Why You’re Sore After Working Out & How to Fix it


If you’ve ever started a new type of physical activity or pushed yourself harder than usual, you probably experienced DOMS (delayed-onset muscle soreness). It’s the unpleasant feeling after a workout where the muscles you recently trained feel sore, weak, and sometimes painful. Walking up a flight of stairs feels like a fitness challenge, and putting … Continue reading Why You’re Sore After Working Out & How to Fix it

3 Reasons Why You Should Include Kettlebells In Your Workout


It’s no secret that kettlebells are a bit of an underdog as far as training equipment goes. When most folks get into strength training, they are immediately introduced to barbells and dumbbells — squats, deadlifts, bench press, rows, bicep curls, and the like. Kettlebells are often doomed to gather dust. But the fact is, there … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Include Kettlebells In Your Workout

How to Structure Your Workouts for the Best Results


The “Big Three” of training can be broken down into Volume, Intensity, and Frequency: When one of these variables increase, the other two will need to be adjusted accordingly. Regulating these variables to achieve results is dependant on experience level and work capacity. New lifters tend to benefit from a more linear progression, while intermediate … Continue reading How to Structure Your Workouts for the Best Results

3 Reasons Why Carbs Are Important For Building Muscle


Despite what all the recent diet trends will tell you, if you truly want to maximize your athletic performance, energy levels, and mood, you should be consuming carbohydrates. As it turns out, having post-workout carbs could be hiding a few extra benefits. Let’s take a closer look. 1. Carbs replenish the lost glycogen. Your workout … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Carbs Are Important For Building Muscle