How to use Medicine Balls to become a better athlete

In just about every sport, developing muscular power is absolutely crucial to improving performance.  Muscular strength is defined as your ability to apply maximal for submaximal force on a load. Muscular power is defined by how rapidly that force can be applied. Jumping, running, shooting, throwing, and passing all depend on muscular power. Developing muscular […]

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Stability Ball Product Review

Use: Stability Balls are another extremely versatile piece of at-home equipment that is crucial to add to your home gym equipment. Stability balls vary in size, usually somewhere between 30 and 80 centimeters in diameter. Contrary to the name, the stability ball actually serves to add instability into a variety of exercises. Promoting extra instability […]

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Workout of the Week Month 6- Full Body Supersets

Welcome to Month 6 of our Workout of the Week series! If you’ve been with us since we started, today will officially be the halfway point in our FULL YEAR of workouts! We hope that you’ve made some great progress, learned a ton about exercise, and are having fun while doing so.               For this […]

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The What/Why/How of Minimalist Shoes

           Minimalist shoes have gained much popularity in recent years, and for good reason. Minimalist shoes refer to any shoe that has a minimal midsole with little to no cushioning. Due to their construction, minimalist shoes force you to land on your midfoot and forefoot when walking and running, as opposed […]

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Product Review: Kettlebells

Use: Kettlebells are just about the most versatile piece of gym equipment that has ever existed. With one singular kettlebell, it is completely possible to have one of the most intense full body workouts you’ve ever had. Kettlebells are specifically calibrated and designed to easily be swung, pressed, rowed, or held, with all of the […]

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Weight Loss Plateaus: How to Beat the Beast

Weight loss plateaus are a common issue that often affects many of us after we’ve been on a diet for an extended period of time. Weight loss plateaus can often be extremely frustrating, as they can occur without any noticeable change in diet. Sometimes, you can be eating the same amount of calories one week […]

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Full Body Kettlebell Routines

The next four weeks we will be focusing on workouts utilizing kettlebells as the main source of weight/resistance. Since kettlebell routines are sometimes complex to perform, along with being very taxing on the nervous system, we will be sticking to just one routine per week, and will not be including any sort of circuit training […]

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Barbell Complexes

What Are They? A Barbell Complex refers to two or more barbell movements being done consecutively, requiring a certain number of reps to be finished before moving onto the next exercise. In a true barbell complex, the barbell stays in the athlete’s hands for the entire duration of the complex. This is the big reason […]

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TRX Product Review

Use: The TRX Suspension Training System is an at-home or in the gym training system that is made up of two straps that attach to an anchor point, which can be either a bar or door jam. The TRX System is a suspension training apparatus that enables you to train the entire body by combining […]

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Workout of The Week Month 4: Push/Pull Routine

Welcome to Month 5 of our Workout of the Week series! This month, we are switching things up slightly. We will be using 4 weeks of push/pull weightlifting routines that should be done. With this month we recommend an “All or Nothing” approach. If you decide to do both workouts, commit to doing both workouts […]

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