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blog478
9 Jul

The Fine Line Between Healthy Ambition, Pathological Dieting & Eating Disorders

The following is a guest post from Holly Peek, MD/MPH. Holly has been training with us at Cypress for over a year. Be sure to check out her blog at www.psychgumbo.com. ___________________________________________________________________________ Whether trying to lose weight, gain muscle or simply live an overall healthy lifestyle,...

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blog467
3 Jul

WHAT DO YOU LOOK LIKE IN PEAK HEALTH? DIFFERENT LOOKS FOR DIFFERENT PEEPS

Do you know what your ideal healthy body looks like?  Do you know what your ideal healthy weight and body fat % range should be?  If you are looking at the person next to you at the gym, a magazine with a model in it,...

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blog444
26 May

3 Reasons You Should Try Kettlebell Sport

In kettlebell sport a lifter can compete in the snatch, jerk, long-cycle (clean & jerk), or biathlon (jerk + snatch) events. The lifter has 10 minutes to complete as many repetitions as possible in the event. There are rules surrounding this but that is the...

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blog431
13 May

Things I Like: Float Tank Therapy

Stay with me here, but I'm going to make a quick case on why you should get out to Metairie to float inside an enclosed tank for an hour. If you're not familiar with float tanks (also referred to as isolation tanks) they are tanks...

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blog416
28 Apr

Got protein? Options to supplement your diet.

I decided on this one to video blog. Below the video check for the links I mention and also one really interesting new protein bar that I completely forgot to include in the video! If you have questions or anything to share about brands you...

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blog391
13 Apr

2014 New Orleans Kettlebell Sport Championships

Cypress Fitness and the IKFF present: The 2014 New Orleans Kettlebell Sport Championships Location: Cypress Fitness 2701 Tchoupitoulas St. New Orleans, LA 70130 Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014 Times: Friday - Weigh In - 5pm to 7pm (at Cypress Fitness) Saturday - Judges meeting –...

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blog291
3 Jan

Setting goals is the easy part – now what?

If you, like most people, have a few new goals for 2014, I'd like throw some suggestions your way to help you position yourself for success. First, shelf all of them except for the most important. No, seriously. Adding too much at once is the easiest...

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