Types of Magnesium Supplements

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If you’re on social media at all, you’ve likely seen videos of people talking about magnesium supplements. There is a ton of information out there right now and it can be confusing. We’re going to clear up some of the confusion and talk about the types of magnesium supplements on the market and what each […]

Foam Rolling for Muscle Recovery

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Foam rolling is a popular technique used to aid in muscle recovery after exercise. It’s a form of self-myofascial release that can help reduce muscle tension, improve flexibility, and enhance overall athletic performance. In this article, we will discuss how to use foam rollers for muscle recovery.     Start with a Warm-Up Before using […]

5 Benefits of a Strong Core

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A strong core is not only essential for fitness enthusiasts and athletes but also for everyone who wants to maintain good health and well-being. The core muscles, which include the abdominals, back muscles, and hip muscles, play a crucial role in supporting the spine, improving posture, and enhancing overall physical performance. In this blog post, […]

High Intensity Interval Training – The Ultimate Stress Buster

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In today’s fast-paced world, stress has become an inevitable part of our lives. Stress can take a toll on our mental and physical health, leading to various ailments and affecting our overall well-being. However, exercise has proven to be an effective way to combat stress, and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is at the forefront […]

Don’t Listen to the Scale

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Don’t listen to the scale (most of the time). When it comes to tracking your fitness goals, many people rely on the scale as their go-to form of measurement. But what if we told you that the numbers you see on that little machine don’t tell the whole story? Let’s take a look at why […]

5 Signs of Overtraining

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Working out is a critical part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and getting into better physical shape. But it’s important to know when enough is enough. When you overtrain, your body can’t keep up with the stress you’re putting on it, which can lead to a whole host of problems. Doing a lot of training […]

Box Breathing

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Breathing, not even box breathing, is not something most of us think about during the course of our day. It’s just something that happens and is controlled by our bodies to take care of that task in our subconscious brain. There is a breathing technique, one used by the Navy SEALs too, that can change […]

How Much Protein?

How Much Protein?

Like anything in the world of fitness, there are all kinds of people telling you all kinds of things that you need to be doing to get healthy or stay healthy. Run more. Run less. Lift more. Lift less. Take supplements. Don’t take supplements. Drink water all day. Just drink what you need when you […]

10,000 Steps

10,000 Steps

You’ve probably heard or been told that you need to be walking at least 10,000 steps every day. If you’re an Upgrade Group Training member or a member at any gym really, you no doubt have a fitness monitor you wear that tells you ever day how many steps you’ve taken that day. We all […]