Blogs about Strength Training

Renew Strength through Pilates

Pilates. I think everyone can benefit from some Pilates in their lives. Who doesn't want to be strong and lean?http://www.athensreview.com/news/renew-strength-through-pilates/article_31404138-52a3-11e6-a099-f3f008bdb187.html

The Best Anterior Shoulder Exercise---Solved

Whether seated or standing, the shoulder press engages the most muscle fibres in the anteriorshoulder. Maintaining form is the most important part.

The Common Denominator

Look in the mirror.That's the only person in between who you are and the person you want to be. Period.Every day there's a new product, gizmo or diet that claims to be the fast track to a healthier and happier you. How many have you tried? Be honest. How did it "workout" for you? Right...that's what I thought.

The culture of the FIT LAB

The FIT LAB is a fitness facility that has been termed 'Boutique Fitness'.  Don't let the word boutique lead you to think the FIT LAB is all frilly and no sweat!  Quite the opposite is true. Our culture is one of comadarie, empowered training in several venues and all of it...even barre is a challenge.  Shaking quads will prove it. :)  All instructors carry national certs and live to give our clients a challenging workout.

Kettlebell are for everyone!

Kettlebells were developed in Russia in the 1700s, primarily for weighing crops.  Seems the farmers enjoyed the physical benefits kettlebells provided and in time we now have the Sport of Kettlebell! I absolutely love training with them as do my clients/members.  Why not?  They provide benefits that most other weight training does not.  This iron globe with a handle on it addresses all components of fitness!  KBs are great for 1:1 personal training, group environment and training sport specific.    LOVE Kettlebell training!

Why You're Not Reaching Your FItness Goals

Lifting Lighter Weights Can Be Just as Effective as Heavy Ones

Upending conventions about how best to strength train, a new study finds that people who lift relatively light weights can build just as much strength and muscle size as those who grunt through sessions using much heftier weights — if they plan their workouts correctly. 

The Magic Pill

 

Get Out The Way!

Time is money.  Wish I had a nickel for every time I've heard that.  How often have you wished for more than 24 hours in a day? Prioritizing our to-do list can be quite challenging.  By a show of hands, how high do you rank your personal health and well being?  

What Type of Creatine is the Most Effective?

 Looking for ways to improve your workout? Want better strength, endurance, speed, and dexterity for your anaerobic exercise? There are a few options available to you. One of the safest and most reliable methods is to take a Creatine supplement. In this article, we will review what Creatine is, the effects of using it, and the different kinds available. Let’s get started!