3 Upper Body Exercises No Workout Routine is Complete Without

While lower body work is often a majority of most athletes' training volume, the upper body is of similar importance. There is a great variety of muscles in the upper body, each serving a purpose (or several) and deserving of attention in the gym—which means doing more than vanity-weight bench presses and bicep curls in … Continue reading 3 Upper Body Exercises No Workout Routine is Complete Without

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New at Victorious: Find Us on ClassPass

VICTORIOUS Athletic Academy is happy to announce that we now on ClassPass. What’s ClassPass? Described as "the most flexible fitness membership ever," ClassPass is an all-access membership to a global network of 8,500 fitness studios. How Do I Use It? If you are a member of ClassPass, simply search for Victorious Athletic Academy and book a class right … Continue reading New at Victorious: Find Us on ClassPass

What’s More Important When Losing Weight: Diet or Exercise?

Losing weight—fat, specifically—is a common goal for many, especially as summer approaches. Being within a normal weight range not only allows you to look good, boosting confidence, but also staves off potential health concerns; obesity is linked to increased chances of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, among other issues. Getting healthy is always an admirable … Continue reading What’s More Important When Losing Weight: Diet or Exercise?

Save Your Joints With These Five Low-Impact Cardio Alternatives

Running is still the most commonly associated activity with cardio—but, for many, it's not the optimal route. Running, especially on older treadmills and pavement outside, can be hard on the joints, especially the knees and hips. And while many find it quite enjoyable, for others running is a total bore, which means they are less … Continue reading Save Your Joints With These Five Low-Impact Cardio Alternatives

Four Reasons Everyone Should Consume Caffeine Regularly

Caffeine. Have you heard of it? Many of us consume this precious resource daily, often via coffee or tea, and increasingly via energy drinks and supplements. However you get caffeine into your system, the effect is the same: this central nervous system stimulant is best known for increasing alertness. That alone is reason enough for … Continue reading Four Reasons Everyone Should Consume Caffeine Regularly