Fun Facts: Fitness Myths DeBunked Edition

by Chelsey Dockter We’ve probably all done it. We have either read articles or bought videos on how to get rock hard abs or how to lose weight fast.  We have more than likely gone to the gym to jump on a 30 minute treadmill session…

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

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Do you ever have one of those days that everything just sucks the life and joy right out of you? You call your best friend to vent and that helps get it off your chest, but your joy is still gone.  I had one of those days last week.  I found…

Common Mistakes with Flexibility… (Why you are still Tight!

A flexible and mobile body in my opinion is one of the KEY ingredients for... An effective workout routine Preventing injury Aging gracefully However, out of most things in the FITness world (lifting weights, diet, supplements,…

Fears of Starting at a Gym

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Fear of starting new.... Who has fear of starting something new? The dreadful fear of change? Some people just have the ability to embrace change.  Something new and different is exciting to them.  But, is it exciting to you? I made a…

What is the Difference Between Mobility and Flexibility??

Which is Better?? Flexibility and mobility are both intended to increase range of movement but are not the same. To improve a joints range of motion the muscles surrounding the joint need to be flexible enough to stretch and allow joint mobility. When…

Pound for Pound The BEST Hip Flexor Stretch!

Strength means Safety and Safety means Strength!  One of the key ways to improve flexibility and range of motion is to create strength at end range positions. Simply put, the strength you create will send signals to your brain that you are…

Why the Turkish Get-up?

What’s the point? We see it time and time again, the Turkish get-up.  I see the look on the member’s faces when they walk in the gym and look at the workout board.  The eye rolls 🙄, the ugh😩, and maybe even the few slurs 🤬 of…

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT… For the Wrists!

I'm starting to see this more and more... (I know this probably because my wrists have been sore from all the handstands I've been doing :-/ ) If you have to tape your wrists for a workout. Or if you have to stop and shake your wrists out…

mrCPM’s Take on Active Recovery

Train - Recover - Repeat In a perfect world that would the order of operation. We train to impact stress (good stress) on our body. We are sending signal to our brain, hormones, bones, muscles, etc... to impose healthy stress to signal…