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Heat Shock and Cold Shock Proteins: What and How

Heat shock and cold shock proteins

Cold plunge practice or sitting in a sauna is becoming increasingly popular for exercise recovery benefits, increasing relaxation, and dealing with pain and muscle soreness. However, there is more to the story than just the well-known benefits of these therapies. Heat shock proteins and cold shock proteins offer some of the biggest benefits of sauna and … Read more

How Much Sleep Do You Need for Muscle Recovery?

How much sleep and do I need for muscle recovery

We know that getting the right amount of sleep is essential for athletes to properly recover and perform at their best, but many of us struggle with knowing exactly how much sleep we should be getting. We often hear that you need 8 hours to feel refreshed, but what if you’re trying to maximize your … Read more

TRX for Runners: Improve Speed and Endurance with Suspension Training

Runner using TRX

As a runner, you know that improving your performance requires more than just putting in miles. To optimize your performance and prevent injuries, incorporating strength training into your routine is crucial. TRX training is an excellent way to build strength, stability, and mobility, all while targeting muscles that are vital to running. If you still … Read more

Yoga with Weights: Benefits, Workouts, and Tips

weights on a yoga mat

They seem like an unlikely pair—yoga and weights—but let me tell you, it can take your yoga practice to the next level. From building strength and improving bone density to enhancing balance and stability, the benefits of using weights with yoga are endless. In this blog post, I’ll share with you why people of all … Read more

Yoga Sculpt: The Workout You Didn’t Know You Needed

Yoga Sculpt

If you’re looking for a workout that combines the mindful benefits and grounding of yoga along with the toning and muscle-strengthening effects of weight training, you will love yoga sculpt! Through guided poses and movements using light weights, yoga sculpt challenges both your body and mind while allowing you to gain all the benefits of … Read more

TRX Training: The Benefits and How It Works

TRX Training

If you’re looking for a fun, new workout to add to your home gym that doesn’t require heavy weights or kettlebells, give TRX training a try. Combining the best of bodyweight and suspension training, TRX is a great way to shake up your fitness routine, build lean muscle and keep your body guessing. If curious … Read more

What is Calisthenics? Benefits and How to Start

calisthenics outside

Calisthenics, when mentioned, may evoke black-and-white images of military-style jumping jacks, push-ups, and other basic exercises that were commonly used in physical education classes. While these simple movements are indeed part of the calisthenics family, the truth is that this type of bodyweight exercise goes far beyond the traditional moves that many of us associate … Read more

Suspension Training: The Perfect Home Gym Solution

Feeling uninspired by your regular home gym routine? Take it up a notch and step out of the box with suspension training. Although these dangling straps look unconventional, and maybe even intimidating, suspension trainers like TRX offer an awesome alternative to traditional strength exercises like hand weights, delivering full-body workouts that build muscle and boost … Read more