Resistance Training

Gain Muscle to Lose Weight

Gain Muscle to Lose Weight

Have you ever wondered how weight training and building muscle can actually help you lose weight? It seems like an oxymoron, right? 

Are you afraid that if you gain muscle that you’ll just look bulkier when all you really want is a leaner body? Do you believe the theory that you must do lots of cardio training to lose weight?

DO NOT believe everything you read! The truth is, weight training is a key component to weight loss. You look better, build confidence, become stronger and your body becomes a calorie burning machine as you create more muscle. Let’s break it down just a bit into bite sized pieces we can more easily digest.

Squeezing Your Blood Pressure Down

Squeezing Your Blood Pressure Down

High blood pressure – “the silent killer” – is a large concern for many people worldwide. WHO estimates that high blood pressure affects ~40% of the world population (1). With this as such a widespread problem, there is a great need to help people lower and maintain their blood pressure. Exercise is often cited as a good way to bring blood pressure down to manageable levels, but what kind of exercise is best?  

The Importance of REST

The Importance of REST

Most of us have a certain goal in mind when we start a training routine. Whether this is to compete in an athletic event, improve our strength, or achieve a healthier lifestyle, we are always working toward something. Our goals are motivating, and we want to work as hard as we can to achieve them, but sometimes this can backfire on us if we don’t take time to rest.