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Jul 20th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

What Time is the Best Time to Exercise?

When it comes to developing a workout routine, especially for newbies, one of the first questions that typically comes up (this is, of course, aside from which exercises to include in your regimen) is when to actually set aside time to do it. Is it best to perform in the morning before starting your day, or is it better to hit the gym in the afternoon and wrap up your evening with a little hard work? Health experts will tell you, it’s whenever you can do it - and they’re right.Finding time to ex …
Jul 14th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

Training - How to Know You're Overdoing It

Exercise is good for you. We all know this. Countless studies have proven it, instructors ingrain it in our brains, and, maybe most importantly, we feel great after training sessions. A regular 40-60 minutes a day is what most health professionals recommend, but even 15 minutes can help fend off debilitating diseases, and prolong our lives. But what happens when we over-do it, or become addicted to training and it starts negatively affecting our lives? Much like anything else, people can get add …
Jun 28th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

How to Exercise When you Suffer from Knee Pain

Whenever you experience any type of pain, it’s usually a signal that something is wrong. When it comes to knee pain, it is something that can last days, weeks, months or even years if not treated correctly. Knee pain occurs when cartilage in the joint deteriorates, you have osteoarthritis, or you’ve sustained an injury that never completely healed. While the pain involved might dissuade you from exercising, a complete lack of movement can be the worst thing for you. Much like dealing with back p …
Jun 28th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

Yoga Poses for Building Muscle

Primarily known for its ability to increase flexibility and mindfulness, yoga is also an effective tool in strength-exercising, weight-loss, and working your core. While yoga alone will not give you the physique of a professional bodybuilder, done in coordination with other workouts, its effects have been proven to be beneficial to building muscle.Much like lifting weights, increasing sets and repetitions will lead to building more muscle. And although you cannot increase the amount of resistanc …
May 24th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

How I Lost 20 Pounds in Four Months

When Covid hit in the US it changed life as we know it. I began entirely working from home and was forced to deal with tragedy and unexpected life changes that have altered my day-to-day in ways that I never imagined - the loss of a loved one, another close family member developing a life-long disease less than week later, and staying home in order to avoid contracting the virus to protect those close to me with underlying conditions and weakened immune systems.That said, during that time my exe …