Is Weightlifting Bad for Your Joints?

Oh boy this is quite the can of worms we’ve opened up. When done correctly and coupled with proper recovery, weightlifting is good for your joints. Weightlifting can help to create strength balance around a joint and to strength connective tissues. It can also...

Can I do CrossFit if I’m Not in Shape?

Yes. Yes, yes, yes, 1000x YES. CrossFit is, in fact, a great way to go from “not in shape” to “in shape” as quickly as possible. It is not only heavy barbells and advanced gymnastics work, but is is a total body workout that uses intensity to...
Which Workout Routine is Best for Your Core Muscles?

How to Build Muscle FAST

Everybody wants to be Huge Jackedman, but yesterday. While we can’t tell you that muscle mass comes overnight, here are a few tips to help you pack on some power. Train consistently. Lifting weights 4-5 days a week will give your body the signal that it needs to...

Is it “too late?”

Short answer – no. Long answer – never. We get a lot of inquiring minds at Ardent Fitness. People who want to start or restart their fitness journey and are looking to call us their home. Recently, I was talking to a prospective new client when she said...