Should I Work Out When I'm Sore?
Working out when sore is a tough one. Some say don't do it, some say go for it. Some say it is a one-way ticket to injury, while others
Diaphragmatic Breathing for Lifting: The Basics
Learn how to use diaphragmatic breathing and the valsalva maneuver to improve power, lower back health, core strength, and ultimately overal
How to Breathe While Working Out
There are a few different methods of breathing during exercise. This post discusses their benefits and drawbacks.
Why Do I Shake During Exercise?
Do your muscles ever shake during exercises like planks or static squats? Or maybe when you're flexing your new sixpack to the girls or
Sweat and Exhaustion: How Important Are They?
It feels good to be dead tired after a workout, but does it mean your workout helped you towards your end goal? Greater intensity feels more
Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition: The Basics
When adopting a fitness-oriented lifestyle, what to eat and when is a big question. This post breaks the issue down into bite-size pieces.
Why Do I Have to Do Lunges?!
Lunges are hard. There's no getting around it. They're complex, challenging, drawn-out, and they can HURT! (in a good way). The same
How to Grow Your Personal Training Business by Being of Service and Creating Community
For the sake of this blog post I want to look at the 3 month case study of challenges we implemented when we opened the gym! Our goal was...
Is It Good For Me? How to Know For Sure
It's hard to know how to "do" fitness. Many things complicate it. But with a few simple criteria, you can trim the fat on what
Popping and Cracking Sounds When I Exercise: What's That All About?
Have you ever gone into a squat, or pressed some dumbbells overhead, or fired up a fresh round of leg extensions, only to hear (or worse,...