Core training is often misunderstood due to overemphasis of the abdominal muscles and neglect of training the other supporting core musculature. The "core" of the human body is comprised of 35 different muscles that help twist, bend, flex, extend, and rotate the mid-body. To build rock-solid core strength, add these 3 exercise to your workout program.
For the final 3 months of 2014, I embarked on a pure strength training program. Take a look at the incredible changes that happened to my body and my performance.
It's the first Monday of the 2015. Week 1 of 52. A fresh start. A restart. A clean slate. A time to change. Setting goals is an important step in planning your success. When determining a goal, a person must consider if their resolution is actually realistic for their lifestyle. Here are five resolutions that are realistic for anyone.
There's been a lot of fitness topics researched, analyzed, and discussed in the past year. As a fitness professional and nerd, I'm constantly diving into the growing sea of information and determining the truths. Here's what I learned in 2014.
Toss your shoes, switch your grip, pause during reps, and more. They may sound funky and strange, but they all work. Try using these six unconventional tricks to improve your workouts.
Most people set a goal to have a flat stomach or toned arms, but few ever see these results. The experts behind Precision Nutrition created an accurate infograph that outlines the requirements for improving your body's shape and size. Being fit is more than exercise and diet; A "fit" person has to adopt a certain lifestyle to maintain their physique. See which one fits you best. [Yes, that was a pun on words]
We all have made adjustments to our eating regime. Dieting is a common practice, yet most people overlook the basics. Building a strong nutritional foundation is vital to long-term success and compliance. This week, we explore the correct ways to "diet" and learn how to make the proper adjustments based upon your body type.
6 Days. 19 states. 4,200 miles. My cross-country road trip was taxing on my body, especially sitting for most of each day. I needed to create a quick workout I could use at any hotel. Here's what helped me keep my strength on the road.
As the fitness industry has shifted its recommendations from long duration, aerobic cardio to short, interval-based activities, there lies a lot of confusion and hesitance in this new type of exercise. One of the best aspects of interval-based training is the quickness of the workout(s). Gone are the days of 1,000's of repetitions and revolutions to strengthen your cardio. If you really want to improve all of your fitness levels, all you need is two minutes.