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What is YOUR key to being successful?

Hey folks!

First off…

Thank you all for reading my last blog post on “Why I feel so fantastic!”

I appreciate all the feedback from you.

Anyway…

I get questions all the time about what motivates me to get up so early every day, work two full time jobs and stay so positive all time.

I guess the #1 answer would be […]

By |December 8th, 2012|Categories: Uncle Mike's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |17 Comments

Why do I feel so fantastic?

Hey guys!

I’ve been meaning to update my blog, but have been getting side tracked by other things lately.

Now that we have been fortunate enough to recover from “Super Storm Sandy”, it’s time for me to keep up with my updates.

A lot has happened since my last update…

Some great stuff and some not so great stuff […]

By |November 29th, 2012|Categories: Uncle Mike's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |9 Comments

I’m a getting emotional here!

I’m back after 3 weeks post concussion!
I apologize if I rant a bit…

But I’ve been a little emotional lately.

Three weeks ago today I took a baseball to the noggin and sustained a concussion!

I’m still a little wacky, but on the mend.

As many of you may know, besides my co-ownership and dedication to The Training Room […]

By |May 1st, 2012|Categories: Uncle Mike's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |9 Comments

Roam Roller Alternatives for Muscle Recovery

If you’re like me, you are always in search of new ways to keep yourself healthy and feeling good…

The foam roller has is great tool for recovery and myfacial release and also a big part of our program here at The Training Room.

Some other tools include The Stick, Lacrosse ball, Thera Cane etc…

It’s great to […]

By |April 4th, 2012|Categories: Uncle Mike's Blog|Tags: , , |6 Comments

Post your strength or fitness goals here!

In the attempt to hold myself accountable…

I’m going to  use this blog post to list a few of my strength goals.

Here’s what I would like to accomplish in the gym this year:

I would like to accomplish these goals at body weight between 165-170lbs.

450 lb deadlift (best is 415 back in the 80’s)
48 kg strict kettlebell […]

By |January 9th, 2012|Categories: Uncle Mike's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |16 Comments

Training Room Point Pleasant Beach Grand Opening Workout

Happy Sunday!

We had such a great day yesterday at the grand opening.

Thanks to all that came out to train and hang out with us.

We had over 20 people for each class and then hung out and afterward for some great conversation.

Christie Rampone was kind enough to bring all three of her Olympic metals, and made herself available […]

FREE Intro Class and Grand Opening of Training Room Point Pleasant Beach

We will be officially opening our doors on November 15 and will be offering a full schedule of group training classes!

To kick off the opening of Training Room Point Beach, will be offering a FREE intro class at 10:30 am on Saturday, November 12.

We’re ONLY looking for serious individuals who care about getting RESULTS!

Please…no tire […]

It’s been a long time coming!

That’s right!

It was January of 1999 when The Milkman and I first opened our doors in Belmar after working together for 5 years at The Atlantic Club.

I used to get yelled at all the time for not wearing my name tag!

It took $5000 to open our very first gym!

We started out with 800 square feet […]

Creating a Culture in your Fitness Operation!

“Our Clients Bring Beer!”
Creating a Culture in your Fitness Operation!
A brief story of how we came about and why we are kicking ass and ruling The Jersey Shore!
A Brief History of Uncle Mike and the Milkman

Circa 1999

When The Milkman and I started up The Training Room in 1999, we never dreamed it would escalate to […]

By |October 19th, 2011|Categories: Uncle Mike's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |5 Comments

Kettlebell and Body Weight Basics Workshop

I’ve been getting a ton of emails asking when the next intro class is.

It just so happens that I do not have a football game on Saturday, October 8th.

Soooo…..

What better way to spend the afternoon then teaching what I love to a group of motivated individuals.

Weather you’re looking start training with us, or just want […]

By |September 21st, 2011|Categories: Uncle Mike's Blog|Tags: , , , |1 Comment