As fitness professionals, we often help people set workout goals. While it’s great to have these goals, we also often see people struggling to remain committed.
Have you hit a wall in your workouts? Not seeing progress as frequently as you would like? Here are a few things to analyze about your programming and overall workout routine that may be affecting your progress.
The relaxation effect of massage is well-known to most people. Many have also experienced relief from pain, muscle soreness or stiffness after a massage. But recent research has also shown beneficial effects of massage on many aspects of mental health.
Despite how common this movement is, most people don’t perform it correctly. Given that it is a functional movement, the gym is the ideal place to perfect it.
People often wonder what to say and how to describe what they want to their massage therapist in terms of pressure. Gauging pressure is usually subjective from person to person and therapist to therapist.
Challenge yourself this year to not make resolutions that you’ll forget about in a month or two, but to make lifestyle changes that you can carry throughout your life.
Unless something changes dramatically, your body is your one guaranteed relationship for life. And your relationship with your body will have a direct effect on how well you live, and quite frankly, how long you live.
Kyle Bauer, our lead strength and conditioning specialist, answers an inquiry about how one can get started in competitive powerlifting.
A few terms that are often heard in the fitness center are “high impact” or “low impact” and “high intensity” and “low intensity”.
10 years ago, if you were training for “an event”, that event was probably just a 5k, ½ marathon, full marathon, or perhaps a cycling race, biathlon or triathlon. Nowadays, there are a plethora of different types of fitness competitions that average (some require above average) gym-goers can try.