Building self esteem

Self-esteem and body image start in the mind and not in the mirror. Unrealistic beauty standards set by social and mass media have us all obsessing in the mirror criticizing our figure, weight, complexion and hair. But who sets these standards? And who said beauty equals confidence and worth?   What is Self-Esteem?  Self-esteem is … Read more

19 Healthy Work Environment Examples For Your Employees

According to the Mayo Clinic, sitting is the new smoking. With the majority of people lacking physical movement throughout the day, the need for healthy work environment is vital. Because, unfortunately, encouraging your employees to just walk more on their breaks or in between work activities just doesn’t cut it. Healthy Work Environment Examples We … Read more

Should I Workout While Sore?

Do you typically enjoy  stairmaster workouts? How about a barre workout? Or maybe you’re contemplating between Yoga vs Pilates or circuit training vs HIIT? Whatever your chosen workout, make sure to be aware of your body’s limitations. If you’re someone who stays active, you’re no stranger to sore muscles. Sometimes, even a mild workout can … Read more

How to Do the Goblet Squat for Lower Body Size and Mobility

In the gym, simple training does not always mean easy training. Some of the most simple-looking exercises can be the most challenging, as well as the most beneficial. Many lifters are familiar with the basic squat movement and the lower body benefits it delivers. But squatting with a barbell isn’t the only option. Many lifters … Read more

Yoga vs. Pilates: What’s The Difference?

You want to try a new workout, so you go online to check out the classes offered at your local gym. Yoga and Pilates both sound intriguing. They both promise increased strength and flexibility—and they both show photos of happy, fit people holding poses on mats.  But what are the differences between yoga and Pilates? … Read more

Circuit Training vs. Hiit: 3 Differences

Group fitness classes are an enjoyable way to get active and get social, whether you’re into spin, yoga, barre, Pilates, or boot camp-style workouts. Typically you’ll find two types of strength workouts—circuit training and high intensity interval training (HIIT).  So, what’s the difference between circuit training vs HIIT? Both circuit training and HIIT feature intervals … Read more

2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games Results and Leaderboard

The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games are back! From Aug. 3-7, hundreds of athletes across 27 divisions will flock to Madison, WI, to compete for the title of Fittest on Earth®.  After the first three competitive days, five-time champ Tia-Clair Toomey returned to form and advanced her position in the overall standings. Toomey surprised everyone ending … Read more

Top 5 StairMaster Workouts | Chuze Fitness

The toughest workout is also the most rewarding. One of the best things you can do for your health on a daily basis is climbing stairs.1 Climbing stairs activates muscles all over your body, especially in your legs, arms, back, and abs, leading to a full-body workout that’s also good for your heart. That’s why … Read more

Barre Workout: A Complete Guide

Last year 3.66 million people in the U.S. participated in a barre workout.1 It’s a workout that’s popular among celebrities and regular folks alike. In fact, Natalie Portman famously used barre workouts to get in shape for her role as a professional ballerina in Black Swan.2 So why the hype? What is a barre workout?  … Read more

2022 CrossFit Games Day Three Results — Tia-Clair Toomey Takes Pole Position

The 2022 CrossFit Games are down to their final two days this coming weekend. Day Three in Madison, WI, was challenging all around. The Individual competitors pushed through three events with an iconic start — a Husafell bag carry to the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol Building’s main steps. Photo by William Johnson (@barbellstories … Read more