Benefits of an Active Recovery Week: Better Performance and Gains

Benefits of an Active Recovery Week: Better Performance and Gains

Are you feeling run down and sore? Are you struggling to make gains in the gym? If so, it might be time for a rest week. When it comes to exercise, many people think that more is always better. Thi...
A Guide to Get Enough Sleep for Optimal Weight Training Results

A Guide to Get Enough Sleep for Optimal Weight Training Results

If you're serious about weight training, then you know that sleep is just as important as the time you spend in the gym. A lack of sleep can actually hinder your results and make it difficult for y...
How to Train Stabilizer Muscles for Better Performance

How to Train Stabilizer Muscles for Better Performance

Do you ever feel like your muscles are too wobbly during exercises that challenge your stability and balance? For example, every time you perform a single-leg deadlift, maybe you feel like your leg...
Sled Drag vs. Sled Pull vs. Sled Push: The Ultimate Guide

Sled Drag vs. Sled Pull vs. Sled Push: The Ultimate Guide

Do you think that sleds are only meant to be dragged by huskies? Think again! Sled drags are one of the most underrated exercises that you can do. And that is a shame because sled drags are one of ...
Red Meat vs Lean Meat: Which Should You Eat?

Red Meat vs Lean Meat: Which Should You Eat?

Remember the old days of bodybuilding when every muscle-bound lifter swore by steak and eggs? Then there was the period in the late 80s, early 90s when saturated fat was vilified, and almost overni...
How to Use Lifting Straps: A Complete Guide

How to Use Lifting Straps: A Complete Guide

Are you looking for a way to take your lifting game up a notch? Maybe you're starting to move heavier weights and you want to make sure you're able to safely do so. You may want to consider using l...
Fast Twitch vs. Slow Twitch Muscle Fibers: A Complete Guide

Fast Twitch vs. Slow Twitch Muscle Fibers: A Complete Guide

One of the first things that most people come across during their fitness research journey is the two different types of muscle fibers. Probably not a stretch to assume you've heard the terms, "slo...
Does Lactic Acid Cause Soreness? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Does Lactic Acid Cause Soreness? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Do you ever feel really sore after a workout? Like, so sore that you can hardly move? For years, the fitness community - even credible scientists - blamed lactic acid buildup. Lactic acid is a natu...
Everything You Need to Know About the Murph Workout

Everything You Need to Know About the Murph Workout

The Murph is one of the original CrossFit Hero workouts that is also considered one of the most challenging. Don't let its simplicity fool you - This is one tough way to get fit. In this blog post,...