You worked your butt off and are happy, but soon enough you start walking like a crab… yep, that’s muscle soreness for you! Let’s break it down. When you work out, you tear up your muscle fibers, which can leave your muscles tender, sore, and difficult to move. When your muscles recover, you build strength, […]

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It happens to the best of us. Once in a while, you’re feeling drained and/or stressed out. Some will decide to head to the gym others will skip it. But what’s the right attitude? Often, if the energy is a little low or if you are feeling a little crummy modifying the workout will be […]

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You made your new resolutions and are ready to get fit. Your workout program is ready, you know how many days you’ll train and how often you’ll rest. But one question keep triggering your mind: “how long will it take me to get fit?”. Being fit means different things for different people, depending on their […]

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When putting together your workout routine, the first major component you need to figure out is your exercise frequency. As in, how often and how many times should you workout per week? We’ll admit that’s a pretty broad question. Whether you want to put on size, cut down and get lean, or add strength, the amount of times […]

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People usually understand the benefits of working out and implementing exercise in a daily routine, but a few understand what happens to their muscles when they become inactive. Understanding how your muscles work and what happens to them when you stop exercising will help you in adjusting your diet regimen based on your fitness activity. […]

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Some love it, others don’t, but one thing is for sure, stretching must be part of a workout routine. But when should you stretch, before or after a workout? Stretching before a workout is necessary to prepare your body for your routine, however, our certified personal trainer, Kris Jones, recommends opting for dynamic warm-up as […]

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Does the early bird always get the worm? There’s been a long-standing debate over the optimum time to workout due to the physiological effects exercise has on the body. In the industry, many experts feel that morning workouts hold greater advantages than those in the evening, while others believe the opposite. With science backing up […]

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Every Thursday, Kris answers your questions about fitness in our series Fit tips Thursday. Most of people know it; a good exercise program must incorporate cardio exercise such as running, swimming or aerobic dance, and some form of strength training. Going at the gym, it’s easy to get confused and lost as some people use […]

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Every Thursday, Kris answers your questions about fitness in our series Fit tips Thursday. Whether they’re in it for health or an upcoming vacation, many new gym-goers overtrain in a the hope of looking or feeling a certain way quickly. But rest is as important as strengthening any muscle group. Not taking an occasional rest […]

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