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Women and Strength Training

How many times have women been deterred from lifting weights or strength training because of the misconception that they will end up “bulky” or “massive”? There are actually many benefits to women having a strength training routine as part of their exercise schedule.  Increasing and maintaining adeq...


Basic Weight Training – 5 Handy Hints

Are you tired of going into the gym and getting on the same bike or treadmill every day? Or is running just not really your thing? Or maybe you feel fit but you just want to look toned or get stronger? Well, perhaps it’s time you gave weights a try! Weight training has many benefits besides just try...


What Your Core Really Is and How to Strengthen It

Crunches and planks aren’t everything when it comes to core strength. If you want to strengthen your core, you need to think bigger. Your core includes all the muscles in your torso, from your shoulders down to your hips. And it does a lot more than help you sit up. Why a Weak Core Is a Liability Th...


What actually causes muscle soreness?

You’ve kick-started your morning with some stair drills or a pump class to get you moving. Half way through through those squats, you begin to feel the burn. And by the time the next morning comes around, you’re probably wincing at the fact that you may never walk (or squat) again. Sound...


8 Ways Weight Training Makes You Better At Everything

Weight training is also life training, if you approach it with the right mindset. These inspiring truths will have you nodding your head in agreement—and heading for the gym! You see the bar down there on the ground. You’ve never picked up something quite so heavy before, but you’ve...