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Metabolism – 7 Ways to Fire It Up

Metabolism – 7 Ways to Fire It Up

Metabolism. By definition, a noun meaning “the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in order to maintain life”. For athletes, metabolism is the current state of the body that determines whether you are burning body fat and building lean muscle or working your butt off and not seeing the results you once did. “Metabolism” gets the blame for a lot of things and while some of it mig ...[Read More]

Sex Drive and Fitness

Sex Drive and Fitness

Studies overwhelmingly support the direct link between fitness and libido. This link is caused by several factors. Immediately following resistance training and/or endurance training there can be a surge of testosterone in both males and females and research has shown that increased testosterone can also increase your sex drive. According to Chris Jones, head of physiology at Nuffield Health, “The ...[Read More]

SLEEP & MUSCULAR DEVELOPMENT

SLEEP & MUSCULAR DEVELOPMENT

Sleep. Can’t get enough of it, am I right? What’s even worse is we can be so doggone tired, lay down to go to sleep and then it’s like the checklist you couldn’t get accomplished throughout the day hits you like a train! Now, you feel like you’ll never get to sleep … I’m sure we have all been there. As part of a healthy lifestyle sleep is important for many different reasons like muscular developm ...[Read More]

5 Ways to Enjoy Fitness Post Contest

5 Ways to Enjoy Fitness Post Contest

I don’t know about you all but I am so very excited! Want to know why? Simply put, Fall. I adore this season. Colorful leaves falling from the trees, cool air, and all of the fun festivals … don’t even get me started, (I can be quite the southerner at times). Not only is fall a beautiful season but it’s also a chance to let ourselves relax. It’s time to make some room in those macro plans of yours ...[Read More]