Importance of Stretching

Our bodies crave proper balance and flexibility, but most of us leave little time before and after a workout to actually help our bodies recover properly. We’re talking about the importance of stretching. And stretching is not just for runners or other cardio fanatics, it can greatly improve lifting ability, posture and overall performance. Stretching […]

Should I train to muscle failure every set?

If you haven’t noticed, there has been conflicting research on whether or not training to failure is beneficial. Training to failure on every given set can cause “central fatigue.” Central fatigue, is a form of fatigue that is associated with changes in the synaptic concentration of neurotransmitters within the central nervous system which affects exercise […]

Free weights vs machines

The primary difference between free weights and machines is the fact that when using free weights, you can move in three dimensions: forward, backward, horizontally, and vertically. This is important, because this is how your body normally moves in daily life. When you use free weights, you therefore end up engaging more muscles, as you […]

What Does Walking Into the Gym Mean to You?

Your alarm goes off, you turn over in bed and the brightness of your phone screen stares you hard in the face. Must mean it’s time to wake up and make the most of your day. To some, that 5am annoying buzzing means it’s time to get that morning lift, run, spin or yoga class […]

Client of the Week – Alisa

My story began just over a year ago at Jada Blitz. All it took was one class, and I knew that joining this gym was going to my new home away from home. It also didn’t hurt that they have a black lab, Tucker that roams around while you’re there. I first started with a […]