Train like your trainer: Rate of Perceived exertion

When it’s time to workout nobody likes being confused. This series is designed to give you a look at what is going on in a trainer’s head while they are working out. As we review concepts, you’ll be able to understand why your trainer does the things that they do and work on doing them… Continue reading Train like your trainer: Rate of Perceived exertion

Recovery from Exercise

If you ever have felt that you are having a hard time in your recovery from an exercise. This article will show you how to reduce muscle soreness and upgrade your fitness level. What is DOMS? DOMS, or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, it’s that tender achy soreness in your muscles the day after a workout… Continue reading Recovery from Exercise

Keeping a Workout Journal

Keeping a workout Journal: What to log to stay on top of your fitness Whatever your fitness goals are, if you’re not already keeping a workout journal, it may be time to consider starting to. We’ve all heard that block scheduling, tracking, keeping notes have helped us navigate through our busy lives and ever-changing schedules.… Continue reading Keeping a Workout Journal

Weight Belts: Should or should not use them?

Weight… don’t touch that belt! At least before you do, make sure you know the reasoning behind why weight belts are used and if you should or should not use them. Types of Belts  There are various types of belts that any person could buy. The three that are most common are bodybuilding belts, powerlifting… Continue reading Weight Belts: Should or should not use them?

Rut Training. Why do they happen & How to get through them

Have you found yourself in a rut with your training? Here are 4 reasons why they may happen & how to get through them. Almost everyone at some point in their life will experience a training rut in which they may either lack consistency or simply not feel the desire to train in the way… Continue reading Rut Training. Why do they happen & How to get through them

Common Misconceptions about Exercise

The fitness industry is an evolving science that has made great strides in the last couple of decades. However, as there are introduced new schools of thought for exercise, we need to weed out the old theories that are no longer relevant and have become myths of fitness. These are just a few of the… Continue reading Common Misconceptions about Exercise

Types of Contractions

Did you know that muscles only shorten and do not push? How about that muscles have three different types of contractions? Let us dive a little deeper into each one and how to use them in your next workout. The Anatomy For this concept to make sense, there needs to be a general understanding of… Continue reading Types of Contractions

What You Need To Know About Planes

If you are new to the world of fitness or just haven’t delved into the foundations of bodily movement; there are specific terms to describe the direction of the joint’s movement patterns. These patterns arise from three planes in the body. Let’s learn what you need to know about planes. Planes or Plains Also referred… Continue reading What You Need To Know About Planes

5 ways to measure progress

Everyone’s fitness journey is unique to them. Weight loss is one of the many common goals that a client may desire for themselves. There is nothing wrong with having this goal in mind and working towards achieving it. While seeing a downward trend in the number on the scale is exciting feedback, it is not… Continue reading 5 ways to measure progress

Breakdown of the Basic Functional Movements

It’s no secret that functional movement is the foundation for managing a healthy and active lifestyle. That’s why many health professionals program workouts focused on improving specific movement patterns used during a typical day. This blog will share a breakdown of the Basic Functional Movements so you can understand your programs with greater clarity. Not… Continue reading Breakdown of the Basic Functional Movements