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Does Post-Exercise Muscle Soreness Mean Muscle Growth?

Does Post-Exercise Muscle Soreness Mean Muscle Growth?

If you have ever exercised before (and most of us have), then you’ve probably experienced the dreaded DOMS!  DOMS stands for, “Delayed onset muscle soreness”.  This article will dive deeper into DOMS and what is fact and what has proven to be myth. First,...

Can You Actually Boost The Immune System?

Can You Actually Boost The Immune System?

With the state of health in the world lately, it seems as though we are seeing an increasing number of, “Health experts” talk about ways of, “Boosting” their immunity. This article will explain why boosting the immune system is not possible, but will instead focus on...

What to Eat Before Working Out?

What to Eat Before Working Out?

Imagine being excited to get to your workout only to begin your first exercise and realize that you are already too tired to continue on... This is a tell-tale sign that you are likely not taking care of 3 main goals of proper pre-workout nutrition. To make certain...

Improving Results To Kick-Start 2021

Improving Results To Kick-Start 2021

Most of us have become accustomed to, “The new normal”. At first when COVID-19 became most known, the fitness industry was shook up! There were people trying to sell overpriced exercise equipment and many training centers charging double and even triple the price for...

How Can Strength Training Lower The Risk of Fracture?

How Can Strength Training Lower The Risk of Fracture?

So often the fitness world places a focus on muscle strength, fat loss, muscle building, and/or performance. Although all of these are front and center in the world of fitness on a regular basis, what about bone strength and integrity? People seem to only ask this...

Seven Ways to Prevent Gym Injuries

Seven Ways to Prevent Gym Injuries

Whether you have made your return to the gym or are planning your imminent return, let’s shed some light on injury prevention. Due to self-isolation, many of us have spent nearly three months off from our regular training routines. Subsequently, many of us can also...

How to Use Exercise to Revitalize Mood

How to Use Exercise to Revitalize Mood

Are you feeling mentally sluggish after months of self-isolating? Are you seeking ways to feel inspired again? Believe it or not, exercise is an incredible way to feel your best quickly! While exercise is known primarily for its cardiovascular, strength, and bone...

How to Bounce Back from a Pandemic

How to Bounce Back from a Pandemic

Are you feeling derailed with your diet and exercise? Does it feel like an impossible task to return to the momentum you once had? For many, COVID19 is proving to be a heavy hitter. Many will admit this crisis has had a major impact on their lives. Despite setbacks,...

Competitive Bodybuilding: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Competitive Bodybuilding: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Have you ever glanced through your fitness feed on IG admiring the physiques? Maybe you’ve visited bodybuilding focused websites to get weight loss or muscle building tips? Are you one of many highly dedicated people who've graced the glossy magazine covers or...