Switch Up Your Workout Routine to Maximize Results

    How Often Should Resistance Training Routines Be Changed? If you are strength training consistently, it’s important to continuously push your body in order to see progress on an ongoing basis. James MA Nicholson, ACE Fitness Trainer and Founder of Evolved-Fitness uses a four-week switchover protocol with his clients. “Depending on a person’s fitness goals, you…

    Four Ways to Motivate Yourself to the Gym

    Having a hard time getting out of bed to get to the gym? Get over that. Missing a workout has implications. Just two weeks of inactivity can result in muscle loss and it will take you three times the amount of time to gain it back. According to a Danish study published in the Journal…

    Stay Strong by Fueling Your Muscles

    Want to boost metabolism and body composition? Eating healthy food is a powerful way to start. That, combined with an endurance and strength training routine, is the way to keep your body humming like a well-oiled machine. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends, “Adequate food and fluid should be consumed before, during, and after…

    Tackle Arthritis with Strength Training

    Believe it or not, lifting weights might help reduce the pain caused by arthritis, which can help and manage joint pain. It may sound counterintuitive, but lifting weights actually helps to lubricate, support, and protect joints by strengthening the muscle around them to increase shock absorption, improve flexibility and possibly help control swelling. A study…

    What is High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)?

    High-intensity interval training, otherwise known as HIIT, has become an increasingly popular way to train, mostly because it’s efficient and heart healthy. With more and more demands on time, many people think they can’t fit exercise into their schedules. If you’re one of these people, HIIT may be the right workout for you. HIIT works…

    A Sedentary Lifestyle Will Kill You

    What Happens When You Stop Being Active? Chronic Disease. Sitting is the new smoking. We hear that a lot these days. Most people don’t believe, but evidence is mounting. As technology bleeds into more of our everyday lives, long days at desk-jobs become the norm, and we spend more time binge-watching our favorite shows. That…

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