We had the good fortune of connecting with Kyle Herrig and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Kyle, can you tell us about a book that has had a meaningful impact on you?
Even now more than ever, I think we all realize the importance of health and fitness. At Triplex Training we understand that each person is at a different level and has different abilities and comfort levels. We want to be your health expert and guide you down the path to your best self. It’s not a secret that exercise is good for us, but you want someone who can be by your side and safely push you to better yourself. With our judgment free gym, we have many different abilities working side by side due to the full body functional nature of our exercises. Take out the guessing and let us watch you move through the proper technique, push you when you need to be pushed, pick you up when you need some assistance. And if you haven’t been working out it is really hard to get started, but we can help you take that first step. Whether it’s one on one or in our small group setting, you know you just have to walk through the door and you’ll have an expert guide you. We get extreme pleasure when you’ve lost that 20-30 pounds, no longer have that aching back pain, or can keep up with your kids on the weekend. Life moves quick and we want you to enjoy every minute with a healthy body that can partake in challenges and activities without being limited. Not to mention the confidence and mental health benefits also provided from a well-rounded exercise program.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
The biggest difference between what we do at Triplex Training and your standard gym or studio is our philosophy with training. So many exercise programs are simple, isolated movements in one plane of motion. I learned in my years working at Functional Performance Center the importance of “true” functional training- using the whole body in all three planes of movement. Our body is meant to move multiple joints and muscles in multiple directions at the same time, yet our standard training protocol is isolation in one plane. The name of Triplex alone tells a lot about how we approach training- TRI PLane EXercise Training, aka training in all three planes. The biggest challenge is helping the general public understand why this type of training is so much more like the movements we go through in real life and how much more beneficial this can be for reaching peak fitness. All of our workouts train the entire body- legs, arms, and core. We also work strength, cardio, mobility, and balance in each of our workouts to help you get the most out of your session. Think of daily activities- walking up stairs, carrying groceries, lifting a box- we never function in single plane isolation, why should we train that way? Get the most out of your workouts with a full-body functional session with Triplex Training.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Well there is so much to see in AZ as it is such a diverse state! I enjoy being active, so locally I would check out South Mountain for hiking, biking, or running, and definitely make sure to trek up Camelback Mountain. There are hundreds of great mountain bike trails- South Mountain, San Tan, Hawes, and so much more. Then you can head north to some completely different terrain in the pines and trees of Flagstaff. Mt Humphrey’s hike is obviously a popular one, being the highest point in AZ. While being up north, you have to head over to the world famous Grand Canyon! Whether it’s a big ole hike all the way across or just a down and up, the place is beautiful. Sedona would be a great place to hit with it’s unique red rock features and great downtown. As for the south- I’ve biked up Mt Lemmon a few times which is an excellent scenic climb. As for eating/drinking- you can never go wrong with any of the local breweries!
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Of course! I really need to give credit to my friend Mr. Matt Long of New York City. Matt was a NYC Firefighter first on the scene after 9/11, accomplished endurance athlete, and friend to many. In 2005, Matt was hit and run over by a city bus during the transit strikes in NYC, barely clinging to life with many broken bones and countless surgeries. After a couple years of rehabilitation and hard work, he was not making any further progress and found myself and colleague Mark at the PT clinic Functional Performance Center in Tempe, AZ. He moved out and visited us daily for 3 months- working hours per day to get back to running. With the assistance of our functional training he learned to run again and 7 months later ran the New York City marathon- the first step in his comeback. This was followed by the Lake Placid Ironman a year later. Since his recovery Matt has done many motivational speaking engagements and written a book “The Long Run” which details his story of desire to get back to the life he used to have. His story jumpstarted my career in helping people achieve fitness and reach their goals. We remain great friends today as he continues to inspire not only me, but many others.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyle-herrig-1b546b9/ (Kyle Herrig)
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw_kyaQwR4warEjTufL4uQQ (Triplex Training)
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