How To Dress For The Gym

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Sarah Stefanson When it comes to learning about how to dress for the gym, functionality should be your top priority. Style should be a close second, because even if you’re not looking to hook up with hot girls wearing spandex, your appearance should always be considered when in public in order to maintain your reputation […]

Macronutrients: the Importance of Carbohydrate, Protein, and Fat

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Everyone knows that we need to eat in order to get energy and nutrients. There are bigger nutrients and smaller ones – some we can make in the body and some we have to ingest. When it comes to how you look then the macronutrients are pretty important. As the name implies, “macronutrients” are the big nutrients. Vitamins and minerals […]

FITNESS LINGO… WHAT ARE THEY SAYING?

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Arriving at the gym can sometimes feel like walking into a different country, where everyone’s speaking a language you don’t understand. We understand how easy it is to confuse your PR with your PT, so I asked some experts to explain some of the most common gym terminology. Training techniques Reps Rep is short for […]

How Long Does it Take to Get Fit?

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If you’re spending a lot of time thinking about how long it’s going to take to get fit or reach a specific fitness goal, you’re using up energy that you could be using to get started. Being “fit” means different things for different people, depending on their current level of activity. For some it means […]

HOW TO FINALLY GET LEAN

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I came across this article and it really hit home. Taking responsibility for your actions or lack there of  is vital to your success in anything you do in life. Radu Antoniu views on this about why you are not getting lean is a great perspective that will hopefully enlighten everyone who reads. Enjoy!     […]

FEEL THE BURN!!

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Burn sets, or burn out sets, can be a very divisive muscle building tool. A solid percentage of lifters speak with excitement about how much they love burn sets. On the other side of the fence, a some lifters want to know how they could be beneficial since they do not involve “conventional” rep ranges.  If you choose […]

Sauna vs. Steam Room

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The difference between a sauna and a steam room can be summed up simply — dry vs. wet. Saunas provide dry heat, while steam rooms generate moist heat. Both can open up your pores, loosen up your muscles and help you relax. Which one is right for you? It’s mostly a matter of personal preference. […]