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10 Myths About Pre-Workout Supplements

Pre-workouts have always been popular among athletes to help boost energy and athletic performance. They typically come as a powdered substance that you mix with water and drink before exercising. Although pre-workouts are meant to benefit your nutrition and performance, there’s a lot of misleading information about them. This can make it a challenge to… read more

Wellness Support From Your Kitchen: Bay Leaves

This flavorful herb is for more than just soup! Amongst your dried spices, your kitchen pantry likely has bay leaves. Bay leaves are used widely in cooking, and called for in a variety of soups and sauces. We know they turn the bland and boring into delicious, edible meals, but do bay leaves do anything… read more

Taking Your Fitness Outdoors

It’s spring, so why not emerge from hibernation by exercising outdoors?! If you’ve felt cooped up indoors and antsy because you’re confined to a specific square footage when the weather is drab and cold, you can begin to thaw out and soak in the sunshine with the emergence of spring! And while there’s nothing more… read more

What Is Mouse Shoulder?

Curious about the source of your neck and shoulder pain? It could be mouse shoulder! As an athlete or fitness enthusiast, aches, pains, and discomfort are no stranger. You train extremely hard, and as your body and muscles recover, there’s no doubt you incorporate your arsenal of recovery efforts including ice baths, Epsom salt soaks,… read more

Sinus Support With Pressure Points

Promote sinus wellness this season! ‘Tis the season for sniffles, sinus pressure, and congestion, but with the help of a few pressure points, you can better support your sinuses and be able to breathe clearly again! Don’t let sinus pressure get in the way of your workouts this season. Pressure points stem from Traditional Chinese… read more

Wellness Over The Holidays: Thanksgiving Edition

Cultivate gratitude and healthy choices this Thanksgiving! The holiday season has officially begun, which means an influx of celebrations that aren’t always kind to our regularly scheduled wellness routines. Thanksgiving is no exception — the average Thanksgiving meal can top 3,000 to 4,000 calories — so for those who have goals, the food and drinks… read more

The Importance Of An NSF Certified For Sport® Product

Because the ingredients in your workout supplements matter whether you’re a professional athlete or not!   People who are invested in their training — whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or professional athlete — all saunter common ground, which is the ability to support our bodies through every workout.    And, we need sports supplements that… read more

Stress Series: Is Stress Holding Your Fitness Hostage? (Part Two)

Stress Series: Is Stress Holding Your Fitness Hostage? (Part Two) We’ve all had a bad workout and often blame it on a lack of sleep, poor nutrition, or a lack of motivation, but at the root, could it really be stress? In part one of our stress series, we examined stress’ evolutionary role and began… read more

Stress Series: Is Stress Holding Your Fitness Hostage? (Part One)

Stress takes no prisoners — this insidious health concern impacts just about every facet of us, including our fitness. Our stress response is present because our body is striving to find balance at every moment, and our bodies are thrown off balance by a stressor which can come from our environment, an external event, or… read more

Stress Series: 4 Practical Ways Athletes Can Combat Stress

Exercise itself helps people tackle stress but in a highly stressful world, sometimes we need additional solutions.   In our last couple of posts in our stress series, we went in depth about the ramifications stress has on your training — chronic stress takes hold and captures your results and training goals.   And the… read more

Stress Series: Training That Grapples Every Type of Stress

Physical activity of any kind — from taking daily walks to interval training — is amazing for our stress levels!   We’re all familiar with what Elle Woods laments in Legally Blonde, “Exercise gives you endorphins, endorphins make you happy, and happy people don’t shoot their husbands!” Research supports what she brought up in the… read more