Where the problem lies in today’s fitness world

Is your doctor your friend or a trusted advisor?                 Something to ask yourself when determining who you train with. The more and more I am around the fitness industry, the more I am astonished by who people are trusting with their health and success. First and foremost, I believe in separation between strength/conditioning coaches

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The only reason you need to have your kid training

Confidence:   This quality does not come easy any more these days.  If you thought being a teenager was tough when you were growing up, imagine it today!  Social media dominates our lives and nothing goes undocumented or unnoticed any more.  Our youth will live the rest of their lives through the lens of the

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Intensity or Enjoyment: Which is better for long term health and sustainability?

With a year under our belts here at the PITT training facility in Bozeman, Montana there are some topics up for discussion that we want to clear the air of.   #1 We are not a facility that aims to crush our adults with various workouts so we can feel good about ourselves as coaches…We

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Training Thoughts: Persistence

With the rising popularity of social media, we all inevitably get exposed to hundreds of training videos a week that fly by on our social media feeds. Some of these videos give us a glimpse into the training life of professional athletes, fitness models, and occasionally but not often the average joe. In fact, right

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Did You Brush Your Teeth Today?

Did you brush your teeth this morning? Do you remember any details about the event? Chances are that you performed this task without thinking much about it. Which arm did you put through your shirtsleeve first? Did you have to plan this out before you put your shirt on? Many of our daily activities are

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We Need Coaches, Not Trainers

Here at the PITT you will not find any trainers, but you will find the COACHES you’re looking for. By definition a “trainer” is a person who trains people or animals. “Animals get trained, people get coached.” We don’t train people, we coach them here at The PITT. The three driving principles behind the PITT

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Making Squats Work for You

The squat is a staple exercise in the fitness world, and can be used in a variety of environments to achieve a wide range of fitness goals.  Given it’s prevalence in the fitness world it is surprising how many people still have such issues with THEIR squat. I emphasize THEIR because squats (and movements in

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OUR Strength Training Blueprint for the Multi-Sport Athlete

This generation of youth athletes are starting to specialize in a single sport as early as the age of 7, and our stance at The PITT regarding this topic is simple…. DON’T DO IT.  Luckily for us here in Montana the climate and seasons help promote multi-sport participation, and trust me this is a great

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