How To Write A Workout Plan

Personal trainers and fitness coaches are fab–they tell you what to do, motivate you, and keep you on track. So what happens when you’re left to create your own workout plan and be in charge of your own fitness? No sweat! You’ve got this. Writing a workout plan takes time and lots of thoughtful planning,…

7 Subtle Signs of Depression

Depression isn’t always what you think. It can rear its vile head in many ways. Sure, depression showcases itself in long periods of sadness and a disinterested mood—but it’s much more than that. The symptoms can be quietly cunning, disguised as something else altogether. According to the ADAA, Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 16.1…

Muscle Growth: Why Sleep Matters More Than You Think

Your alarm sounds, jolting you awake. Your eyes are tired and your muscles sore. You stretch your arms above your head and groan, dreading the long day ahead of you; already tired. In today’s bustling world, this is the story for many. Sleep takes a back seat to our jobs, kids, hobbies, the gym, and…

HELP: I Can’t Sleep!

We’ve all been there, tossing and turning for hours on end wondering if we’ll ever fall asleep, or just pass out into oblivion from exhaustion. Nothing is worse than not being able to fall asleep. In fact, I’d rather give up cookies and cheese for the rest of my life than struggle to fall asleep,…

Rest and Relaxation

You could hit the gym 7 days a week and eat a perfectly balanced diet, but none of it would matter without rest. Your body and your mind depend on downtime. They’re like a crabby toddler – much better behaved after a good snooze.