Far from it. Even though you might not be able to always increase the weight of an exercise at home, we can modify the tempo and rest periods instead to increase difficulty and burn more calories as we progress.
It’s incredibly frustrating to be making great progress towards your fitness goals only to be derailed by injury. One of the most common, yet debilitating training injuries often involves the tendons.
Even minor tendon injuries can cause people with high pain thresholds the need to modify workouts or skip training sessions all together. To make things worse, tendon issues can take what seems like forever to improve.
As some gyms across the US are reopening, it’s tempting to jump right back into your former workout routine.
But be mindful – your body needs time to transition back into those higher intensity training sessions. These four mobility exercises can give you a new “functional” range of motion that you will definitely feel as you ease back into your fitness routine.
After 15-20 years of hard training, your body feels different and it may be time to rethink your fitness routine. Joints hurt. Mobility suffers.You may be at a crossroads, but refuse to start taking it “easier”. I get it. For me, I routinely use microcycles (weekly training) or mesocycles (4-6 week blocks) to focus on areas I need to improve, including hypertrophy, strength and speed, and hodge podge exercises.
Unfortunately, vitamin D deficiencies are incredibly common. If you aren’t getting enough of this necessary nutrient, you’re at risk of developing serious health problems. While diet changes and supplements can help, regular sweat sessions outdoors are a great way to boost your vitamin D levels and decrease your risk of disease
Tracking HRV over time can be a useful tool in identifying imbalances in our autonomic nervous system (ANS), which regulates many aspects of our biology including all aspects of our cardiovascular system like blood pressure, heart rate, etc.
High HRV is associated with better overall health, including greater cardiovascular health and less inflammation in the body. Individuals with a high HRV often have increased fitness capacity.
We can all agree that eating healthy is the foundation for health, longevity and even performance. What isn’t so clear is how to do it in a world filled with more temptation and less time than ever. So, we decided to ask some of America’s top personal trainers which foods people should be eating more…
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If you want to see results from any type of exercise or movement, it comes down to efficiency, mastery of the movement, progression, and commitment to the process. Whether your goal is to improve your lower or upper body, compound exercises put stress on your system as a whole, leading to the best results. These…