Tricep Exercises to Tone and Shape Your Arms

Do you want stronger, firmer, and more toned arms? You’d be a fool to say no. The simple truth is that we all want a pair of well-defined arms. The issue is that most of us go about training them the wrong way — by focusing too much on the biceps and not enough on […]

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Three 15-Minute Workouts to Limit Holiday Weight Gain

Let’s face it, when the holidays roll around, the furthest two things from your mind are diet and exercise. But, if you want to avoid the same fate suffered by millions each year (unwanted holiday weight gain) you’d do well to at least try to eat somewhat healthy and maintain some semblance of physical activity. […]

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Creatine 101: What It Is and What It Does

Creatine is the undisputed king of sports nutrition supplements, but how does it work and what are the benefits of this best-selling pre-workout ingredient? Over the past 20 years, sports nutrition has escalated by leaps and bounds, and in that time, athletes, bodybuilders, and casual gym rats have been inundated by all sorts of shiny […]

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Training Fasted: Pros and Cons

If you want to know the pros and cons of training fasted and whether or not it is superior for losing fat or building muscle, you want to read this article. For decades, if you wanted to lose weight and get rid of that unsightly body fat, you performed hour after hour of fasted cardio. […]

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The Complete Guide to Thermogenesis

When it comes to weight loss supplements and fat burners, the words “thermogenesis” and “thermogenic” are used extremely frequently. Based on the way these two words are splashed across advertisements, you’re led to believe it’s a good thing to boost, increase, or enhance. But have you ever wondered what thermogenesis means, or why you would […]

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The Best Core Exercises to Protect You from Injury

Stepping into the gym, most people are focused on growing their biceps, increasing their bench press, or taking countless selfies by the mirror. While each of these has their place in the gym, except the selfie nonsense that is, there’s a glaring omission from most athletes’ training regimen — core training. Ask the typical gym […]

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What Are Feeder Workouts?

Typical resistance-training recommendations are as follows: Train a group of muscle intensely and don’t train it again for another 48-72 hoursOR Assault one muscle group with everything you have and don’t train it again for another 5-7 days, or until you’re not sore. No doubt you’ve heard these same recommendations, or something very similar to […]

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Peak ATP® – Train Stronger

PEAK ATP® is a clinically validated and patented form of adenosine 5’-triphosphate (ATP) disodium shown to improve body composition and athletic performance by increasing muscular excitability, blood flow, and recovery. * Steel Pump Peak Performance Pre-Workout contains 450 mg of PEAK ATP® per serving. How Does Peak ATP® Work? For years, scientists were only aware […]

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How to Optimize Muscle Soreness

We’ve all felt the thrill (and relief) after crushing a workout. You hit PRs, you made gains, and worked up one heck of an appetite. You feel large, in charge, and on top of your fitness game; that is until, the debilitating soreness from that intense workout slams you in the face! Yes, the feeling […]

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Muscle Pumps – More than Just Aesthetics

The Pump is the stuff of legend. Ever since Arnold Schwarzenegger first mentioned its existence, the pump has been the goal of any individual who embraces a life spent with the iron. While there’s no denying the pleasure and appeal of the pump, a debate has erupted between bros and science buffs as to whether […]

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Electrolyte Role in the Human Body

The words hydration and electrolytes are thrown around an awful lot in the fitness and nutrition industries. Athletes are often recommended to properly hydrate and also replenish electrolyte stores in the human body, but have you ever given any thought as to what electrolytes actually do in the body, and what is their role in […]

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HIIT vs. LISS – Which Form of Cardio to Perform?

There is an endless debate going around the fitness community about which form of cardiovascular training is superior – High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) or Low Intensity Steady State (LISS). Proponents on both sides of the aisle aggressively defend their style of cardio as the best. We’re here to explain the differences between the two, […]

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