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Where Does Alcohol Fit into Your Training?

Where Does Alcohol Fit into Your Training?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 4, 2021

Since about 7000 B.C., alcohol has been a staple for gatherings in many cultures. You may have heard that wine can be healthy for your heart, or that a hot toddy when you’re sick helps you get better quickly. Are these claims true? Like most answers: yes and no. It depends on a myriad of things ...

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Speed Is a Skill

Speed Is a Skill

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 25, 2021

Speed is a skill. Here is how to master it… Depending on your sport, or your fitness goals, the importance of speed could be a defining characteristic of your success. Naturally, track and cross country athletes want to run fast, but speed can help in almost all team and individual sports where strength and conditioning ...

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5 Exercises to Fix your Lower Back Pain

5 Exercises to Fix your Lower Back Pain

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 18, 2021

By Emma Stewart The body thrives on balance. Our muscles and joints are happiest when they are getting an equal and total range of motion. The spine is no different and since its range of motion is smaller than most other joints, imbalances can be felt more intensely. The spine requires the stability of the ...

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Make Your Breakfast 10% Better

Make Your Breakfast 10% Better

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 11, 2021

You’ve heard it before. “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” A healthy breakfast can support your physical and mental performance. If you are trying to excel, grow, and make changes to your body or in your life then you need the proper fueling regimen to get you there. Have you ever crashed during ...

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Sugar: An Athlete’s Survival Guide

Sugar: An Athlete’s Survival Guide

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 4, 2021

As an athlete or someone who cares about their health and fitness, it is important to make nutritious dietary choices. One of the biggest battles faced by Americans today is contending with the high amounts of sugar that seem to be everywhere in the foods we eat. Sugar seems to sneak its way into many ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Salt In Your Diet

Everything You Need To Know About Salt In Your Diet

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 28, 2021

Long touted as “the bad guy” when it comes to heart health and blood pressure, salt is starting to fight back with a different story. There is more to salt than the seasoning and preservative we tend to associate with it. There is absolutely a place for salt in your diet. It’s important to know ...

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Debunking 3 Big Stretching Myths

Debunking 3 Big Stretching Myths

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 21, 2021

Stretching is one of the most misunderstood practices in the realm of fitness and sports performance. A long-standing staple in many training sessions, it is commonly performed incorrectly, performed at the wrong time, or avoided for the wrong reason. By the end of this article, you should be able to see the benefits of stretching ...

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5 Superfoods To Boost Your Training

5 Superfoods To Boost Your Training

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 14, 2021

As an athlete, worker, or super mom you are always looking for a competitive edge. When it comes to your diet, you should employ the same strategy. Superfoods are foods that have more benefits than the energy they provide from carbs, fat, and protein. Superfoods contain vitamins, minerals, and other key phytonutrients that support your ...

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The New Year’s Resolution Conundrum

The New Year’s Resolution Conundrum

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 7, 2021

res·o·lu·tion (noun): a firm decision to do or not to do something. Some things happen in life with the flick of a switch. When you want to turn a light on you simply flip the knob, clap your hands or yell across the room to Alexa and, “voila,” let there be light. Others take time ...

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Welcome to the Weight Buffet: How to Fuel Up for your Workout

Welcome to the Weight Buffet: How to Fuel Up for your Workout

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 17, 2020

If the weights ever feel heavy after your warmup sets or you find yourself coming out of the gate too hard during the WOD, you’re not alone. Rather than crumple into a pile of gasps and sweat maybe you should consider fueling up DURING your workout.  We all know how important fuel is to building ...

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