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Benefits of Keeping an Exercise Log

Why Keep an Exercise Log? Throughout this article I will show you how and why to keep an exercise log. There is a strong correlation between strength gains and muscle gains. Progressively getting stronger should be a focus of any muscle building routine! Tracking your workouts with an exercise log can literally make the difference…

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Brennen Elboeck


The Brief History of Exercise

The History of Exercise Overview Modern day health and fitness is actually quite new when you consider it as an industry. Yes, health and fitness had a role even thousands of year ago, but for it to be socially acceptable to the everyday person is a new concept. Only in the 1970’s did people start…

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Brennen Elboeck


DOMS: Sign of Muscle Growth or Not?

What is DOMS? Let me portray a relatable seen for you. It’s Tuesday and you’re doing legs. You wake up Wednesday. Your legs might be slightly “fatigued”, but generally you’re fine. Thursday, you wake up and hobble out of the bed barely able to sit on the toilet. We have all been there! What you…

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Brennen Elboeck


6 Beginning Lifter Mistakes to Avoid When You Start Working Out

We All Make Training Mistakes Are you a beginning lifter or becoming/are an intermediate lifter? Then you are in the right place and I’m glad you stopped by! As with anything else we do for the first time, we probably didn’t do it right! This frustratingly beautiful part of life is how we learn but…

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Brennen Elboeck


6 Reasons Why You Should do Unilateral Training

Benefits of Unilateral Training: Stimulates more muscle fibers Brings in more of the core Fixes strength imbalances Helps improve muscle symmetry Allows a more natural ROM (range of motion) Allows for a better mind muscle connection Often times us lifters think of barbell training as the gold standard. Since one of our first exercises was…

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Brennen Elboeck