This Is My Story

Hi, I’m Lauren and this is how I became fitness trainer in a nutshell… People ask me all the time, “have you always been fit?” Well, that’s a loaded question. I played sports in high school and always tried to be active. I’ve worked in the bar/restaurant industry my whole […]

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Dude, Take A Chill Pill

With the fitness industry on the rise, we are finding more and more people becoming physically active! This is great and all, but how many of you truly understand what it means to recover after some sort of physical activity? Too often do I hear clients, trainers within corporate based […]

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More Than A Reflection

Why is fitness so misunderstood? Well, the answer is not cut and dry, or is it? People outside of the fitness community often get a misrepresentation of what it means to be “healthy” or “fit.” Also many lifters, athletes, and nutrition gurus are worse than religious extremists when it comes […]

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Fear Or Freedom?

Life has a way of moving forward at a constant rate. Obvious statement right? Then why waste your time standing in a place of discontent? The biggest determining factor of a person’s predicted behavior is fear. So in essence if you tell me what you are afraid of, I can […]

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How To Be Fit As A Family

With a new year upon us, many of us have set “New Year’s Resolutions.” I personally don’t believe in resolutions, but I always set an intention and a tangible goal for myself with each new year. One of the goals I set for myself and my family a few years […]

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How To Let Your Freak Flag Fly

I’ve spent a majority of my life trying to please other people. In my early 20’s especially, I wasted so much of my precious energy trying to maintain unhealthy relationships with people who really had no place in my life in the first place. In other words, I constantly tried […]

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A New Way That Changed My Path

My name is Amanda Mason and I’ve been with Unique Performance for 9 months. Over the past 5 years, I’ve hired different personal trainers to help me obtain my ideal body. Needless to say, those training programs didn’t work. Sure, I had made some progress along those 5 years…but never accomplished […]

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What It REALLY Takes To Make Your Dreams Come True…

My husband and I opened up our very first business, Unique Performance, in our garage in our cozy little house in Power Ranch, Gilbert, AZ. We trained clients basically all day every day while we had a nanny take care of our son. Some days, my husband watched our son […]

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