• Hip Stretches To Help Your Fitness

    By Garrett Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on October 6, 2016

    Your hips are essential to working out. When running, a lot of power comes from your hips. When playing a sport, they are important to creating power and moving quickly. Even in every day life, your hips impact you more than you realize. Here are some stretches to help strengthen your hips. Leg Raises This […]

  • How to Make Running More Enjoyable

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on September 8, 2016

    More often than not, running is a hit or miss with people. Some despise the activity, and others cannot run enough. The feeling of running is hard to cope with for beginners. Luckily, there are a few tips to ease beginners into running and enhance how experienced runners feel during the activity.   Hydrate Keeping […]

  • Achieve a Full-Body Workout at Home

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on August 30, 2016

    Going to the gym on a consistent basis is sometimes a difficult feat to accomplish. The confliction may money, time, or even accessibility. Yet, there is still a way to receive a complete workout at home. All that is required is an open floor space. With an open floor space, many different muscle groups can […]

  • How to Maximize the Results of a Workout

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on August 26, 2016

    All too often people are disappointed with the results they receive from an intense workout. Common characteristics include no changes in appearance, the absent of soreness, and even feeling pain. Before you start to throw your workout routine in the trash, there may be an easier solution to this problem. There are a few reasons […]

  • How to Avoid the Dreaded Plateau

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Body Sculpt, Gyms | on August 23, 2016

    Those with experience in the weight room know all too well what the plateau is. For those who do not, the plateau is a gradual stoppage in gaining strength or weight loss. One common example is not being able to lift more weight after several days or weeks of attempting. Another example is staying at […]

  • How to Achieve Complete Fitness

    By Payton Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on August 16, 2016

    The word fitness is often associated with an image of a weight room. Fitness may also bring to mind many containers of supplements and a routine schedule. Weight rooms, supplements, and a routine schedule support the definition of fitness; however, these characteristics only partially display what true fitness means. There are other physical aspects of […]

  • Benefits of Morning Workouts on Fitness

    By Garrett Hirschenberger | In Fitness | on July 12, 2016

    Moving a workout to the morning may not seem like the most appetizing thing to do to increase your fitness, especially if you are a morning person. Having to set an alarm for 5 am to wake up and already tired body just does not sound good.  But believe or not, the pros outweigh the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]