Nutrition Lingo: What are “Macros” & “Micros”? Why should you care?

You may have overheard a conversation or two where people mentioned how good their MACROs have been lately. Or how they aren’t getting enough “MICROS” so they need in increase their veggies. WHAT ARE MACROS? MACRO stands for MACRO NUTRIENTS, which are nutrients required in large amounts. These include FATs, PROTEINs and CARBs that make up your calorie consumption. WHAT ARE …

Welcome to THE CAVE, our BEAR SQUEEZE blog.

Hi All! Welcome to THE CAVE! My name is Max and I’m the founder of BEAR SQUEEZE. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated with performance. How do we get to be our strongest selves both physically and mentally? What role does nutrition and fitness play in high performance? How can we feel our best in a sustainable …

How to do a Muscle-Up

The muscle up is a pretty badass way to exercise your entire upper body. You’re working out your abs, back, chest, biceps, triceps and shoulders all in the same exercise and it only requires a pull up bar! So how do you build up to being able to add these into your fitness routine? Here’s a step-by-step breakdown that should …