Should Women Lift Weights for Fat Loss?
Won’t lifting make women look bulky and big?
There’s a school of though out there that women should not lift weights for fat loss. That view holds they’ll end up looking like E. German shot putters from 1968….. Yeah, right! This is 2015, and we’ve come a long way, baby! Women should […]
Should Women Lift Weights for Fat Loss?
7 Power Plants That Burn Fat and Build Muscle
Imagine, being able to add a few carefully selected ingredients to your diet and supercharge your muscle building and fat loss efforts. In case you’re thinking the hard work would then stop, that’s something best left to your imagination! If you’re after plants that burn fat, or […]
What Will You Do to Reach Your Fat Loss and Fitness Goals?
Maybe you’re only 1 small change from the body you want, maybe a lifestyle. It comes down to making that 1 small change, then making one more. Soon you’ve changed your lifestyle, and your body!
The Fat Loss Trio
Rocket science? Nah, just what’s worked for […]
How Many Calories Do Squats or Power Cleans Burn?
I’m often asked how many calories different weight training movements burn. The big, compound movements, such bench press, squat, and power cleans can use significant amounts of weight, and one would think, burn plenty o’ calories. In case you’ve been sleeping during my rants however…. It’s not […]
Top 10 Hip Hop & Rap Workout Tracks
So, I’m old school…. before Hip-Hop. Yeah, the sun DID rise back then. I was the last generation that had rock based pop, before the hip-hop explosion. That being said, hip-hop pretty much rules for workout music. In case there were any doubts, I just did a survey […]
Work Until Your Signature is an Autograph!
It’s one of the best motivational statements ever. Think about what it means, and you’ll realize why. It encapsulates everything necessary, and conveys the possibilities before you. You may not want to be in the position to give an autograph, but that’s not the damn point! Reaching your goals requires […]
Which Fat Loss Diet is Really Best According to Real Research
There are so many fat loss diets out there. The plethora of people, place, and thing diets all purport to be the magic bullet when it comes to fat loss and fitness. What about the “Common Sense Diet”? How would that be? In any case, […]
7 Best Dumbbell Exercises: Build Muscle and Burn Fat
Dumbbells rule! They’re on the good end of the functional strength continuum, opposite machines. Those little hunks of iron give you all the range of motion you’ll ever need. They also force your body to take on full control responsibility, bringing in all the little stabilizing and […]
How to Talk to Kids About Their Weight
No Easy Task
There is a childhood obesity problem in the United States. All the lab coat types tell us what we’re already seeing with our own eyes. Crappy food and hours of video game play do not a skinny Johnny make. There are many issues conspiring to create […]
6 Steps to a 6 Pack
Always wanted 6-Pack Abs? You’re in Luck!
Okay, so you’re looking for a 6-pack. Who the hell isn’t? No, really! The irony is….. many people already have one; yeah, look down, you may be one of them. Can’t see it? No matter, you may still have a 6-pack like a Greek God
Diet Plans That Work for Weight Loss
Why Some Do, Others Don’t, and How to Fix It
There are hundreds of diet plans for weight loss floating around these days. You’ll find many that simply contradict each other; low fat, low carb, high fat, eat junk food on Sundays, every other day diets, and so on. This […]
Bench Press Technique Mistakes
They’ll Kill Development… and Your Back
Wanna see some funny shit? Head down to your local gym and check out bench press techniques. It’s not just that
bench press technique mistakes you look damn silly; they hamstring development, and can make one of the best upper body power and development movements into an injury-riddled disaster.
Yeah, it’s […]