Begin exercise program over 40

When you begin an exercise program over 40 years old there are a couple details that must be addressed. First see your doctor to evaluate your ability to tolerate the type of program you are planning. There are times when a condition lies dormant or is sub-clinical (meaning you don't know you have it) and … Continue reading Begin exercise program over 40

🎄🎅X-MAS CHALLENGE 💪💪

FINAL CHANCE FOR 2019 We will be running a final challenge pre-Christmas to get a head start on 2020. I know it’s tempting to wait for a NYE resolution but remember, only about 8% of those setting a resolution actually succeed. We want you to start now, feel amazing leading up to the festive season … Continue reading 🎄🎅X-MAS CHALLENGE 💪💪

You are What You Eat:  You Can’t Out Exercise a Bad Diet

Ever heard someone give themselves permission to indulge their sweet tooth just because they just had a great workout?  It’s a common excuse. Many people believe that because they exercise, they’re in the black as far as their calorie input/output.  But in reality, this sort of thinking is a sure road to failure. Most people … Continue reading You are What You Eat:  You Can’t Out Exercise a Bad Diet

The most important kind of strength?

Who doesn’t love a good bicep curl or bench press…am I right?   But let’s think about this…in the real world, unless something heavy falls on you or you have to pull something heavy to you, exercises like these don’t really serve a purpose.   Here’s the thing…I love it all…bicep curls, bench pressing, Olympic … Continue reading The most important kind of strength?

Losing weight vs. getting healthy

While at first glance these things might seem synonymous, but I want to break it down for you why they aren’t.   You see – you can lose weight and get healthy or you can lose weight and become very unhealthy.   Let’s look at some examples.   If you lose weight through eating awesome … Continue reading Losing weight vs. getting healthy

TRAINING TIPS

Do a recovery workout once a week to stay mentally and physically "fresh".   Foam rolling and stretching stimulates blood flow and loosens tight muscles to reduce your recovery time between workouts.   Eat 15-30 minutes after your workout for optimum recovery.   Buddy up to stay motivated and inspired. Find someone to get fit … Continue reading TRAINING TIPS

Is The 80/20 Rule For Nutrition & Exercise A Myth?

You may have heard that abs are made in the kitchen...   Or you may have eaten an extra piece of dessert because you exercised that day, so you feel like you “earned” it dammit!   In order to see results at the gym, lose weight or even maintain overall health, we’re told that it’s … Continue reading Is The 80/20 Rule For Nutrition & Exercise A Myth?

Exercising with Chronic Pain

Getting to the gym for a workout can sometimes be a battle in itself. Let’s face it... a daily workout can be a challenge, for so many reasons, but sometimes it can even be a little painful - or a lot painful!   So, what do you do if you’re already dealing with body pain … Continue reading Exercising with Chronic Pain

Overtraining: What Are The Physical Impacts?

You don’t have to go far to hear about the amazing life-changing benefits of a workout. You can boost your mood, strengthen your heart and your biceps in only 30 minutes a day!   But, what if your regular fitness routine started to actually hurt you instead of help you?   What if your workout … Continue reading Overtraining: What Are The Physical Impacts?