3 Keys to Adding More Muscle

1. Eat in a calorie surplus: What is a calorie surplus?  To gain weight your body must be consuming more calories than what it is burning over time.  Just because you are drinking protein shakes everyday doesn’t mean you are automatically going to put on muscle.  Scientifically, your body can’t put on any size without an adequate amount of calories.  Learn how many calories your body is burning each day and start consuming anywhere from…

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Women + Weight Lifting (from a woman’s perspective)

Hey you guys! Actually you girls… Claira here making a guest post on the blog. Since opening the gym, it’s surprising to me how many women are either too scared to lift weights in fear of the word “bulk,” or just don’t lift weights because they think they will “lose more fat by spending 30+ minutes on the treadmill.” Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not writing you being all hypocritical and telling you never to do…

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Are You Thinking About a Gym Membership?  (BIG News at the End)

Starting a gym membership, kind of intimidating right? Especially if it’s your first one. You might not know exactly what you’re doing, but you know you are there to improve your way of life. THAT is what’s important. The last thing on your mind needs to be worrying about what anybody else thinks of you while you are there. Believe it or not, I was that way when I first started going a few years…

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Are you eating ENOUGH to lose weight? 

Weird to think about, right? The less you eat the more weight you should lose. It only seems to make sense scientifically and logically. I’m not gonna lie, when I discovered this I was a bit baffled too.   We’ve had a few clients come to us in the last while who were already eating well under their maintenance level of calories, but for some reason still seemed to be having a hard time dropping…

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WHICH DIET WORKS BEST FOR YOU?

There are many different niches in the fitness industry these days.  You have crossfit,  aerobics, kickboxing, circuit training, weightlifting…the list could probably go on and on. But each one is unique in it’s own way and gives back a certain piece of mind that each and everyone of us are after.  Whether it’s the joy of getting your heart rate up,  or pushing some heavy weight in the gym.  Each outlet serves its own purpose in better helping us…

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