We’ve constructed a guide of how to make your …

Tiger King Fitness

Death to Dadbod: Tiger King Fitness

Danial Hooper Death to Dadbod

What a weird time. The world has effectively gone anti-social and anti-bacterial in efforts to combat this insane virus. We’re in a time that’ll be discussed in history books. Disease, social anxiety, prevention, the holy grail economy, alllllll the hand washing. Our kid’s kids aren’t going to believe this. And then, to make it even more confusing, there’s the Tiger King. This man’s story belongs in the history books too! Netflix has (again) united so many people during a really …

Death to Dadbod: A Real Fast Workout

Danial Hooper Death to Dadbod

What a time to be alive. It feels like just yesterday that I was worried about a teething baby and a flooded bathroom. Now, we got real concerns going on. COVID-19 is exposing some real weak points for some of us, myself especially. My brain is running in every direction, so much so that even a fast workout seems like an impossible commitment. I’m so worried about my kids safety/school work, my work going in the tank, and my house …

Unfiltered Woman – Sage Burgener Ep. 3

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

Sometimes you gotta do it to prove yourself RIGHT. 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! How Her Upbringing has Shaped Her Present This week, Sage talks about her relationship …

Unfiltered Woman – Sage Burgener Ep. 2

Cheryl Hargrove Brain Gainz, No Filter Fitness

I am a single mom who will not play victim. 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! Taking Charge of her Life Post Divorce Last week, Sage talked about looking …

Let’s Talk About Time

Danial Hooper Uncategorized

So yeah… How can a clock move so fast and suddenly so slow? How were the first two weeks of January soooo slow and then suddenly we’re in February? Why does it feel like we never have enough time to actually achieve the things we want to do? Is this going to be a boring article with rehashed time saving tips that don’t actually work? Quick answers: 1) time only goes at one speed, you’re the one who changes. 2) …

Death to Dadbod – Filthy Fifty for Friends

Danial Hooper Death to Dadbod

Today, my wife and I completed the OTB Minimalist version of the Filthy Fifty. It’s the CrossFit equivalent of a murder by 10,000 paper cuts. No one movement is meant to be awful, but if you do it fifty times, you’re bound to feel filthy and likely contract a disease of the will. It’s so fun. You should totes try this one. Before I jump into the workout. Here’s a bit of an update on how my January went. January …

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 …