Fitness

5 New Ways to Increase the Intensity of Your Cardio Training

5 New Ways to Increase the Intensity of Your Cardio Training

For years, low-intensity steady state (LISS) cardio has been at the forefront of of the fitness industry as the favorite form of cardiovascular exercise. From the elliptical to light outdoor jogs, LISS is a favorite because it is simple, convenient and enjoyable. But unfortunately, it isn’t the most efficient method for burning fat. Higher intensity […]

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The 3 Best Exercises for Horseback Riders

The 3 Best Exercises for Horseback Riders

Horseback riding requires an enormous amount of strength, muscular endurance, and balance to be able to straddle and control such a large, powerful animal. Riding activates all the major muscles of the body, but the ability to stay upright and stable while simultaneously absorbing the power of the horse comes primarily from the core. The […]

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How To Maximize Muscle Growth with Progressive Overload

How To Maximize Muscle Growth with Progressive Overload

In order to continue making progress in a strength program, it is essential that you constantly stimulate a muscle with a new challenge. Progressive overload, or the gradual increase in stress placed upon the body during strength training, leads to several physiological adaptations that stimulate muscle growth and increase strength. Here are the three key […]

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5 Principles of Muscle Building

5 Principles of Muscle Building

Getting a lean, hardened physique is not always as simple as reducing fat through diet and cardio. Building the framework for your physique is done by putting on lean muscle mass through strength training. Many misconceptions exist around how this is best achieved, so here I share the five principles that anyone who wants to gain muscle […]

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The Top 4 Boxing Gyms in Scottsdale

The Top 4 Boxing Gyms in Scottsdale

A well-trained boxer is one of the most thoroughly conditioned athletes in the world as there is no other sport that demands such a high level of sustained cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and power. If you’ve become sick of dumbbells and treadmills and are looking to get into shape quickly while also learning a highly […]

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Total-body Indoor Workout

Total-body Indoor Workout

When the weather outside starts heating up, it becomes increasingly easier to stay indoors and sedentary throughout the day. Although you may not be able to go for your normal run outside or partake in an outdoor boot camp, this workout is a great way to beat the heat and stay in shape from the […]

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3 Fun and Effective Workplace Wellness Programs

3 Fun and Effective Workplace Wellness Programs

140 million people aged 20 and older are currently employed in the United States and approximately 29% of them are obese. Take a look at this guide to essential oils, alongside other serious health concerns, which reinforces the importance of workplace wellness programs. Here are 3 simple programs that can be implemented in any setting […]

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3 Signs of Overtraining

3 Signs of Overtraining

Overtraining is a serious issue that can lead to injury, catabolism and a variety of other health concerns, but for the average American who works an office job and gets the minimum physical activity requirements, it is highly unrealistic to reach this point. That said, for those who have been training extensively and performing high-intensity […]

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How Sleep Helps You Build Muscle

How Sleep Helps You Build Muscle

When it comes to building muscle, many people’s first thoughts are probably spending hours in the gym lifting heavy weights and spending time preparing meals to stay on track with your diet. While this is true, one of the most overlooked variables that influences your ability to progress with your fitness and muscle-building goals is […]

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The Benefits of High Frequency Strength Training

The Benefits of High Frequency Strength Training

What if I told you that you could double your size and strength progression in the gym just by adjusting your program? It may sound like a gimmick but science-based evidence supports the claim that high frequency weight training may be the new breakthrough in athletic performance and muscular development. The old bodybuilding routines of […]

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