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4 Reasons To Eat Pomegranate

  The nutrient-rich pomegranate fruit has been around for thousands of years and has been used for a variety of things: a snack, a refreshing drink, and even medicine (whether it works as a medical agent, specifically its ability to fight cancer cells, remains up for debate). Still, the sweetly tart pomegranate has been shown… read more

Why We’re On A (Foam) Roll

Photo credit: http://www.leanitup.com/workout-plans-limber-battl… In a previous post we went over why it’s wise to add foam rolling into your training regimen. But in case you wanted more proof, a recent study published in the Journal of Sports Sciences found that rolling on a foam roller both pre- and post-workout allowed for better hip flexibility and range of motion.… read more

6 Diet Buzzwords Defined

You want to make healthy decisions, right? Right. So of course you survey food labels in an earnest attempt at making good choices when you go to the supermarket. And then you might end up scratching your head in bewilderment as you attempt to figure out what words like “all natural” or “no hormones added”… read more

Bigger Muscles & A Stronger Core — No Weights Needed!

“How much you do you bench?” It’s a common question fit and muscular people field. A question that’s less frequently asked: “How long can you hold a plank for?” While putting up 400 pounds on a bench is certainly impressive — we can’t do that, can you? – holding a plank with strict form for… read more

Proven 4 the Fairway: Kristy Breuler’s Pre-game GOLF Stretches

When you’re about to spend a full day on the course, it’s critical to get tuned up with pre-game golf stretches for injury prevention and superior sport performance. That’s why we checked in with Golf Fitness Expert Kristy Breuler to get her best tips for your pre-tee ritual. “The objective of pregame stretches is to… read more

Tips For Eating Healthy On A Road Trip

      Summer vacation may not be as cool as it was when you were a kid, but it’s still an ideal time to take a road trip or book a getaway for a change of scenery. That said, heading out of town for some R&R and stress relief doesn’t mean you should let… read more

If You’re Not Using The Trap Bar, Start Now

The trap bar — or hex bar, as some people refer to it — is a diamond-shaped lifting tool that was invented to work around a weightlifter’s lower-back injury. Sounds like an As Seen On TV gimmick, right? Not this time. The trap bar has become a go-to for lifters and athletes who want to… read more

Proven 4 the Fairway: Kristy Breuler’s Power Snack for Golf Performance

Protein bars? Snack crackers? Which snack do you think Golf Fitness Expert Kristy Breuler recommends for your round of 18? As you can imagine, it’s far from traditional carb- and sugar-heavy snacks, but her preferred snack may surprise you. “Grab and go! Beef jerky is an easy snack to throw in your golf bag. No… read more

How To Apply Back-Off Sets To Your Training

It might seem counterproductive to use heavy weights and lots of tenacity only to scale the weight back on your final set. But opting not to follow a linear path with your sets and reps and using techniques like back-off sets can translate to gains in both strength and size — something athletes universally strive… read more

Introducing P4’s New Pre Game Flavor: Blue Raspberry!

New Pre Game Formula flavor alert: Blue Raspberry! Blue Raspberry — New Pre Game Formula Flavor, still NSF Certified for Sport As you’re churning through your summer workouts leaving puddles of sweat in gyms and on turf and baseball diamonds, we’ve been working hard coming up with a new flavor of Pre Game Formula —… read more

Paleo Diet 101

  Pop quiz. What’s the first thing you do when you want to lose weight? Sign up for a gym, right? Noooooope. Sure, that’s a vital piece to the puzzle, but takinginventory of your diet should be step one. Why? Your diet serves as the biggest component to gaining muscle, possessing adequate energy levels, and… read more

The Power of Plyometrics: Can you really add distance to your golf swing?

Plyometrics training for golf? Really? “You may not think the two go together,” says golf fitness expert Kristy Breuler, “but when power in golf translates to longer drives, what golfer doesn’t want to increase power in their swing?” Here’s how it works: “Power is a combination of speed and strength. And the ‘jump training’ in… read more