Category: WIGHT LOSS

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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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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Periodized Nutrition: When To Go Low Carb

The bodyweight training program is fast, effective, accessible, and the best way into training. With a progressive, consistent approach, elite levels of fitness can be forged in this manner. After all, the body and its environment are really all most humans have ever had to train with. Bodyweight calisthenics is the backbone of Georges Hebért’s Natural Method and […]

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Workouts For Fat Loss After 40

Is it just me, or does it seem like all of the talks about fat-loss for the over 40 population rather than workouts is all about pills, powders, and potions? Why doesn’t anybody want to talk about good old-fashioned training and proper, balanced eating? It’s much more common to see remedies from the supplement industry making headlines, […]

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The Benefits Of Training On Explosive Power

Power: Often considered the holy grail of athletic prowess. Yet, most of us casual gym-goers (and even high-level athletes) don’t spend all that much time training to be more explosive and in more power. Instead, we devote much of our time into training gain strength, and we assume gaining strength will translate into being more explosive. […]

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The 8 Best Exercises for Weight Loss

It’s estimated that half of all American adults attempt for weight loss every year by exercises Aside from dieting, exercising is one of the most common strategies employed by those trying to shed extra pounds. It burns calories, and this plays a key role in weight loss. In addition to helping your weight loss, exercise […]

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HOW TO FIT EXERCISE INTO EVERY DAY

Humans lived with impressive strength and vigor for tens of thousands of years without any occasion to incorporate a regimented every day exercise routine. It was a civilization that brought extensive chair sitting and compartmentalized our world into gyms where you work out and everywhere elsewhere you don’t. For most of us, there is no […]

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THE GAP BETWEEN HEALTH AND FITNESS

Health and fitness are often lumped together but there’s a difference—and sometimes it’s a sizeable gap. Let’s explore the working definition of each: Health: A state of optimal physical, mental, and social well-being—not merely the absence of disease. Fitness: The condition of being physically fit. But that doesn’t tell us a lot. Dan John describes fitness as […]

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HER FITNESS: 28 WEIGHT LOSS TIPS FROM WOMEN WHO HAVE LOST 100 POUNDS

1. Start small.  Her Fitness: “I began walking or jogging for 15 minutes a day. I worked up to 30 minutes and then increased it again. It was a very gradual process.” 2. Don’t give up when your weight loss plateaus.  “I remember hitting the first plateau and feeling so defeated, but you have to […]

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HER FITNESS: BEAT THE COLD WINTER

Her Fitness: Now is about the time the winter doldrums start to sink in and I just feel this cloud of “ugh” wash over me, especially when it’s 5pm and already dark outside. I am NOT a fan of winter at all, how about you? Here are 4 ways I am going to combat the […]

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