Build Leg Muscle Without Weights

Legs are big, powerful, and require a lot of stress to snap them into shape. This is traditionally the job for weighted movements like squats, leg presses, and deadlifts. But we’re all blessed with our own set of weights at birth – your own body weight. While we are sometimes brainwashed into believing that you […]

Legs and Core – The Tri-Set Workout

Your leg workout can get amped by tri-setting with both your hamstrings and core. But unlike what you might think, this tri-set will not include the quads and hams working together – and we have a very good reason for that. While the quads are huge and generally come to mind as the first thing you […]

The Ultimate Body Weight Workout

When was the last time you could do a couple pushups? How about while clapping in mid-air, or with just one hand. Well those are mere child’s play to the Australian breakdancer, Simon Ata (a.k.a. Simonster). Yeah, Simon can do pushups too. Except he does them without using his feet. In other words, he can hold […]

Kettlebell Workout – Interview With Professional Trainer Steve Cotter

If there ever was a man with a kettlebell plan, it is champion athlete, professional trainer, and author of Kettlebell Training (Human Kinetics, 2013), Mr. Steve Cotter. We like to make sure that we get the most from every workout, and when it comes to kettlebells, your results will only be as good as your […]

Kick Ass Kettlebell Training

Kettlebell training is the unsung hero of today’s armchair athlete. The reason being—despite its name, it offers absolutely no ‘bells’ or whistles to your current workout. In fact, they are actually kind of boring, plain, simple, and barbaric. However, despite its humble presentation, kettlebells may be one of the best ways to build strength, flexibility, […]

Plyometrics- The Power of the Vertical Jump

This week we continue from part 1 of how plyometrics can build better bodies. We will be looking at the power of the vertical jump, which can help in a variety of sporting activities, including skiing, basketball, track & field, baseball, rugby, bicycling, swimming, tennis, and competitive power lifting. There are many good things in store […]

How Plyometrics Can Build Better Bodies

Plyometrics can be a real game changer in your daily workouts. Research has shown that such an addition to your workout can help you lose weight and improve your performance in the gym, on the track, court, and field. The explosive movements increase muscle strength and protect your joints, which also means they can help […]

Bodyweight Strength Training for the Chest

  Weight training is only one small part of developing an overall great physique. In fact, there is a lot to be said about the benefits of bodyweight training, which is a method of working out that requires only the use of your own weight as resistance. If done properly this type of workout can […]

How to Do Push-Ups Like a Man

Have you ever seen the average guy do 20 push-ups? It’s like watching a beached whale try to rock himself off a rocky shoreline. Don’t be this guy. Learn how to do push-ups like a man, by following the advice of personal trainer, Max Tapper. View How to Do a Basic Push-Up on Howcast

PowerBlock Classic Adjustable Dumbbell Set

What if you could replace this… With this? The PowerBlock Classic Adjustable Dumbbell Set is one of the most compact and home friendly dumbbell sets we’ve seen in awhile. Compact home gyms, like Bowflex, are great for cardiac exercise. However, if you are looking to build muscle mass and balance, there is nothing better than […]