"Does it matter what speed I lift?" The answer is, YES! Like everything in training, details matter and they matter more when they are used in a calibrated, logical manner. Most people simply lift weight & lower it at the same speed without much thought. Research shows tempo training can increase strength compared to lifting at a fast speed all the time. Read More
Bands have proven a useful tool time and time again for anyone who doesn’t have access to a lot of equipment. Get creative, try new things, and find the best way to implement them into your training. Here are our top resistance band rules to help you incorporate them into your workouts safely and effectively. Read More
The key to building good workouts is logical variety and harnessing techniques that work with your body’s natural physiology. Every time you move, your body recruits an amount of muscle fiber proportional to the movement. The more muscle fiber you recruit, the greater potential for power you have! Read More
Work/rest ratios are one of the most critical exercise factors to have an understanding of. Work/rest ratios are how much or how long you work within your set compared to how long you rest in between sets. Read More
Did you know that self-efficacy is one of the most important factors determining outcomes in fitness goals? Self-efficacy is simply defined as a person’s belief in his or her ability to succeed in a particular situation. The best way to boost your self-efficacy is through empowering yourself with knowledge.