Box jumps are a bit of a athletic status symbol, with professional athletes or otherwise very fit people posting videos of themselves leaping like gazelles straight up onto chest-high platforms. These flat-footed rocket launches are incredible feats, no doubt. But determining their worth for the average gym-goer is a little harder to […]

Written by Angela Silva When you change the way you think about exercise to a matter of functionality rather than physique, you start to realize the importance of some very basic moves you were taught at a young age. Let’s think about it for a minute: what are some regular […]

If you’re trying to lose weight, these workout errors can hurt your progress. > Only doing one type of workout. If you do the same exercise a hundred times, you’ll get cardiovascular benefits, assuming you’re exerting yourself. But as the body builds tolerance to the workout, it will learn how to […]

Written by Greg Marshall, Fiture Metamorphosis In today’s high paced world, stress is a serious problem that requires proactive steps to alleviate, so life can be lived at the highest level. What I want to do is share the best ways to work out to reduce stress. #1 Compound Exercises […]

A morning workout routine that will help you kick the snot out of your day Stop the alarm, flip on a light, and do this workout to get your day started right. Morning workouts should ease into movement, so this workout is designed around easing into your range of motion, […]

Stuck inside and sick of the treadmill? Try the row machine. Why rows? Excellent for the back, which is often neglected. Low impact cardio, which is great for the middle-aged. Works the whole body, which is always a good thing. For a simple cardio workout, just hop on the row […]

How to do squats successfully Written by Greg Marshall, The GYM at City Creek When it comes exercising and strengthening the body, there are few exercises that can compare to the squat. Squats help build up the quadriceps and hamstrings, otherwise known as your legs. Squats also help to strengthen […]

Why you can’t do a pull-up and how to get there A pull-up requires a variety of muscles. In fact, depending on how the pull-up is done, dozens of muscle groups are activated in the process. But if those muscles aren’t strong enough and if the movement isn’t coordinated, that […]