Training Legs for Growth

Ahhhhh, Leg day... The day that every gym-rat dreads. Walking into the gym knowing that you are about to train legs is the worst part of the week for most people. Knowing that you are about to do squats, leg press, or any other movement that requires using your legs for some reason is such... Continue Reading →

Is Foam Rolling Good?

Using a foam roller before and after your workout is more than necessary. It is called Self-Myofascial Release because you are literally releasing the tension of the muscle fibers by yourself. Doing this before exercising is a fantastic way to relax the muscle and allow more oxygen and blood flow to a particular muscle group.... Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Improve Sleep Quality

Over 70% of Americans have trouble falling asleep at night or can't stay asleep. Knowing that the number is that high makes me wonder if those people are taking steps to improve their sleep. Here are 5 ways to improve your overall quality of sleep. #1 - Get on a schedule. Try going to sleep... Continue Reading →

Motivation over Limitation

This article is going to be about pushing your limits. A very good example of a person who pushed past all limits and defied the odds is David Goggins, author of "Can't Hurt Me." David spent some of his childhood years in a nice house in a fairly wealthy neighborhood in a nice two-story house.... Continue Reading →

The Truth About Training Abs

You always hear, "abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym" well that's not true. Yes, your diet will determine whether or not your abs show without a shirt on, but core training separates amateur competitors from pro competitors period. Look at this picture of Steve Cook. If you can tell me with a... Continue Reading →

Should you Hire a Personal Trainer?

The answer is yes. Whether you're just starting your fitness journey, or if you have been at it for 5 years without one, a personal trainer can take you to the next level when it comes to reaching your goals. You will begin to do exercises that you've probably never done before. They will look... Continue Reading →

Free Weights Vs. Machine Weights

This is a huge topic today with people who weight train regularly. Although the majority of weightlifters use both, is one better than the other? If so, which one should we be using more frequently and why? First off, training with free weights such as dumbbells or barbells allows the body a much wider range... Continue Reading →

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