4 Key Ways to Maximize Your Recovery

Soreness and fatigue are often expected, or anticipated, after a hard workout. However, if you’re constantly feeling extreme soreness and fatigue day after day with each workout, something isn’t right. You might be pushing yourself too hard, or it may be as simple as needing better nutrition. Here are some ways

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The Proper Front Squat Rack Position & How To Improve It

Front Rack Hold Exercise

One of the biggest things athletes tend to struggle with when it comes to Olympic lifting is getting into and maintaining a solid front rack position. The front rack position is most commonly used for front squats, cleans, and pressing the bar into an overhead position. What exactly does a good front rack position entail? […]

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5 Ways to Stay Fit with a Busy Lifestyle

Do you find yourself constantly putting off a fitness routine because you’re too busy? You work full time, have a family, friends, or other obligations? You aren’t alone. The number one reason people say they don’t workout is, “I don’t have enough time.”   We all know exercise is important for our physical and mental […]

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4 Incredible Benefits of Pull-Ups

What is a pull-up?   According to beach body specialist, Collette DeBenedetto, a pull-up can be defined as “a ‘compound’ exercise that involves a large number of big and small muscles, most notably your latissimus dorsi (lats) and biceps. In addition to working multiple muscles at the same time, the pull-up is also a multi-joint […]

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10 Motivational Songs to Listen to During Your Next Workout

Bored with your current playlist? Add these songs for some extra motivation!   “Eye of the Tiger” – Survivor “Lose Yourself” – Eminem “My Time” – Fabolous “You Shook Me All Night Long” – ACDC “Click Click Boom” – Saliva “Till I copllapse” – Eminem “Bringing Down the Giant” – Saving Abel “Monster” – Skillet […]

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20 Motivational Quotes to Start Your Day

1. “You are your only limit” ~unknown 2. “In order to succeed, your desire for success must be greater than your fear of losing” ~unknown 3. “Mental toughness is when you find fuel in an empty tank” ~unknown 4. “Discipline: The one thing necessary to achieve any goal worth having” ~unknown 5. “When you feel […]

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Destress Your Day – How Exercise Affects Your Mental Health

Destress Your Day – How Exercise Affects Your Mental Health

I’m sure you’ve heard and maybe even experienced how exercise is an effective form of stress relief. Sometimes this can seem contradicting, since there is an immediate stress response on the body during physical activity. For many, the idea alone, of trying to squeeze in a workout can be stressful. So how exactly does exercise reduce stress?

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