No Really, You Need More Protein – By Jon Polidoro

If there’s one common theme I see in most people’s nutritional tendencies, it would be that they don’t get nearly enough protein that they should. Despite the fact that some nutritionists, dietitians, doctors, and even coaches may argue that we as a society get enough protein in our diets, I believe we drastically under perform […]

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Strength Training While Pregnant

This is Morrisa. Morrisa is a wife, mother, and business owner. Did we mention that Morrisa is in her 3rd trimester? Despite how busy life can be, Morrisa still finds time to make it to the gym 2-3 times a week to kick some ass. The world needs more Morrisa’s. Exercising during pregnancy can unfortunately […]

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Do The Half Kneeling Anti-Rotation Press!!!

The muscles of the core were designed to stabilize the spine and prevent you from falling all over the place. We see so many people coming in here that lack any type of core awareness. Meaning they aren’t really sure what’s going on between their shoulders and their hips. This exercise is not only super […]

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Why I Train At Warhorse

I left CityFitness Thrive to come to War Horse Ignite 8 months ago. I really wanted to get under a barbell, which seemed to silently be phased out of Thrive. I was hesitant to switch gyms and programs. I felt like I’d gotten reasonably strong, and was friendly with some people at Thrive. Clearly, I had […]

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EAT / LIFT / LOVE

I moved to Philadelphia just over 10 years ago to start my corporate journey.  Suburban girl moving to the big city. Taking public transportation, walking side by side with other suits to their skyscraper office building to sit hunched over in a cubicle, flooded with recycled air and fluorescent lighting.  Hell yeah! This is what […]

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Dan Sabo Why I Train at WHBC

  At WHBC our ultimate objective is to get everyday individuals as strong as humanly possible. We achieve this not only in a safe and effective manor, but by creating a community that is unrivaled and a program that is as challenging as it is effective. Dan is an incredible example of that.

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POWERLIFTING CLINIC – W/ Chad Wesley Smith & Marisa Inda

Learn from IPF World Record Holder Marisa Inda and her coach, Chad Wesley Smith at a Juggernaut Powerlifitng Clinic in Philadelphia, PA. This is a special 2-Day event that will offer a program design lecture and Q&A on Saturday, September 16th and on Sunday, Sept 17th will be focused on hands-on coaching of the squat, […]

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Do the Hip Thrust!!!

There are no if ands or buts about it (no pun intended).  It’s sorta awkward (avoid all eye contact when performing), it’s anything but comfortable, and depending on the individual it’s a total struggle to get into the correct starting position.  The hip thrust is an awesome exercise and more people should perform it. At […]

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The Only Good Bug is a Dead Bug!!!

We’ve seen about a hundred different instructional videos on how to correctly perform the Dead Bug and most of them have missed a few key components that we like to use when coaching the Dead Bug. I mean if you are going to do an exercise, you might as well do it correctly, am I right? […]

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Your Warm Up Doesn’t Have to Suck!!!

    Psoas Hip Flexor Hold Start by placing a mini band around your feet and pull one knee tightly into your chest while reaching the other leg out straight.  You can either reach your finger tips up towards the ceiling, or create more tension by squeezing a foam roller (shown in video). Taking a […]

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