If you’re here reading this, you’re probably looking to exhaust all possible treatments before considering going under the knife and getting any kind of back surgery to help alleviate the on-going back pain you’ve dealt with. I will also assume, you’ve researched the thousands of dollars a back surgery will cost, not to mention the … Read more How To Relieve Pain From Shoulder Blades
By a show of hands, how many of you have, or typically sit in the sauna before your workout? I don’t see any hands, so that’s why I want to discuss this. A lot of saunas have electric heaters in them, while the steam room will typically pump hot steam into the room. Wood burning … Read more Are There Benefits of Hitting the Sauna Before Your Workout?
Have you heard? Strong is sexy! If you’re reading this, I’m making the assumption that your either a beginner or just starting your fitness journey. So, first of all, you’re making one of the best decisions you’ll ever make by choosing a life of health and fitness. As you probably are aware, there are a … Read more Chest Press Machine vs Bench Press
The dreaded, intimidating, extremely hard pull up exercise. For some women, the thought of performing a pull up is equivalent to flying over a building. They just don’t see it happening. They know what a pullup is, maybe they’ve tried them at some point, but now it’s just a type of exercise. I want to … Read more Benefits of Pullups for Women
The gym is closed and you don’t have access to squat racks, dumbbells, barbells, and heavy weights, or any of the normal muscle building equipment you need. This means you’ll be doing your workouts at home, and this might scare you. The first thought might be “how in the heck am I going to do … Read more Tips on Building Muscle at Home
So prior to Covid, the most common place I would see equipment like the Bowflex and Total Gym was either in the garage covered in dust and junk, or in a spare room showing no signs of being used recently. It’s unfortunate actually, to see these machines sitting idle. But now things have changed dramatically, … Read more Bowflex vs Total Gym Review
Working out at home because your gym is closed or just trying to save a bit of money, by avoiding monthly gym fees? I get it! The best home shoulder workouts you can do without weights will increase the strength, range of motion, flexibility, and will prevent chronic conditions like tendonitis, and bursitis. The good … Read more Best Home Shoulder Workouts Without Weights
BFR or Blood Flow Restriction (or sometimes called occlusion training) is a training and rehabilitation technique that involves the use of bands or cuffs placed around the limb during a workout session. It maintains arterial inflow to the muscles while at the same time prevents the veins from quickly returning the blood. This accumulation of … Read more What Are The Benefits of Blood Flow Restriction Training?
I love reading quotes! There’s something about a good quote that can stick with you. I’ve noticed that people usually have a favorite quote too. Like a favorite movie, song, book or whatever, if you ask someone what their favorite quote is, they usually can recite one. So what is it about a quote that … Read more Quotes About Being Healthy and Active
For women, in particular, blowing out the candles on your 40th or 50th birthday are milestones that can stop and make you think. Yes, for men they can be big milestones too, but they don’t have the same changes that women go through. If you’re looking at how to maintain good health in old age, … Read more How to Maintain Good Health in Old Age