One of the biggest hindrances to peak performance is muscle tightness. Muscle tightness is defined as “The state of activity or tension of a muscle beyond that related to its physical properties, that is, it's active resistance to stretch.” Read More
Recovering from anterior cruciate ligament (acl) surgery can be a long, painstaking journey. There are no shortcuts, and it can take anywhere from 6 to 9 months for a person to fully recuperate. It’s important to not get discouraged and to stay optimistic during this time Read More
Do you ever get that craving for some chocolate and caramel? Perhaps with some peanuts added in? Time for a Snickers Bar, right?
Kale is a leafy green vegetable, a close relative to broccoli and brussel sprouts, and a member of the Brassica family. Absolutely chock full of nutrients, it is no surprise that kale is considered one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. Read More
Whether you’re on the road for business or pleasure, you want to be feeling top notch. It’s not always convenient, or possible, to locate a gym or exercise group at your destination, however, by packing a few equipment essentials in your luggage, you’ll be well prepared to maintain your exercise regime. Read More
You love keeping fit, after all, it makes you look younger than you really are. You even maintain a healthy diet and keep away from greasy food. But when you see the words "Weight training," visions of bald guys with bulging eyes and muscles the size of Krypton jump into your head. Thoughts like these make you see a perfect excuse to avoid lifting weights. Read More
We all want to BE ACTIVE. We all want to feel like we're heading in the right direction, like we're moving towards achieving our goals. But...how can we keep the momentum and keep motivated from week to week? Read More
You’re probably thinking...ahhh why would I have a cold shower? Seems unnecessary and...painful. Well guess what? Sometimes there is method to madness and many reasons for why cold therapy delivers an array health benefits.
What do you really know about Chia seeds? If your most people then your Chia knowledge is probably limited to the green fuzzy grass head you used to call your Chia pet, today, however, Chia seeds are becoming increasingly more popular because of their ‘superfood’ health benefits. Read More
The key to recovery is making it routine - it becomes just part of what you do on a daily basis, so that you can continue to push yourself physically and mentally and continually improve. Here our founder Lydia Lassila shares her essential recovery routine. Read More
Ginger could easily be described as nature’s nurturer – calming queasy tummy’s, soothing coughs, easing pain and inflammation, and aiding in warding off infections. As well as providing many medicinal benefits, ginger is also an incredibly adaptable spice to include in cooking. Read More