Known as ADLs, Activities of Daily Living are the movements we'd like to see everyone hit during lifting sessions. These activities are linked to improving the longevity of muscles and joints. The older we get, the more important it becomes to work on these specific movements to combat the aging process, head to toe.   Below you’ll see each one of the five ADLs and examples of this type of exercise. These are just examples and types of the movements we’re going for, you can get really creative with the ADLs.   Bend and Lift Movements Squats are probably the most popular type of bend and life movement. However, if you struggle with back pain or injuries, you might shy away from bend and lift movements. We...

Aldi burst into our lives several years ago and we’re just not sure how we managed before that. Aldi has climbed to the top of “favorites lists” in just about every category a supermarket can be in. Most Aldi fans are crazy about the prices, products, and simplicity. However, the simplicity of their offerings can deter some people.   As a customer walking into an Aldi store for the first time, you might be skeptical about whether or not this store can deliver everything you need, especially for people with more particular diet needs, or those who focus on good nutrition. The Aldi fans at Pinnacle have shared some of their favorite Aldi offerings and features.   Organic & Local Unless you’ve been there, you would probably never guess...

School’s back in session and life is back to full speed. Try as we might to stay out of the drive-thrus, we all know what happens. Something pops up, a game runs long, or a meeting drags out. When fast food is inevitable, be sure to make smart choices. We took a look at some of the more popular fast food chains and dug through the nutritional info for you. Here are some helpful “eat this, not that” guides from the Pinnacle team.   Go Grilled and Mind the Condiments Grilled chicken will always be a smarter choice than fried. Frying adds fat, calories, and carbs. Whenever you have the option, go grilled. Condiments can also pack the calories on really quickly. Ask for these on the...

Since many of us are Prime addicts, we thought we should share some of our favorite Amazon finds with you guys. These are based on value, Prime eligibility, and user reviews. Add your favorite Amazon finds in the comments   Headphones: Otium Best These look and work an awful lot like those expensive ones that we’ve all bought three or four pairs of (does anyone know why we did that, by the way?). The great thing about these is that they’re just under $20 and “Sound Quality” got 4.1 out of 5 stars. Can’t beat it...