Active Roundup #4

It is just about that time again for us to do another roundup. Today, we bring you Active Roundup #4 (the first half, essentially, is posted here). With that out of the way, I’d like to apologize

3 Perks of Eating Dragon Fruit

Dragon Fruit are one of the strangest, if exotic, fruits out there. The nomenclature derives from Indonesia, where the fruit gained most of its popularity. It is also referred to as “pitahaya” or “pitaya”. People grow them

Best Fish Oil Supplements to Take

The past couple of years were when I first began taking fish oil supplements. At first, people would recommend me different brands. As someone completely new to fish oil, I didn’t know what to expect or what I

Weekend Questions: I haven’t lifted in a while. How much strength did I lose?

Q: Hi Richie and Gary. Let’s get straight to the point. Over the winter break, I honestly have not been lifting. As a college student, that means a full month without lifting weights or doing any cardio

Active Roundup #3

Hey everyone! We haven’t done a round up post since last year! Sorry, I just had to make that mostly unoriginal, unfunny joke. 😛 The last Active Roundup can be seen here or on the ever-helpful Active

Best Cheap Compression Socks for Running

Compression gear has become extremely popular in today’s fitness scene. The idea behind them is that by compressing your muscles, there will be an increase in blood flow to those areas, resulting in less soreness and fatigue.

Update: Mid-January, 2017

It has been a while since we did any sort of blog update for you guys, so I think it is time for that. The last one we did I believe was a week or two after

Weekend Questions: Am I Fatigued or Just Lazy?

Q: Hi Gary. I have been going to the gym for the first time these past two months. It’s tough because I have been going inconsistently and I feel that feeds even more into me not going.

Taking Brain Supplements?

In my last post, I mentioned that I have been taking a brain supplement along with my Optimum Nutrition fish oil. I no longer take that fish oil, but I have still been using the brain supplements.

Optimum Nutrition Fish Oil Review

If you remember in the Nature Made fish oil review I did last year, I talked about how I switched from one fish oil to the next. That fish oil was Optimum Nutrition. While I did move