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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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