November 23, 2017

Motivational Quotes to Fuel Your Mind

Weight training and all fitness and sports based pursuits are as much won and lost in the mind, as the body. When the mind gives up, the body is sure to follow. You need the drive and motivation to push yourself to the sensible limits of your capabilities to make progress and reach your goals. Training regularly, proves you have a great deal of motivation, and a desire to improve. But we all lose our […]
November 9, 2017

Sciatica Is A Real Pain In The Butt Pt 2

  In the first part of this article we covered some of the main causes of sciatica as well as how to properly roll and stretch the overactive muscles that are contributing to the pain. This allows tight muscles to relax so that underactive muscles can be recruited through corrective exercise. The purpose of this second part is to demonstrate the exercises that will help reprogram your posture and biomechanics in a way that will […]
November 2, 2017

Sciatica Is A Real Pain In The Butt (pt. 1)

  Dealing with sciatica can be a real pain in the butt. Literally. It can also be a pain in the low back, the hamstring, and even the foot. Sciatica is the general term given to a collection of symptoms associated with an irritated sciatic nerve. In addition to pain there may be weakness, tingling, and numbness in the muscles the sciatic nerve travels through. It is often the reason why some bodybuilders give up […]
October 26, 2017

The Perfect Rep Scheme For Your Goal

  Should a beginner looking to lose weight perform the same amount of reps as an advanced bodybuilder? What about someone looking to get as strong as possible vs. someone trying to get as big as possible? Figuring out the perfect rep scheme for your workout program can be tricky and will vary based on goals and experience. To properly set up your routine it helps to understand the different muscle fiber types and how […]