Confidence and Conditioning

As I was huffing and puffing my way up a hill this past weekend I was reminded of why I started Ascent Fitness. Here I was in the most gorgeous place, with great company, and great weather, but physically I was struggling! I was definitely regretting all my excuses to...

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Music & Movement

When I think about my life music has always played a role in finding movement. As a little kid, my parents would play music so loud and dance around as they cleaned. To this day when I hear Earth, WInd & Fire, or Micheal Jackson I get the subtle urge to clean....

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Bright Spot Fridays

I don’t know about you but I’ve had some periods of pretty low motivation during this period of social distancing. I find myself un-motivated to attend a zoom class or  lift weights on my own - because “what's the point anyway?” Ultimate frisbee is cancelled for...

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Covid Updates

Hello Ascent Fam, With the daily infection rates increasing in Pierce County we have decided to reduce the size of our group classes further and increase the personalization of our offerings. Even with just 5 people in the gym we don’t feel like we can provide...

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Exercise Recovery

As folks move back into the gym or start adventuring outside you may find yourself feeling worn out and sore. To help improve recovery there are 4 basic steps you can take. These steps also happen to be at the base of the human needs pyramid and are always great to...

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Summer Challenge Links & Downloads

Summer Challenge PDFDownload Physical Activity JournalDownload Move with Joy WorksheetDownload Self Care KitDownload Articles to read Let's Talk About Black Female Representation in Fitness - Link The Unapologetic Fat Girls Guide to Exercise - Link Diet Cultures...

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Re-Opening: Phase 2 Update

We are slowly opening up our studio for training!  First up we have our approach series, small group strength classes (max 5) and personal training. We will be focusing on strength training at the studio to help keep respiratory rates down and avoid excessive...

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Representation Matters!

The outdoors have been a great place of joy and empowerment for me! Over the years I have looked to others' stories for inspiration, education and encouragement. As a white person I do not have to look far to find literature and films of people who look like me...

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Anti-Racism Book Club

The Book Club will meet on the Second Wednesday of each month starting June 2020. If you would like to join the group please see our Facebook group. See below for expectations, guidelines and resources. Expectations and Guidelines: Some of the readings and discussions...

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