Depending on your goals of training, your rest times should vary. We'll go over optimal rest times for when you're working on improving strength, power, hypertrophy, and muscle endurance!
What even is compression?
We define and discuss compression and how that relates to training.
How do the hips and core impact each other?
How do the hips and core impact each other? We discuss regional interdependence and how this impacts mobility, strength, and control.
What is proper core engagement?
Proper core engagement requires regulation of your intra-abdominal pressure. When you engage your core, you are regulating pressure in your abdominal cavity. Your core includes your diaphragm on the top, pelvic floor on the bottom, abdominals on the front/sides, and your paraspinals/other back muscles in the back - so it's not just your 6 pack … Continue reading What is proper core engagement?
How Long Does it Take to See Changes in Muscular Strength?
How long does it take to see changes in strength and build muscle?
Accessory Exercises – When Should I Use Them?
An accessory exercise is an exercise that targets smaller muscles or muscle groups. They can be helpful in training, but when should they be used?
Joint Balance: What is it & Why is it Important?
What is "joint balance?” Well, that's a good question! It's kind of a term that I made up, so let me explain!
Injury Prevention Tips
5 tips to prevent injury while working out!
The quest for workout clothing is real…I want something comfortable, that will stay up but move with me, provide support up top, and make me feel good. Historically, I would spend $20 max on leggings. But I’m realizing the quality of those isn’t great, the fit isn’t the best, and they don’t last as long as I would like. I’ve been contemplating spending a bit more on athletic wear to see if it is worth it for quality…so here goes my thoughts on the topic. I chose to compare Lululemon, P'tula Active, Born Primitive, Gymshark, and Nux.
Why I’m taking a hiatus from blogging
Just a little explanation for why I"m taking a break from the blog for a bit