HIIT

  Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training Do you find yourself having trouble making time to get a beneficial workout?  Don’t worry, there is a time efficient methodology proven to not only maintain fitness levels but significantly improve all aspects of fitness. What is HIIT? According to the American College of Sports Medicine in 2014,…

Personal Training News: Foam Rolling

Ready to Get Rolling?   Foam Rolling is a method of self-care that uses a variety of tools such as balls, handheld sticks, and large cylinder shaped objects to affect the fascial network. Fascia is a thin sheath of fibrous tissue that encloses your muscle and organs. Foam rolling can be extremely beneficial for almost…

Personal Training News: The Core Muscles

The Core Muscles “Tighten your core” is a phrase we hear or see these days. However, your core muscles are a lot more than your abdominals and tight belly. Your core muscles are a group of 35+ muscles that connect your spine to your pelvis and legs. Some of the main muscles groups are your…

September PT News: Running and Glutes

Runners and Glutes: More than Just a Nice Shape People are often doing exercises to improve the shape and look of their glutes. However, for runners strengthening your glutes gives you more than just a nice shape. Your glutes have 3 different sets of gluteal muscles: Gluteus Minimus, Gluteus Medius, and Gluteus Maximus. Your two smaller…

August Huntington Beach Performance News

Monthly Focus: Muscle Hypertrophy Hypertrophy means increasing the size of the muscle.   Muscular hypertrophy executed properly has a host of benefits for everyone including: Increased work capacity Better posture Functionality during daily tasks or work-related effort Great looking body Increased metabolic rate (burn more calories throughout the day!) Workouts at a Glance Drop Sets Super…