Instagram is NOT the same as Education

(This article is geared more towards movement practitioners than other populations, BUT the rule still  applies to folks who are serious about exercise and looking to improve their training knowledge) Instagram, we love it, we hate it, most of us use it for marketing in some context, and sometimes we learn from it…sometimes. If you …

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At Home Workouts For The Viral Apocalypse

Social distancing, quarantine, isolation…whatever you call it, it seems we’re in a global pickle regarding getting out of the house and into the gym. If you’re displaced from your gym in the Manhattan, Kansas area the USCO doors are still open for personal training. If you’re house bound check out the workouts below to keep …

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MythBusters: Fitness Edition

Myth # 1: Cardio prevents muscle gain – don’t do it! This claim is FALSE! Well…mostly, a study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning by Wilson et al. titled Concurrent training: a meta-analysis examining interference of aerobic and resistance exercises determined that strength and muscle gain interference from endurance training is depends on the …

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Creatine: What the Research Says

What IS Creatine? Creatine is an essential molecule that helps provide cellular energy in the body.  More specifically, Creatine Phosphate can be used to replenish the phosphate group on ATP (the energy coin of the cell) after stores have been depleted through physical activity. The creatine phosphate energy pathway is anaerobic meaning it  generates energy …

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