Don’t Become a Smoothie Victim

Don’t Become a Smoothie Victim

For some reason, people seem to associate a healthy diet shift or nutrition change to amping up their smoothie game. Maybe it’s because of supplement type drinks like Shakeology and Slim Fast. And in some regards, they’re right. A protein smoothie or certain other...

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How Does Stress Affect My Body and What Can I Do About It?

How Does Stress Affect My Body and What Can I Do About It?

We all know too much stress is bad for us. But do you know how it really impacts your body? Chronic stress can cause a variety of health problems—anywhere from a catching a cold to a heart attack. You stress level and the duration you experience heightened levels of...

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Got Joint Pain? How Anti-inflammatories Can Help

Got Joint Pain? How Anti-inflammatories Can Help

It’s common to think joint pain only affects elderly people or those who’ve experienced injuries. The truth is millions of people suffer from joint pain, including athletes. Athletes who regularly strength train likely have experienced joint pain before and many...

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Did you know that up about 75 percent of Americans are chronically dehydrated? It’s crazy to think that three out of four people aren’t drinking enough water. While most people have heard the common suggestion to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day, the exact...

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Muscle Versus Mindset—How Far Can You Push Yourself?

Muscle Versus Mindset—How Far Can You Push Yourself?

I was at the gym the other day, and one of my friends told me about an experience she’d had a few weeks prior. She said she was visiting one of our affiliate gyms out of town for a workout. After she was finished, she saw a bar set out with weights, but she couldn’t...

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5 Reasons You’re Feeling Tired During A Workout

5 Reasons You’re Feeling Tired During A Workout

We’ve all had days where getting to the gym seems to be a real drag. While most days it’s fun and exciting, sometimes we’re just not feeling it. What’s even worse are the days when you start your workout and you just don’t have any gas in the tank. Even simple moves...

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Choosing A Post-Workout Carb Supplement

Choosing A Post-Workout Carb Supplement

How highly branched cyclic dextrin benefits you: Even if you’re new to working out, you’ve probably heard that carbs are beneficial to your workout regimen. But why? What do they do and what should you be looking for when choosing a supplement? We’ll help you sift...

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