No Weight Room? No Problem

No Weight Room? No Problem

Working out doesn’t have to take place in a weight room!  Exercise is exercise and your body doesn’t care where that takes place.  Working out in a...

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Testing Versus Building

Testing Versus Building

We get it, it's fun to see if you have gotten stronger or not, but this doesn’t mean you have to test your strength every time you are in the weigh...

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Progress Is Relative To You

Progress Is Relative To You

When we think about progress we need to make sure we reflect on our progress compared to where we were, not compared to someone else.  It’s easy to...

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Practice Makes Permanent

Practice Makes Permanent

When it comes to training, we need to remember that lifting a weight is a skill and like any skill, you get better over time and the more you pract...

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Your Body Needs Glucose

Your Body Needs Glucose

When you are training, your body is under stress to provide the energy necessary to perform the task at hand.  Metabolic mobilization can increase ...

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Think For Yourself

Think For Yourself

Training yourself needs to be about you!  When it comes to training, you can read a million books, but if you never really pay attention to yoursel...

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Breathe!

Breathe!

Our body is built to survive, but sometimes its own mechanisms get in the way of what it is trying to accomplish.  In other words, your own surviva...

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What Is Nutrient Timing?

What Is Nutrient Timing?

Nutrient timing is the concept that what you eat should have a purpose based on what you are doing or did. For example, it's not just about how man...

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Motor Unit Synchronization

Motor Unit Synchronization

Motor unit synchronization is a fancy word that is used to basically describe the timing of your muscles firing. When muscles fire at the right t...

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Learn How To Sleep Better

Learn How To Sleep Better

Slow wave sleep (SWS) is in the family of non-rapid eye movement (nREM) sleep. The majority of this sleep occurs in the first half of your nighttim...

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Why Do I Get Injured?

Why Do I Get Injured?

Injuries are a very unpredictable aspect of life. In the simplest terms, injury occurs when the load demands exceed load capacity of a specific par...

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