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FAQ's on working out and what may be best for your goals!

Should I do cardio before or after weights?

Most people go to the gym to either lift weights, do cardio, or do a combination of both. If you're anything like me, you probably like doing a healthy mix of both. After all, cardio and weight training have different benefits. Cardio can help your b

Core Workouts for Strength and Stability

One of the most sought-after body features is a well-defined core. I mean, who doesn’t want nice six-pack abs, right?. When it comes to building a stronger and more well-defined core ... you have to train it like you do any other muscle. It takes har

Squat Form 101: How to Squat Correctly

Squats are one of the most effective and functional movements you can do to improve your fitness. Heck, you can even get a massive benefit for your everyday life too. Whether it's squatting down to pick up a box, or just getting up from the couch, we

Best Chest Workout with Dumbbells!

Have you ever wondered what the best piece of equipment is to build a bigger and stronger chest?. Having a bigger chest can be great for a lot of reasons. Heck, who doesn't want to fill out t-shirts better and have more self-confidence?. In the gym,

Not sure what to do at the gym?

I still remember it as if it happened yesterday... The first day I ever stepped foot in a gym. To me, it was intimidating. Up until this point in my life, I had never touched a weight, much less performed any exercise with weights for that matter. It

Why am I so sore after a workout? How can I improve recovery?

What Helps Sore Muscles After a Workout?. Experiencing soreness after a workout is most likely a familiar feeling to anyone who’s worked out before. It’s inevitable that you’ll be sore when you first start working out, but that's not the only reason

How long does it take to build muscle?

Most people work out to get fit, and many people equate fitness with muscle gain. Although a lot of people are willing to put in the effort to "get fit", many of us wonder "how long does it take to build muscle and start seeing results?". In this art

Should you run or walk for Fat Loss?

Conventional VS Romanian Deadlifts

Most people know what deadlifts are ... and there's a good chance you've heard of them before too. What you might not know is that there are actually multiple variations of deadlifts as well. Now, maybe that isn't a surprise to you because you came t

How many days per week should you train to build muscle?

Whether you’re just getting started in the gym, or you’ve been an avid lifter for years … you may be wondering “How many days a week should I work out to build muscle?”. When I first started training, I would go into the gym and demolish one muscle g

Why Walking Matters

Walking is an excellent way for people to get out and breathe some fresh air. You just feel better (physically and mentally) if you get outside and go for a stroll. In addition to that, being active and moving will find itself on the top 10 list of n

The Benefits of Lifting Heavy

Everybody is always looking for a hack. While I am a firm believer that these don’t really exist … weightlifting is about as close as you can get to a "hack" when it comes to your health and fitness goals. After all, lifting heavy weights can do so m