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Safely Ramping Up Your Fitness Activity

March 1, 2021

Smell that Spring air?  Getting that urge to fire up your exercise again?  Me too!  Yup, it’s about that time when the weather transitions out of the doldrums of winter and sparks the desire to get outside and get active.  As your activity increased, your body will begin to talk to you and give you important information…

Intermittent fasting, what is it, and is it right for you?

July 8, 2020

Intermittent fasting (IF) isn’t classified as a diet. It is considered a pattern of eating. With IF, you schedule your meals so that you get the most out of them. Unlike a diet, it doesn’t restrict what you eat but instead when you are eating them. IF works by tapping into your fat stores while…

Applications from Quarantine 2020

June 18, 2020

As we approach the end of this time in quarantine from the spread of the Covid-19 virus, it’s very easy to look back and think what an inconvenient time that was for us. Stuck in our homes, not seeing friends, not going out, and watching Moana for the 3rd time in one day because that’s…

Setting Yourself Up for an Active Summer

June 11, 2020

It’s no surprise that our society is finding it harder and harder to get a healthy amount of physical activity in our lives. Sometimes even exercising three times per week isn’t enough to counteract the other ten hours per day that we spend sitting down at work, in the car, on the couch, etc.  Have…

Dialing in Macro Counting: Why?

June 3, 2020

It’s not secret that tracking what you eat on a daily basis is the best and quickest way to achieve the body you want.  People do it to lose weight and people do it to build muscle.  The concept of tracking to lose weight can be fairly simple, calories in through food & drink <…

The Importance of Strength Training in Youth Sports Performance

May 26, 2020

It’s not a mystery that exercise is important when it comes to sports performance. Strength training directly correlates with the progression of most athletic abilities. Correct programming can lead to improvements in strength, speed, and size, among other attributes. Youth athletes are in a great position to make drastic changes in their performance. In high…

Simple Drills, 10 Minutes, Every Day

May 21, 2020

Simple Drills, 10 Minutes, Every Day.  Some days, we are just too busy to get everything done. Maybe, we just don’t feel like doing a full workout. Or, we want something extra to do on our off days. One thing is for certain, we can dedicate 10 minutes to anything, regardless of schedule or preference. …

The Why, When, and How of Strecthing

May 19, 2020

It’s no joke that having a balanced fitness regime can be complicated.  Most of us know how to perform cardiovascular exercise and/or execute a strength training program to some degree. What is often overlooked is flexibility.  Flexibility training, mobility work, stretching, etc.   Why should you stretch?Our muscles are responsible for our ability to remain upright.…

What is self care and why do we need it?

May 14, 2020

Self-care is the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health. Self-care can take many forms from physical, mental, and spiritual health and wellness. This all can be achieved from doing various activities even as simple as drinking enough water. Some other examples would be exercising, that could be weight training, walking,…

Is Mobility training important?

May 10, 2020

It is much easier to get and maintain mobility than it is to lose it and get it back. That alone is the main factor that keeps me performing mobility drills on a daily basis.  Mobility helps me stay strong and safe not only in the gym but in everyday activities as well.    The…