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5 Pushup Progressions to Help Level Up Your Pushup Game

PUSHUPS - they're made out to be a staple exercise, like everyone should do them. But they are really really hard in reality. It's very rare for me to see just anyone bust out flawless pushups. Simple? Yes. Basic? Hmm, don't think so. It's as simple as being on all fours and bringing your chest within an inch of the ground and then pushing your bod...
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Guest Post: Dr. Alexa Neynaber of Virasoap on Hydration & Electrolytes

You increased your weights, you nailed your sets, and you generally crushed the workout. You feel elated, satisfied, and the rush like your body is filled with endorphins. This is ideally how you want to feel after a workout, right? But have you ever walked away from workout feeling less than awesome? Feeling apathetic, fatigued, dizzy, nauseated, ...
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Common Myths and Misconceptions About Fitness

Hello! It's me again. Your friendly neighborhood exercise scientist ready to stir up some trouble. There are dozens of articles out there on this subject. But if this is the first time you've stumbled upon an article like this, welcome! There's a lot of information out there on the internet and we all know this. We all also should acknowledge that ...
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Tips for Lasting Fat Loss

Losing weight and fat can be frustrating! You workout for hours, you are eating healthy, and then you step on the scale… Why hasn't that number budged? Sometimes, in fact, we see it actually go up! Which should be the exact opposite!  SMALL HABITS ADD UP TO BIG RESULTS  A lot of people try a lot of different things. They try juice cleanse...
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Your Form Sucks

Have you ever heard that? You mention to someone that when you squat your knees hurt or when you deadlift your back hurts and the first thing they say to you is that "your form sucks". And, logically, their criticism makes sense. If your form is bad, you'll get hurt. It's that simple. Right? Wrong. While form and technique are crucially important t...
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My Experience With Fat Loss

I've always been fairly small and petite. I'm five foot two inches. The summer before I went to college I was 103lbs! That was probably the lightest I've been since before high school. When I started college at Seattle Pacific University and joined the rowing team, I gained a little weight (probably from training for three to four hours a day) and ...
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My Secret To A Six Pack

Are you ready to learn how to get that toned tummy you've always wanted? WELL LISTEN UP I CAN TELL YOU EXACTLY HOW! To get a waistline like the one in the picture on the left, you're going to have to train three times a day, 6-7 days a week. That's how much volume (energy expenditure) I was doing when I was a collegiate rower. I weighed approximate...
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Basics of strength training - the why, how, and benefits of it

Ahh, one of the most misunderstood and misused forms of training. It's time everyone realized how important and beneficial strength training is and how it should be at the cornerstone of your workout program! Strength training or Resistance training is when you perform exercises that put the body under load or resistance. Most of the time, these ex...
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16 April 2020
Hello! It's me again. Your friendly neighborhood exercise scientist ready to stir up some trouble. There are dozens of articles out there on this subj...
04 March 2020
Losing weight and fat can be frustrating! You workout for hours, you are eating healthy, and then you step on the scale… Why hasn't that number budged...
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