FITNESS ARTICLES


Did you know that electrolytes are essential for human health? Without electrolytes, our muscles would not be able to contract, and we would not be able to move. On the less serious side, if you're low on electrolytes, your athletic performance and overall energy levels will suffer. In this blog post, we will discuss what electrolytes are, what they do for the body, and the best foods to get more electrolytes in your diet. We will also provide tips on how to stay hydrated!   What are Electrolytes? Electrolytes are minerals that carry an electric charge, and they make communication...

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Sprinting is a great way to get in shape, improve your overall fitness, and prepare you for entrance tests into the armed forces. It is a type of high-intensity interval training that can provide many benefits, including improved cardiovascular health, increased speed and power, and better endurance. Most importantly, sprints can skyrocket your performance, which is what you’ll want if you plan on taking a test like the Army Combat Fitness Test. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of sprinting, the different types of sprints, and how to perform a sprint workout.   What is a Sprint?...

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Do you like to enjoy a cold one after a long day or during celebrations with friends? But maybe you feel guilty because you don’t want to ruin all your hard work at the gym? If so, you’re not alone. A lot of people like to drink alcohol, especially during the weekend, so does that mean you have to choose between accomplishing your fitness goals or drinking? Absolutely not! Don’t worry, you can still drink alcohol and stay fit! In this blog post, we will discuss how alcohol can affect your muscles including the role of sleep in recovery and...

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When most people think of strength training, they think of lifting weights in a gym. However, there is another option: calisthenics. Calisthenics is a form of strength training that uses just your bodyweight to build muscle. It has many benefits over traditional weightlifting and can be done anywhere at any time (weather permitting). In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of calisthenics and how to get started!   Calisthenics vs. Weights Calisthenics is a form of strength training that uses just your bodyweight to build muscle. Calisthenics workouts are usually done without equipment or with minimal equipment like...

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Whether you're training for the Combat Readiness Fitness Test, or you just want to get in better shape this year, high intensity interval training (HIIT) may be the perfect workout for you. HIIT is a type of cardio that involves alternating short bursts of high-intensity exercise with brief periods of rest or low-intensity activity. HIIT has been shown to be more effective than traditional aerobic exercise when it comes to burning fat and calories, and it can be done in as little as 10 minutes per day! In this article, we'll discuss what HIIT is, how often you should do...

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