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When it comes to well, anything these days, people are always looking to get the biggest and quickest “bang for their buck.” Workout-shopping is no exception. The more calories in a shorter amount of time, the better. Luckily, thanks to all of ...
  The warm-up is arguably the most important aspect of any fitness routine. A proper warm-up primes your nervous system and readies your circulatory and muscular systems for the workout ahead. The benefits of an effective warm-up do not to be reiter ...
  Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, or bodybuilding event, you want your body to function at its very best. In order to get there we tend to push ourselves, but it’s also important to rest to regenerate. And the three mu ...
“Everybody’s working for the weekend!” I’m a millennial, so that is the only line that I know to this popular 80’s ballad. After that line, I just awkwardly hum the melody: “na na na na na na na.”   While the ...
  The ketogenic diet is on a roll and there’s really no question why it’s gained so much momentum. Dubbed the keto diet for short, this low carb, high fat diet supplies the body with a plethora of healthy fats which are used as energy fo ...
12-Week Fitness Program for Older Athletes: Week 1 - 6 Week Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 1 Bodyweight Strength and Endurance Circuit #1 Conditioning Workout #1 Bodyweight Strength and Endurance Circuit #2 2 Conditioning Workout #2 Bodyweight Strength and En ...
  No exercise is quite as feared, or revered, as the barbell deadlift. It is probably the oldest barbell exercise in existence. The day the barbell was invented, you can bet someone tried to pick it up off the floor. It is the obvious thing to do wi ...
  This strength cycle should help you prioritize overall squat, pull and press strength. The final week will be a test week of sorts, some lifts you will be allowed to max, others you will be given a set rep number to achieve at heavier weight. &nbs ...
  Snap! Pop! That is a common sound heard and felt within the elbow of a professional baseball pitcher. The cause is a torn ulnar collateral ligament. This elbow injury is commonly reported throughout the year during the baseball season. What goes l ...
Is it just me, or does it seem like all of the talk about fat-loss for the over 40 population is all about pills, powders, and potions? Why doesn’t anybody want to talk about good old-fashioned training and proper, balanced eating? It’s much m ...
There are no hard and fast rules for what you can and cannot do in mixing different styles into your workout routines. The following routines are meant to either complement or provide a foundation for your weekly regimen, whatever that may be. If you cann ...
  Whether it's Leangains, the 8-hour diet, the IF eating schedule, the 5:2, or the Warrior diet, there has been a lot of hype in the past five years about the way in which we can improve our weight by modifying our eating schedule. In fact, you ...
  Business and self-development coaches will often tell you that the secret to success is to focus on your strengths, while either outsourcing your weaknesses or becoming just good enough at them not to mess everything up. This approach allows you t ...
”Anything you avoid in life will come back, over and over again, until you’re willing to face it–to look deeply into its true nature.” - Adyashanti   I’ve been a personal trainer for some 18 years and while fitness trend ...
There’s no denying that emergency service workers need to maintain a high level of fitness for the job. The physical demands they may encounter at a moment’s notice can be extreme, so what better way to improve that fitness than to train as a ...
  MMA, CrossFit, strongman, powerlifting, football, hockey, baseball - everyone is bigger, stronger, and jacked up higher than ever before. Amateur to pro-athlete, people are maxing out every advantage of which they think or hear. The Internet and r ...
The snatch lift is one of two competitive movements in the Olympic sport of weightlifting. Originally known as one of the two “quick lifts,” (the other being the clean and jerk) the snatch contrasted the more pure strength lift, the press, whi ...