Why We LIFT Part 5: Brain Boost
Since the onset of the modern physical training era, people have put up guards lifting weights. People’s dissent often comes from genuine inquiry or genuine ignorance. Be ignorant no longer! Why do we lift weights? For your brain! In today’s post, I wrap up our multi-part series on lifting by focusing on how resistance training increases confidence, improves mood, and provides a competitive outlet in: Why We LIFT: Brain Boost.READ MORE
Are You Training, or Just Working Out?
If you’re actually training, like really TRAINING, you already know the answer to this question. There’s no doubt in your mind that the work you’re putting in is equating to gains at the gym. But what if its not? What if you feel you haven’t seen results in months? Read along as we talk about REAL training!READ MORE
Why We LIFT Part 4: Connective Tissue Health
While it’s not the most obvious reason, an incredibly important case can be made for using resistance training to improve connective tissue health and performance. We showcased in previous articles, that we lift to get strong and lift to increase muscle mass, all equating to a more resilient human being. However, one seldom discussed component of that resiliency has nothing to do with the muscle itself, but much, much more to do with what ties the muscle together and to other things.READ MORE
Why We LIFT Part 3: Training Variation
So far in this blog series, we’ve talked about the benefits of resistance training for getting stronger and building muscle mass. Today, we will speak to resistance training as one of the greatest ways to add variation to your exercise program.READ MORE