Category Archives: Training

The Myth of Spot Weight  Reduction

The Myth of Spot Weight Reduction

Spot reduction refers to the attempt to remove body fat stores from specific areas of the body by performing exercises that target those areas. For instance, a common question we get at Pure Strength is, “Can we do the abdominal machine? I really want to get rid of the fat in my stomach,” or… “Can we do the hip exercise today? I feel like I am getting rid of the fat around my hips when I do that.”  Continue Reading

“Express Weight Training” proven to work

“Express Weight Training” proven to work

This article from September 2018’s New York Times health section discusses a research study which examined what effective weight training programs might look like to build significant strength gains. “An inspiring new study of how much—or how little—weight training is needed to improve muscle’s strength and size finds that we may be able to gain… Continue Reading

Five ways Pure Strength LA is unique

Five ways Pure Strength LA is unique

There are hundreds of fitness studios, workout programs and training facilities available to you. If you’re looking for a new place to begin training or improve your workouts, you can be overwhelmed by the choices! But are they all the same? No, of course not! Here at Pure Strength LA, we offer some really unique… Continue Reading