5 Things I Have Learned About Goal Setting

5 things I have learned about goal setting

Designed by: Brandon Groce Lessons I've Learned About Goal Setting From Life, Teachers, And Experience. Most of us have goals or something we want to achieve. It could be to lose an amount of body fat, to hold a handstand, to squat double your bodyweight, or even something like learning a new language. My personal goals were to accomplish a … [Read more...]

Cardio – Why You Shouldn’t Run Long Distance

Cardio - Why you shouldn't Run long distance

"Cardio." Everyone's favorite - or least favorite - word. The word brings to mind long duration runs on a treadmill or completing a 5K. Maybe to you it means 400 meter sprints or how long you can last in your jiujitsu match. There are a lot of misconceptions about cardio though. So let's try to clear them up. What Are We Running From? To many … [Read more...]

What Make a Good Workout Good?

Feel the Burn What Makes and Effective Workout

What Makes a Good Workout? A lot of sweat.  A massive burn.  Feeling so tired that you can barely walk out of the gym.  Maybe even vomiting.  These are all signs of a good workout, right? Not necessarily. Go to most gyms, fitness classes, or your average trainer, and it seems like the the burn during an exercise or how tired the workout makes … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why Free Weights Are More Effective Than Machines

3 Reasons Why Free Weights

3 Reasons Why Free Weights Are More Effective Than Machines It pains me dearly when I walk into a gym, notice kettle bells of every color and weight, bosu and swiss balls of every size and shape, and whatever new contraption the fitness industry has come out with, but only one or two squat racks.  Or even worse.  None.  Just Smith Machines. Why … [Read more...]

Stretching Before Working Out Can Lead to Injury

Stretching Before working out can cause injury

Sit And Reach. Touch Toes. Do Some Relaxed Stretching To Gain Flexibility, Right? Not so fast... Many people are stretching in this manner to acquire more flexibility,a simple sit and reach toward the toes, for example. Or bending over and trying to touch the ground, or in most peoples case, their knees since they cannot reach the ground … [Read more...]