Category Archives: Fitness

Swimming Is Awesome…Why?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 28, 2016
1. SWIMMING IS CHEAP. Have neighbor with a pool? Cheap Live near a lake, the Atlantic or Pacific? Cheap You know someone who has a Black Card at The Borgata (Great Swimming Pool) and gives you one of their 2 days/1 night comps? Priceless! 2. SWIMMING IS EFFICIENT. Get in pool and start doing laps. […]Read More >>

Cardio before or after a workout?

  • by theliftadmin
  • June 1, 2016
If you plan on getting in a run on the same day that you hit the iron make sure to get the strength training in first. Strength training first is not likely going to disrupt the quality of your run. But a run (or any ‘cardio’ or endurance work) before the weights will likely leave […]Read More >>

Run If You Must?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • February 16, 2016
‘Should I start running?’ I get this question quite frequently from friends, family and clients. And my usual response is typically: ‘I don’t know… Depends on what your goal for running is.’ Now for starters…and I believe this is a commonality amongst those who feel running is essential or maybe somewhat optimal for say…weightloss…this is […]Read More >>


  • by theliftadmin
  • June 17, 2015
REPERFUSION EXECU-SHUN AND HYPER-TROPHY Let me just preface here and say that this article might be somewhat controversial. However, that being said, not only does reperfusion sound cool, it is an interesting topic that does not seem to get too much attention. You have to go back to your college physiology course texts here, and […]Read More >>

If you are not strength training…

  • by theliftadmin
“If you are not strength training-you are not building muscle. If you are not building muscle-you are burning muscle. If you are burning muscle-you are getting weak and you are getting fat.” -MJ   visit us at www.theliftgym.comRead More >>