Blog

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

Tips For All-Day, All-Night Recovery

  What you do in the gym is only part of what enables you to gain strength or muscle mass. Without the right meal plan and recovery program, you’re all but guaranteed to encounter setbacks. P4’s NSF Certified for Sport Recovery Push Formula — now available at a lower price! — features a carb loader and BCAAs… read more

Why All Weightlifters Need Omega-3s

  Whether you’re in CrossFit class or on the goal line, the stronger you are, the better odds you have of turning in an elite performance. To get there, you need to follow a targeted weight-training regimen and a balanced meal plan. Yes, carbs and protein intake must be accounted for — but fats can’t… read more