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How To Kill Your Fear Of Going To The Gym

It is no surprise that a lot of people are intimidated by the gym...especially if they are overweight and/or don't know what they are doing. This is very common. I have had people literally trembling the first time I meet them. They are unsure if they can do the exercises and are afraid of embarrassing themselves [...]

2018-04-14T19:36:13+00:00 0 Comments

Heart Disease: Higher Muscle Mass Decreases Mortality

Increased muscle mass has long been known to build stronger bones, burn off body fat and increase functional fitness. Recent research indicates that it can also keep you alive longer.   A study out of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA looked at the body composition of patients with cardiovascular disease. It was found [...]

2017-09-17T19:19:21+00:00 0 Comments

10 Questions To Ask When Hiring A Personal Trainer

Personal training is one of the fastest growing industries. Today more than ever people are more concerned about their health, quality of life, and how they look. Studies have shown that people who work with a trainer are more likely to keep up their workout routine and reach their goals. Personal training is also a very [...]

2018-01-22T17:55:18+00:00 0 Comments

Nutritional Strategies to Speed Injury Recovery

For those who lead an active life, whether you play sports, compete in triathlons, or lift weights on a regular basis, injuries are just part of the game. We try our best to stay healthy and do things safely, but regardless of the precautions you take, at some point or another you will most likely suffer [...]

2017-09-17T19:04:36+00:00 0 Comments

Why You Should Be Taking Magnesium Part 2

Magnesium is a mineral that acts as a co-factor in over 350 enzymatic processes in the human body; which means it helps aid those processes. It is involved with muscular activity, healthy heart functions, nerve transmissions, regulation of body temperature, bone formation, and many more. Deficiency of magnesium can cause many negative side effects. Negative effects [...]

2017-09-17T19:04:06+00:00 0 Comments

The Truth About Leg Extensions

Leg Extensions: Good or Bad? If you’ve spent any decent amount of time in the fitness industry, you’ve probably heard both amazing and terrible things about the leg extension exercise. Bodybuilders love them for quad building. Strength coaches say they will cause your knees to explode and cripple you. There’s probably some truth to both, and [...]

2018-12-13T21:23:30+00:00 0 Comments

5 Essential Components Of A Good Strength Program

Built Around Compound Lifts Many programs you see in bodybuilding magazines are all over the place. Following a typical bodybuilding split, a chest day for example might include incline flies, decline flies, chest presses, pec deck, and lots of other smaller movements. This is very ineffective for most trainees. Compound lifts such as the bench press, [...]

2017-09-17T18:54:30+00:00 0 Comments

How To Build Stronger Bones Through Exercise

Building stronger, more dense bones is one of the main benefits of following a well developed exercise program.  This is especially a concern for people as they get older as bone density decreases and chances of fractures or breaks goes up.  Osteoporosis- a disease that is characterized by critically low levels of bone mass, can be [...]

2017-09-17T18:54:21+00:00 0 Comments

Use These Methods To Make Progress In Your Training

Whenever you are training you should have some sort of goal that you are trying to achieve.  Whether it be to lose weight, gain muscle or whatever, you must have a goal.  Once your goals are figured out you can design the proper program and hopefully get the results that you are looking for. One of [...]

2017-09-17T19:19:41+00:00 0 Comments