Looking for a killer duffel bag for hauling your gym gear? We break down the best duffel bags for the gym. You have your shaker cup, your squat shoes, your lifting belt, your hooks, straps, as well as your wireless headphones fully charged. With all that gear, you need somewhere to haul and store it […]
6 Awesome Things That Happen When You Start Using a Workout Log...
Keeping a training journal is one of the easiest and most powerful ways to stay motivated over the long term. More motivation, more often.
More Consistent Workouts
Consistency is the hallmark of champions inside and outside the gym. Your workout log book will help keep you focused and consistently going nuclear on your goals.
It Keeps You Accountable
We don’t all have coaches over our shoulders to keep us on track. A workout log is a subtle reminder to get your ass to the gym. No one likes writing out a missed workout in their log book.
Smash Your Weaknesses
We all have those areas in our training we know needs work, but we avoid at all costs. Formulate a plan and conquer them within the pages of your training log.
Supercharge Your Results
Like it or not, lifestyle plays a huge role in how we do in the gym. A workout log helps you connect the dots with your sleep, nutrition, stress and how you do in the gym.
Top athletes are also remarkably self-aware. They understand how long it takes for them to progress, which allows them to set way smarter goals. Why is this important? Because smarter goals means realistic—yet still challenging—expectations.
Should you train with a weight vest? Maybe. Here are some of my favorite benefits of training with this simple, under-rated tool. The weight vest is about as basic a fitness accessory as you can think of. A vest, or a couple straps, that is loaded with weight that you drape over your shoulders. How […]
Looking to increase the resistance in your training? Here’s a breakdown of the best weight vests for working out. If you’re struggling to feel maximally challenged on some of your exercises such as push-ups, pull-ups, or dips, or perhaps you just want to add extra weight to the body as you go about your lifts, […]
Here’s a full review of the Marc Pro, your secret weapon for faster recovery and better training. As an athlete you take your performance seriously. Real seriously. You work your butt off in the gym, you follow your nutrition plan to the letter, and you stay late after practice to do additional work on your […]
Foam rolling and self-myofascial release. No longer just for high-performance athletes or those trying to navigate an injury, it’s a practice that is being adopted by gym-goers and athletes of all stripes. Whether it’s a foam roller, a lacrosse ball, or a Tiger Tail, self-myofasical release is the thing to do. The benefits of foam […]
Looking for reviews of the most popular foam rollers on the market? Here are the best foam rollers for boosting recovery, decreasing muscle soreness, and improving mobility and flexibility in your muscles and joints. The foam roller is one of the top tools that you see in the gym, training facility, the local YMCA, wherever […]