PROGRESSION BLOG

HOW (AND WHY) TO THANK SMALL BUSINESSES

The industrial economy is over.   For many reasons, that’s a good thing. Heavy industry is a big polluter. Heavy industry relies on humans behaving like cogs in a wheel. Heavy industry suppresses the earning potential of the workforce. But the heavy industry also...

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Get To Know Emma St. Germain

I can get down with this chick's cheat day meal of choice; but even more awesome is her attitude towards her fitness goals.  I'm guessing you'll find a few nuggets in here that will help you too.  Read on to get to know Emma! What do you do for a living? I'm a...

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Get To Know Melissa Herrera

Read on to get to know the amazing, strong, and beautiful Melissa Herrera! What do you do for a living? I'm a Dental Assistant at Gentling Dental. What's your favorite thing to do outside of the gym? Visit breweries with my husband. What made you decide to try...

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Get To Know Nate Borchardt

Nate has an amazing appreciation for Progression and may just remind you of a few things you've forgotten about over the past few years.  His account is a great reminder that community is key.  Read on to get to know Nate Borchardt! What do you do for a living? I'm a...

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Tony the Immortal!

I grew up in a small town. Very small. I shared a community of 300 people until the age of 14. Yes- 300 in the entire town. Growing up in that environment was difficult, especially for an overweight nerdy kid who tried way too hard to belong. My family was large and...

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F is for Fitness

Let's talk about the F in CFP. Your fitness is the most important thing in your life.  It is more important than your job.  It is more important than your family. Most people find that line of thinking shocking.  Until they think about it.  Without your health, which...

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Get To Know Jo Lynn Hovde

Jo Lynn has such a great outlook on long-term health and fitness that I know you can relate to.  Read on to get to know Jo Lynn Hovde! What do you do for a living? I am an RN at OMC working in the ER and also work there as a supervisor. ...

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Nutrition Coaching at Progression- Kate DeVinny

My name is Kate DeVinny.  I've been a member of progression for about 3 years at the encouragement of my daughter and son in law, who are members.   I've participated in the WLC that the gym has offered a number of times.  This has been quite successful for me but i...

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Get To Know Joel Granberg

Super Dad, Super Husband, Super Member!  Read on to get to know Joel Granberg! What do you do for a living? I own a business called Garage Force of Rochester.  Prior to Garage Force, I owned CherryBerry on 2nd Street. What's your favorite thing to do outside of the...

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Get To Know Ariane Bromberg

She can probably outrun you and wakes up before the sun to crush it at the gym.  And she definitely has some good advice for anyone at Progression.  Read on to get to know Ariane Bromberg. What do you do for a living? I'm a childcare provider. What's your favorite...

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Get To Know Jenn Frank

Jenn is one of the Mama Bears at the gym who provides endless inspiration for all of us.  And she claims her RBF, (look it up) may make it seem like she's grumpy but I can promise you she's the sweetest, strongest, Mama Bear you'll meet!  Read on to get to know Jenn...

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