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How to Strength Train Your Biceps

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 1, 2017 The biceps are another key focus of many people’s workouts. Curls Curls Curls easily replace the hit Motley Crue song, and gym goers wouldn’t know the difference. The two heads of the biceps sit on the front of the arm, start above the shoulder and attach on

How to Train Your Triceps

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 24, 2017 It’s nearly beach season and it’s time for men to get out there and get bigger arms! That means we’re going to target the biceps this week right? Wrong. If you want a massive arm, you’ll want to take a look at

How to Train Your Pectoralis Major (Pecs)

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: April 17, 2017 The Pectoralis Major is a focus of every workout plan. In case you did not know, the Pectoralis major starts on the sternum and clavicle and inserts on the lateral lip of the bicipital groove on the humerus. This allows the arm to

Maybe weightlifting isn’t for you…

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 22, 2017 This may sound blasphemous coming from a fitness instructor, but maybe lifting weights in the gym on a regular basis isn’t for you. Weightlifting is not mandatory to live a healthy life. Are there added benefits weightlifting can bring? Yes. Can well-being

How To Train Your Rectus Abdominis

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 23, 2017 Alright, onto the good stuff! The Rectus Abdominis is a prime target for training in nearly every workout plan. Why? The rectus abdominis is typically referred to as the “abs” and is the muscle revealed as the “six pack.” Exercise alone will not

How To Train Your Transverse Abdominis

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 9, 2017 Most gym goers have one goal in mind: a tight set of abs. However, what many do not understand is the picturesque physique of six pack abs does not equate to strong core muscles that will prevent injury and maximize performance. This edition of Muscle

Holiday Recipe: Healthy Stuffed Mushrooms

By Lauren Stobbie Lauren Stobbie Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 30, 2016 Still in search of the perfect appetizer for your New Year’s get together? You can’t go wrong with these savory stuffed mushrooms! This recipe is easy to assemble, packed with scrumptious flavors, and full of healthy ingredients. Stuffed mushrooms are an excellent

Be SMART With Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 27, 2016 With the New Year fast approaching, you may be thinking of what resolutions 2017 will bring. Self-growth is very important and highly recommended, but over half of people with a New Year’s resolution will give up in less than six months’ time (Szalavitz,

How To Train Your Erector Spinae Muscles

By Shane Piccolo Shane Piccolo Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 26, 2016 Often times in training, the smallest muscles are the most important and the most forgotten. In the case of the back, the erector spinae are prime examples. The erector spinae are a group of muscles consisting of the spinalis, longissimus and iliocastilis.

Holiday Recipe: Spinach, Bacon, and Gruyere Breakfast Casserole

By Lauren Stobbie Lauren Stobbie Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 23, 2016 We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and casseroles just happen to be one of my favorite holiday breakfast dishes! I usually only have them around the holidays so it’s always something that I look forward