Why do muscles tighten up?

Why do muscles tighten up?

Experiencing muscle tightness after workout? Tight muscles are not only frustrating and painful, but can also limit movement. Worst of all, they can make it harder to stick to your exercise program.  Knowing how to manage and prevent tight muscles will help keep you...
Training Movements, Not Muscles

Training Movements, Not Muscles

The fitness industry is relatively young and still developing. It was only in the late ‘70s and early ’80s that the fitness lifestyle emerged from relative obscurity into mainstream culture. The primary driver of the ‘80s fitness craze was the action-movie genre...
Caloric Cost of Physical Activity | 8 Facts to Know

Caloric Cost of Physical Activity | 8 Facts to Know

In the fitness industry, we often talk about burning calories, which can be important for individuals who are exercising specifically to lose weight or for those who need to quantify how hard they’re working with exact metrics. This begs the question: What is a...