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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.

Maybe I’m Getting Soft & Old

“Wallberg Left The Ring On A Stretcher And Was Taken To Hospital” It’s funny the more I’ve removed myself from hard-core Kickboxing, Boxing and MMA, the more I’ve given a lot of serious thought about the how stupid (maybe not the correct word, … Continue reading

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The Zach Sobiech Story – Make The Most Out Of Everyday Of Life

“What makes you happy is seeing someone else smile because you put it there. That’s what’s awesome about living in this world.” -Zach Sobiech Zach passed away yesterday, May 20, (2013) but his legacy will live on. Please take a moment … Continue reading

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Fueled By Vegetables! NO MEAT ATHLETES

 Fueled by vegetables! NO MEAT ATHLETES    It’s still a common question: can vegetarians perform as well as their carnivorous counterparts in physical competition? Take a look at each of the top level athletes, and you should have your… answer. … Continue reading

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Training Basics for Cyclists of All Levels

Be Your Own Coach / Training Basics for Cyclists of All Levels  Whether you browse fitness websites or the sports aisle at your local Barnes & Noble, you’ll find a wide variety of training advice, and sifting through it can … Continue reading

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Juicing vs. Blending..? The 411.

Juicing Is Great—But Blending Is Sometimes Better (It all comes down to the issue of fiber, and not all of those trendy cold-pressed juices have that important dietary component.) * Additional Info: Eat Healthy and Thrive (Blog) Read more here: … Continue reading

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Super Foods That Boost Your Brain Power

Instead of popping pills or guzzling excess caffeine to improve your memory and focus, munch on these wholesome super foods. Click through to check out the foods that can improve your brain’s health. Spinach- Spinach is high in potassium, which … Continue reading

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Train Movement, Not Muscles

“Train Movement, Not Muscles” I was recently seeking out new information and was researching alternative types of training concepts (methods/programs) for athletes, particularly triathletes and came across this awesome short article by Vern Gambetta. I really connected with what Mr. … Continue reading

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Da Bald 1′s Seven Simple Rules To A Happy Life!

Da Bald 1′s Seven Simple Rules To A Happy Life! 1. Start each day with a grateful heart. 2. Focus on the positive aspects of every person and thing you encounter. 3. Make smart choices when you eat and exercise … Continue reading

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EAT HEALTHY & THRIVE: PROTEIN / Top Plants that are High in Protein

Today I saw a “food guide” posted on Facebook that listed (Proteins, Carbs, Fats). I was totally bummed and somewhat disppointed that under the “Protein” column, there was “NO” mention of any other sources of protein other than from animals. Not … Continue reading

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I came across this awesome Tony Robbins quote this morning and just had to share it, because it really hits home for so many people that have been on my mind! Thanks Tony! “Those who succeed not only understand the … Continue reading

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