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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…

How To get the most out of an at-home workout

May 7, 2020

How are your home workouts going? If you are anything like me “distracted” is a word that comes to mind with my first couple of weeks at home. That’s okay, too, but in my heart, I knew I could be doing better so I buckled down and found that these things made my “gym” time…

How To Create Your At Home Fitness Routine

May 3, 2020

With Indiana’s shelter in place order, it’s been more difficult than usual to stay engaged with a beneficial fitness routine.  Gyms, health clubs, and personal training studios are closed so we don’t really have options to go out to a place that has the equipment that we need.  So, what are you doing with the…

Help Increase Mood and Motivation to Workout

April 30, 2020

Motivation to workout can be hard when your daily and weekly schedule gets disrupted. Having events that fall outside of our control can easily get our mood down. Most of us rely on consistency in our schedule or the accountability of others to keep us moving on the right path towards our goals. It begs…