Get To Know Olympic Weightlifting

Get To Know Olympic Weightlifting

You might have noticed that here at Texan Fitness, our Impetus Barbell Club is specifically focused on Olympic weightlifting. But you might not be familiar with what Olympic weightlifting focuses on and why it might be right for you. First, it’s important to...
The Calorie-Burning Benefits of Weight Training

The Calorie-Burning Benefits of Weight Training

Almost everyone who has encountered fitness has likely encountered this assumption, either spoken or unspoken: weight lifting doesn’t burn calories. If you want to lose fat, you have to opt for more traditional cardio like running or the elliptical, they say. But the...
Essential Running Accessories

Essential Running Accessories

So you’re ready to mix up your fitness routine with some running, maybe even train for a 5k or half marathon — that’s very CrossFit of you, actually.  All you have to do is lace up and get out there, right? Not exactly. Although that certainly is a common...
Five Motivating Instagram Accounts

Five Motivating Instagram Accounts

We’ve all been there. Maybe it’s a Monday morning or a late Friday after a long work day. Maybe it’s a weekend when you really just want to sleep in all day. Whatever it looks like for you, there will be times when you just cannot work up the motivation to go work...
Real Food Protein Snacks

Real Food Protein Snacks

Although everyone’s nutrition needs vary based on their workout regimen and their own unique needs, there’s one thing everyone has in common: protein is a crucial part of building strength. Especially when you’re recovering from a hard workout,...
Keeping Your Workout Safe in Summer Temperatures

Keeping Your Workout Safe in Summer Temperatures

It can be hard to be motivated to work out even when conditions are ideal, but when a drive to the gym means walking through a 115 degree parking lot? Staying active gets significantly more challenging. As you try to maintain your workout routine through the hottest...