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, […]
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Josh Hingst and Kimberly Mueller are the Authors of the book The Athlete’s Guide to Sports Supplements (Human Kinetics 2013). We consider this book to be the bible of understanding supplements, including how they work, performance benefits, and the health concerns attributed to them. Hingst is not only a nutrition specialist, but also the head […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
Quite frankly, we’ve lost count with the number of Fitbits floating around on the streets today. You’ve got your Fitbit Zip and Fitbit One; and then came along the Fitbit Flex for your wrist. However, if we learned anything from the film Star Wars, it is that there is one thing that is all powerful– […]
Fitness myths are running rampant in the media and most circles. It’s time to set a few things straight.
Part of maintaining a lean physique is keeping your metabolism on a constant high. Aerobics and good genes can help with this. However, when all else fails, there are a couple of tricks you can fall back on. Find a Good Source of High Quality Arganine. The amino acid, arganine, is suspected to play a […]
As a fitness fanatic, I have tried just about every system out there, and to tell you the truth, it all comes down to one thing. I’m talking about your dedication to getting the results the program was designed to do. With that said, some programs are a lot better than others, and offer more […]
Back in the day, most boxing/kung fu systems consisted of a giant log, a few sticks, and a lot of bruising and splinters. The slam man entered the market a couple years ago, offering cushioned padding, preset workout routines, and a relatively compact solution to those who are bored with the standard treadmill, stepper, and row […]