We all want to be able to squat and deadlift like cro-mags while also showing off a chiseled chest, arms, and abs. When you look at yourself in the mirror, you want to be somewhat impressed — you want to see validation that all the hard work you’ve been putting … Read More
Lifting heavy weights can enhance your physical strength better than low-load training, as it conditions the brain to send more signals to the muscles, scientists have found.
The study shows that physical strength might stem as much from exercising the nervous system as the muscles … Read More
QUESTION: What are your best tips for long lasting weight loss?
ANSWER: First and foremost, avoid the extreme diets. Extreme diets in combination with unrealistic exercise routines may help you drop a boat-load of weight fast, but in 80 percent of individuals the weight will be back with a vengeance … Read More
We know there are no shortcuts when it comes losing weight – and keeping it off. But there is one thing you need to focus on if you want long lasting results.
It’s an interesting question. One that is most likely answered if you reverse it and ask yourself… Which … Read More
Starting a new arm routine can be exhilarating when you’re greeted with rapid results. The downside comes a few weeks later when you don’t seem to be getting any more chiseled. Though you were making progress early on, you may find yourself stuck benching the same weight, unable to improve … Read More
Looking to build muscle without adding major bulk? The good news is that there are ways to work hard at the gym without becoming an Arnold doppelgänger. Mainly your routine should focus on combining cardio and weight-lifting in equal parts. That way you’ll simultaneously burn fat and build muscle, without … Read More
All the crunches in the world are not going to define your six-pack. Shocked?
If you didn’t already know, doing crunches is one of the culprits that causes lower back injuries.
Yet, many slog it out on the floor, hoping to crunch away the flab to create a ripped rectus … Read More
No matter how you slice it, weight loss isn’t easy. But unless you have an underlying physical condition like hypothyroidism that impairs your ability to shed pounds, it doesn’t have to feel exhausting, next-to-impossible, or mind-numbingly frustrating. Trust us. Here are seven common signs you’re making it harder on yourself … Read More
More than half of Americans are striving to put more protein on their plates, according to a survey by the research firm NPD Group. We’re sprinkling protein powder into yogurt, oatmeal, and smoothies, and buying snack bars and even pasta with extra grams of the stuff. But do we need … Read More
But do you know how those hotties out there, under the sun, toned up those tank top ready arms? If you’re thinking, “Uuuuh, no? But do tell, please!” You’re in luck, because we’re about to. Before we pick up the weights, and I start cuing you through a seriously effective … Read More