If you’ve been working out for any length of time, there is a great chance you’ve experienced shoulder pain. Almost everybody has. After all, the shoulder joint is complex and you use it pretty much every time you do any upper body exercise. To top it off, many of the exercises we do are wrong […]
What is the world’s most expensive exercise machine, how does it work, and how much does the darn thing cost? Most important among the questions you’re probably asking is “Does it really work?” After all, if you’re paying a robust $14,615 for the darn thing, your overriding concern is weather or not you are getting […]
After years of dealing with recruits that are great at manipulating their PS3 controllers, but lousy at anything physically demanding, the Army has finally had enough. They have implemented a new physical fitness training program that concentrates more on building muscle and agility training than grueling, 5-mile runs in full gear.
Time will tell how this […]
Swimming is a wonderful activity that can cool you off on a summer day or be a great way to exercise. The benefits of swimming however, extend far beyond those two popular attributes. From an exercise perspective swimming is fantastic because it is zero impact. If you are heavy or have knee or ankle problems, […]
Top 10 Reasons to Exercise
Everyone just knows exercise is important, don’t they? Are there really reasons to exercise? You bet! Here are the top 10 reasons you should put down the remote, turn off 24 (you do have it on Tivo, don’t you?), and hit the weights or treadmill. We can go into what kind […]
The Best Fitness Ball Exercises
In a second, I’ll reveal some of the best fitness ball exercises. First though, there is something you should be aware of. If you use a fitness ball for your exercise program (and if you don’t, try it, a ball makes a great addition to a fitness program), be advised that […]
One of the things about being busy, weather you’re raising kids, have a busy professional life, or are a student with a heavy course load, is finding the time to exercise. That’s where some quick, fat burning exercises come in. For an exercise program like this you want efficiency; the maximum long term fat burning […]
If you were going to choose just one exercise to build muscle, boost your metabolism and burn fat, it would be hard to beat power cleans. The muscles used in power cleans include most of the major muscle groups except those in your chest and the triceps; hamstrings, quadriceps, glutes, lats, trapezius, deltoids, and biceps […]
Resistance bands are gaining in popularity because the bands are cheap, versatile, and can be easily packed away for traveling or storage (just don’t store them too long, you have to actually use them). You can do exercises for every body part with resistance bands, and in many cases you need less ancillary equipment because […]
If you travel frequently, getting in a workout can be a bit tough. Sure, many hotels have some kind of exercise room or fitness facility, but many times these just don’t stack up. What you need is some great portable exercise equipment you can bring with you on the road or to the office, so […]
The Killer Lower Ab Workout
Abs Built in the Gym
This is a great lower ab workout that will turn your lower abs into tight bands of steel. You probably already know this, but in case you’re blissfully unaware, the best lower ab workout in the world won’t do Jack Squat to give you the 6 or […]
A Workout Without Weights
Burn Fat & Add Muscle Faster Even if You Don’t Have a Gym Membership
Although few can dispute the effectiveness of a good weight workout, an effective workout without weights is great for a number of reasons.
First of all, it’s expensive to buy all that iron.
Second, weights take up space. Not everyone has […]