Holiday Survival Guide

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At RVA Performance Training, we take pride in the fact that we don’t give in to many of the holiday gym stereotypes. We have higher and more consistent attendance throughout the year, don’t see the typical slump during the holidays, and we don’t have the crazy New Year’s resolution gym rush quite like the other gyms. The fact is, joining …

3 Tools for Daily Mindfulness

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This isn’t a particularly novel message, but it’s one I’m sure a few of you can relate to:It’s been a pretty tough year or so. And by that I mean, not just the reality of things, but how our minds have processed it.  Many of us have felt job related stress and feelings of social isolation in ways and to …

Setting Goals Based On Your Current State

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Early 2014, my training was going strong.  I was diving back into a competitive fitness program after 5 years of competing in Strongman.   I was training hard, often.  I was eating well, sleeping well, and recovering well. Then in December, our first son was born.  Without a doubt, one of the best things to ever happen to me, and has …

Best At-Home Equipment

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Most of us at some point over the past year or so have tried an at-home workout.  Chances are you were cooped up, a little stir crazy, and missing your time in the gym. For some of our members – whether that was during quarantine or now with our long-term RVAPT Online folks – training at home has been incredibly …


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I vividly remember first getting a Concept 2 rower.  One of our initial “big” purchases before actually having a place to train, we somehow got the funds together to buy one for our apartment. I’m pretty sure I hopped on, and with little thought or care in the world, knocked out a 2k row as fast as I could. There …

Women’s Month Sneak Peak

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Coming up in March we have a month of activities for women in our community! Non-members are 100% welcome and encouraged to come. Every Wednesday at 6:30pm we’ll be hosting a women-only class with a different theme/focus for each one. Each week will have a sign-up (posted soon!) so you can reserve your spot. Stay tuned for more info coming …

Updated Covid Procedures

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WHERE WE’RE AT RIGHT NOW   As you all hopefully know, we’re operating in what feels like a fairly standard fashion at this point.   We’ve had 17,826 attendances since we reopened. We’ve had 3 confirmed COVID-19 cases come in the gym, and a few possible exposures. There has been zero transmission in the gym that we know of. As since we …

All October Long – Pink Ink Fundraiser!

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Be a part of something great this month, as RVA Performance fundraisers for the Pink Ink Foundation in October! What is Pink Ink? Pink Ink Fund is a 501(c)3 Non Profit Organization that seeks to aid people needing assistance with their post mastectomy tattoo needs as part of their Breast Reconstruction due to Breast Cancer and/or BRCA diagnosis. How are …

Women’s Only Workout – 10/24/20

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FREE one hour workout with you and your closest friend/family member/roommate! Tickets will go fast, SIGN UP HERE: You are invited to another round of a women only class here at RVA Performance Training!!! This class is for all levels, led by women for women! We have 3 times available, including an online option! 9am – Online 10am and 10:30am …

Fall 2020 Apparel Pre-Order

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Our next level long sleeves are back this! Grab your cityscape themed shirt while pre-order is open. Order window closes 9/28/20 at noon!