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When You Should and Shouldn’t Work Out

One of the most difficult decisions we make about our fitness is when we want to schedule our workouts. There are many factors to consider when weighing when you should exercise with your daily schedule of events and routines. This might lead you to ask if there is a definite best time to work out […]

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Benefits of Working Out at Home

If there is anything that we’ve learned about getting in shape it’s that fitness goals are about determination more than location. With more jobs going to remote learning and many gyms introducing restricted hours, home workouts have surged in popularity as people want to find new ways to get in shape or stay active. “Fitness […]

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Boot Camp: Michael Jackson Edition

ASD On Demand Presents Boot Camp: Michael Jackson Edition! For the first 45 minutes Coach Jivoni Jordan plays some of his favorite Michael Jackson songs as he gets your blood flowing and muscles pumped during his Live Morning Boot Camp Class!  Get in a free online workout anytime you want!  WANT MORE? START A FREE […]

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Pumpkin Pump WOD with Coach Andrea

Join Coach Andrea for her Special Pumpkin Pump WOD Enjoy the Halloween spirit anytime you want! Coach Andrea has created a very special Halloween online workout for ASD On Demand. You can now get a FREE online workout! Andrea will be taking you through a ‘Time Warp’ warm-up, in the classic ‘Rocky Horror Show’ fashion, […]

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There’s Not One Type of Martial Art That Beats All Others

Muay Thai Kickboxing class doing thai pad drills. When considering the different types of martial arts, it’s like a game of rock, paper, scissors. Each martial art has advantages and disadvantages against the others in complex ways. There isn’t really a best martial art to learn – each has unique characteristics that could draw an […]

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Silver Fox Fitness: Fitness & Self Defense for Seniors

Join us on Wednesday at 4:00pm for Silver Fox Fitness Class! Silver Fox Fitness is a workout designed for Seniors so that we can stay active and engaged at any age! I’ve had years of experience in weightlifting, martial arts, and Krav Maga, and I know the importance of movement, regardless of age. Even after […]

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Workout of the Day: Dean's Tabata IV

Dean’s Tabata 4

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Workout of the Day: Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

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Keeping Our Community Safe

ASD is Re-Opening! We have been given the green light from the State of California and the City of Santa Clara to open up to our members again for in-person training outdoors. In adherence with the industry standards for gyms and fitness facilities from the City of Santa Clara, we have created an outdoor floor […]

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ASD is Re-Opening!

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