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5 Ways To Burn More Calories After You Workout
Workouts are one of the best ways to shed the fat, get in shape and kick your healthy habits up a gear. It turns out, however, that there’s a lot more that you could be doing. Your habits during your fitness sessions can determine how much energy you keep... Read more
Get a Grip: The Right Technique to Lift Anything
Nobody drives a car like I do, the right way. Nobody paints a wall, cuts tomatoes, tap dances, picks their nose… you get the idea. My way is THE right way. The concept of being “correct” could fill pages. Perspective usually has something to do with it. There’s the... Read more
4 Must Have Back Strengthening Exercises For Pelvic Tilters
When I was a actively training clients, looking for new clients, the easiest way for me to open a door was tell someone I knew they suffered back pain. Most people suffer back issues. It’s not just a modern phenomenon either. We’ve had problems with our spines since the invention... Read more
5 Fitness-related Things the Apple Watch 2 Doesn’t Do
No doubt, we’re fans of the Apple Watch Series 2. We’re fans of nearly anything wearable tech related, especially if it’s fitness tech. It’s what we do. That said, the Apple Watch Series 2 is a force to be reckoned with, but it’s not perfect in every way for... Read more
Exercise Versus Nutrition: Where Do I Start?
Ask ten fitness professional this question, get ten different answers. That’s pretty tough, considering it looks like an either-or kinda question. The further you get down your own pathway to health, the more you will see that the answer can get mucky. Don’t let that deter you. We’re gonna... Read more
Nixon Mission is the SmartWatch for Boarders Who Don’t Love Apple
Nixon, no stranger to watches, just dropped their new rugged smartwatch aimed at snowboarders and surfers. It’s a rugged beast, loaded with goodies for board sports enthusiasts. Is it the right fit, though? It’s no longer news that the new Apple Watch 2 packs GPS into a waterproof design. That... Read more
Get a Workout Partner; Get Results
Confession up front; I am not a person who likes to have a workout buddy. I’ll workout with someone else for time to time, but find that my sessions are more efficient, more focused when I’m solo. That’s me. I am an oddity. Most folks do not relate to... Read more
Hiring a Personal Trainer: Head Fake Behaviors
Let’s assume you understand you cannot teach yourself to lift like you taught yourself to play guitar. You understand you’re gonna need more than YouTube to understand the intricacies of proper technique. Please, don’t call it form. You need a trainer. The first thing you should do, if you... Read more
Face Off: Rear Squat vs Front Squat
Here’s a fun thing. At a social event where there is more than one gym rat, toss out a statement like this, “The back squat is clearly the best way to squat because that’s the one everybody learns first.” Then, take cover. Things ’bout to get cray up in... Read more
5 Trendy Fitness Hacks You’ll Want to Avoid
The problem with fitness and nutrition is how boring it can be. There is only so much you can say about consuming or burning calories. Because of this, we keep inventing new ways to do both or so it seems. In most cases, we’re not inventing anything. We’re repackaging... Read more
Fix Your Own Muscles: Normatec Muscle Recovery Wearable 
If you have the means, like $1500 or more, than Normatec has a plausible solution for muscle recovery without seeing a therapist. They’ve created a self-massaging system that you strap on, then hit the power button. There’s no work other than that. You can use it wherever you want.... Read more
5 Items You Need For A Better Gym Experience
Making the most out of your gym visits is all about using the tools to your best advantage. While the machines in the building can help you to tone and strengthen your body, there are a number of other accessories you can incorporate into your routine to give it... Read more
Expert Guide: Find the Right Fitness Facility For You
Along with trying to hack your brain to start a new habit, you’re also on the lookout for a workout facility. There are so many options. Costs and features vary, so consider wisely to give yourself the best chance. Knowing where to enroll will require you know a little... Read more
Mpower Uses Human Electricity to Make You Stronger
Through every human fiber runs a current of electricity. I know, right? Measuring that current in your muscles is as simple as using skin surface EMG devices. This is what MPower does, telling you exactly how well those muscles are doing their respective jobs. The goal is simple; make... Read more