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What is PLYO???

Have you ever heard of an athlete having to do 100 jump squats to make them jump higher for basketball? Many coaches believe that by incorporating a lot of jump training, also known as “plyometric training,” athletes will jump higher or be more explosive. This…

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November Member Spotlight

BFP FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE MONTH: Liam and Michelle De Paor Core Values Expressed: Hard Work and Support Liam and Michelle are an absolute blast to work with! Let’s start with Michelle. Michelle is a runner at heart. She’s been a runner for years and…

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Your Will Power Gas Tank

Lately, I’ve been heavy on the emotional side of things when it comes to developing solid nutrition habits that compliment your fitness habits. Whether your goals are to build and get big or to tighten and tone, nutrition should accompany the weight lifting portion of…

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Basketball Injuries: Stop Them Ahead Of Time

Basketball Injuries and how to battle them? If you have watched or played any level of basketball, you probably have seen an injury happen.  Even worse, you may have suffered an injury.  Well, I have and it sucks!  Fortunately it has only been ankle sprains,…

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October Member Spotlight

BFP Family Member Of The Month: Mary Lessard Core Values Exhibited: Support & Hard Work Mary has had this coming for a long time! Every single time Mary shows up at BFP to train you WILL HEAR HER VOICE! Mary is a force when she…

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Doughnuts Might Be The Key To Nutrition Success

Yes you read that title correctly! Doughnuts might just be the key to nutrition success. Just hang with me, I won’t take too long to show you what I mean. In last week’s blog, we discussed how folks that have compassion for themselves during “negative”…

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Making A Difference Through Operation Christmas Child

Part of our mission at Breakaway Fitness & Performance LLC is to be an asset to the community and help out those in need when possible. This time of year presents many opportunities to do just that—and we have come up with a way for…

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Self Compassion in Fitness and Nutrition

Today I want to dig a little bit deeper…….emotionally that is. As a fitness professional, coach, guide, whatever you’d like to call me, the request I get most often is to help people lose weight and tone up or bulk up. What I’ve learned is…

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Hydration and Performance: Beat the Heat

It’s hot in North Carolina!  Muggy, heavy, humid air…Whew, I feel like I lose 5 lbs in sweat, just walking the dog.  Well, it can be tough on athletes, who practice/play outside because hydration levels can change very quickly.  Hydration can play an important role…

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What’s Your Trigger?

When we think of a smart person, we might generally think that their brain works differently or maybe better than ours. I mean, if that person is killing it intellectually than their brain must be better at thinking than someone who is less intellectually savy…

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