Missed Lifts and Threshold Training

Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to lifting, there always seems to be an area for improvement. As you train each day you are working hard to make progress and hit that next PR. Some days when you’re pushing the weight you might feel your form start to break down. It might be …

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Squat versus Deadlift

Which lower body movement is “King of the Lifts”? The squat and deadlift are the two staple movements of a lower body training program. The squat and hip hinge are also two fundamental human movement patterns and are important for normal daily function. They also require a large percentage of muscle recruitment making them essential …

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Everything You Need To Know About Salt In Your Diet

Long touted as “the bad guy” when it comes to heart health and blood pressure, salt is starting to fight back with a different story. There is more to salt than the seasoning and preservative uses we tend to associate with it. There is absolutely a place for salt in your diet. Oh and guess …

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Get Fit, For A Change…

If you have ever tried to start a new healthy habit or perhaps eliminate an old one you know difficult change can be. Our bodies are adaptation machines however and will adapt to the stimulus they experience most frequently. One way to prime your body for change is to exercise. Exercise causes a whole host …

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Differences between CrossFit and Orange Theory

Group fitness training is a highly effective way to train. Two popular methods of group training are CrossFit and Orangetheory Fitness. If you have been trying to find a fitness program to help you get stronger, lose weight, or improve your health and energy you may have had some questions about the program for you. …

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4 Tips to Improve Your Sleep

4 Tips to Improve Your Sleep Hey there motivated individual! I have a new challenge for you. Guess what? It’s harder than any whole-food-eating, gallon-of-water-drinking, couch-to-5k challenge you’ve ever tried.   Not only that, but if you complete it successfully I promise you’ll never want to stop.   That’s why I’m challenging you to 1 …

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Optimizing Nutrition For Recovery

There is a plethora of information on the interwebs when it comes to nutrition advice. Everyone claims to have the secret tip or biohack that will make you bigger, smaller, or more of…well whatever it is your goal happens to be. The marketing gimmicks are endless. Nutrition is a highly individualized journey. There are certainly …

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3 Key Steps to Starting an Effective Daily Routine

3 Key Steps To Starting An Effective Daily Routine   “I’ve been thinking about taking up a meditation practice.”   “I really need to drink more water…”   “I feel so good when I exercise, I want to go to the gym more often, but can’t find the time!”   If you’re like most people …

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5 Ways to Add Fitness to Your Day

5 Ways to Add Fitness To Your Day We all lead busy lives. If we are not careful, our fitness is sometimes the first thing to go and before you know it, we are feeling left with less energy. Here are five ways you can add fitness to your day: Increase Physical “Work” Technology has …

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