Staying fit isn’t just about looking great. It’s about being your best self. Sometimes, though, it can be daunting to eat the right foods or head to the gym for an hour of high-impact cardio. If you need motivation to exercise, consider just some of the many lifesaving benefits of working out regularly and maintaining healthy nutrition.
Hey All! I have been away from this blog for a few months. I needed to recharge my batteries. But I am back (well after this guest post). This guest post is by Marguerite. It is a great article for parents to read. I am a huge advocate of keeping the emerging generations away from being unfit and unhealthy. This post is just a drop in that bucket. Give it a read, it is well worth it!
I Have Been Really Enjoying American Ninja Warrior
This is going to be a very short post. Over the past few weeks American Ninja Warrior has been on NBC Monday nights. If you have not seen it yet, it is a great example of how bodyweight training can really build a solid foundation for optimal performance. The contestants in ANW are extremely fit, lean, and athletic. I highly doubt you would ever seen a over msucular guy even coming close to doing what these people do. ’
Use Resistance Bands To Increase Your Results
I have not posted in a few weeks. I decided to take a few off of blogging and relax a bit. While doing that however I was at work in my fitness lab experimenting with some new exercises and routines. During the past few weeks I was focusing on push ups and chest. The types of push ups you can do are nearly endless ans scattered through this blog is a plethora of them. I realized however that I have not addresses using resistance bands while doing push ups to increase your results and add a whole new level of difficulty. I will unpack the right and wrong ways to do these in this post so keep on reading.
What Are The Main Benefits of Sprinting?
The weather is getting nicer with spring in full bloom and summer rapidly approaching. That means getting outside and being active hopefully will be a main form of exercise for you. Living in Seattle we have to take the nice days when we get them. So in the summer is when I usually ramp up my sprinting routine only one day a week. The benefits of sprinting are well documented and I will show you those in this post. I have come to love my sprinting workouts in the summer. It is the purest for of high intensity interval training and only after 10 or sprints with minimal rest it takes it out of you. In this post I am going to provide three different references on the benefits of sprinting for you so keep on reading.
Read My Honest Review of The Workout Program Rushfit
There are a ton of workout programs available in the market today. Rushfit happens to be one of them. If you have never heard of it, no worries I will unpack what it is in this post. Rushfit was created by MMA star George St. Pierre. I am a big fan of MMA and the guys who do it are in top shape. Any time I see a person endorsing a fitness program based around themselves I get a little squirmy. The reason is that a lot of self endorsed fitness programs tend to well… suck. Does Rushfit fit this mold? Well we will get into that. Keep on reading to find out what I thought about each workout in Rushfit and if you should either try it or make fun of it.
Does Fasting Before Exercising Help Burn More Fat?
When I first started to work out well over a decade ago I bought all of the pre workout supplements and shakes I could find to increase my return on investment. After a lot of money and some results I came to my senses. When I picked up bodyweight training I started to focus on simplifying all things health and fitness. If I wanted to be fit and health for as long as possible I needed a simple and sustainable approach to make that happen. About a year ago I switched to a fasted state prior to exercising. What did I find out? Keep on reading to see if being in a fasted state prior to working out helps burn fat and get you results quicker than not fasting…
If You Are A Hardgainer, This Post Is For You
If you are a hardgainer that basically means you have one heck of a time putting on weight. It may seem no matter what you do you can’t keep weight or muscle on to be sustainable. For others reading this is may be the opposite, you put weight on extremely easy, and it drives you crazy. Both sides of the spectrum struggle with their own sets of issues. For me personally, I am a hardgainer, I drop weight or maintain a certain weight rather easy. So, if you are hardgainer and want some tips, or someone who struggles with weight gain this post will serve both sides. As always keep on reading…
Rusty Moore Just Released Visual Impact Cardio
Hey Guys. I just got Visual Impact Cardio and it is fantastic. Rusty has never put out a sub par product, and this is just another testimony that he never will. So what is VIsual Impact Cardio and why should you even care? If you know who Rusty Moore is then you know he gets results for people, and has one of the most influential fitness blogs about getting lean and the Hollywood look on the internet. In this post I will unpack the essentials of Visual Impact Cardio and why I think it is a must buy
Does Exercise Really Help Reduce A Cold?
We are at the time year when winter is quickly coming to an end and spring is about to go into full swing. For some this may not matter depending on where you live, but I can tell you living in Seattle this means chances of more sun! This transition time between winter and spring also ends up with many people getting a cold or some type of virus. You have probably heard somewhere at sometime that exercise reduces the duration and symptoms of having a cold. But is that even true or just an old wives tale? Keep on reading to find out if exercise truly does help prevent and reduce a cold.