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It's January. Like most people, I've gained weight over the holidays. I've been strength training consistently, but still managed to gain 7 pounds. Even though I was strength training, it was still easy to gain weight. Read More

The #1 Muscle Group

Research, from the National Health Interview Survey, reveals that most adults (approximately 8 our of 10) in the United States do not strength train. Of those that do, an even smaller percentage train the neck. Read More

The Missing Ingredient

If you’re like most people, you may be asking yourself what your exercise routine will look like in the new year. As normal as this question seems, it misses an essential ingredient found in successful routines. Read More

Be Stronger in 2019

In 2008 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued the first edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines served as a call to action for all Americans. Read More

Smart Holiday Habits

The Eating Season (Halloween through Super Bowl Sunday) is a major contributor to expanding waistlines and poor health in the United States. Embracing these six strategies will put you on the road to better health. Read More

The Arthritis Fix

In a country plagued by disease, it’s no surprise 50 million Americans suffer from arthritis. The pain and swollen joints associated with arthritis can make exercise seem impossible. Read More

Build a Better Workout

Americans love a deal! It turns out we approach our strength training the same way, always looking for maximum results. What some fail to recognize is that working out is only half the equation. Read More

The Slow Revolution

As America struggles with the cost of health care, some are taking their health into their own hands. Health professionals agree, practicing a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to reduce your reliance on expensive medical care. Read More

The Weakening of America

Behind the epidemic of growing waistlines is one that gets little attention. The Weakening of America. Beginning in our late 30's, we lose approximately 1/2 pound of muscle per year. Read More

Small Changes, Big Results

In a world overwhelmed with confusing fitness advice, it's now wonder more of us don't embrace a healthy lifestyle. Complicated diets and exercise programs can discourage even the most committed individual. Read More