Author: Danny Sawaya

FEMME FATALE WOMEN'S ONLY POWERLIFTING MEET APRIL 14, 2018 This meet will be held at Tucson Strength and Tucson Barbell Club! Thanks to our sponsors Headline Sponsor Applied Physical Medicine  and Key sponsors  Tucson Coffee Roasters, Jeanine's Meals, Protocol Strength and Conditioning, and Lisco Discount Sales  REGISTER HERE...

I wrote this piece on my personal blog and wanted to share it with the Tucson Strength website. This  time of year is filled with optimism and hope for change. It can also be filled with negativity and disappointment. Through my own struggled I fully understand how hard it can...

Squatting was my favorite exercise until I injured myself at 21 years old. I had to keep the bar off my back for over a decade because I would continuously injure myself. I almost fell into the crowd that believed that squatting is bad. That is until I figured it...

Working on fitness and eating healthy is important. Many of us know it  and struggle to commit to it. We see people come in all the time ready to change their lives with fitness, only to disappear a short time later with no success.  The reasons can vary, but many...

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