Benefits of sub-maximal strength training

Benefits of sub-maximal strength training

Lifters/athletes who are new to strength training often find themselves pushing their bodies to there absolute maximum potential (referring to intensity*) every single time they workout. Although max effort training has its time and place (when programmed correctly),...
Strengthening Your Core, Preparing for Life

Strengthening Your Core, Preparing for Life

3 exercises you need to know in order to facilitate a functional core by Robert Hayes Many times, when people talk about core strength, they assume that means having a 6 pack and ripped abs. What they don’t know is that having a functional core also includes having a...
Silver & Fit

Silver & Fit

Physical activity and exercise are lifelong endeavors that contribute to good health and a high quality of life, which are important for functionality and enjoyment of life. This is especially true as one grows older, aging into the golden years. Continuing physical...
Why Everyone Needs Power Training

Why Everyone Needs Power Training

When you think of power, what comes to mind?  Is it someone picking up an incredible amount of weight?  Is it a basketball player throwing down a dunk?  Or is it a car doing 200 mph?  Most people get strength and power confused.  You’ll see on tv a lot of times a...
HEART, HEALTH, & HIIT

HEART, HEALTH, & HIIT <3

Valentine’s Day is upon us and whether your heart is full or broken (hopefully not the case) you still need to make sure it’s healthy (so that it’s not literally broken). With that said let’s talk about my favorite approach to train the cardiovascular...
HAKUNA MORE-SQUAT-A

HAKUNA MORE-SQUAT-A

By Rachel Schneider The illustrious squat: widely known and frequently seen as a key element of anyone’s workout regime. But how many know WHY we squat? Or let alone how to do so properly? The squat is a complex, multi-joint movement that engages over 200 muscles in...