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Common Fitness Fallacies Holding You Back From Awesomeness
It takes a mature person to admit he is wrong. It takes that same kind of maturity to admit you don’t know everything. When it comes to fitness and nutrition, we’re so inundated with messaging, it seems we’re all experts. If advertisers and media outlets spent as much time... Read more
The Matrix Smartwatch Runs On Body Heat And Is (YAWN) Waterproof
Just launched on Indiegogo, Matrix Industries smartwatch could revolutionize how we power wearables forever, but first, they have to get them on a few wrists. All in good time, but time being the operating word, if Matrix Industries is successful, we will have enough of it to last forever.... Read more
Using The My Virtual Mission App You Can Run The Entire Globe
The recently awarded My Virtual Mission app is surging in popularity, and with good reason. Your normal gym time, which can be boring, suddenly has a goal, stretched out across the world. You have to log the calories to complete your virtual missions, but you don’t have to log... Read more
ActoFit Fitness Wearable Knows Everything About Your Lift 
It knows when you are sleeping, it knows when you’re awake, it even knows if you’ve been bad or good. If Santa Claus created a fitness wearable, it would be Actofit. The Actofit wearable is crowdfunding on Indiegogo right now. If you fear this is just another tracker to... Read more
Rebound Fitness Is Bouncing Into Trampoline Parks Around The Globe
There’s a little-known trend making its way up the ranks of fitness. Actually, it’s been around since the 90’s but hasn’t stopped growing since those early outfits. Bounce or rebound fitness employs the use of large trampolines covering the floor and walls of a room, like some kind of... Read more
These 3 Wearables Will Improve Your Tennis Game Finally
The world is not shy in the tennis technology department. There’s tons of it. Most of what you find attaches to your racket or uses special cameras to capture your movement. The former is not a true wearable since it goes on your racket, the latter is an expensive... Read more
5 Of The Best Moves To Tone Up Your Butt
Want to really kick your body into shape? It’s time to shape up your backside! Strength building and toning exercises can work wonders on the muscle, helping to get rid of any excess fat and shape up your body in one fell swoop. These easy exercises can be incorporated... Read more
Step Aside Nike; Powerlace’s P-Ones Lace Themselves Too
Can we just call technology what it is? We’re lazy creatures, not sloth lazy, but we invent things so we can work less. That is not the premise of Powerlace’s self-lacing shoes. They lobby we’ve not updated the shoe in decades. For the most part, this... Read more
4 Corner Stones: Change Your Perspectives, Change Your Results 
One of the best pieces of fitness advice I’ve acquired in the last few years was from movement specialist, Ido Portal. It was a couple of years ago on a podcast called London Real when Portal advised listeners to find a dogma. The term dogma may bend your ear... Read more
Toning Exercises For A Workout On The Fly
Losing weight is hardly a walk in the park. Getting your fitness on everyday can seem like the only way to shed the pounds and if you’re not seeing the results, it can soon become disheartening. Pounding the pavement isn’t the only way to go. Strength building moves are... Read more
These Yoga Exercises Can Banish Your Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain is something that you should take seriously. The state of your back plays a significant role in your general health and wellbeing as you age. While lower back pains might come and go, there are exercises that you can undertake in order to get rid of... Read more
How To Build Your Muscles Without Equipment
Thought that the only way to build up your muscles was to hit the gym? Think again! Bodyweight based exercises are some of the most effective out there, helping you to build your muscles without giving yourself a strain. Practicing any number of simple exercises at home can help... Read more
The 6 Missing Parts of Your Workout Plan
There are many places where a plan can fall apart. From the plan itself to the execution of that plan, we’re not all the most skilled doers. Planning isn’t something with which you are born. Someone has to teach you. This is why many people choose to hire a... Read more
Don’t Cross-train? Big Mistake. Here’s Why
The gym is full of dedicated people who show up day-after-day, year-after-year, only to shove the same body into the same clothes for their efforts. It’s sad, like really sad. Alright, not that sad… but pretty sad. What is sad is, nobody joins the gym to be the same person... Read more
Travel Workout Tools You Don’t Have to Pack
Despite the prevalence of workforce that telecommutes, the travel industry is growing. We travel today more than ever. Reason being, nothing will ever replace belly-to-belly sales or a good hug from someone from far away. Not only that but the ability to perform our jobs from anywhere has more people on... Read more
Runners: The 5 Best GPS Wrist Wearables of 2016
Up until recently, the challenge for most fitness trackers has been the exclusion of GPS. Most simply didn’t offer it, not without a paired smartphone. When you run, the last thing you want is additional weight, even the slimmest smartphone. Okay, that’s not really a running set-up… but silly, right? This year, every... Read more
5 Ways To Burn More Calories After You Workout
Workouts are one of the best ways to shed the fat, get in shape and kick your healthy habits up a gear. It turns out, however, that there’s a lot more that you could be doing. Your habits during your fitness sessions can determine how much energy you keep... Read more
Get a Grip: The Right Technique to Lift Anything
Nobody drives a car like I do, the right way. Nobody paints a wall, cuts tomatoes, tap dances, picks their nose… you get the idea. My way is THE right way. The concept of being “correct” could fill pages. Perspective usually has something to do with it. There’s the... Read more
4 Must Have Back Strengthening Exercises For Pelvic Tilters
When I was a actively training clients, looking for new clients, the easiest way for me to open a door was tell someone I knew they suffered back pain. Most people suffer back issues. It’s not just a modern phenomenon either. We’ve had problems with our spines since the invention... Read more
5 Fitness-related Things the Apple Watch 2 Doesn’t Do
No doubt, we’re fans of the Apple Watch Series 2. We’re fans of nearly anything wearable tech related, especially if it’s fitness tech. It’s what we do. That said, the Apple Watch Series 2 is a force to be reckoned with, but it’s not perfect in every way for... Read more