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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...
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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...
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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,...
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Why is Core Strength Important?

Did you know that all movement originates from your core? To say the core is an important area to focus on is an understatement. Your core muscles are responsible for supporting your spine and prov...
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Weight Training

How to Do a Barbell Squat: A Complete Guide

  Referred to as the king of barbell exercises, the back squat can help you get stronger, muscular, and leaner while improving performance. In this blog post, we will discuss what a barbell squat i...
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Strongman Exercises for Tactical Athletes

 Military personnel need to be strong and functional for the tasks they are required to do. Strongman exercises can help with that. Strongman is a type of functional fitness that has many benefits ...
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Guide to Electrolytes: 7 Tips on How to Stay Hydrated

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...
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Guide to Sprinting: Benefits, Types, and Workouts

Sprinting is a great way to get in shape, improve your overall fitness, and prepare you for fitness tests or a race that is upcoming. It is a type of high-intensity interval training that can provi...
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How to Drink Alcohol and Stay Fit

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...