Millions of people spend millions of dollars each year trying to buy their way to a better body. Products, pills and potions promise to burn belly fat, suppress appetite or make you stronger. Bad news. There are no magic substances. There is no pill you can swallow or powder you can choke … Read more about 6 Supplements that Aren’t a Waste of Money
Take a look around Fitness Evolution and you’ll see tons of equipment, from barbells to dumbbells. What you won’t see is much cardio equipment. There’s not a bike or a treadmill to be found. There is, however, one exception to the no-cardio dynamic: the water rower. When we were making a list … Read more about Rowing for Fat Loss
Chronic low back pain is one of the most common complaints in the United States. Americans sit, a lot. We have to work for hours at a computer. This can lead to tight hips, a weak core and glutes and yes, major back pain. When I met Dawn she says she feared her low back pain was something she … Read more about Training Brought Relief from Chronic Back Pain
Scroll through your Instagram or Facebook feed and you’re likely to see someone posting a sweaty, post-workout pic or bragging about how they can barely walk after a tough leg day. Sometimes in the noisy social media world it seems like a competition as to who can work out hardest, longest and with … Read more about Are You Addicted to Exercise?
One thing I am always bugging my Personal Training clients to do is to foam roll and stretch. Not just after their workout, but every single day. Not stretching is a huge mistake, and one that can cost you big time. Why is flexibility training so important? Consider this: your muscles adapt to … Read more about Stretching Leads to Less Pain and Better Workouts
After recovering from a painful back injury, Claudia Markowicz thought she was ready to get back into the gym. “I went to an exercise class where the instructor had us do over 100 burpees throughout the hour,” said the 32-year-old from Lewis Center. “I ended up hurting my back again and barely … Read more about Bodybuilding or Backbreaking
It’s arguably the most important part of your workout, and you’re probably doing it wrong. Whether you’re new to exercise or not, including a proper warm-up in your routine can greatly improve your training and allow better and faster progress toward your fitness goals. Your warm-up should be like … Read more about Workout Rehearsal
While The Arnold Sports Festival isn’t the place you see many first-time fitness competitors pop up, the annual event is happening this month and for those interested in the big bodybuilding stage, (614) offers a primer to understand the breakdown of each division: Arnold Classic Attire: Men’s … Read more about Vocabulary Building