Unless you’re very self-aware of your body and know the science behind lifting and your nervous system, most people don’t know when too much is too much. This video talks about how to determine if you may be doing too much in the gym, and not enough resting. Or maybe you don’t put enough effort…

If you know anything about the importance of muscle recovery, you may have heard or read about contrast showers. Basically it’s alternating between hot and cold water when you shower shortly after finishing your workout. You can apply this principle using a sauna or steam room for the hot part of the treatment, and the…

Here’s a quick 5 minute smoothie you can whip up and have as your breakfast or as your pre-workout snack. The caffeine will give you a good energy boost plus it improves performance, whether at work or in the gym. 1 – 1 1/2 cups water 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 1 scoop vitamin c…

This is a new exercise (for me anyways) I just started incorporating in my back workout and I just love it! I find doing pullovers seated like this really isolates the upper lats without compromising form, and its safer than the lying version. I like to do 5 sets of 10-12 midway through my workout…

The simple answer is no.  The most important component in fat loss, improving performance (in most sports, including running), boosting overall health, and reshaping your physique is weight training. If you love to run that’s great, but to improve general health and prevent injuries, resistance training is a must. Here’s just a few things that…

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