BLOG

17
Jun
Nutrition, diet and weight loss
How To Create A Workout Plan
  • content
  • 2810 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

Are you ready to get serious at the gym, but don’t know where to start? You see areas on your body that need specific attention, but not sure how to target those muscle groups? What you need is a customized workout plan. Whether you are just getting started at the gym, or you merely need to mix things up to get over the plateau, see how you can create the perfect plan for you. Determine Time Commitment Your plan will…

15
Jun
Hand with marker writing the word Improve Your Routine
How To Increase the Intensity of Your Workout
  • content
  • 2819 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

Regardless of how long you’ve been hitting the gym, plateaus will occur. For beginners this happens around 6-8 weeks and for those who are more experienced around the gym, at 4-5 weeks. There is no need to change up your entire routine when you hit that wall. If you’ve got a good thing going, keep going, although make it more intense. Over time, your body grows accustomed to workout routines and requires a progressive overload to continue building muscle in…

13
Jun
Muscular shirtless young man measuring chest with tape measure
Get Your Six-Pack By August
  • content
  • 2832 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

  Want chiseled abs this summer? You know you won’t get it by rolling out of bed in the morning. It may take a little work, but the effort is worth it. In a matter of weeks you can have incredibly cut abs yourself by following these few simple steps combined with good old fashioned discipline. There are two major factors when working for a svelte mid-section; diet and exercise. However, the type of exercise and type of diet is…

10
Jun
smoothies1
3 Simple Post-Workout Smoothies for Summer
  • content
  • 2856 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

Give your workout a boost this summer with a nutrition packed smoothie.  Smoothies are an excellent meal replacement option that will keep you feeling light on your feet, full of energy, and deliver nutrients your body craves. Before and after a hard workout or a long day at the office, smoothies are the quick-fix solution to greasy and fattening fast food. It can be hard to follow a nutritional regiment in our busy day-to-day lives but it's critical to get…

15
Mar
Bodybuilder Doing Heavy Weight Exercise For Legs Hamstrings
4 Ways To Build Your Hamstrings
  • content
  • 3325 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

It’s the out of sight, out of mind muscle. The hamstrings. You don’t see them unless you are looking in a mirror. However, for a muscle group that is unseen, they carry a lot of weight. Hamstrings are notoriously responsible for high incident strains and ligament injuries. Research has shown that women, especially, are prone to knee injuries resulting from weak hamstrings. Avoid injury with these 4 exercises below to develop your hamstrings for the perfectly proportioned leg. 1. The…

19
Feb
trail running fitness
4 Ways To Increase Muscular Endurance
  • content
  • 3513 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

Muscular endurance is the ability to perform exercises for long periods of time. If you have limited endurance, performance will suffer. However, good news is that you can improve your endurance easily with several specific exercises. Aside from the obvious benefit of out lasting all your competitors, strong muscular endurance improves posture, athletic ability, and even helps reduce lower back pain. Find out how you can increase your endurance with these tips below. Athletic Endurance When attempting to improve athletic…

08
Feb
Hand with marker writing the word Improve Your Routine
Break the Routine
  • content
  • 3602 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

You don't have to be market researcher to notice the gym seems to be a little busier over the last few weeks. Come to think of it, you’ve probably noticed an influx pattern in January over the years. It’s called New Years Resolutions.  U.S. NEWS reports that over 12% of all new gym memberships are started in January. So, after a brief moment of frustration over the unavailability of your routine exercise equipment, channel the frustration into energy. Use the…

26
Jan
Gym man and woman push-up strength pushup with dumbbell in a fitness workout

The most common excuse for not working out is time. Who has the time to spend an hour in the gym when there aren’t enough hours in the day to begin with? We’ve got the solution. It’s high intensity interval training, otherwise known as HIIT. Find out how HIIT can alter your body and ultimately change your life. What Is HIIT? HIIT workouts are formulated around intense activity for short spurts of time. The short bursts are alternated between rest…

15
Jan
Time To Detox note paper pinned on the cork background.
Start The Year Off Right With A Cleanse
  • content
  • 3797 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

Sometimes we just need a fresh start. Our bodies need a fresh start as much as our minds, jobs and sometimes, even relationships! We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘You are what you eat’. We know that is especially true just after the holidays while still reeling from the effects of too much alcohol and pumpkin pie. Cleansing your body with a diet cleanse detoxifies and strengthens your digestive and immune systems while boosting your energy at the same time. See…

04
Jan
closeup of a notebook with the text 2016 resolutions written in it and a cup of coffee on a white table
New Years, New Resolutions!
  • content
  • 3892 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

This past week, chances are you made a bold declaration declaring how you will better yourself this year. Kudos to you! However, the real congratulation comes in about 3 weeks when you are still abiding by those resolute statements. A University of Scranton research study shows 75% of those who make resolutions will allow them to sprout wings and fly out the window just several weeks after they were made. So, the question is, what is the key to keeping…