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Quarantine and Immune Health

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Do you remember when Quarantines were only used for sick people? It’s actually really easy to remember because that was ALWAYS until now. This is the first time in the history of our nation that a “quarantine” (AKA “Shelter in Place”) has been used for both sick people and well people. That makes this a…

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Build Your Own DIY Home Gym for Under $40!

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Here’s how you can build your own home gym, from things you can get at a hardware store, for about $35. If you have heard of TRX, you have also probably heard of suspension training, where you have about 300 exercise options, using your own bodyweight. We have TRX to thank for the suspension training…

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NEAT contest

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This challenge/contest is Xtremely N.E.A.T. indeed! It will help you learn how much of a difference Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis makes on your metabolism. You will also develop an awareness of your own daily movement patterns and habits, which can change your life permanently. Most people don’t realize how much this current “shelter in place”…

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Home workout page

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Hey X Gymers! Here is the home workout page! Remember how important getting your daily dose of Vitamin X is to your immune health! Scroll to the bottom of this page to learn more about that. Important Note: This page contains videos of Xtreme workouts and Xamples of Xercises we do at X Gym, to…

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How the Coronavirus can be fattening and what to do about it

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If you’d rather watch this post instead of reading it, click the video below. Otherwise, scroll down below the video and read to your heart’s content! And remember how important getting your daily dose of Vitamin X is to your immune health! The Coronavirus (aka COVID 19) is creating quite the disruption, to say the…

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X Gym Coronavirus COVID 19 updates and links

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Hey X Gymers – Here’s Our Current Status Page *Please click your browser refresh button now in case a status update just came through* X Gym Eastside (the Kirkland club) is OPEN starting Monday, June 1st! X Gym Online is also OPEN, normal hours, of course, and always will be, as long as the internet…

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Exercise Boosts Immune Function

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Have you ever noticed that fit people get sick less, but out of shape, sedentary people seem to catch most of the bugs that pass through the area? It’s true and there are good reasons for this. Your gut microbiome is 80% of your immune system. If you have a balanced, diversified, and healthy gut…

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The Hardest Ball Ab Routine You’ve Never Done!

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Ball crunches are great because you are able to work through a larger range of motion than when you are on the floor. This makes it harder and more effective because we all know that harder is usually better when it comes to Xercise! This routine will also teach you the X Gym key principle…

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PJ’s Favorite Five meal delivery services

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You’re busy. I get that! So am I. It’s hard to find time to shop, prep and cook, but processed “convenience” foods are a killer and eating out of bags and boxes is the fastest way to get fat and come down with some nasty ravaging disease. So if you have to have someone make…

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Beege and Peege Xperiment with a new AB Xercise…

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Bev and PJ (aka Beege and Peege) were goofing around again in the X Gym with the new Terra Core gizmo, coming up with a new ab exercise, and this one rocks! It takes only a couple minutes to completely Xhaust the abs in a safe and Xtremely effective way. Check out the video below:…

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Three simple steps to eating a smaller meal while enjoying it more

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Thanksgiving! Christmas! New Year’s Eve! Office parties! Holiday parties! Leftovers! Alcohol! Result: 7+ lbs. of extra weight each holiday season. Halloween candy is actually what starts the seasonal binge cycle and for most people, the candy gets into the house in September when the stores start selling it. So how do we break this cycle?…

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X Gym’s Xscream Machine Xperiments

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The X Gym is the best place for high-intensity workouts, but it is also known as the safest gym. Most high-intensity gyms have a high injury rate, so many people think gyms that offer this type of workout are also high risk. That certainly is true of many Crossfit gyms and other traditional training gyms,…

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What’s Xdojo?

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X Gym is sometimes Xplained as more of a dojo than a gym because of the intense focus required of the methodology and the controlled nature of the motions, so we decided to try a new Xperiment! Here’s the Xciting Xdojo concept in a nutshell: Voluntary participation with no requirements. Come and go as you…

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How to be a budget biohacker

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Many people have asked me this question when I describe myself as a biohacker. For those of you who aren’t fans of reading, here’s the shortcut (“hacked”) definition from the dictionary: biohacker \ ˈbī-​ō-​ˌha-​kər  \ noun, plural biohackers. Somebody who uses science and technology to make his or her body function better and more efficiently. Now you know! And for those…

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It’s a party for your brain!

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You’re invited to the Eastside X Gym on 9/29/19 from 3-5 pm to hear PJ teach his top brain hacks, based on your individual brain type! How do you know your brain type, you ask? Well, you don’t yet, unless you have taken his brain type test already. If you haven’t, you will get to…

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