Understanding the Difference Between Fast and Slow Twitch Muscle Fibres

Running a marathon and sprinting the hundred metre dash use the same muscles—but not in the same way. There are big differences beneath the surface. One difference is in fibre types: slow twitch and fast twitch. These fibres are both muscle, but that's all they have in common. Indeed, they both look and act different. … Continue reading Understanding the Difference Between Fast and Slow Twitch Muscle Fibres

What a Personal Trainer Can Do For You

I started my fitness journey the way many do: utterly clueless. High school was the next chapter of my life and I knew that I wanted to look and feel good about myself. My first foray into a gym was as a young teenager with no athletic prowess to speak of. Weightlifting seemed cool and … Continue reading What a Personal Trainer Can Do For You