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Early in my strength and conditioning career, I was fortunate enough to stumble upon Deuce Gym in Venice, California. Well, I didn’t exactly “stumble upon” it. I was still in the midst of my internship at UCLA, working with the baseball team. We would have lifts in the morning and then practice or games at night, so I’d often find myself with free time in between. And since I was living in Pasadena, it didn’t make since to make the dreaded commute back ...

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Take 2021 by the Horns

People in America are quite possibly in the worst physical (and mental) shape of all-time, but we can change that, and what better time to turn the page than the start of the New Year? I understand that we are in the midst of a pandemic and that many lives and livelihoods have been lost. This is something I take very seriously ...

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2020 Persimmon Season in Review

Persimmon drying season began the beginning of October and ended the first week of November. Orders for plain and chocolate dipped persimmons have been coming in since they went on the market in October and the last order of the season was picked up today, four days before Christmas. Looks like lots of dried persimmon stocking stuffers this year! Plain persimmons are healthier, but dark chocolate dipped were the most popular ...

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