focus

Man's hand holding barbell on ground

Active vs Passive Recovery, Why They’re Important

While a consistent, disciplined, and progressive weight training program can be great for muscle development, endurance, and overall health (not to mention having a fitter looking body), it can have consequences. This is especially true if you consistently execute in the gym without giving your body a chance to recover. Not taking enough time to …

Active vs Passive Recovery, Why They’re Important Read More »

Man grasping barbell on floor

The Benefits of Functional Fitness in Your Everyday Life

If you are looking to improve your everyday life in a practical way, then functional fitness might be just what you need. Discover what functional medicine is, its benefits, and how it can improve your everyday life. What Is Functional Fitness? Functional fitness is a type of strength training that improves how your body moves. It prepares …

The Benefits of Functional Fitness in Your Everyday Life Read More »

Man biking through foggy woods

How To Have The Proper Strength and Endurance training Mindset?

You probably already know that the mental aspects of strength and endurance training are just as important as the physical. But, did you know the mentality you build during physical exertion can be even more crucial for the fight or flight response. When your body is preparing to either fight or flee, the mental state …

How To Have The Proper Strength and Endurance training Mindset? Read More »

The Can’t-Miss Post-Workout Routine for Every Athlete: How to Recover From Overtraining (and Why It’s Essential That You Do!)

For many of us, there is no greater joy than working out at our favorite sport! The body is a well-oiled machine, but it’s possible to push it too far. This can lead to a condition known as Overtraining Syndrome (or OTS). When this occurs, it’s important to know what to do next before you cause serious …

The Can’t-Miss Post-Workout Routine for Every Athlete: How to Recover From Overtraining (and Why It’s Essential That You Do!) Read More »

Man doing dumbbell pushups

Overtraining: What It Is and How To Avoid It

Exercise accounted for 468,000 injuries in 2019. That’s more injuries than any other category of sports and recreation. Getting and staying fit means intense, challenging workouts. But when those workouts result in injury, you may be suffering from overtraining. There is indeed such thing as too much exercise and it can have both physical and psychological …

Overtraining: What It Is and How To Avoid It Read More »

Depressed man

Exercise Positively Impacts Your Mental Health More Than Most Realize

Mental illness isn’t anything to play around with. One in five adults today in the US have some form of mental illness. At the same time, only 23% of Americans get the recommended amount of exercise. With all of the mental health benefits associated with exercise, why aren’t we collectively doing more for ourselves? Could …

Exercise Positively Impacts Your Mental Health More Than Most Realize Read More »

Water being poured into cup

Water Isn’t Just for the Weak: Shatter some Myths

How Dehydration Can Wreck Your Day If you are like most people today, especially those of us in western societies, you are probably dehydrated. Don’t feel too bad about that statement. 75% of Americans are considered ‘chronically dehydrated.’ While that is a horrible statistic, it points to how the western lifestyle has degraded the overall …

Water Isn’t Just for the Weak: Shatter some Myths Read More »