1. Adherence Is The Name Of The Game

    I am sure we could argue all day about what diet is the best, or what the research says about a diet. Sugar is bad, gluten or no gluten, low carb or high carb. Blah, blah, blah. It is a waste of my time and I will leave it for the zealots out there. But what we can’t argue about (I hope) is that a…Read More

  2. Love Doesn’t Have To Have Handles

    So here we are, two days after Valentines Day and if you're anything like me you probably spent it with your one true love, and his name is GYM.. am I right? Gym the best and the worst thing that has ever happened to you. Gym gives you all the amenities you could ask for, but leaves you completely c…Read More

  3. How to Improve Your Chest Workout

    Since summer is coming to an end, it’s time for people to start bulking for the winter and putting on some serious mass. It’s never too early to start prepping for Spring Break. Everyone knows that having a big muscular chest shows off your hard work and how strong you are to the ladies on the b…Read More

  4. The Myth about Damper Settings on a Rower

    True or false? Putting the damper setting at a 10 makes it harder, therefore guaranteeing better results.. First, I’d like to point out that as I was watching the 2016 CrossFit Games this past weekend in the “Rope Chipper” which involved Airdyne, Double Unders, Rowing and Heavy Rope Sled Pulls…Read More

  5. Keep it Simple and Stick to the Basics

    We live in a world made up of short attention spans. It has become place over run with gimmicks, shiny new objects, and Apple’s ability to sell anything outside of a big bag of dog poop (actually they could probably sell it if they wanted to). We don’t just drive cars anymore, we have to have a …Read More

  6. Re-thinking Your Training

    People train for one reason, and that is to get better. Rather they are hoping to lose weight, gain muscle, become a better athlete, or get the girl they are afraid to talk to in class, they all have one thing in common, and that is the desire to get better. However, many people often associate gett…Read More

  7. Breathing Mechanics

    Over time many people will develop bad posture which unfortunately leads to inefficient breathing mechanics. Labored breathing is something that really hits home with me. I grew up with asthma and having bad posture from sitting too much only made it worse. These two issues really made face when I …Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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