Why Do We Need to Sleep?

Why do we need to sleep? One possibility is that regular sleep cycles give us a break from external stimulation. We “upload” information while we’re awake, then “download” or process it during slumber. Another theory is that sleep gives...

Why Some People Can Lose Weight and Others Can’t

Have you ever wondered why it is that some people can get in shape and stay in shape — while others can’t seem to hold on to a healthy lifestyle even though they want it badly? I believe I found the answer: The meeting room at the Veterans Affairs clinic...

The Best Reason of All to Get to the Gym

I didn’t have any trouble staying active when I was younger. There was plenty to do and plenty of time to do it. I slacked off a bit during college, but still managed to get out for a run and get to the gym at least a few times each week. Then the duties of life...
HIIT the Gym to Get SHREDDED this Summer!

HIIT the Gym to Get SHREDDED this Summer!

Are you interested in a workout that TORCHES more fat in less time than other, more traditional workouts? If so, you are going to want to try high intensity interval training (HIIT)! What is HIIT? HIIT is a style of exercise where you alternate between periods of...
Member on Fire – April 2018

Member on Fire – April 2018

Redwood Club April Member on Fire:  J-Holleywood Ex-College Football   running back at St. Mary’s College of California, J-Holleywood spends his time at the Redwood Club training and staying in shape for upcoming Triathlons, Heli-Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, Indoor...
How to Know Your Limits When Working Out

How to Know Your Limits When Working Out

Have you ever wondered whether you are pushing yourself too hard during a workout? Maybe you have thought the exact opposite and wondered whether you are pushing yourself hard enough. Regardless, it can be difficult to know your limits when working out, which is why...