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2 Magic Pill(s) To Start Your Fitness Journey

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We all want the magic pill affect. We want to be able to consume something, and instantly get results. That way, ladies and gentleman is, 1) non existent 2) Does not last 3) A lazy way out of hard work.

Since those things do not exist, I have thought up 2 “pills” of information that can help you begin your fitness journey. They aren’t large in size, but for some reason many find it hard to swallow. It’s too hot, I’m too tired, I don’t know how to do it, are a few of the reasons people refuse to swallow the pill. But for those who are ready to grab that glass of water and take down the pills, here are the first two you should take.

1) Pill 1: Create a plan of action: Purchase a calendar and write out what your entire normal day looks like. From the times you eat, to the times you watch TV, write it all down for 3-4 days straight. Once the days have passed, review the calendar and begin to realize how many WASTED hours are on the calendar. Since “not having time” is one of the biggest and lamest excuses, you can immediately eliminate it once you see you DO have the time. Begin to insert times to train during the hours you wasted watching the ridiculous things that make up national television. Yes, it is easier and more comfortable to sit on the couch, but when you turn 70 expect to not be able to play with your grandchildren and be the grandpa/ma who wore out the old recliner because he/she didn’t have the ability to move freely (Yes, things just got real).

2) Pill 2: The First Step: Let go of the assumption that you have to go out and be hard core. Depending on who/what you are influenced by, you may have the assumption that your fitness has to be hard core and crazy intense all day every day. This notion if far from the truth. If you are new to fitness, DO NOT kill yourself on the first day. It will only make you so sore, you will be back on the couch never wanting to get up again. Baby steps are the best steps when starting out. That could mean simply walking/jogging mixed in with body weight movements (push ups, sit ups) in the park or in your house.

The 3rd pill, which wasn’t mentioned in the title, is consistency. Give your body 2 weeks of training no less than 3x/week and allow it to adjust. It will hurt, and it may not be as comfortable as your couch, but you will adjust and you will make leaps and bounds in your fitness. Erase the excuses, and let’s get started.

Welcome Lauren!

There is nothing we love more than having new athletes put their health and wellness in our hands. Of The Lion Fitness would like to welcome LAUREN THOMPSON!

We are here to guide you on your path towards the healthy life YOU wish to have. Thank you again 🙂



Women’s Only Saturday Class


Earlier this month OTL Fitness announced the opening of our Saturday class from 9:30-10:30 AM. With much of our interest coming from women, we have decided to gear our Saturday class for those asking for it. Here is a break down of what the Saturday Women’s only class will look like:

– The Saturday class will be set up just as any normal OTL Class

– The Class will run for 1 hour from 9:30-10:30AM 4 Saturdays per month

– Athletes must register for the entire month. No make ups are allowed

– The first 2 months will be coached by Coach David and his assistant(s) who will then take over the class after 2 months of shadowing.

– The classes will be intense and scalable to all fitness levels

– The Class is designed for those looking to work hard and not make excuses

– This a is a great start for beginners who may be nervous to begin regular classes

– There will be a high emphasis on learning movements ranging from weight lifting to gymnastic movements

– Each Class will incorporate some type of weight lifting component and conditioning component

– Most importantly all ladies must be willing to work hard and have fun!


Class is an upfront payment of $80 for the month with the exception of February. We will only host 3 classes in February and cost will be $60 per athlete for the entire month.


The Saturday Women’s only class is capped at only 8! Do not miss your chance, sign up today! Email info@otlfitness.com to get registered!