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Forced Repetitions

Posted On Aug 16, 2013 By Chad Martin

Chad Martin on advantages and disadvanted of forced repetitions weight lifting
For many years, I have lifted solo because I've always found it difficult to find a good lifting partner with the right work ethic, punctuality and schedule. But lifting by yourself comes with many challenges, especially when you try to... Read More

The Real Definition of 'Healthy'

Posted On Aug 16, 2013 By Tim Arndt, Resistance Training Specialist

Active hiker enjoys the sunrise.
Do you have to have 6 pack abs in order to be healthy?  Do you have to exercise for 2 hours every day to see results?  Is a good workout determined by whether or not you throw up? Of course... Read More

Should You Avoid Fruit?

Posted On Aug 16, 2013 By Erin Kuh, MBA, RD

Freshly sliced figs on a plate
Have you banished bananas or given up grapes because of their sugar content? There is such thing as eating too much fruit or too much of any healthy food. However, the sugar in fruit is much different than downing a... Read More

Can Strength Training Improve Cardio Function in Elderly?

Posted On Aug 16, 2013 By Tim Arndt, Resistance Training Specialist

Resistance training class using free weights at the gym
Resistance training in older populations has long been proven to an effective means in improving one's overall quality of life by reducing the effects of sarcopenia– the natural occurrence of age related muscle wasting– and improving balance. Reducing sarcopenia increases... Read More

Protein Q&A: The 5 Things You Must Know

Posted On Aug 16, 2013 By Erin Kuh, MBA, RD

Protein Bar
Eating protein at the right time and in the right amount can help you lose weight, preserve and build muscle, increase strength, and keep hunger at bay longer than just eating carbs. Proteins are essential to our daily functioning. Broken... Read More