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Why is Strength and Conditioning so Important in Your Gym Routine?
7th Jun 2018 | Posted by PowerSportsGal

Why is Strength and Conditioning so Important in Your Gym Routine?

Strength and conditioning is a key aspect in making your body strong, giving you the ability and skills tocreate a more effective and efficient workout. Strength and conditioning training is a key component offitness, as it helps reduce body fat, while also increasing lean muscle mass and sport specific musclegroups. It also aids in injury prevention. Among other physiological and psychological benefits, strengthand conditioning helps develop and maintain healthy bones, develops a strong core an …
How does sleep impact your training?
19th Jan 2018 | Posted by Meg Sullivan

How does sleep impact your training?

How does sleep impact your training? For active individuals sleep is one of the most important training tools available. More commonly than not, athletic individuals focus on their rigorous schedules and strict diets - too often do we forget to factor in adequate sleep to improve our training, recovery, performance and overall well-being. The adult body needs an average of 7-9 hours of sleep each night, the average adult reports only 5-7 hours per night - whereas professional athletes will s …
5 Ways to Bullet-Proof Your Body From Injury
28th Jun 2017 | Posted by Meg Sullivan

5 Ways to Bullet-Proof Your Body From Injury

5 Ways to Bullet-Proof Your Body From Injury Do you have aches and pains that cause you to dread the activities you used to love? Do you feel awkward and out of balance when running or working out, but can't put a finger on what's wrong? Many people have imbalances or injuries that prevent them from reaching their full potential in their fitness and in turn, their lives. Maintaining flexibility and balance is CRUCIAL when planning a fitness regime. These 5 machines at …
The Creative Side of Exercise
25th Feb 2017 | Posted by Paige Johnson

The Creative Side of Exercise

The Creative Side of Exercise “Fun” is not the first thought that comes to mind when you hear the word “exercise”. Most people assume that you have to work out in the gym everyday, with little to no variety in order to be considered healthy. That is far from the truth! What is true, is that you need to exercise at least 5 times a week for 30 minutes a day. Any physical activity that requires movement and burns calories constitutes as exercise. Here are some fun and creative ways you can …
20th Feb 2017 | Posted by Meg Sullivan

The Ultimate Butt-Kicker! Why you need HELIX in your life

The Ultimate Butt-Kicker, Helix Lateral TrainerBy Meg SullivanThink about your favorite cardio workouts- running, biking, elliptical...These activities are excellent for overall fitness and once you build a base can be very enjoyable and even addicting. But you are only moving in one plane of motion, forward, while doing these workouts. To stay truly balanced and healthy, you need to activate your lateral muscles. In other words, you need to FIRE UP THOSE GLUTES!Nothing throws a wrench in y …