Myth Busting 101 – Myth #2: “When in doubt, stretch it out”

“Flexibility has been researched for over 100 years. It’s track record is unimpressive, particularly when viewed in light of other components of physical fitness. Flexibility lacks predictive and concurrent validity value with meaningful health and performance outcomes. Consequently, it should be retired as a major component of fitness.” (Nuzzo, 2020) What is classified as “stretching”? …

Not All Protein Supplements Are Created Equally

When searching for a premier nutrition and supplement company to equip the youth and adults athletes at Actualize, we decided only the best will do. We are stoked to be the only carrier of 1st Phorm products in Wenatchee! Actualize Sports & Fitness carries the premier protein line from 1st Phorm: * Level 1 – …

Vuori has come to Wenatchee!

Actualize Sport & Fitness is your only source for Vuori clothing in North Central Washington. If you have not encountered Vuori at Nordstroms or online, you are missing out! “Vuori makes premium performance apparel inspired by the active Coastal California lifestyle; an integration of fitness, surf, sport, and art. Breaking down the boundaries of traditional …

Myth Busting 101 – Myth #1: Resistance Training Is Dangerous

A large percentage of the population have fallen victim to the belief that resistance training is dangerous. If you take time to read clinical studies, learn fundamental movement patterns and progressively overload those said movement patterns, lifting isn’t only safe, it provides numerous benefits. Unfortunately, common misconceptions have taken the form of uneducated myths and …