3 Reasons why you should NOT stress about the gym being closed

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 7, 2020

So the gym is closed and you don’t have weights. Most of us can’t do our normal routine and may be getting frustrated or stressed that our progress will come to a halt. If you’re stressed because you don’t want your training to go to waste but you also can’t do anything about your current ...

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Just Not Your Type

Just Not Your Type

Ever feel like all the hard work you’re putting in isn’t paying off? Maybe you are sticking to a diet that one of your friends swears by and you haven’t lost a pound. What gives?! You may be struggling to achieve results if the plan you’re on doesn’t best line up with what your body ...

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Stop Doing It For The ‘Gram

More and more often these days we encounter folks living life through the lens of their smartphone. Ever since becoming a social influencer turned into a real career it has become increasingly difficult to know what is real and what is staged. Not only that, but how often are you interrupting your own life in ...

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Where does alcohol fit into your training?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 28, 2020

Since about 7000 B.C., alcohol has been a staple for gatherings in many cultures. You may have heard that wine can actually be a healthy beverage for your heart, or that a hot toddy when you’re sick makes you get better quickly. Are these claims true? Like most answers: yes and no. It depends on ...

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Choose an Environment that Supports You

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 21, 2020

The environment you place yourself in is arguably the most important decision you can make at any given moment. The actions the environment supports will shape your life and the decisions that you make. Sounds like a big statement but let’s think about it for a minute. Compare a few different potential options of environments ...

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The Best Exercise You’re probably Not Doing for Your Elbow Health

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 14, 2020

Still have that nagging elbow pain that won’t go away? It can prevent you from even picking up your coffee cup if it is really aggravated and will keep you out of the gym for days at a time. This type of pain often occurs as inflammation due to overuse of the forearm muscles. THe ...

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Squats vs Deadlifts

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 5, 2020

Squat versus Deadlift Which lower body movement is “King of the Lifts”? The squat and deadlift are the two staple movements of a lower body training program. The squat and hip hinge are also two fundamental human movement patterns and are important for normal daily function. They also require a large percentage of muscle recruitment ...

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What It Means To “Go Vegan”

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 31, 2020

Documentaries like “Game Changers” have caused quite a stir in fitness and nutritional circles. The documentary advocates that plant-based diets are optimal for health. Using a variety of athletes as examples they promote that a vegan diet is the reason these athletes are successful. But what does it really mean to go vegan? Is it ...

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Tips For A Balanced Lower Body

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 25, 2020

After an intense workout of front squats or thrusters, you may have felt that burning pumped up sensation in your quads. Your pants are tighter and you can no longer put your phone and keys in your front pocket for fear of getting them stuck.  The quadriceps and hip flexor muscles on the front of ...

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4 Ways to Save Your Joints

When you are dedicated to your training and putting in the hours to achieve your goals then there is nothing more frustrating than joint pain and inflammation. It almost feels like your body is punishing you for working hard. No fair, right! Rather than make excuses about your pain or backing off on your training ...

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