On the whole, regular physical training is among the greatest things we can do for our body and mind. When performed correctly, weightlifting is incredibly safe, despite the cynics. In fact, anyone who considers resistance training to be dangerous is downright wrong. It is indeed a greater risk to be sedentary. Not going to the … Continue reading Why Absolutely Everyone Should Hit the Gym—Let’s Go!
Humans are in a position where we don't really have to worry about nature—the threat of wild animals, severe weather, or starvation are practically fictional ideas to the modern world at this point in time. And yet here we are: no less plagued by threats, increasingly more of which are products of our own accord. … Continue reading Three Proven Methods to Boost Mind, Muscle, and Mood
Many people today carry symptoms that may be a result of a weak core, and that can present several problems—from minor discomfort today to serious injury or chronic pain down the line. A weak core is often the result of a sedentary lifestyle that may include sitting or lying for most of the day. Even … Continue reading Do You Have a Weak Core? Why Stability Strength Matters
When it comes to basic nutrition, it is worth being aware of three key macronutrients—protein, carbohydrates, and fat—and the roles they play in our system. In this article we will focus on protein, which are the building blocks behind our muscles. When training in the gym, we stress and damage our muscle fibres. When we … Continue reading In Praise of Protein
We know that sitting for extended periods of time yields negative outcomes. You know that, right? A sedentary lifestyle, whether led by 9-to-5 desk jobs or laziness, can have major implications on weight management, cardiovascular health, and metabolic effectiveness, among other important areas of our wellbeing. We sit in our car, and on the train, … Continue reading The Victorious Guide to Standing at Work for Health and Happiness
We have all experienced a great deal of change over the past year. And as a result, many of us look, feel, and perhaps even act different than before. While everyone has absorbed the Pandemic in different ways, a majority of us have suffered in at least one fashion. Experts around the world have suggested … Continue reading Technology the Tool, Not Master
While the shoulder is not a large muscle overall, its positioning on the body makes it rather unique in terms both function and aesthetic. As a result, it is important to train the shoulders well, for purposes of practical mobility—and of course looks, too: hypertrophied shoulder heads can have outsized impacts on silhouettes and complement … Continue reading A Simple Guide for Cannonball Shoulders