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6 Great Reasons to Work at Striation 6

We are always looking for great people to work at Striation 6. With the exception of some administrative positions, we do not mandate that we be your exclusive employer. It is our goal, however, that once you join our team you do not want to work anywhere else!

Our company is in growth mode and, to that effect, here are 6 great reasons why you would want to join our team:

Three Reasons Why I don’t stretch Before Workouts

I am grateful for this guest blog by Striation 6 Silver Level Personal Trainer, Nick Bissett. You may have heard me advise clients to NOT stretch - both at all, and especially not before workouts. There are good reasons for this, backed by science. Here, Nick outlines three for you. Please read them mindfully and feel free to send any questions you have my way.


4 Ways to Restore Muscle Function and Decrease Pain...#3 Sounds Counter-Intuitive and it Works!

This is another great guest post by Glen "The Cerebral Assassin" Owen. Read on for 4 effective and simple ways to help reduce muscle-related pain by restoring muscle function. Optimal muscle function is crucial to your overall health, and Glen does a great job here at outlining a few simple ways to restoring muscle health through lifestyle and exercise habits. Enjoy!

Knowledge and Confidence, Not Time and Money

Most people fail at exercise. Only a small percentage of people even undertake to exercise at all, let alone succeed in accomplishing their exercise-related goals. I do not mean to be a downer here. These are facts.

Is a Cognitive Bias Killing Your Exercise Progress?

This is a guest blog post from Glen Owen. Glen is a Muscle Activation Techniques Specialist and has been in the exercise profession since 2008. He has a strong command over the principles taught in The Resistance Training Specialist Program and as such is a Gold Level Personal Trainer here at Striation 6.

3 Huge Mistakes People Make When Trying to Lose Weight

This is guest blog post from Nick Bissett. Nick has been at Striation 6 for two years. He is enthusiastic and brings his own weight loss experiences to the table with his personal training and group fitness clients. Click here to have a gander at Nick's profile or email him at nick@striation6.com to say hello!

Welcome (Again) to Striation 6

What follows here is our modified Welcome Email for new clients who sign up with us. The two previous versions that we had were off-brand, inauthentic, and trying too hard for a particular result - going viral rather than genuinely welcoming new exercise enthusiasts into our fold. I am including it here on the blog for three reasons:

The Problem With Faking It

"Fake it 'til you make it" is incredibly attractive when you first try it on. It can even be effective; it can take you to a place where you actually become an effective person in a daunting environment.


In the exercise profession, it can set you up for success:

The 6 Reasons That I am Embracing List Blogs …

… or at least the list blog format.



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