Gym Etiquette When Exercising With a Cold
Written by Melissa Hurley

You’re sick, it’s not fun, but you still want to move and maybe sweat it out or not lose the momentum you’ve finally created in your current fitness routine. Cold or no cold, if you’ve decided to get back to the gym, it’s important to make sure you’re thinking of others. It’s your choice to come back to the gym when recovering from a sickness; however, those around you are left without the choice.

How do you keep from spreading your cold germs to others in the gym?

The 40% Rule
Written by Holden Rethwill

Navy SEALs are a unique breed. The intense training regimen and job expectations they are able to withstand has molded them into some of the toughest men to walk this planet. From early on, I’ve been fascinated by them. The job they do, the training they endure – everything.

I’ve also always taken great interest in the mental state of elite athletes and competitors. So I recently found myself wondering how these men are able to withstand some of the most brutal training in the world.

The Importance of Iron
Written By Cat Blatner

Are you eating enough iron rich foods? It might be time to get your blood checked to confirm that your iron levels are up to par.

Blood health is super important when talking about recovery and performance. Without proper mineral support you might not be performing at your very best, and here’s why.

First off, iron is a major mineral found in hemoglobin, a protein found in your red blood cells that transports oxygen to the cells of your entire body. You can only imagine how detrimental it would be if your muscles weren’t being sent an efficient amount of oxygen.