1. Active Recovery

    Rest days, we all need them but many of us rarely take them. So scared that we will lose our gains or we are stuck in the mindset of more is always better. Incorporating a couple rest/ active recovery days into your week could be the edge you need to take your training to the next level. Now I’m n…Read More

  2. Shoulder Pain and Potential Reasons for It

    Lack of Shoulder mobility is a common problem that many people suffer from. We see it every day, rather it be in athletes or business professional’s, that workout at their local gym after work. I hear it on a regular basis, “my shoulder hurts, is there a stretch you can give me?” When I hear t…Read More

  3. Day of Competition Nutrition Tips

    Whether this is your first or fifth competition nutrition and hydration can make or break how well you perform. If it is your first, you need to stick with foods that you are familiar with; competition day isn’t the day to try something new. NIGHT BEFORE  The day before competition should be a no…Read More

  4. Proper Training Mindset

    Our lives are crazy. From working 50+ hours a week, running the kids to practices, going grocery shopping, family functions, emails, and working out it can be hard to clear your mind. We are all trying to be the king of multi-tasking but when it comes to working out, you may be doing more harm than …Read More

  5. How to Lose Weight and Maintain It Without Starving Yourself

    With more and more Americans being over weight and obesity rates on the rise there seems to be more “diet gurus” and diets plans out there then we know what to do with. So what should you do? Here are a couple of things to think about. Should I diet? Please no! Don’t do it! If your idea of a d…Read More

  6. Reasons to Exercise That Are Not Weightloss

    This weeks guest blog post is from Kayla Itsines talking about multiple reason to exercise besides just weightless. Enjoy! Why do YOU exercise? I think a common answer for most people is ‘to lose weight’ or ‘maintain weight’ - but have you ever thought about exercise without the word ‘weig…Read More

  7. The 12 Most Overrated Supplements

    This weeks blog is a guest article from Livestrong.com on 12 supplements that we've all used or heard about in the media. Enjoy. The dietary supplement industry is a big business. In fact, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data collected from 2003 to 2006 ind…Read More

  8. 3 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Results

    Have you been working out for years, but never reached your goals? Felt like you plateaued too soon in your training and don’t know how to get past it? Getting results can be a lot simpler than you think, but when you have mainstream media preaching one thing and your trainer or instructors tellin…Read More

  9. Why Should You Get a Massage?

    Why should you get a Massage? When we think about massages, generally, Enya, flutes, candles, smelly oils and luxury come to mind. “I’ll pamper myself someday”, “maybe for my birthday, or when I meet this deadline” We tend to say. Meanwhile, your back feels so tight; you have a headache al…Read More

  10. How Do Your Joints Affect Your Lifts?

    How do joints affect lifting and progress in the gym? Lifting weights is sometimes viewed as getting bigger and stronger muscles. Remember for training and getting better in the gym we must think of exercise as training movements and not muscles. If we want to improve in the training realm and have …Read More