Play Like Your Life Depends on it (because it does!)

‚ÄúWe don‚Äôt stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing‚ÄĚ -George Bernard Shaw   When was the last time you TRULY PLAYED?¬†   I have observed that many adults have simply forgotten how to play, or they don‚Äôt value it. This is especially evident in the gym. Adults seem to …

Do you want to Become Bulletproof?

  You may not know this, but this week something pretty cool is happening at Original Strength Institute.¬† We’ve been challenging people to step up to the plate and see if they are ready to take their training up a notch. We challenge them with the Becoming Bulletproof Test.¬† OS Institute co-owner and my good …

Cancer survivor has new outlook on being strong and able

Meet Vickie Cardin- Our Spotlight Member of the Week Vickie has been a member with us since February 2017 (we are actually just now coming up on her one year anniversary!)¬† Vickie is strong and focused on staying healthy since she is a stage three cancer survivor. We are so grateful to have Vickie, and …

Italo Intriago – Moving Injury Free

Italo Intriago is Original Strength Institute’s¬†Spotlight Member this week! ¬†As of January 4th, Italo has been with us for a whole year! ¬†He generally attends the 5:30am or the noon class. ¬†All of the coaches at OSI have enjoyed watching his strength increase and his mobility improve. ¬†He always gives it his all in class …

Fischer and Hunter Pearson – Brothers, Baseball, and Brawn

Our Spotlight Members of the week are Fischer and Hunter Pearson!!! ¬†Fischer and Hunter are brothers, amazing baseball players, and great kids; they¬†always give it their all in class and meet¬†anything thrown at them by their instructors head on! ¬†They both have seen many improvements in their strength and baseball skills since starting OSI, read …

Michael and Emma Vogel – Partners in Everything!

On July 22nd, 2016 Michael and Emma said I do! ¬†Leading up to that point, they’ve been working hard together; not just on planning their wedding, but also getting stronger and healthier as a unit at¬†OSI. ¬†Michael started OSI in January 2016 and Emma joined him a month later in February. ¬†They have attended faithfully …

Stella Barker – Journey to Health

Stella Barker is our spotlight member¬†of the month!!! Stella first came when OSI was still OPT, she’s been with us for 4 years and has seen amazing results. ¬†She went from not being happy with her body to¬†being able to move again and¬†accomplishing things she didn’t think were possible. ¬†She has lost many pounds and …

The Behm Team – Baby Steps to a Better Life Together

Cliff and Taylor Behm have been with Original Strength since 2012; their dedication to OSI, devotion to improving themselves, and their strength gained as a unit, physically and mentally, is inspiring! ¬†Their journey to where they are today as a “fit couple” has not always been easy, but the important thing is that they have …

Scott – Pressing Reset for life

Scott is our spotlight member of the week! ¬†His training consistency gets extra applause¬†because he manages to come to the 5:30am classes every week! ¬†Scott is a Krav Maga (and many other martial arts) expert and after teaching a great woman’s self defense class last month, he is offering another opportunity on August 20th! ¬†Congratulations …

Talia – Working Hard and Accomplishing Goals!

Talia is our Spotlight member of the week! ¬†Talia works hard and is committed to attending classes at OSi during her lunch break. ¬† She even walks over from her downtown office and has invited co-workers to join her! We have all watched her progress and admire her determination to achieve her goals! ¬† #teamtalia!! …

Jennifer – Down almost 40 pounds!

Our spotlight member for the week is Jennifer Beck!!! ¬†She has been working out at Original Strength doing one on one sessions for 7 months and has accomplished some major things! ¬†She has lost almost 40 pounds by sticking with her workouts and eating right, bonus she is getting stronger everyday! ¬†Jennifer is mom to …

‘Leaks Can’t Stop Me Now’ ?!

Wow! Tonight I was doing some browsing and somehow came across this video from HelloFlo/Poise… ¬†Aside from the funny ladies dancing and jumping around confidently with their special leak proof liners on, this makes me think 2 things…. Do women out there know that peeing while you workout, sneeze, jump, skip, etc is common, but …