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The Benefits of Foam Rolling

Are you an athlete and are constantly feeling sore or tight? Investing in a foam roller might be the solution for you. Foam rolling consists of similar benefits to massage therapy however purchasing a foam roller is much more economically sound than regular massage therapy sessions. Foam rolling holds many benefits for athletes the biggest…


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Benefits of a Workout Buddy

Finding the motivation to get up and go to the gym is challenging for a lot of athletes. Some days we really can’t get ourselves out of bed and into an intense workout routine. That’s where your workout buddy comes in. Training for an event like Flex on the Beach is a difficult process and…


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Avoiding Injuries

How to Maintain your Workouts without Injury Every athlete fears the dreaded injury. It happens to the best of us, especially since we are putting our bodies in situations that cause constant fatigue and stress. At Flex Events, one of our top priorities is the safety of our participants so every athlete can participate injury…


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4 Things to Know Before You Flex on the Beach!

4 Things to Know Before you Flex on The Beach               Flex on the Beach will be here before you know it, are you ready to flex on the sand? With beach season upon us, it’s time to get out there and start training! However, there are a lot of things to consider before starting…


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Common Weightlifting Injuries and Prevention Methods

The gym can be a way of life for many of us and injuries can set us back tremendously. For those of us who are in the gym every day and working hard, we can develop injuries over time if we are not careful enough about treating our bodies correctly. Many people do not put…


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How to Workout Without a Gym Membership

Sometimes life can get in the way of our workout routines and stop us from getting to the gym.  We have our busy schedules that involve work, family, school and other responsibilities.  There are times when our schedules can debilitate our opportunity to get into the gym to release the stress that can build up…


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Benefits of HIIT

Exercises like HIIT (high intensity interval training) are ever growing in today’s modern fitness world. The base of followers surrounding it are growing vastly as well, becoming a popular fitness trend for people of all ages. HIIT classes holds many benefits for those who belong to one of these gyms or engage in related exercises….


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Tips for Staying Calm During A Competition

When you are competing, there are a million things going through your head.  You tend to doubt yourself, become intimidated by the competition, or question if your preparation was adequate to bring you success.  Your mental psyche can play a big role in how you perform on the big day, so it is important to…


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Nutrition Preparation Before A Competition

Preparing for an athletic competition properly can make or break your performance on the big day.  You spend so much time training your body to perform at its highest level.  It should be in your best interest to fuel your body with the correct foods so that you can maximize the benefits of your training. …


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Reasons to Sign Up for FLEX on the Mall

Flex on the Mall will be back in town June 8th in our nation’s capital!  Last year was we had a great day where tons of flex-o-holics came out to show off their athleticism and their patriotism in a friendly competition.  This year, we look to match that same energy, and bring the heat even…


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