Your Fitness Career

One thing people don’t always tend to notice is that people in high powered careers, aside from their incredibly busy schedules, are often also in very good shape. You may be doubtful as to whether this reflects their inner state. It’s true that a highly successful person could look great on the outside and simultaneously... Continue reading

The Importance Of The Posterior Chain

A problem with the majority of people trying to get in shape by going to the gym is that they will typically assess progress – and build their workouts around – what they can see in the mirror. And, of course, the most prominent muscles when gazing at your own reflection are pectorals, deltoids, abs,... Continue reading

How To Relieve The Boredom Of Dull Cardio Routines

Cardio is an essential component of staying healthy, and decreasing our chances of becoming obese right? Well it seems plausible so most people who hit the gym for general exercise end up doing dull routines on the treadmill or exercise bike. These workout sessions become a habit and they can soon become boring and predictable.... Continue reading

How to Warm Up

What are warm ups Warm ups are physical activities prior to exercise activities or athletic performances. Warm ups are important because they help prepare the body for exercise and physical performances. Unfortunately far too often are warm ups neglected which is a shame since there are many benefits to warming up. Warm ups benefit those... Continue reading

Personal trainer options in New York

The time to start maximizing your physical health is now. Even small steps can make a difference, especially if you keep moving forward instead of starting and stopping physical fitness and nutritional plans. If you have a hectic schedule at home or at work, you might find it tough to stay motivated to go to... Continue reading

Exercise Ideas For Seniors

Children need exercise. Teenagers & young adults need exercise. Adults need exercise. Seniors need exercise. In fact it is every bit as important to exercise regularly in your senior years, after all, they say if you don’t use it you will lose it..! Regular, gentle exercise helps seniors to maintain a good level of health... Continue reading

Six Pack Shortcuts – Crazy Six Pack Abs Workout

  • ...21 February 2014

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  In today’s video, we are going to do another awesome ab training session that is going to strengthen your core. Give it all you got, because this intense workout will get you one step closer to getting the abs you’ve always dreamed about. Workout breakdown: 4 Rounds/3 Exercises/ Reps: 20 Each Exercise/ Short Rest... Continue reading

Five Of The Best Foods For Building Muscle

Whilst getting the physique you want is mostly down to hard work and lifting the right weights, you’d be surprised how much of a difference the food you eat can make. Some people ignore the importance of fine-tuning their diet, simply thinking all they need to do is lift. Weight work is important, and you... Continue reading

Different Ways You Can Exercise In A Swimming Pool

  • ...10 February 2014

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Swimming pools are a fantastic thing to own if you want a great way to be able to relax and unwind in the evenings. They’re absolutely ideal for closing your eyes and just letting the water take the weight off your feet while you try to forget the worries of the day you’ve just had... Continue reading

Running – Exercise For The Body, Rest For The Mind

  • ...6 February 2014

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Running is not a very loved sport among the lazy folks. As they say, it wears out body and mind. But, those claims come usually before they try running. When they try it once, they simply fall in love with running and become aware how much they contribute to their body and mind with it.... Continue reading

7 Ways to Get Fit for Less

For those that are trying to either bulk up or maintain their body building regime they can find their weekly expenditure on gym passes, whey protein, food and work out equipment becomes all too much to keep up on a week to week basis. In this guide we look at 7 ways you can get... Continue reading

Safe Ways to Exercise after Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery is popularly considered as an effective solution to obesity and weight-related health issues. Contrary to popular belief, it is only the first step toward weight maintenance and healthy living. Here, we discuss the many benefits of exercising for those who have undergone a surgical procedure for weight loss. The Center for Obesity... Continue reading

Using Exercise to Manage and Prevent Cardiac Problems

Cardiac problems are any kind of disease that affects the heart.  They are often referred to as heart diseases or cardiovascular diseases.  They include heart rhythm problems, heart defects and heart infections, and coronary artery disease. These problems can lead to heart attack and ultimately, premature death. The good news is, cardiac problems can be... Continue reading

Indoor & Outdoor Cardio Ideas for Snowy Weather

Snowy weather is no excuse for being a coach potato. If you let a few snowflakes scare you from being active, you’ll pack on the holiday pounds fast. To stay slim and drop excess fat during the colder months, take advantage of these indoor and outdoor cardio ideas for snowy weather. Sometimes we need a... Continue reading

Guidelines for Planning Best Workout Routines

Being overweight is the common issue that most women are struggling. Fortunately, there are workout routines designed exclusively for women. In some cases, doing exercises alone is not enough and would not yield positive results. In this sense, the best thing to do is to follow a workout routine that can provide the best results.... Continue reading

The Fitness Secrets the Experts Don’t Tell You

Sadly, there are companies out there that look to put sales and profits above the health and continued dieting success of their customers, but thankfully we’re here to fill you in on the fitness secrets the ‘experts’ don’t tell you. If you’re planning to start a detox or a new fitness regime in the run... Continue reading

3 Ways to Help Your Personal Training Clients Achieve Their Goals

Like surgeons, firefighters, police officers and other servants of the public interest, personal trainers have a great responsibility to clients.  As any experienced trainer knows, results and the commitment of particular clients vary, but trainers need to provide stable support to best facilitate client success. Experienced and successful trainers address clients in ...

