Make Your EXERCISE Routine A Total Knockout

Exercise Routine: Grappling is my first and forever love. That will be an awkward conversation with my future wife. My love of grappling eventually led to an appreciation and fondness for other forms of unarmed combat. It didn’t hurt that I had Bruce Lee movies and Rocky to watch as a kid. I grew up in […]

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Anytime, Anywhere Exercise Routines

Exercise Routines: There is nothing like the feeling of strong, vibrant movement in wide-open spaces. Something just feels right about those workouts that break us out of the gym confines and allow us to explore a more three-dimensional, undomesticated fitness experience. We were made to run free, climb trees, swim, and carry essential materials. Unfortunately, sometimes […]

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Walls, Bands, and Benches: Adaptable Workouts for Chaos, Limitation, and Variety

Adaptable Workouts Variety: Routines are essential for sustainable success, but sometimes your plan blows up. When this happens you must remember that exercise is too important to concede defeat. Sure, missing one day’s plan isn’t the end of the world, but it sacrifices the opportunity to adapt. Paradoxically, it is often life’s limitations that prompt the […]

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ENERGY BARS TO UPGRADE YOUR LIFESTYLE

Upgrade Lifestyle: There you are, in front of a crowd of thousands cheering your name. You step up to the bar, get a firm grip—your body in perfect position. You are about to complete the lift of your life. Suddenly the cheering begins to fade from motivating background music to a horrendous, blaring noise that […]

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THE GUIDE TO OVERCOMING POOR POSTURE

What is posture, exactly? And what does it mean to have good posture or poor? Can it help you eliminate pain? Or move differently? These are just a few of the questions surrounding posture and its close relative alignment that Steven Low and Jarlo Ilano aim to answer in their new book overcoming Poor Posture. Posture, […]

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ROCK SOLID: KETTLEBELL STRENGTH PROGRAM WITH RESULTS

Are you bored with the same kettlebell routine and seeing little to no results? We Put Rock Solid to the Test Kettlebell Strength: This program was hands down one of the most effective lower-body programs we have tested. We noted tangible results in just six weeks, including an improvement in sumo deadlift weights, an increase […]

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No Crunches Please: A 3 Core Workout

You can get a great core workout without ever doing a sit-up or crunch. Many people hate crunches and even more find that they aggravate their lower back or neck. Follow along as I take you through a full-body workout with a heavy core emphasis. I’ve crafted this 3-phase workout around movements and positions that demand strong engagement. You […]

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Make Incline Dumbbell Press And Rows Better

Incline dumbbell exercises such as incline dumbbell rows and incline dumbbell press. They are some of my go-to staple movements for effectively implementing isolateral versions of horizontal presses and pulls.  I also consistently incorporate single arm or unilateral variations into my training as well as that of my athletes. Clients as a means of simultaneously […]

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HER FITNESS: Yoga is Best To be Fit in Winters

HER FITNESS: Finding time to work out can be challenging any time of year, but especially in the winter. As the blustery, cooler months arrive, the idea of traveling to and from the gym, or finding a time that actually fits into the dwindling daylight hours, becomes more challenging. With the season comes freezing temperatures […]

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HER FITNESS: WHY YOU SHOULD CALCULATE YOUR BODY MASS INDEX

Her Fitness: BMI or Body Mass Index is a method of estimating a person’s body fat levels based on a person’s weight and height measurement. While the BMI calculation is an indirect measurement. In most people’s body fat it is more reliable. In other words, research on BMI calculations finds a strong correlation with others. […]

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