Category Archives: Exercise/Training

Fred’s Favorite Tools for Muscle Fatigue

Training equals getting beat up and extreme training means getting pounded all the time!  I have always been a believer in taking care of myself.  Even with this said, though, I have still experience with a wide array of injuries and strains as I am sure you can relate. Below are a few of the […]

Crossfit Coach/Nutrition Expert Breaks Down What You Need to Eat for Optimal Performance

Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with one of Charlotte’s premier Crossfit coaches and nutrition experts, Jessica Pinkerton. Pinkerton has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and biology and a master’s degree in health promotion and health education. She is Precision Nutrition Certified and works one-on-one with athletes and nutrition clients. She is […]

6 Ways to Ease Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

If you’ve ever hit the gym really hard, you’ve probably suffered through this particularly nasty workout hangover. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, or DOMS if you want to impress your meathead friends, is the muscular pain, stiffness, and soreness you feel 24-48 hours after you worked them, and can last up to ten days. Eccentric muscular […]

Why You Should Switch Up Your Exercise Routine

If we do the same motion over and over again, two things happen: 1. Imbalances develop from overuse. 2. The musculoskeletal system adapts, and your strength, flexibility, and endurance plateau. Thankfully, there’s a pretty easy solution — switch things up! Now, this could be something as simple as trying something new. Instead of biking, go […]

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