Periodization and Why You Need to Use It When it comes to starting a quality, EFFECTIVE fitness and wellness program, most people have no idea how to get going or what to look for. There are a lot of people who think they know what that type of program actually looks like, timelines, and how
Exercise and PTSD June is national PTSD awareness month, and, as a veteran, I know the hardships that PTSD brings along. Traumatic experiences can literally change our physiology, and, when that happens, it is difficult to overcome. Everyday life becomes hard and things that most people can handle, such as sights, smells, or thoughts, can
Avoiding Overtraining 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
You Are Making Progress Waiting for Progress at the gym is a horrible waiting game. You go a few times a week, eat properly, get plenty of rest, and now you are just waiting for results to show up. It feels like it takes forever. You are ready to give up and there it is!
Stop Sabotaging Your Health You’re chugging the third soda of the day, just picked up fast food for the fourth time this week, and you can’t even remember the last place you put your tennis shoes. The last time you ran feels like it was months ago and forget about the last time you even
Fasting: Older than Your Excuses There is a lot of noise in the world of fitness with regards to nonsense trends. Some are diet based, others are exercise based, but the basics work for a reason. When it comes to diet, some of these trends flaunt their scientific badges, while others are as current and