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Winter Wearing You Down?

Staying active during the warmer months is not difficult. The greenery,flower sand sun are inviting. However, the grayer, colder days of winter may not encourage outdoor activities. Instead of staying inside by the fireplace, take advantage of the activities that present themselves during the winter season. Here are five workouts that will keep you moving... Continue reading

(Fitness) Freak Like Me

Rewind three years, I weigh 95 kilograms and I’m a hefty and unhappy size twenty with more health problems than I have fingers to count them on. I knew something had to be done when my Doctor said simply, it is because you are morbidly obese that you are so sick, you have to take... Continue reading

Assessing the True Legacy of the London Olympics

In the aftermath of the London Olympics, there was genuine hope that its legacy would lead to a healthier and fitter society. While many may suggest that this is the case, however, there are some dissenting voices who claim that the games slogan of ‘inspiring a generation’ has been grossly overstated. This is something of... Continue reading

Working Out For Stay At Home Parents

Once you become a stay a home parent, your main job is to look after the home and finding fun things to do with your children to keep them happy. I know exactly how hard it can be to stay fit and try to squeeze workouts in when you can. However in this day and... Continue reading

Pilates, Beneficial For Mind, Body And Soul

  • ...21 November 2013

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Everyone knows how important it is to take care of your body. There are many things that you can do to put yourself and your health first. Almost everybody has heard of the basics; drinking lots of water, staying active, eating a wide variety of nutritious foods and staying away from bad habits like drinking... Continue reading

The History of Home Fitness Equipment

Getting fit and staying healthy is a concept that’s been around for decades, but it wasn’t always possible to get a full-gym workout from the comfort of your home. Home fitness equipment started out many years ago, but the devices that first hit the market seem like ancient torture devices to modern-day fitness enthusiasts. Here’s... Continue reading

Buying Supplements with Myprotein Discount Codes

Are you having a hard time gaining weight and building muscle? If so, you need to use the right supplements and protein shakes to help you get the weight you want and sculpt your body into a muscular work of art. Myprotein discount codes will help you get a good deal on a variety of... Continue reading

Some Exercise Tips & Ideas For Elderly People

The key to aging healthily is exercise and as we grow older, the need to exercise regularly and maintain an active lifestyle becomes more important than ever before. You may feel like slowing down and taking it easy, but a little bit of regular exercise can help you to look and feel younger and it... Continue reading

Exercise: How It Can Help People With IBS

It is common knowledge that regular exercise can keep individuals fit and healthy. It brings a lot of benefits to the health and well-being – helping to control weight, boosting energy, improving mood, and even keeping diseases away. But what if some illnesses are already experienced, will exercise help individuals cope up with these? If... Continue reading

100 Reps Ab Workout Mike Chang Video

  • ...25 October 2013

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In this video, we are going to do a 100 rep six pack ab workout. This workout is going to help you sculpt your abs from every angle, so you can get the six pack abs you’ve always wanted. Workout breakdown: 20 reps of straight leg sit ups 20 reps of of straight leg knee... Continue reading

Top 5 Ways to Increase Testosterone

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Testosterone is a naturally-occurring hormone that men and women secrete. However, poor nutrition can lead to rapidly diminished testosterone, especially in males. In contrast, you can naturally increase your testosterone level simply by getting regular exercise practicing a healthy diet. Taking certain vitamins and minerals can also help decrease your body’s natural ...

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Dangers of Abdominal Fat: And 7 Ways To Lose it!

  • ...13 September 2013

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Having a belly fat isn’t attractive, but the problem is much MORE than that. People who have excess of belly fat have higher risk of health-related problems such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and some types of cancer. You can read more about these dangers in this article by the Huffington Post. But not... Continue reading

Top 5 Exercises For Biceps

  • ...2 September 2013

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Building your biceps can be difficult if you’re not doing the right exercises with the appropriate amount of weight. A lot of people hire personal trainers to help them overcome the confusion of this, but that can get expensive quickly. A great alternative to spending money on a trainer is doing exercises at home. There... Continue reading

How To Fit Exercise Into A “Too Busy To Workout” Schedule

You already know you should exercise. Physical activity improves cardiovascular and pulmonary function, which helps to reduce blood pressure. It also relieves stress, improves sleep, and builds strength and endurance. You’ll enjoy a more positive self-image, more clarity of thought, and the natural “high” that occurs when endorphins are produced. ...

