Pre-workout, is it dangerous?

Hey team, Today we look at a relatively new phenomenon in the fitness industry, pre-workout. An argument could be made that pre-workout was popularized in the mid 1980's and has significantly grown in popularity, variety in gimmicks, flavours, and reasons why they are the "miracle supplement". Pre-workout is designed to be a flavoured drink that …

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Don’t reinvent the wheel, drive your own course.

Hey friends, For our Monday Motivation, we're looking at trying to redesign the core values of a situation. My advice to you, as a trainer and individual, try to emulate the successes of those that came before you, and use that success to drive your own course. What do I mean, allow yourself to take …

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Videos – How Letters can Strengthen our Back

Hello my lovely fitness enthusiasts, Today we are talking about a alphabetical exercise that will strengthen muscles in your back that are not commonly as active as they should be. Most people have a great deal of strength in their upper trapezius (leading to the shoulders constantly being elevated and potentially causing neck pain) but …

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Take a Walk, a Deep Breath, and a Second to Appreciate

Hey friends, For this beautifully warm Monday Motivation, we are focusing on the power of simply taking a walk. Society is designed to surround us with so many things that stress us out, traffic, work, bills, family; and these stresses force our Sympathetic Nervous System to be on overdrive most of the time. The Sympathetic …

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References for studies covered in Tyler’s Intermittent Fasting Posts

Patterson, R. E., Laughlin, G. A., Sears, D. D., LaCroix, A. Z., Marinac, C., Gallo, L. C., Villaseñor, A. (2015). INTERMITTENT FASTING AND HUMAN METABOLIC HEALTH. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 115(8), 1203–1212. 1: Moro T, Tinsley G, Bianco A, Marcolin G, Pacelli QF, Battaglia G, Palma A, Gentil P, Neri M, …

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