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About the fitness underground

Los Angeles based Co-Founders of The Fitness Underground, Texas and Markus have drawn off their years of experience as certified personal trainers, an elite yoga instructor, a professional athlete and accomplished mixed martial artist, to create a new and innovative approach to health, fitness and well-being that not only enhances the body, but also enriches the mind. With a loyal following in the Los Angeles area, their powerful message of good health, clean living and the importance of exercise is changing people’s lives and in some cases, saving lives. It’s their strong belief that good health is the greatest gift we are given in life, one that we should always be mindful of, be incredibly grateful for and never take for granted. Life is too short not to listen to their powerful message. Start moving in a healthier direction today.

Go Sport-It Leggings Review

I received a pair of Go Sport-It Capri Leggings to try and I’m happy to say, I love ’em! The fit, for me is perfect and I’m a big fan of the wide flat waistband. Super comfy! The company also … Continue reading

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Go Sport-It Pilates Ring

The nice folks over at Go Sport-It sent me one of their Pilates Rings (aka Magic Circles) to test out. I’ve tried several of these in the past, from various manufacturers, and I’m happy to report that this one is … Continue reading

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Diets Don’t Work. Lifestyle Changes Do!

I’m starting to get really tired seeing stories of this trendy wonder diets and that fad miracle diet… It’s the same thing and happens at the same time every year with New Year Resolutions etc. (which is another totally bullsh*t … Continue reading

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Mandala Massage Ball Review

I had a chance to try out the Mandala Massage Ball recently. The nice folks over there sent me a sample to  try out. And I am really glad they did. They are the perfect tool to help you rehab  … Continue reading

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Train Your Lungs

Strong legs on the bike won’t mean much if you’re gasping for a breath. “Your respiratory muscles are in constant use during cycling,” say exercise physiologist Budd Coates, co-author of “Running on Air.” If they fatigue.. guess what, so do… … Continue reading

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My Morning Enlightenment: Nov. 26th 2013

It’s was awesome meeting Charles this afternoon and I’m looking forward to getting to know him better. Today I rode out to the time trial loop to get in a quick, high intensity 25 mile workout since I was short … Continue reading

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Torch Major Calories With This Basic Tabata Protocol Workout

Torch Major Calories With This Basic Tabata Protocol Workout If you haven’t heard talk of Tabata training, you will soon, and with good reason—who doesn’t want to boost their fitness in four short minutes?! What began as a high-intensity interval training protocol … Continue reading

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