Get stronger with these methods that “break from the norm”

One the most frustrating things we encounter while strength training is plateauing. It’s upsetting when your progress comes to a halt, despite all your efforts. If you think you are plateauing then try these 4 methods to help break the cycle and help you continue on your path to building strength...

5 Great Grip Strength Exercises

Grip strength exercises are often overlooked, but they are one of the most important aspects of strength training. While accessories like wrist straps can help you pull some huge weight, it is putting your body at a disadvantage by not training the strength of your grip. Exercises like wrist curls and squeezable grippers are often done in the gym but they are actually not as beneficial to your grip as you may think. Check out these 5 exercises proven to help increase your grip...

What does 2000 calories look like?

Traditionally, a daily serving for the average adult was 2000 calories. Of course this doesn’t apply to people who are part of special diets and exercise regimens. But what does 2000 calories look like in real food? Check out this article by the New York Times to see!...

Post Recovery Work Out Tips from Gatorade’s Top Doctor

Often, we don’t plan for our post work out– other than a protein shake and a shower. Here are some great tips by Dr James Carter head of Gatorade’s Sport Science Institute. Watch as he discusses the “three R’s” for your post work out. >> Click here to watch << Have any other post work out tips? Let us know on facebook!...

Try these 2015 fitness trends at the Colosseum with a certified personal trainer!

Not sure how to start your new year’s resolutions on gettingin shape? If you have the desire but are uncertain how to begin exercising and working out, call the Colosseum to help you achieve your goals in 2015! Fitness programs include Body Weight Training,  High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Treadmilltraining, proper Recovery efforts which include stretching and foam rolling. Check out a more detailed description here What are your 2015 fitness goals and how are you achieving them? Let us know on facebook!...