Hawaii Surfers Concentrate on Physical Conditioning for Large Winter Swells

While most people seasonally concentrate on their “Summer Body,” 2016’s winter swells will be hitting the shores here soon on the Big Island soon. With Hilo’s popular surf spot, Honoli’i being “just down the road,” Puna’s pristine surf spot, Pohoiki or even “Magic Sands” and Kua Bay in Kona, right outside our door steps, many of Penn […]

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2016 Hawaiian Cup, Big Island’s Largest Jiujitsu Tournament.

October 22, 2016 marked Hawaii Island’s largest Brazilian Jiujitsu, gi (kimono), nogi submission grappling and wrestling take down tournament. Many individuals representing their academy and jiujitsu teams from around the island, such as Kona, Waimea and Honoka’a converged in Hilo, to compete against one another not only seeking recognition as being one of the best […]

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Penn Training & Fitness Center Welcomes Andrew Marshall, Hilo’s Jiujitsu Instructor

Penn Training and Fitness Center Welcome’s Brazilian Jiujitsu (BJJ) Black Belt,  Sensei Andrew Marshall to the instructors team. Sensei Andrew has over 10 years of instructional experience in the grappling arts, having taught children and adult programs with his last team Gracie Barra, Portland Oregon. Though we know it was not any easy move to […]

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Prodigy Wrestlers To Complete In Las Vegas!

The coaches and staff would like to wish our four high school seniors who participate in our Penn’s Prodigy Wrestling program, safe travels and well wishes, as they travel to Las Vegas, Nevada to wrestle in the 2016 Rocky Mountain National Event’s “Freak Show” tournament at the Westgate Hotel. The event gained its name the “Freak Show” due to […]

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Penn Training and Fitness Center, Boss MMA and Team Penn Jiujitsu Congratulates MMA Fighter Russell Mizuguchi

Penn Training and Fitness Center (PennTFC), Boss MMA and Team Penn Jiujitsu would like to congratulate Hilo’s  Pro MMA fighter, Russell Mizuguchi, for securing his win by way of submission using a rear-naked choke against his opponent.  The rear-naked choke or “RNC” is considered an effective grappling submission, yet Mizuguchi’s fight camp agreed that it […]

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PennTFC’s NEW App!

Penn Training and Fitness Center is now offering a new app called Penn Fitness and Training Mobile offered by HealCode®.  It can easily be downloaded from the iTunes store or from Google Play.  Why do we encourage the use of our App?  Personalized For Members Use of your personal password allows access to gym offerings. Convenience  Let our instructors […]

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Eat Healthy

Easy Tips for Planning a Healthy Diet and Sticking to it Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, improving your outlook, and stabilizing your mood. If you feel overwhelmed by all the conflicting nutrition and […]

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