Alcohol & Weight Loss

By Megan Turvey, ACE CPT Did you know?  Drinking Too Much Stalls Weight Loss. With the April challenge, many people were put off by the one alcoholic drink per week rule. Before we knock the idea of the challenge completely, let’s take a look at the facts. Alcoholic drinks can be a significant contributor to your [...]

Hurt So Good?

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST In this paper I will touch upon a common problem that anyone who has ever played a new sport or started a new exercise program has suffered through. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS. I will talk about what DOMS is and why it occurs and also some brief [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Eccentric Training for Faster Results

Christy Gasparino, CSCS The society we live in today promotes instant gratification. If we have a question, we can ask Siri and within seconds we find what we are looking for. But when it comes to our health and fitness, the change doesn’t happen that fast. This change in mindset has our clients wanting results [...]

By |August 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Post Workout Nutrition: What and When

When we talk about post workout nutrition it is important to discuss several factors that go into our meal choices, including what is happening while we exercise and why our bodies need and crave fuel after a workout. Exercise Effects on the Body Exercising in its simplest terms is a breaking down and rebuilding of our muscles [...]

By |August 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Sports Massage?

Sports massage was originally developed to help athletes prepare their bodies for optimal performance, recover after an event and/or function at high levels during training. This style of massage was ideal because it emphasizes prevention of injuries to muscle and tendons while promoting healing of general muscle injuries. As the fitness and massage industry has [...]

By |July 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hurt So Good?

In this paper I will touch upon a common problem that anyone who has ever played a new sport or started a new exercise program has suffered through. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS. I will talk about what DOMS is and why it occurs and also some brief ideas on how to combat DOMS. [...]

By |July 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four Mistakes That Hurt Recovery

Being consistent with workouts is a critical factor to making progress. If you are consistent and thorough with workouts but don’t see progress, there may be another problem. It will not matter if these workouts are the perfect routine for strength, power, hypertrophy or endurance there is still no guarantee you will recover from these [...]

By |June 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pulse Fitness is Featured In North Scottsdale Lifestyle Magazine

Pulse Fitness is Featured In North Scottsdale Lifestyle Magazine Click Here to Read the Full Article.

By |December 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TURMERIC – WHY YOU NEED IT

By: Christopher Smith     What exactly is turmeric? Turmeric is a root relative to ginger that grows primarily in India and Southeast Asia. It is most commonly used as a spice in both Asian and eastern Indian dishes but is also a popular food dye. It has a faint peppery taste and smell to [...]

By |October 3rd, 2014|Health, Nutrition, Supplements, Uncategorized|0 Comments

YOGA VS. FST – WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

By: Jenna Damron, ACE, FST     As a Fascial Stretch Therapist here at Pulse Fitness, I often get asked the question, “what is the difference between Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) and Yoga?” First off, it's important to recognize that most yoga practices have a main objective of bringing together the body and the mind, [...]

By |October 3rd, 2014|Health, Uncategorized, Workout Techniques|0 Comments