Oh The Dreaded Plateau
May29

Oh The Dreaded Plateau

You’ve been working hard on your fitness game and it paid off. The pounds started to drop! And then one day your results stopped. You keep putting in the same effort without any sign of improvement. You’ve hit a frustrating plateau. Or have you? Before you blame a fitness plateau for your lack of results let’s critically consider the following: 1. Your Diet: It’s human nature to begin to slip on your nutrition after a few weeks of...

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Get The Best Results From Every Workout
Apr29

Get The Best Results From Every Workout

It sure would be great if any time spent in the gym delivered results, but the truth is that all workouts were not created equally. There are techniques for getting the most out of each exercise and by utilizing these techniques you’ll achieve quicker and more noticeable results. Check out the following 5 Smart Workout Tips to avoid danger and to get fit fast: Smart Workout Tip 1: Use Challenging Resistance In order to get the most...

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Workout Results: You Get Out What You Put In
Feb04

Workout Results: You Get Out What You Put In

Have you ever noticed how two people can do the exact same fitness routine for a period of time and one will have breathtaking results while the other looks the same as when they started? Why is that? It’s frustrating when you are the person going through a fitness routine without seeing dramatic results.  Might make you look for a reason outside of yourself to blame, such as genetics. In reality, the thing holding you back is...

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These 5 Ab Moves Are Better Than Crunches
May28

These 5 Ab Moves Are Better Than Crunches

Although the basic crunch is still popular, by now it’s pretty well known that this outdated exercise is not the most effective way to flatten and strengthen your abs. It simply doesn’t activate your core muscles to the extent that other exercises do, it can hurt your back, and the small motion doesn’t do much by way of calorie burning. So why are you still doing crunches? What the basic ab crunch does have going for it is its...

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Is Exercise Afterburn Real?
Apr14

Is Exercise Afterburn Real?

You’ve probably heard that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) produces an afterburn effect, which means your body continues to burn extra calories at an elevated rate for 24 hours after the completion of your workout. Sure that’s sounds amazing, but is it too good to be true? The Science of Exercise Afterburn There is a scientific term for afterburn: excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPEOC). This refers to the oxygen that...

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A Case for The Burpee
Mar08

A Case for The Burpee

Oh, the dreaded burpee. We love to complain about this uniquely punishing movement, and try to avoid doing them as much as possible. But have you ever stopped to wonder where the burpee came from and why this torturous exercise is a favorite of fitness professionals across the globe? Burpees: A Short History Royal H. Burpee was a physiologist in New York City in 1939. He invented the first version of the burpee as a part of a fitness...

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5 NEW Fitness Training Rules

Out with the old, in with the new! Are you up-to-date on the latest rules in fitness training? Popular belief about the most effective exercise techniques to achieve the highest level of fat loss and the best results vary from decade to decade. New studies come out, more data is considered, and we get smarter, more efficient, and more sophisticated in our knowledge and techniques. Here are 5 NEW fitness training rules that will help...

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5 Workout Secrets
Feb02

5 Workout Secrets

If having a lean and sculpted body is your goal then I’ve got good news for you: follow these 5 Workout Secrets and your goal will quickly become a reality. These secrets aren’t secret in the sense that you’ve never heard them before, because you likely have heard them. The secret is that by faithfully following each and every one of these 5 steps your progress will become automatic and your results will be guaranteed. Workout Secret...

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