Casein Protein Powder

Casein is a slow digestive protein from dairy, which people often take as a supplement The Casein releases amino acids, so people take it before bed to help with recovery and reduce muscle breakdown during sleep. Many studies have shown it helps increase muscle...

Why Use a Stick Hand Roller

You see them everywhere, Stick Hand Rollers, in your local gym, in your physical therapist’s office, or even in your friend’s apartment. If you’re a runner or athlete, you most likely have a variety of them in your home as well. Massage sticks, foam rollers, lacrosse...

The History of Medicine Balls

In the world of practicing strength and conditioning, it all seems like we are always looking for a whole new and very innovative piece of equipment that is not only just going to unlock your athletic potential, increase your fat burning capacity but it is going to...

Using Resistance Bands

When it comes to strength training, many of us usually will stick to the standard free weights and machines or, you're feeling a little frisky, we might try to venture over towards the cable or free motion machines while we're at the gym. What you don't see at the gym...

Rehabilitation with Medicine Balls

Medicine balls are for those of you who haven’t been to a gym. Or someone who never accidentally kicked the medicine ball thinking it was like a soccer ball.  They are heavily weighted balls that come in a variety of sizes and weights usually with a diverse range of...

How To Properly Throw a Medicine Ball

Many people will never learn to throw correctly! Movements that require shifting, bending, rotating and balance are important in athletics and life. For example, by learning to transfer your momentum from your rear to your front, a golfer reduces the risk of possible...

Top 7 things to know about Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential for many functions in the body. The primary omega-3 fatty acids are EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid, and DHA, docosahexaenoic acid is what is found in seafood, such as fatty fish (e.g.,...

Conjugated Linoleic Acid

While many people will hear “butter and beef” and immediately think about heart attacks and weight gain, but the truth is that all types of natural fats are healthy and even beneficial when you eat high-quality versions of them and have them in moderation. Conjugated...

Fun Exercises with a Medicine Ball

Here are some of our favorite exercises you can do with a Medicine Ball. Start slowly, make sure you are under control, and as you get more comfortable and stronger with the movements, increase the weight, duration and/or intensity. These are great core exercises!...

12 Must Try Medicine Ball Exercises

1. Rock and Roll Up This one is a tough exercise at first to coordinate but hits all your major muscle groups in one powerful move. Lie down, back to the mat, with knees bent. Hold a medicine ball on the ground with arms fully extended overhead. Pull the knees into...

CLA Helps Lose Weight

Almost everybody is looking for that magic pill to lose weight.  Some pills and supplements might work, but there is a secret: A source in the pharmaceutical industry says that in recent years the FDA has added a new requirement to weight loss studies that have caused...

All About CLA

CLA is becoming one of the popular supplements for its supposed benefits for losing weight. In this post, we’ll be discussing what CLA is and what the benefits are, this way then you can make a decision on whether it’s a supplement you should be adding to your diet....

Fish Oils: Health Benefits And The Facts

Fish oils come from fatty or oily fish. These fish oils are found in the tissue of fish such as trout, mackerel, tuna, herring, sardines, and salmon. Oily fish can contain up to 30 percent oil.  White fish contains high levels of oil in the liver, and have much less...

Garcinia – Weight Loss Supplement

Garcinia cambogia (GC) is a smaller pumpkin-shaped fruit that grows in Southeast Asia and India. The main active ingredient found in Garcinia Cambogia is Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), which some research suggests that it can help certain people lose weight. Currently,...

26 Facts About Garcinia Cambogia

Some foods and some supplements might make shedding those annoying extra pounds a bit easier. For example, Garcinia cambogia is a fruit and a supplement that can help block some of your body fat production and help you reach your target weight goals. More human...

Roots of Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia Cambogia is considered the current day trend that has its roots in India, Southeast Asia, Central and West Africa, and Indonesia. It's mainly found in the coastal regions or the areas having some rain forests. This fruit is also known as Malabar Tamarind,...

6 Excellent Benefits of Using CLA

6 Excellent Benefits of Using CLA  1. Helps with Weight Loss and Fat-Burning People find it hard to believe, but it turns out butter is a fat-burning food. CLA has shown to help fat loss in many animals and human studies when in its concentrated form it’s one of the...

About Garcinia Cambogia

How It Works The active ingredient in the fruit's rind, hydroxycitric acid, or HCA, has boosted fat-burning and cut back appetite in studies. It appears to block an enzyme called citrate lyase, which your body uses to make fat. It can also raise levels of the brain...

CLA Compounds

CLA Compounds Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is highly found in fats from ruminants, and it appears to modify the body composition and cardiometabolic risk factors favorably. The capacity of CLA to reduce the body fat levels as well as its beneficial actions on the...

History of Resveratrol

Grapes seem to have been originated in the Mediterranean regions of southern Europe and the Middle East, thriving in the dark, moist, humus-rich, neutral-to-alkaline soil in the sun and warm climates; and the grape's hardiness varies according to the cultivar. Going...

Trigger Points In Your Body That Require Stick Rollers

Here are some things to look for when trying to discover tissue that requires attention Pain - That goes as defined as an unpleasant sensation accompanied by the tendency to withdraw and a reactive regional tension. Tensions - can sometimes express themselves as...

The Best Routines with Resistance Bands

Many people who lift weights will have the greatness of free-weights as the best mass builder. While free weights are excellent, the resistance bands can also have their place as well. In the past, some resistance bands have been given a bad name as they became seen...

Roll the Pain Away and Recover Quickly

The Best Roller Stick A roller stick is a compact, lightweight self-massage tool small enough to fit in a gym bag length ranging from 15-inches to 25-inches. With ergonomic handles on both ends and biotherapeutic spindles across the middle, a roller stick provides an...

Garcinia Cambogia Facts

Garcinia Cambogia is also known as the Malabar Tamarind which is considered a small, sweet tropical tree fruit shaped almost like a pumpkin. In the late 1960s, some scientists discovered that an acid in the fruit is somewhat similar to the citric acid that is found in...