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A Guide to Push Jerks

Posted on Aug 20, 19

When it comes to putting heavy weights over your head a push jerk is one of the most efficient and effective ways to do this. The push jerk requires strength, good overhead mobility and coordination.   Some common cues to begin this lift are- shoulder width stance, hands outside the shoulders, elbows down slightly in […]

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Red Beets Baby

Posted on Aug 19, 19

The benefits of beetroots are numerous. This low calorie, deep red root vegetable is packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and plant compounds; which are good for your health and even your athletic performance. Plus, they are delicious and easy to add to your diet. A 100 gram serving of cooked beetroot contains: • 44 calories […]

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Our Bodies Are Dumb

Posted on Aug 18, 19

  On Meditation: A Disclaimer: As I am sure you are aware, I am not a medical professional. While I have taken an online course in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and am working to become certified in a meditation discipline, my experience and knowledge mainly stem from being an avid reader and researcher. I try […]

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Effective and Simple Hamstring Strengthening Exercises

Posted on Aug 16, 19

We have been talking a lot about Hamstring strength and flexibility. It is essential to keep your body moving safe and effectively. Protecting your lower back, hips and knees. Most of us suffer from weak hamstrings. It’s not easy to get a intense hamstring workout with little equipment. One great option for an at home […]

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Why Box Squat

Posted on Aug 15, 19

In all the movements we do in the gym and real life the squat is the most common and essential. There are various styles of squats, back squats, front squats and over squats then you can even broaden your horizons and add variations with kettle bells, dumbbells different types of bar etc. One variation that […]

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Quick Meal Options

Posted on Aug 14, 19

Studies have shown that stress, limited knowledge of how to make healthy meals, taste preferences and lack of time are barriers that cause a lot of people especially young adults to choose not to eat nutritious and healthy meals. Commitments to work, leisure activities, families and pretty much not having time can increase consumption of […]

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Sleep For Recovery

Posted on Aug 13, 19

Yes we put the work in in the gym but our gains are actually made when our bodies are resting and recovering especially when we are sleeping. We break down our bodies in a controlled way then our bodies need time to repair to grow and become stronger. This happens when we sleep. Your physique, […]

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Be Proactive

Posted on Aug 11, 19

Sometimes the simplest things we read can pack the biggest punch. Here is one of those quotes taken from a page I follow.   “ If you do not make for your wellness, you will be forced to make time for your illness.”   Read that again. Let it sink in. Be proactive! Make time […]

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Benefits of Watermelon

Posted on Aug 10, 19

Nothing is better on a hot summer day than a refreshing, sweet slice of watermelon. Some will tell you to be cautious of this fruit that it is high glycemic, full of sugar and not very nutritious. Here are some nutrition benefits of the fruit.   Watermelons are about 90% water but they are also […]

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Celebrate the “Keep Goings”

Posted on Aug 8, 19

  We hear it, see it and read about all the “Start Ups”. Someone excited about starting a new fitness and/or nutrition regimen. We congratulate them and their desire to take control of their lives, to set goals and find the motivation to step out of their comfort zone. Yes this definitely deserves to be […]

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