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  • Considering Spartan? Build your upper body strength

    Considering Spartan? Build your upper body strength

    I started CrossFit a couple of years ago and was getting stronger. I wanted to test myself at the Spartan Sprint, which is 3 to 5 miles with 20-plus obstacles.  I suspected it would involve lots of climbing and that I needed to develop my upper-body strength. Continue reading
  • When Is The Best Time To Take Creatine?

    When Is The Best Time To Take Creatine?

    A popular buzzword among strength training and bodybuilding athletes is creatine but what is it? Creatine is an ergogenic aid that promotes fat-free mass (FFM) by readily creating small amounts of adenosine triphosphates (ATP). This allows for rapid and short bursts of energy which is needed for muscle growth. It is known to fight off fatigue and to allow for greater performance capacity. Creatine is naturally occurring and is fuel for the cells of the body. Adding proper amounts of creatine to your nutrition regimen can assist in building muscle strength and power. Creatine is best utilized as a training aid as it can provide additional energy to enable you to lift a few more reps at a few more pounds. By doing so, you increase muscle mass.

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