Workout and Nutrition Tips

Cardio, Good for Weight Loss?

Is cardio the best option for weight loss? There is a common misconception that cardio is the best option for weight loss. This is far from the truth. Sure, cardio is indeed important for overall health but not necessarily the best option for a weight loss journey. In the following, I will discuss the importance…
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Post-Workout soreness, What’s Happening to My Body?

Post-workout soreness, what is happening to my body?? When we train, whether its strength training or endurance/cardio training, the next day or even the second day we tend to get sore. Sometimes the soreness can be more intense than other times. Why is that? In the following, I’m going to discuss what the differences are…
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Stress and Weight Loss

In a world full of deadlines, appointments, and other obligations, becoming stressed seems inevitable. For that matter, being healthy can even be a stressor itself. Which can really make it tough to stay on or get a weight loss journey started. In the following, I will talk about some of the side-effects that stress can…
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Limited time to workout? Consider this!

What should I do when I only have a limited time to work out? There is no doubt that life gets busy sometimes, or even all the time for some. One may think to themselves that after a busy day of work, coming home and taking care of the kids, household chores, etc. that a…
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Top Health and Fitness Trackers   Hello, it’s Coach Hunter here. I wanted to discuss the Success Team’s favorite health and fitness tracking gadgets. As a Bodybuilder and Board-certified Health Coach myself, health tracking is something I have spent a ton of time doing myself and researching for others, with my knowledge and the gained…
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Mindfulness Prescriptions; The Mind-to-Muscle Connection (Volume III)

As I continue to pursue the idea of the “mindfulness prescription”, I want to draw some attention to its origin. I’ve always been a strong advocate for the “mind to muscle” connection, but when I first heard of this concept, I wasn’t quite sure what to think of it. Initially, it sounded like a “buzz-phrase”:…
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Mindfulness Prescriptions; Unraveling the Connection (Volume II)

Our journey towards bridging the gap between physical and mental health continues this week as we do a deep dive into the body’s systems. Researchers have long been interested in understanding a direct pathway between our organ systems and our brain. The hope is that we can develop a better understanding of how our body…
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Mindfulness Prescriptions; Take a Breath (Volume I)

The connections between physical and mental health are copious, and extend far beyond our current understandings within the field of exercise physiology. However, it should be noted that there is legitimacy behind the evidence which supports this intriguing connection. A meta-analysis published in the British Journal of Medicine found no difference in effectiveness between exercise,…
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Your Resource for Personal Training in Coon Rapids

Success Fitness & Training is on a mission to Normalize Fitness, and this past March, we expanded that mission into the Coon Rapids community! Co-owner, Grace Rasmussen has roots in Coon Rapids and is so excited to be operating in and serving this community! Growing up, Grace volunteered weekly at the Coon Rapids Senior Center, serving…
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“Empowering Hormonal Balance: Your Guide to Female Hormone Support Supplements”

FEMALE HORMONE “FIX” SUPPORT SUPPLEMENT SHEET Licorice Root (DGL) can regulate androgens by engaging in a symbiotic relationship with CYPI A enzymes, which are pivotal in converting androgens into estrogens. Licorice Root effectively maintains equilibrium between androgen and estrogen levels within the body through this modulation of interactions. To achieve optimum outcomes when managing androgens, consume…
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