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Strength Training: for Soccer

Elite soccer players are some of the world’s best athletes. But even if you’re just playing in a local pickup league, you’ll need to be ready when the opportunity knocks. Strength training is an effective way to separate yourself from fellow athletes. We’ve put together a beginner’s guide to soccer strength training that includes our Read more…

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Strength Training: for Runners

For every runner, the goals are to run faster, longer, and stronger. What you might not know is that strength training can help runners achieve a PR (personal record). Supplementing a running program with strength work is good for both your running and your overall health. Our runner’s strength training guide has everything beginners and Read more…

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How to Get Motivated to Workout at Home

Working out at home has many benefits – it saves time, offers you privacy, and gives people more flexibility. But one problem we often hear about is staying motivated. Without watching eyes at the gym and with so many distractions at home – TV shows, the internet, books, etc. – it’s easy for grand fitness Read more…

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PowerBlock Gift Guide

Are you an avid fitness fanatic looking for a new, dynamic weight set to add to your home gym? Perhaps you’re just getting into serious workouts and aren’t sure where to start. Or are you a busy professional just looking for a compact, time-saving solution to stay in shape without having to show up at Read more…

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Chest Day: Home Gym Edition

With our home chest workout, you can build chest strength and mass without going to the gym. We’ve included a mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced exercises so people can find what works for them. There are also bodyweight and dumbbell exercises to feel the burn no matter what equipment you have. Many of these Read more…

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How to Stay Moving in the Winter

Even the most ardent fitness enthusiast finds it harder to stay active when winter rolls around. Shorter days, colder weather, and big holiday meals can sap motivation. And as the University of Exeter points out, you’re also fighting the body’s instinct to stockpile fat during the winter months. The good news is that there are Read more…

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Buddy Workout for Holidays At Home

By any name – workout buddy, gym buddy, accountability partner, etc. – exercising with a friend has many benefits. Working out together means you can hold each other accountable and monitor progress. Having two people allows you to do more exercises and stretches or spot for each other. Plus, exercising is more fun when you’re Read more…

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Healthy Holiday Habits

It’s easy for normal diet and exercise routines to get disrupted during the holidays. With hectic work, school and family schedules, health and fitness goals can suddenly slip. Trying to stay on track this year? PowerBlock has put together eight tips for healthy habits during the holidays.

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Coolest Thanksgiving 5Ks and How to Prepare

Thanksgiving is a day where most people indulge their stomachs – but by running a Thanksgiving 5K, it can also be part of your fitness journey. The turkey dinner becomes an added reward for a successful 5K and the training leading up to it. Not to mention the 5K itself usually has a festive holiday Read more…

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Exercises and Stretches to Reduce Stress

People have a lot going on in their lives – and stress is practically unavoidable as a result. According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA), 7 out of 10 U.S. adults experience daily stress or anxiety. If not properly managed, this stress can have a significant impact on your mental and physical Read more…

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