Exercise; it’s great for us but also puts a severe amount of strain on the body. Prolonged periods of exercise can cause chronic overuse injuries such as strains, tendonitis, bursitis, and stress fractures. Over time these injuries can lead to a decrease in performance or, even worse, time missed from the gym. One way to… Continue reading Active Recovery: Heal on the Go
As fitness professionals we hear it all the time, “I want to workout, but I don’t have time”. I’m here to tell you, that’s just baloney. Old school thinking was, go to the gym, do a set, walk around or wait until ready to do the next set, and repeat. In that mindset, a typical… Continue reading Who Has Time to Workout? YOU DO!
***Immediately Stop Exercise if Feeling Faint, Weak, or Dizzy. Seek Shade, Sip Water, Place Cool, Wet Towel Behind Neck, and Rest. Frequently Check Pulse to Ensure Heart Rate is Slowing Down. If symptoms continue, seek medical attention It’s summer, and it is hot af outside! With that comes an increased risk of heat stroke, dehydration,… Continue reading Summertime Exercise: Beat the Heat
Food, what you eat can kill you, but can’t it also heal you? Just recently a coworker had a cardiac heart scare. They had extremely high blood pressure, worked in an extremely high stress department, and ate absolute garbage. On top of that they rarely exercised. Luckily it really scared the shit out of them,… Continue reading Eat The Rainbow
I’ve read that a positive thought is 100 times more powerful than a negative one. Have you ever thought of a person you have not seen in ages, and, suddenly, randomly, you hear from them? This is not just coincidence; it is the power the mind has to bring things into existence. How we think,… Continue reading The Power of Positivity
***DISCLAIMER: Barefoot training can be dangerous if training with heavy weights lifted from the ground or with potential hazards such as glass or other objects in grass or outdoor area. Only perform barefoot training under the guidance of a trained professional, but as always pay attention to what you are doing. Also, if working out… Continue reading Barefoot Training: WTFoot?!
As we have all seen from infomercials, social media, latest fads, and the weird guy in the gym; there is any number of ways to workout. If I had to guess, I would say in the 10's of thousands. Some of these methods have merit and withstand being the next big thing, and many many… Continue reading Volume Training: Sup With That?