May 12, 2014 / Category: Fitness Advisor
When we start exercising consistently, two truths emerge: repetition helps us achieve our goals, but too much repetition fosters boredom. So how do we resolve this issue while continuing to improve?
To answer the question, “How often should I change my workout?” we must the answer two other questions:
January 10, 2014 / Category: Hammer Strength
Hammer Strength is excited to announce, in partnership with the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa), the second annual Hammer Strength All American Athlete of the Year award. Hammer Strength and the CSCCa aim to recognize the most outstanding male and female collegiate athletes who exemplify the best of what it takes to become an elite athlete and excel on and off the field or court.
January 06, 2014 / Category: Fitness Community
Far too often I hear similar comments from customers at fitness retail stores, gym members, or even co-workers in our company gym at Life Fitness headquarters: They’re worried about “bulking up.” For some reason, strength training has become synonymous with athletes, meatheads, and people looking to “bulk up.” This thought is a common misconception.