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Core Tips for Strengthening Abs

Core Tips for Strengthening Abs

Your core assists you in many of the movements you do in your training and just in daily activities. Your core is made up of several different muscle groups that all work together, glutes, back and abdominals. If you are looking to strengthen your core, working on those... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 5-11-2022

Mental Health Benefits of Weight Training

Mental Health Benefits of Weight Training

We all know that weightlifting is beneficial to your physical health, but research shows that it is also beneficial to your mental health. In what ways? Let’s discuss that! Depression According to WHO, more than 300 million people suffer from depression. Living with this condition can be exhausting,... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 4-8-2022

Should You Go All Out for Every Workout

Should You Go All Out for Every Workout?

Many equate progress with expending effort. And as a principle, this is true. A common line of thinking among some fitness circles, however, is that the only way to make progress is to go all out for every single workout session. In practice, is this line of reasoning... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 3-14-2022

Are Circuit Training and HIIT the Same

Are Circuit Training and HIIT the Same

If you are confused about if circuit training and HIIT are the same things, it's easy to see why. A lot of times people will unwittingly use these training terms interchangeably. But the reality is that circuit training and HIIT are not the same. Here’s how they differ.... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 2-11-2022

Can You Build Muscle On a Vegan Diet

Can You Build Muscle On a Vegan Diet?

If gaining muscle is a training goal for you, you know how important protein is to achieving that goal. But is the only way to get enough muscle building protein into your diet to eat 6 plain chicken breasts a day? Can you still meet your muscle building... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 1-21-2022

Tips for Reading Nutrition Labels

Tips for Reading Nutrition Labels

Meeting your nutritional goals is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. So, it is important that you know what is going into your body by knowing what is contained in prepared foods. That is where knowing how to read a nutritional label comes into play. Trying to read... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 12-8-2021

Why Weightlifting is Great for Seniors

Why Weightlifting is Great for Seniors?

If you feel like you are too old to get into weightlifting, think again! Weightlifting is great for people of all ages, but it has some special benefits for older adults specifically. Here are some reasons to get into weightlifting even if you are later in life. Benefits... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 11-12-2021

Is Warming Up Before a Workout Important

Is Warming Up Before a Workout Important?

There seems to be a never-ending back and forth when it comes to a whole number of topics in the fitness and health industry. One minute something is good for you and the next minute it isn’t, and back again. One thing that has been long discussed in... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 10-20-2021

Add Some Variation to Your Walks with These Movements

Add Some Variation to Your Walks with These Movements

Walking is a wonderful habit to add into your exercise routine. It’s a great way to grab some fresh air, gain some mental clarity, as well as move your body. Colorado is full of great hiking trails, but the Denver metro area itself has a fantastic network of... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 9-17-2021

Exercises You Can Take with You Anywhere

Exercises You Can Take with You Anywhere

At Junkyard Training we have outfitted our gym to cater to everyone. Whether you’re a weekend warrior, want specialized training, or are interested in being a part of our powerlifting team, our gym has a little something for everyone. But there are going to be times when you... Read More

Posted By Junkyard Training on 8-6-2021