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...
Exercise Your Way to a Healthy Mind

Exercise Your Way to a Healthy Mind

“Exercising your way to a healthy mind” – Aaron Vice Have you ever sat back after a strenuous workout, and despite being drenched in sweat and feeling physically exhausted, felt great mentally? Have you ever pushed through adversity, and made it to the gym in a...
Why You Need a Personal Trainer

Why You Need a Personal Trainer

When you think of a personal trainer what do you think of? A bodybuilder in a tank top counting reps? A drill sergeant yelling at the top of their lungs? Personal training has come a long ways since it first became a popular job in the 1900’s. It used to be that...
Plyometric Exercises

Plyometric Exercises

Plyometrics – originating from the Greek words plythein or plyo (meaning to increase) and metric (meaning to measure) – means to increase the measurement. Plyometric training assists with the development of power, injury prevention and rehabilitation, improving...
Fitness as a Lifestyle

Fitness as a Lifestyle

Written by: Michelle Kuiv Move as much of your body in as big of a range of motion as often as possible.   Have you ever felt like you were not ready for the gym yet? Were not in good enough shape to get a good workout in? Have an injury preventing you from doing what...