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Best Stretching Exercises for Your Back Health

Sitting in front of a computer is an everyday thing for many of us who work in an office job. While it’s seemingly an easier way to earn your paycheck than working a highly physical job, a sedentary lifestyle can wreak havoc on your body. Lack of movement during your day can affect everything from…

Lacking Motivation? Give These Herbs A Try

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with taking a day off and refusing to leave the sofa (aka: “Netflix and chill”). But if you’re consistently having days where it feels like your couch has wrapped its arms around you and refuses to let go, it may be time to look into some options that can boost energy…

4 Ways You Might Be Unknowingly Tanking Your Testosterone Levels

Feeling like your lifts and flows are more difficult than normal, or you’ve plateaued on seeing results? Or maybe you’re just feeling more tired or irritable than usual with no apparent cause? You might want to check your testosterone levels. Aside from being one of the king hormones of muscle growth and synthesis, test also…

High Impact, Under 20 Battle Rope Workout

  Short on time but still need to get in a killer session? Battle ropes are your new best friend.   Battle Rope Workouts: Why Even the Quick Ones are Effective Battle ropes do so much more than give your upper body a burn like never before. If you use them right, they can help…

Is CBD Good For Workout Recovery? Everything You Need To Know

CBD. In case you haven’t noticed, this tiny compound is having a big moment of fame. Even if you’re not clear on exactly what CBD is, you’ve most likely seen it in various forms at your local vitamin shop or health food store, or even on the menu at some cafes. Gummies, oils, lotions, and…

Shoulder Mobility: Why It’s a Must (and the moves to get it)

If you've been here for a while, you probably know the importance we place on mobility. Being able to rotate and move each joint and muscle through its full range of motion is crucial not only for avoiding injuries, but also building solid strength and efficient flows. Today I want to talk about shoulder mobility...

Feeling Burnt Out? Lack of Minerals Might Be The Cause

It’s safe to say we all have our less-than-optimal days. Maybe the previous day was a heavy workday, you had a late night, a binge session; whatever the case, feeling a bit shitty and tired the next day is standard. But experiencing constant fatigue several days a week that’s affecting your performance? This fatigue another…

Resistant Starch: The Carb That Can Help You Get Shredded

Typically, the first image that pops into our minds when we hear the word “starch” is all the “carb-y” things: fries, bread, cakes, cookies, pasta, etc …  simple carbohydrates we typically limit for more efficient fat loss. However, there are other types of starch, namely a type called “resistant” starch, that could possibly help boost…

The Posterior Chain and Why It’s Important to Build Your Whole Backside

Back and butt. These are usually the two areas we focus on when we think of our “backside” and making sure it’s strong and (let’s admit it) looks good. However, there’s much more to your backside than just your glutes and back. In fact, there is an entire “chain” of muscles that form your backside,…

Variety: The Key to Lean

You’ve probably noticed we do some pretty off-the-wall movements around here. From ropes to get-ups and getting creative with kettlebell swings, it’s safe to say we like to throw our bodies for a loop during workouts. And this isn’t just for fun (because it is fun). Some might think we are a little over the…

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