Category Archive: Fit Hacks

Tips and tricks for achieving your health and fitness goals.

Apr 06 2017

Heed The Rec: The TiYR (Artificial Tire)

There’s nothing like making an old, tried-and-true workout more effective. The TiYR (we know, we had to get used to it as well) is a new spin on tire flipping that allows for a consistent workout every time. Why tires? Flipping tires gives your enTIRE body (see what we did there?) a workout. You will see …

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Apr 03 2017

Are Fitness Apps Accurate?

2017 is the year of the apps. There’s an app for everything out there now-a-days. There are games, cooking apps, books and social media just to name a few. One of the most questionable apps that are offered in the app store is fitness apps. There are so many out there that it makes it …

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Mar 02 2017

The Skinny on Fat Gripz and other Weightlifting Grips

There’s a lot of products out there that either help or hinder your ability to grip the bar, making it easier or giving you a greater challenge. There are skeptics on each side deciding whether or not these added grips are beneficial or not. Let’s look at some pros and cons of these ‘fat gripz’ …

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Feb 16 2017

Meet Your New Stretch Goals!

Stretching after a workout is one of the best ways to prevent muscle cramps and strains. However, people often forget that stretches are important to incorporate after you’ve finished your workout and skip them. Here are some stretches that you might want to try the next time you hit the gym. And as with any stretch, take your …

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Feb 08 2017

Helping Hands: Improving Your Gripping Power

Not too long ago, we covered the different types of grips one can use when deadlifting. This time around, we’re focusing on finding the best exercises to strengthen your grip. And we’re not talking about chalk here, there is no consensus either way on it helping. Some find it works for them, others think it’s …

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