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Reboot Your Routine

Looking to revamp and reboot your workout routine? It might be as simple as changing up your rep scheme! Check out these rep variations for added intensity and variability! Solution 1: Drop Sets First at bat – drop sets. Typically, you might be doing 3 sets of 12, 4 sets of 10, etc. Instead, kick things up a notch by doing …

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Workout Recovery: Are You Doing Enough?

You go to the gym day in and day out. You lift weights and don’t neglect cardio. But how are you doing with workout recovery? That is, are you giving your body the proper rest it needs? Proper recovery from workouts, especially from ones that are taxing, is vital if you want to prevent injury, maximize performance, get stronger, and …

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Shift Your Mindset, Reach Your Goals

Are you working out for all the right reasons? What made you step into the gym (or start your run, go to a fitness class, etc.)? What’s the driving force behind your actions? Why do you want to reach your goals? In other words… What’s Your Why? There are two basic types of motivation: intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation. Extrinsic motivation …

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Tiny Workout Tweaks = Big Impact

You don’t need totally revamp your workout routine to break out of a rut. Sometimes, tiny little changes to your workout can make a huge impact. Whether you’re bored, unmotivated, or just aren’t seeing the results you desire, this article is for you! Tiny Tweak #1: Use a Heart Rate Monitor Monitoring your heart rate is a great way to …

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Become a HIIT Master

By now you’ve probably heard all about HIIT (high intensity interval training). Maybe you’ve even started to incorporate it into your workout routine. After all, HIIT training provides a ton of health benefits! It improves cardiovascular fitness, improves VO2 max (the maximum amount of oxygen your body can use during intense exercise), boosts athletic performance, and burns a ton of …

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How to Be a Foam Rolling Master

Foam rolling is without doubt one of the best things you can do to maximize your workouts and your fitness level. Most people have a love/hate relationship with the foam roller. How can something feel so good but hurt so bad at the same time?But, just like anything else, there is a right and a wrong way to foam roll. Check out the “dos” …

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Ask the Trainer: Episode 2 – Writing Your Own Exercise Routine

Do you have fitness goals but can’t seem fork out the money for a personal trainer or a swanky online workout program? Can’t say that I blame you! Personal trainers are way overpriced. However, what if you were able to write your own workouts, no trainer involved? That would solve all your problems right? Well you’re in luck buddy! Follow these …

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Get Next Level Core Strength

We’ve all heard about “core strength” and “having a strong core”. But what does it really mean? And how do we get it? Core strength shouldn’t be confused with having a six pack – it’s much more complex than that! You can have a strong core without having visible abs. Your “core” encompasses the muscles in your body that stabilize your spine. …

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