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Preparing for the Swimming Aspect of a Triathlon

  • ...11 July 2013

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If you’ve just signed yourself up for a triathlon competition… well done! You’ve made an excellent decision. Triathlon’s are increasingly popular with athletes and fitness fans who want to push their bodies to limits they didn’t even know they had, and competitions are springing up around the UK and the rest of the world. Even... Continue reading

Top Tips For Any Gym Rookie

For beginners to the world of fitness, the gym is the ideal place to start. It is the perfect place to tone, trim and shape your body. The gym is full of different machines, weights and equipment all designed to work every muscle in your body. But where do you start? What do you wear?... Continue reading

Turn Your Fat Into Muscle Now!

There are 2 main reasons diets don’t generally work for the public and often fail. First, not getting enough calories into your body will cause hunger attacks and this will lead to binge eating. Second, the food is often very bland tasting and doesn’t give your taste buds what it graves. In both cases this... Continue reading

How To Naturally Increase Testosterone

Hey man, it’s Mike Chang and today I have my special guest John Romaniello and we’re going to talk about ARNOLD. We’re going to find out a bit about everyone’s hero and find out his beliefs were about specific weight training methods and techniques. John’s YouTube channel How To Naturally Increase Testosterone – With John... Continue reading

Boot Camp For Summer Swim Suit Season

  • ...17 June 2013

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With the summer months in full swing, it’s time to get back into peak physical condition. While exercising is all about becoming healthy and freeing yourself from stress, it’s also a great way to shape your body and look the way you want to. With swimsuit season here, getting in shape is the best way... Continue reading

How To Make Exercising Fun

If you could maintain a normal weight without exercising, would you still do it? If you asked most Americans that question, they would immediately answer, “Of course, not! Are you crazy?” Many people dread exercise like they dread getting a root canal. It is something that they have to force themselves to do – not... Continue reading

Four Reasons A Treadmill Is Worth The Money

Choosing exercise equipment can be hard. There are so many different options now that it can be difficult to know which ones will deliver the finest results. We’re a fan of keeping it simple, and that means that one of the best pieces of fitness equipment you can buy is a treadmill. Treadmills are time... Continue reading

5 Tips To Make Running Less Boring

Running itself is pretty mundane. Especially if you are one of those crazy people who run for hours on end. I don’t know how you do it. I would die. But if you are like the rest of us normal people who run for about a half hour and then call it quits, it still... Continue reading

Best Supplements To Take After Jogging

People who jog on a regular basis have greater nutritional requirements than those who don’t. Post workout supplements can therefore come in very handy for joggers as they aid in the recovery process, enhance their performance and boost their energy levels. The more intense the jogging, the greater the needs to have more nutrients in... Continue reading

Three Easy Stomach Exercises for Flattering Abs

  • ...10 June 2013

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Stomach exercises are an essential part of any fitness regime and for very good reason. Washboard abs, free of any fat deposits and chances of muffins tops do not merely add to good looks, but are also healthy. Along with a controlled diet and a generally healthy lifestyle doing exercises that specifically benefit the stomach... Continue reading

The Teenager’s Guide To Health & Fitness

Weight is the big bugaboo of our lives and it starts when we are teenagers, sometimes even younger. The media generated perception of perfection and the unrealistic notion of the ideal body totally consumes us – male or female. This same strange obsession has also forced scores of people, not content with already having perfect... Continue reading

What Can You Do About Your Sore Muscles?

If you go to the gym on a regular basis you are familiar with sore muscles. Muscle pain can prevent you from exercising and would force you to rest more. At the same time, you also know that you would get less pain the more you train. In case, you had to take a long... Continue reading

Using Fitness Videos To Achieve Your Personal Goals

Consistent exercise is the main key in order to achieve maximum results from any effective fitness plan. Regularity is also important in resting, sleeping, and following a sensible diet. The intensity and duration of exercise must gradually increase to improve the level of fitness. Overemphasizing one of the components over the others may eventually lessen... Continue reading

Getting Fit Doesn’t Have To Be Boring

Whether you want to get healthier or lose some inches for a holiday, it can be incredibly difficult for those blessed with a short attention span. Whilst it can seem like a boring issue to tackle, getting fit doesn’t have to mean hours at the gym and large membership fees as there are plenty of... Continue reading

Top 5 Bodybuilding And Fitness IPhone Apps

At this present age man has greatly evolved in terms of technology. The iPhone has been one of these great achievements of man. The iPhone is no longer for just communicating via text or call. It is a device that can be used for so much more; one could say it is almost now a... Continue reading

Why You Should Choose Karate Over Other Martial Arts

It is generally accepted that karate is translated as ‘empty hand’ in Japanese, which is an appropriate name, since it involves using a variety of weaponless techniques such as kicking and punching to defend against an attacker. Okinawa is believed to be the birthplace of karate, with several different forms of the martial art coming... Continue reading