4 Reasons Why Heavy Weight Lifting Does Not Lead to Bigger Muscles

4 Reasons Why Heavy Weight Lifting Does Not Lead to Bigger Muscles

Contributor: Ashton Have you ever walked into a gym and felt intimidated because of people lifting weights that are five times heavier than the ones you lift? Surely, these people would look a lot bigger and stronger for any newcomer in a gym. If you’re into bodybuilding, I’m sure you can relate at some point….

What are the Top 5 Benefits of Pilates? For a Beginner

What are the Top 5 Benefits of Pilates? For a Beginner

Pilates is a great way to get your body in shape and stay healthy if you don’t know where to start. Pilates can also help with chronic pain and injuries. It’s important to consult with your doctor before starting any exercise routine. Not everyone should do the same exercises or participate at the same intensity…

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Avoid Strength Training as a Beginner

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Avoid Strength Training as a Beginner

It’s a common misconception that you (especially women) should steer clear of weightlifting when trying to lose weight. There’s still this stigma that exists that you must lift super heavy or that strength training will make you big and bulky. The truth is, it helps boost your metabolism and promotes fat loss. And those are…

7 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before Starting My Fitness Journey

7 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before Starting My Fitness Journey

Like many of you, I embarked on my fitness journey as a means to lose weight I had gained over a few years. I have had ups and downs in my journey, the weight came off, the weight back. I experimented with different diets and workout programs. I got overwhelmed with Beachbody coaches telling me…