Oct 23rd 2023 | Jay Honstetter

Electrolytes: What They Are and Why You Need Them

Commercials for sports drinks are always bragging about the refreshing, hydrating quality of their brand’s output, noting the abundance of electrolytes in their drinks, and omitting the massive amounts of sugar found directly on their label. Now we know sugar is not great for you - it's fine in small doses but when it starts to add up it can result in high blood pressure, inflammation, diabetes, weight gain, and can even lead to fatty liver disease. But we know electrolytes are good for you, and …
Oct 23rd 2023 | Jay Honstetter

Tips for your Pre-Workout Warm-Up

Prepping for a good workout is just as important as the workout itself. It’s almost like warming up your car in the dead cold of winter - you don’t want to put the pedal to the metal until your car has had some time to prep itself for the drive ahead - this means leaving the engine running before your drive, and being sure your car has the right amount of fluids, and anything else that ensures top performance for your vehicle.The same goes for our bodies. If you want to optimize your workout, wa …