Better Back and Stronger Grip

Thursday, 03/15/2018

It's deadlift day.  Your back hurts and your grip is giving out before anything else. How do you solve both problems without a lot of extra work or set-up time? You do the hang. Yep, it's as easy and as simple as it sounds. You just need to start hanging on stuff. When you perform a hang...
Unilateral Vs. Bilateral Training Which One Is Right for You?

Wednesday, 03/14/2018

For over a decade now, fitness professionals have been arguing about unilateral and bilateral training. As a refresher, unilateral means "one side" or "one limb." Think of a one-arm dumbbell bench press. Bilateral means using both arms, or both legs. Think of your standard barbell bench press or...
What Should I Eat?

Tuesday, 09/19/2017

The age old saying, “you are what you eat” is true. What you eat literally becomes you. The food we consume is used to create the cells in our bodies that allow us to function. What you put into your body is going to determine what your build looks like. In order to help you figure out what you...
Bulletproofing Your Lower Back

Wednesday, 08/30/2017

Your lower back is one of the most vulnerable areas in your lower body and injuring it will have an effect on everything you do. There is not a movement you perform that doesn’t involve your spine in some way, shape, or form. We recommend following our 5 step process below to help ensure your...
Bulletproofing Your Knees

Tuesday, 08/29/2017

Do you have pain in your knees every time you squat to parallel? How about during lunges or jumps?   Ideally, your knees should be able to flex and extend pain free throughout a full range of motion when you squat, lunge, or jump. Unfortunately, this is not the case for many people, and as a...
Bulletproofing Your Shoulders

Monday, 08/28/2017

Shoulder pain is no fun, and we all know it can greatly diminish one’s quality of life. Unfortunately, many people resign themselves to having shoulder problems not realizing that they fully have the capability to do something about it.  Shoulder pain can drastically reduce your ability to...
Weight Loss Hiearchy

Tuesday, 07/11/2017

WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT? In order to achieve your goals, you should view weight loss and an improved body composition within a hierarchy of needs. Our training staff suggests the following (in order) are the most important aspects of losing...