Elbow Sleeve Review

Today I will be reviewing the Crucial Compression Elbow Sleeve. The reason being is I have been having some slight issues with my left elbow and tricep. On one of my last “arm days” I overworked it a little too hard. Don’t get me wrong, it was a GREAT workout, but at the price of […]

// Strawberry Monster Review

Price (6/10) The price of this product at your local gas station or carryout is typically listed around $3.29. The price tag is a little overwhelming in my opinion, but it does not hurt to splurge every now and again and treat yourself. If budget is not a concern then by all means I would […]

// Stretching and Warming Up

Is stretching and warming up a necessity? Before you jump into your scheduled workout it is a good idea to take a step back and consider a few things, stretching and warming up. Myself as well as many people are guilty of bypassing the warm-up and jumping straight into their exercise or work sets. However, […]

// What is HIIT?

If you are looking for a fast way to rid some calories or help in your quest to burn fat, be sure to try out high intensity interval training. HIIT is great for your cardiovascular health. The point of high intensity interval training is to not allow your body to adapt to one level of […]

// Muscle Strains

Muscle strains are all too common in the world of fitness and unfortunately we have to encounter these from time to time. One of the best ways to avoid a muscle strain is to thoroughly stretch before and after your workout, as well as a nice warm up and cool down. However if you are […]

// Full Abdominal Workout

Note: The added weight to the exercises should be difficult but manageable. If you are unable to perform these exercises with extra weight for added resistance, do them without and add weight(s) later as you become stronger. Often times when you think of building abdominal muscles, crunches come to mind. Unfortunately, one hundred crunches a […]

// Macronutrients

ProteinProtein is one of the basic components of food and makes all life possible. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. All of the antibodies and enzymes, and many of the hormones in the body are proteins. They provide for the transport of nutrients, oxygen and waste throughout the body. They provide the structure […]

// Progressive Overload

Progressive overload is a term that may seem self-explanatory or basic to most, but to some this can be a crucial tipping point in reaching success in there fitness goals. Progressive overload in its simplest terms means to consistently add more resistance to every training session. A few ways you can achieve progressive overload is […]

// The Importance of Water

One of the most basic and key principles in not only fitness but overall health and nutrition, is to stay properly hydrated. How does one get properly hydrated? Water! Drink lots of water. A couple things you should know about water: Your body as a whole is comprised of 70% water Your muscles are comprised of 75% […]