Top 10 Foods to Reduce Muscle Soreness

Sometimes a little muscle soreness can be pleasant: You worked hard and reached a new level of athleticism or strength. But when the soreness gets severe, it can become a big ol’ pain in the gluteus maximus. A lot of people make the mistake of dismissing recovery as something that’s too complicated or that they don’t […]

5 Strength Training Tips to Build Muscle Mass

This article was originally written by Joe Vennare on 4/25/2014 and is featured here. There’s no question that strong is the new skinny, but putting on muscle can be easier said than done. And while figuring out the formula for size and strength isn’t exactly rocket science, there is some science involved. The Science of Strength Thankfully we don’t […]

High Intensity Interval Training

What Is HIIT? High Intensity Interval Training involves alternating between very intense bouts of exercise and low intensity exercise. For example, sprinting for 30 seconds, then walking for 60 seconds is high intensity interval training. HIIT can be used both anaerobically (in the gym with weights) and aerobically with cardio. How does it work? Most […]

Warning Signs of Overtraining

Common Warning Signs and Symptoms of Overtraining Syndrome Washed-out feeling, tired, drained, lack of energy Mild leg soreness, general aches and pains Pain in muscles and joints Sudden drop in performance Insomnia Headaches Decreased immunity (increased number of colds, and sore throats) Decrease in training capacity / intensity Moodiness and irritability Depression Loss of enthusiasm […]