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Rest Days

If you have been performing at a high level for a consistent amount of time at the gym, and suddenly have noticed a decline in energy levels or feeling sleepy through out the day, you potentially may be experiencing something called "over training." 

If these symptoms relate to you, then take a couple days off, studies have proven a week off can help recovery and aid in your goals. 

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More Squats

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More Squats

Squats improve all of the major muscle groups of the body, but they are most geared toward increasing quadriceps mass and strength. Squats are important for improving all speed-related sports that involve ground contact, including sprinting, football, soccer, baseball, and basketball. 

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What to do when your lower back hurts after your squat? Try practicing more time stretching your hamstrings. 

Do your knees hurt after you squat? Try practicing stretching your calves. 

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