Rest Days Matter

Rest Days Matter

It’s not uncommon to see athletes get into the mindset of wanting to grind at the gym day after day. Want that summer body? I need to workout seven days a week, right? Wrong.   Want to podium at that next power lifting or CrossFit competition? I need to train hard every day, right? Wrong. […]

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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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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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Make This Year a Fitness Success

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How You Can Set Achievable Goals With the New Year approaching, many of you are thinking and talking about those famous, “New Year Resolutions.” Whether you are trying to lose fat, gain muscle, improve performance, or just feel better overall, it’s important to set your goals accordingly. Always make sure your goal is SMART. Specific, […]

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