Passive Rest vs. Active Recovery

Passive Rest vs. Active Recovery Why you should implement active recovery to your training routine By: Mike Aguirre   A lot of times many of us after a couple days of training your body may feel fatigued or drained because of the intensity and frequency you are training at which is normal. It is also [...]

By |April 25th, 2018|Fitness, Health, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Change Your Life With Just 3 Reps

  Change Your Life With Just 3 Reps By Zach Columbia. BS. NASM. FPT I want to let you in on a little secret known only to the most successful coaches, athletes, and fitness enthusiasts. It’s a concept that if employed correctly could change your life. What is it? 3 reps. That’s right, 3 reps [...]

By |March 28th, 2018|Cardio, Fitness, Health, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Importance of Periodization

Importance of Periodization By: Mike Aguirre   There are many trends, fads, myths and misconceptions about all things related fitness. One in particular is training methods and styles. Periodization is a very important aspect of training. It is more or less taking yourself through different periods or phases of training that highlight different body mechanisms [...]

By |March 14th, 2018|Fitness, Health, Workout Techniques|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

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

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

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

Metabolic Training: A “New” Cardio

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST Cardio, a word that many seem to love, fear, or hate, and in some cases like mine a combination of the three. I find that most of the time, many of us hate the idea of doing cardio, but understand the necessary evil that cardio is. Not many [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|Health, News, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Can I Still Workout?

By Zach Columbia BS. NASM, FPT Injuries happen! It’s extremely rare for someone to get injured under our coach’s supervision. Unfortunately, our coaches can’t be with you 24/7 and injuries do happen outside of the gym. Yes, getting injured is painful, but it doesn’t have to prevent you from staying on track and achieving your [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|blog, Cardio, Fitness, Health, News, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments