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  • Breaking Down Technique vs. Intensity

    Today we are going to discuss one of the most important concepts when it comes to getting great results but also keeping you safe in the gym. The idea revolves around two words - technique and intensity - and the principle is fairly simple. Intensity is the key to positive improvements in most fitness-related variables, like strength, power, speed, body composition, and conditioning. However, intensity without proper and consistent technique can cause problems that result in a vicious cycle of injury and stagnation. Technique can be defined as the way that a task is executed. When referring to exercises, the techniques that people use to complete a task can be variable, meaning not ....

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  • 5 Tips to Keep Improving

    1. Track your progress The new Iron Tribe app is full of options to help monitor your progress! Not only does it track major benchmarks but you can also track your progress in areas like body weight, body fat percentage, and in key lifts. The app can be used as an excellent exercise journal as well. This will help you see clear patterns in your health and fitness. Plus, consistent tracking allows you to see and celebrate the small wins along the way! 2. Make friends with your coach! Your coaches genuinely care about your progress, and they don’t want you to get stuck on a certain movement. Set up a time with your coach to work on something you’re struggling with, or ....

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  • How to Maximize Your Nutrition: Quick Guide

    Have you ever tried to start a lighter that was out of fuel? You can create the spark over and over, but without the required fuel, there will be no flame. Exercise and nutrition are very much the same way. Exercise is the spark, and nutrition is the fuel. You can work out extremely hard day after day, creating a great spark, but without the proper nutrition your efforts will be wasted. You won’t effectively recuperate from your workouts, you won’t see the results you signed up to achieve, and you will ultimately get frustrated and quit! If you've been searching for a quick guide for WHAT to eat and other considerations, then keep reading... Here are our general ....

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  • How to Recover at Home with Soft Tissue Work and Mobilization

    Along with giving it your all in the gym, it's important to also supplement your workouts with a few at-home exercises. Two things that don't get discussed often enough are soft tissue work and mobilization. Let's break these down! Soft Tissue Work Performing various forms of self-massage can be very beneficial to keeping the soft tissues of our body pliable and extensible. Through various stressors that we put on the body, including exercise, the fascia surrounding our muscles can develop areas called trigger points, hypersensitive areas that can cause pain and restriction in normal movement. By using various tools from the gym, like a foam roller, lacrosse ball, kettlebell, or even ....

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  • The Best Foods to Eat Before Bed

    Everyone stresses the importance of a morning routine and starting the day off with the right foods. But what about bedtime? Those hours before we turn out the lights can pose some of the greatest temptations. Instead of reaching for a handful of cereal or munching on leftovers, be strategic about what you fuel your body with before bedtime. If you’re looking to get the most out of your hard work in the gym, these are the snacks that will serve your body best before bedtime: Greek Yogurt and Chia Seeds Check any gym rat’s ‘fridge and you’ll likely find Greek yogurt. Loaded with live and active cultures that help aid in gut health, Greek yogurt ....

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  • Join Us For the Best Personal Training in New Orleans

    Welcome To Our New Website! We’re Proud To Serve New Orleans with Personal Training! At Iron Tribe New Orleans, we are working hard to go above and beyond for every person who walks through our doors. And you could be next! We are offering New Orleans a hands-on approach to Personal Training. And you don’t need any prior experience to succeed! Come visit us at Iron Tribe New Orleans and see for yourself what makes us the best Personal Training facility in town. Just fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! And don't forget to click below to visit us on our social media pages!! ....

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