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The Most Unique Gym Around and the Best Trainers in Town!

Welcome to St. Louis’ hottest new gym! The Lab is not your ordinary fitness club. It is a one stop sports performance and preventative health center. Staffed with Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists, Registered Dietitians and Massage Therapists; The Lab Gym team has been hand picked to help our clients achieve their goals, both physically and mentally.  At The Lab you are GUARANTEED to reach your health and performance goals.  Whether your are an athlete, a diabetic, or have other health risks, we have a competent educated staff to get you on the right plan for success. With 24 hr access and a limited membership base you will not have to wait in the line or have an excuse to not achieve your goals.

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The 2014 Lab Gym Spring Open Weightlifting Competition (Entry form and details)-May 10th at The NEW Lab GYM!

The Lab Gym Spring Open Olympic Weightlifting Competition, May 10th, 2014 at The NEW Lab Gym! Fierce Competitors young and old vie for The Lab Gym’s top honors within their respective weight classes and divisions. USAW MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. PLEASE ENTER YOUR … Read more


Current Women’s World Snatch Record Start Position Analysis

Looking at the Women’s Snatch start positions, here are a few clear observations. The same principles are there: -Eyes up, chin up, neck extended, chest out/up, shoulders back, hips down, knees out, back arched, bar tight to shins (4 Chinese, … Read more

Power & sexercise

Power: The Ultimate Aphrodisiac! Time for some SEXercise!

By Justin Thacker MS, RD, LD, ACSM-HFS, CES, USAW, CSCS Ohhh the many benefits of exercise.  Many people eagerly head to the gym to look better naked by losing fat and gaining muscle but did you know that there are exercises … Read more

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Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast! Part 2 – Drills to Master the Pull

By Justin Thacker MS, RD, LD, ACSM-HFS, CES, USAW, CSCS Last time we discussed why you should not initially think of the lifts as a grip it and rip it approach (see article here). Now, what can we do to … Read more


Olympic Lifting Problems & Fixes: Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast!

“Hurry up and wait!” “Speed up!” “Slow down!” “Pull faster, finish!” “Smooth pull, be patient!”   “Say what coach? You ok? Exclaims the confused lifter. As if learning the Olympic lifts were not already complicated enough, now you have to … Read more

Belly Laugh

Nutritional Compliance, HAHAHA! But, Seriously Folks…

Justin Thacker MS, RD, LD, ACSM-HFS, CES, USAW, CSCS Ahhhhh, nutritional compliance…perhaps two words that couldn’t be more ironic when paired together. I work with so many smart folks that typically understand what it means to eat healthy. More times … Read more

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How long will this take? A high five to the face.

“The Pain of change is never as difficult as the pain of not changing.”-Some very smart author who’s name I can’t remember or find on google, probably because I messed up their quote.  However, I think I caught the essence … Read more


Protected: The Lab Gym’s Heavy Metal Crossfit: Friday 7/25/14

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