Last week, we talked about training the lower body, even if there isn’t a barbell available. It’s the same for the upper body! Here are three exercises you can use in place of common barbell movements...

There is no denying we live in a society where most of everything we know, see, and understand can be found through all avenues of social media; health and fitness information is no exception. Through...

“Focus on Flexibility” has covered both of the most common types of stretching, but this week we have a new one that you may not have seen before. Or, you may have even performed without knowing it wa...

In the last installment of “Focus on Flexibility”, we talked about static stretching. The compounding effect of 10-15 minute bouts over time leads to an increase in our overall flexibility. Ultimately...

We’ve talked before on the blog about foam rolling and the benefits of self-myofascial release: decreased muscle soreness post-workout and increased range of motion through exercises over time, just t...

It’s a question we’ve all pondered while making our workout selection; what is the best form of cardio? To be brutally honest, it’s tough to answer directly as it depends on how the word "best" is bei...

We’ve talked about choosing your intensity before, and not shying away from the exercises or modifications that are labeled as “easy”. Last week, we went back to the basics and detailed the benefits o...

As much as we understand and recognize the health benefits of resistance training with free weights and weight machines, we shouldn’t forget about the simplest form of training: bodyweight. This form...

It’s no secret that everyone has their own preferences when it comes to picking a time to work out. Some of us are early morning grinders who refuse to start our day without a good sweat. Then there a...

Monday morning: you’re jolted awake by a screeching alarm. After pressing snooze a number of times, you’re forced into a rushed morning routine: shower, coffee, and breakfast in hand as you rush out t...

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