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Get More From Your Gym; Stop These Things
You would go to the gym more if you weren’t so bored with your workout. You’ve tried adapting new workouts, but they all get boring too. If you go, it will be just to sit on you favorite piece of equipment to pump out as many reps as you... Read more
Three Booty Burning Exercises You Should Have in Your Routine
Let’s face it, everyone wants to have a nice butt. Not only does it look good, having a strong lower body can help you in everything from sports to simple tasks in day to day life. Problem is, a lot of people neglect working out their legs and butt... Read more
Multitask Your Workout 5 Different Ways
I realize this goes against my previous blog stating that you should focus or leave working out, but for certain activities, you can do two things at once with ample proficiency. If you need to multitask to stay motivated, then by all means, go get ‘em. Bear in mind... Read more
3 Ways To Whip Your Butt Into Shape
For many of us, the majority of our day is spent sitting down in front of a desk or a computer with little to do to whip us into shape. Our sedentary lifestyles can wreak havoc on our bodies and when it comes to sitting down, our butts probably... Read more
4 Easiest At Home Cardio Workouts
Increasingly busy lifestyles mean that fewer of us have the time in which to dedicate ourselves fully to a workout routine and as a result, our health can suffer for it. When working and social commitments pile up on your plate, making the time to hit the gym can... Read more
Three Benefits of Taking Up BJJ
Taking up a martial art can be a great thing and while any and all types would be great, BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) is among the best. This is because it can be both defensive and offensive and can help a much smaller and weaker individual fight off a... Read more
7 Secrets To Increase Your Strength In The Gym
You’ve been weight training too long to lift such tiny loads. If it’s time to increase your strength, you should know a few things… Sorry to go all fitness-nerd on you, but don’t confuse full motor unit recruitment with true gains. Motor unit recruitment is a fancy term to... Read more
Three Great “At Home” Exercise Equipment
In today’s day and age of various health and fitness crazes and the infomercial, there are a ton of useless and questionable home workout equipment that you really shouldn’t look into buying. However, amongst the hordes of awful, at home exercise gear, there are some really good machines out... Read more
Quit Bodybuilding: Confessions of a Former Gym Manager
“So, what’s that work?” asked the guy, grabbing at the body fat hanging over his hips. I was teaching him barbell floor bridges. He was hoping I would reply hip fat. In case you’re wondering, the glutes drive the floor bridge’s movement, but the answer to what does it work? That’s a question based... Read more
The Painful Truth About Stretching – Part 2 of 2
Ditch your stretching routine for a mobilization routine. In case you’re wondering what I’m talking about, you may have missed part one. It’s a quick read. Mobilization is going to ask a little more of you than your tired old routine, but the return will be oh, so worth... Read more
The Painful Truth About Stretching – Part 1 of 2
You can stop now. You weren’t really focused on that stretch anyway. When the stretching backlash hit the media, those of who’d been through any kind of fitness education, checked our calendars to see if it was April 1st. It wasn’t. Respected fitness professionals were saying, you can stop stretching now... Read more
Three Ways to Get Motivated for the Gym
Everybody wants to be fit and get to the gym, but the biggest problem facing most people is the motivation factor. A large number of people simply can’t get themselves out of the door and actually go to the gym, and make every excuse in the book as to... Read more
6 Things You Should Be Doing Before Your Workout
Working out is about so much more than what you do during your session and in order to get the most out of your routine, it pays to focus on what you do before and after you exercise. While we all have our individual rituals, there are a number... Read more
Burn Fat Faster With These Alternative Exercises
When it comes to fat burning exercises, you might think that there are few activities quite as effective as pounding the pavement but it turns out, running might not be the most effective way in which to shift the pounds. While raising your heartbeat and working up a sweat... Read more
Do Your Best to Avoid Doing These Three Things Before the Gym
Everyone wants to have a good and solid workout every time they go to the gym, however, some people may not even know that the things they do every day are stopping them from doing that. There are certain things you definitely should not do right before you go... Read more
5 Ways To Burn Fat Without Leaving Your Desk
One the biggest hurdles people face for not making good on new year’s resolutions is time. People work too many hours. Finding time to go to a gym or play dodgeball is impossible. If there were just some way we could burn body fat while we worked, then we... Read more
Three Reasons You’re Not Seeing Results in the Gym
There is nothing that can destroy your motivation and drive to work out like not seeing results after months or even years in the gym. You put in the hard work and early mornings and feel like you deserve the results and they should be there. Here are three... Read more
The Beginner’s Guide To Yoga
Do you want to get stronger, more flexible and look after your body long into the future? Yoga might be the best way forwards. The low impact, strength building exercise has long been lauded as one of the best at improving your overall health and general well being and... Read more
How To Hack Your Next Cardio Workout
Working out your heart is one of the best ways in which you can improve your health and ramp up your fitness level. Cardio workouts are perhaps the most vital part of a balanced fitness regime and in order to get the most out of you activities, it pays... Read more
4 Exercises To Get In Shape On The Go
Getting in shape on the go is all about fitting in your exercises around your work schedule but what if there were another way? When slotting in workout sessions becomes too much to juggle, you can let your fitness regime fall by the wayside but instead of getting down... Read more