Well, although you can experience muscle soreness or DOMS after a workout, if you're getting sore after every workout, you're probably not allowing your body to recover properly or you're switching exercises too frequently.
How long should I rest between sets when strength training?
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?
10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Fitness Enthusiasts 2022
So, it’s that time of year again and it’s time to figure out gifts for your friends and family. If you’re like me, I always struggle with what to get people. But if they like anything fitness, here are some ideas for either yourself or anyone on your list!
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!
Where Do I Start?
I get questions similar to “I’m just getting into fitness, where do I start?” or “I haven’t worked out in forever due to “x,” where do I start?” Here’s the long answer to that question.