• Myth v. Fact: The Right Way to Exercise

    Myth v. Fact: The Right Way to Exercise

    Implementing exercise in your daily life is important, but it is also important to exercise the right way.  What many people believe as true facts about exercise are actually incorrect ones.  For example, only doing crunches to produce a flat stomach is not effective; to have a flat stomach, you will need to reduce body […]

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  • Personal gym gadgets

    Personal gym gadgets Looking for more ways to get the most out of your workout? Try these new tools to help you push harder, stay motivated and track better. Here are six to try. Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor, Bluetooth HRM Chest Strap This newest version of the gadget comes in four colors and comfortably […]

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  • Maximizing floor space

    Maximizing floor space If you’re a dedicated lifter you need to go to the floor sometimes. Here’s why… Gain strength and size Pressing from the floor yields great gains with contraction. The reward? Gains in size and strength. Use the floor press as a complement to the bench press. Together, this combination challenges your muscles […]

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  • Gym etiquette seems to be a lost art

    Gym etiquette seems to be a lost art   Gym space is shared space. That means the ways we conduct ourselves in that space impact everyone’s experience. Are you helping to make the gym a pleasant place for everyone? Or are you the dreaded member most others love to avoid? Let’s take a look. Sharing […]

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  • Support is a powerful motivational tool

    Support is a powerful motivational tool   Forming a workout group may just provide the motivation you need to finally make a fitness plan that works. Ready for success? Support can boost your chances. Here’s what you need to know to get started. Teamwork makes the dream work Sure, the phrase sounds hokey, but there […]

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  • Finding a Great Gym After Moving to a Different City

    New year, new city? If so, this article is for you! Finding another “home gym” can be difficult, but there are ways to spot the right place to workout. Learn about the top 3 things to look for in a gym to feel ‘at home’ and red flags you won’t want to miss.   The Right […]

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  • Principles for Changing Workout Intensity

    Are you working out consistently, without seeing the results you want? If so, it could be due to the intensity in which you work out. The truth is, not all workouts are created equal, so we’re getting into the nitty-gritty of how changing up your intensity leads to a powerful end result. How Hard Should […]

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  • Being Part of a Good Gym Atmosphere

    The gym is a shared space, but without putting yourself in check of ‘workout etiquette’ it can cause disruption to those around you. There are some simple things you can do to help improve your overall gym experience, plus add to the positive experience of others. We lay them all out here, so working out […]

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  • Bad food and why it tastes so good

    Ask most people to state a preference for pizza, cupcakes or lentils and likely the choice would rarely be for the latter. Why is that? The short answer is three little ingredients – salt, sugar and fat. Individually and in combination, these three pack a flavor punch that is hard to resist. Evolution has a […]

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  • The Right Shoes Will Help You Avoid Injury

    Whether you’re standing for long periods of time at work or you’re running on the treadmill, an accidental twist of the ankle or turn of the knee can cause a painful injury. Keep reading for your guide on how to wear the right pair of shoes to reduce pain, discomfort and injury. There’s How Many […]

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