• 3 Things You Should Do After a Workout

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on February 1, 2016

    Whether you are new to the gym or a regular,  knowing what to do after your workout is crucial to maximizing your results. Many people have a tendency to repeat the same pattern after a workout. If unhealthy,  this post-workout routine can hinder the results of the workout. Often, most people do not realize that […]

  • Vitamin D in the Winter: Essential for Nutrition

    By Garrett Hirschenberger | In Nutrition | on January 26, 2016

    Not only does winter come with lots of snow, dropping temperatures, and sickness spreading; there is a lack of Vitamin D as well. It is necessary for yourself to give yourself the proper nutrition, because Vitamin D can lead to an increase in the health of the heart, an increase in mental focus, and the […]

  • Proper Nutrition For When You Have The Cold

    By Garrett Hirschenberger | In Nutrition | on November 17, 2015

    As soon as the temperature starts going down, the amount of people sick seems to go up. Being sick with something as simple as the cold can be very irritating when trying to go through your normal daily routine, including your workout and your job. Here are some nutrition tips to get rid of your […]

  • How to Maintain a Low-Sodium Nutrition Diet

    By Garrett Hirschenberger | In Nutrition | on November 3, 2015

    Sodium and salt are all over the place nowadays in society. They are used as preservatives, and dumped on food to add extra taste. Even though it is essential to the human body to have, an excess of salt can have a bunch of health risks. These risks include cardio vascular problems, kidney issues, and […]

  • Great Ab Equipment To Use In Gyms

    By Garrett Hirschenberger | In Gyms | on October 6, 2015

    Confused on what machines help focus on building abdominal muscles in gyms? Here are some machines and equipment that will help your journey to accomplish those goals of getting a six pack. Pull-Up Bar Believe it or not, this machine is not simply to use for arm strength. You can swing your legs up and down […]

  • The Health Pyramid

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on October 4, 2015

    Overall health is defined as the balance of physical, emotional, and social wellness. Physical health tends to seem the most important to people. However, emotional and social health are just as important. Keeping yourself physically healthy is just 1/3 of the battle. These 3 areas of health can aid and hurt each other depending on […]

  • Benefits of Cardio

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness, Nutrition | on September 28, 2015

    Lifting weights produces gains of bulky muscle. Muscle gained from weight lifting looks great, but does it benefit your health like cardio? Cardiovascular exercise, cardio for short, increases your heart rate. This increased heart rate allows blood to circulate through your body more often. As a result, cardio can provide many benefits to your health […]

  • Why Proper Form is Essential when Exercising

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness, Gyms | on September 14, 2015

    Have you ever tried to do an exercise without any guidance? Did it feel painful or uncomfortable? Chances are you were using improper form. Proper form allows your body to utilize the muscles targeted, prevent injury, and control your breathing. These benefits allow your workouts to be more comfortable in addition to better results. It […]

  • Why You Should Not Skip a Meal

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on September 7, 2015

    Skipping a meal is a common mistake many people make. The reasons for skipping a meal are endless. I want to save money, lose weight, I am too lazy, etc. Although skipping a meal may seem like a shortcut, it has a negative impact on your body. Fighting that hungry feeling is just the beginning […]

  • Ways to Beat Treadmill Boredom in Gyms

    By Garrett Hirschenberger | In Gyms | on September 1, 2015

    At many gyms, there are a line of treadmills, and they all face the wall. How are you supposed to stay on that machine if all you have to entertain yourself is a few dents and marks in the wall? Here are some easy ways to beat the boringness of the “dreadmill”. Make a Playlist […]