Jumping Rope: Quick, Easy, Effective

If you are looking to improve your overall quickness or jumping ability, or even if you are looking for an alternative form of cardio, one simple tool that is often overlooked or forgotten about is the jump rope. While jumping rope is a skill and does take some coordination and rhythm, it is a very versatile and affordable piece of…

Smoothies

In today’s world the clock dictates everything.  Our work, our sleep, and our free time are all subject to the swing of the pendulum, and often there seems to not be enough hours in the day to complete what we feel needs to be completed.  Unfortunately, we usually end up rushing through, or skipping over altogether, one of the most…

Raw Foods: Healthy for Athletes?

When most people imagine raw foods and what a raw foods diet must entail, they probably don’t think of a high-energy diet that could sustain the large amount of physical activity and exercise that athletes undergo.  Raw foods is a concept that a growing group of people in America have incorporated into their diets in the last ten years.  However, that…

Self Myo-Fascial Release

      What’s up all?  Eric Isselin here.  I’m a sports massage therapist and personal training intern over at Fitness Quest 10.  As part of our internship we will be writing weekly blog posts about topics we are both knowledgeable and passionate about.  Don’t miss out on a great opportunity  to get valuable information outside of the gym.  Also, show…

Organic vs Commercial Foods; Worth the Cost?… My Rant

If your car could perform 40 times better than what it currently does, would you pay double the price for that car? That is how much more nutrient dense Organic food is vs. Commercially raised foods. 40 times.  Organic food is what God meant for us to eat.  We survived on what he has created for us here on earth,…

Happy and Healthy

I’m sure that I’ll write plenty of posts about the important aspects of resistance training and how to eat right in order to support your workout and all that jazz.  To start it off though, I’d much prefer to bring up a topic relevant to the people who aren’t so completely obsessed with the health and fitness world as those…

Operation X

Fitness Quest 10 exists to motivate, educate, and inspire people to reach optimal levels of performance and balance in life. Our expert and passionate team is driven to transform lives by empowering people to reach their full potential. It is the goal of this blog to help accomplish this mission. You will find fun and creative posts that are meant…