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Written by Invictus Athlete Dawn Stoll

If you’re a single parent, money, time and energy are often in short supply. Raising kids all by yourself means it’s tough to stretch your budget. Time is a commodity that belongs to your employer, and there are only a few hours to spend with your family every week. Your energy is spent keeping...

Written by Invictus Nutrition Coach Jenn Ryan

Article by Roger Wilson

Written by Justin Wright

Carbohydrates energy is what usually keeps us going, but it is often spoken of in a bad light or forbidden in popular diet fads. Should you still eat carbs? What carbs should you eat? What do carbs even do? We take a look at those questions and more. 

Soda has become a staple of the American diet and it's not doing us any favors. A 12 oz can of Coke has 39 grams of sugar. Drinking one 12 oz can of Coke is the equivalent of eating 4 Krispy Kreme donuts. It doesn't take a genius to realize that drinking these sugary beverages is not good for...

Written by Blaine McConnell

Written by Michele Vieux & Nichole Kribs

Written by Justin Wright

Written by Justin Wright What else can you do to increase your likelihood of success? If your goals follow SMART guidelines and you write them down in positive, powerful language, what other steps can you take? Understanding the difference between motivation and discipline, and in turn how to...
There are different types of people/athletes: - Highly Talented + Lazy - Moderate Talent + Lazy - Low Talent + Lazy - Low Talent + Hard Working - Moderate Talent + Hard Working - Highly Talented + Hard Working As a coach, you want to commit most of your focus on the Moderate Talent + Hard...

Written by Justin Wright

If you watch the news, you’ve no doubt seen the dozens of stories of people making bad decisions and paying for it with their lives. However, even if you’re not into extreme sports and don’t put your physical safety at risk for the ultimate selfie, there’s a good chance that you are abusing your...

Written by Kirsten Ahrendt (with contribution from Tino Marini)

Caffeine is a stimulant (or drug)  that most of the world regularly uses. It comes in many forms but is mostly ingested through drinks like coffee, soda, tea, or energy drinks. 

With caffeine being so prevalent in some of the most popular drinks in the world, we thought it was worthwhile to...

Energy drinks are everywhere. They are one of the fastest growing beverage categories and have become an everyday product for many. Whether you need it to wake up in the morning, carry you through a long day or a late night, or help you amp up before a workout, the jolt of an energy drink is...

Written by Libby Landry & Michele Vieux

The wrist, like any joint, requires a certain amount of motion in order to properly function. A lack of mobility and strength in it can increase your risk of injury. Let’s be real though, the wrist is often neglected in most people’s training. Deficits in strength and mobility of the wrist are...
Most people train both pulling and pushing overhead and forward, but rarely address it backwards. This overtraining of shoulder flexion and undertraining of shoulder extension can lead to achy, injured shoulders. Here are some stretching and mobility exercises that can help loosen up your...

Your body needs energy to reach it's potential. This isn't new scientific information. Regardless of what kind of exercise you're doing, having high energy levels can prevent you from premature muscle failure or exhaustion. A good choice of pre workout can give you an energy boost and delay...