What is Creatine… And Should You Be Taking It

What Is Creatine? And Should You Be Taking It? By James Brusard B.S. Over the past several decades, countless dietary supplements have flooded the fitness industry claiming to do everything from improving performance to dropping body fat in a few short weeks. The unfortunate truth about many of these products is that most are not [...]

By |April 11th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Small Group Training vs Team Training – What You Need To Know

Small Group Training Vs Team Training What You Need To Know By Zach Columbia B.S. NASM. FPT   At Pulse, we have two distinct training programs. There’s small group training and large group team training, but do you know why? Do you know the difference or how each can help you achieve your fitness goals? [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|blog, Fitness, Health, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Misconceptions of Kids Weight-Lifting

By Jess Tailhardat So I’m sure all of us have grown up hearing our parents, coaches, mentors saying, “kids shouldn’t lift weights” or “weight lifting stunts growth” or “weight lifting could injure your child.” I know, personally, growing up as a gymnast, I heard some extent of that all the time. I was a very [...]

By |December 18th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Is Your Meal Replacement Shake Making You Fatter?

By Zach Columbia B.S., NASM, FPT “Are you desperate to lose weight? Tried just about everything only to fail again and again? Then you need to try Wonderlosss meal replacement! With Wonderloss, no more counting calories! Just drink 3 convenient shakes a day and watch the fat melt away!” Sound familiar? You’ve probably heard hundreds [...]

By |December 18th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

Over-training: Too Much of a Good Thing

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST Often times I have been asked what is the correct number of times in a week to train, and the answer is it depends. I know not what you want to hear, but stay with me. It is hard to give an exact answer because several factors play [...]

By |December 5th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Stop Hitting Snooze

By Jessica Tailhardat Beep, Beep, Beep, Beep….silence….Beep, Beep, Beep….silence….Having an alarm wake you up after a restful or not-so-restful night of sleep isn’t the most pleasant way to wake up; it can be “alarming” some might say (pun intended). I’ll admit, I am the type of person to set 6 alarms for my morning, but [...]

By |December 5th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ditching the Scale

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST Countless people every day are starting a new exercise routine or starting a new diet, with the goal of losing weight. Weight is such a fickle idea; what is a healthy weight? What is the best way to lose weight? How can I drop the most weight in [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Weights|0 Comments

Strategies For Maximizing Daily Physical Activity

By James Brusard We know enough about physical activity to understand its positive impact on decreasing risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, depression, and a variety of cancers1. Some enjoy a brisk hike to increase their weekly dose of activity, while others are inclined to drop by Coach Mike’s early morning Boot Camps. [...]

By |October 24th, 2017|blog, Fitness, Health, News, Nutrition, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

There’s Always Something

By Zach Columbia B.S. NASM FPT Holidays, birthday parties, lunch meetings, family dinners, and happy hours. We got goals, but there’s always something! So, how do you stay consistent with your diet and nutrition when there’s always something going on? Going to gym can be a hard habit to start, but once you’ve been doing [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

4 Reasons to Foam Roll Daily

By James Brusard The topic of self-massage therapy, otherwise known as self-myofascial release (SMR), is one that has gained attention throughout the health and fitness industry in recent years. Countless healthcare professionals emphasize the use of tools such as foam rollers as a means of increasing soft tissue health that should be regarded equal importance [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Design, Fitness, Health, News, Nutrition, Workout Techniques|0 Comments