I can’t say it enough. If you want a lean body the secret is to control what goes into your body. There are no quick magic fixes or supplements. Its hard work in and out of the gym. Theres 24 hours in a day, 1 hour of which you are hopefully busting your ass. You … Continue reading
How to confuse your muscles WITHOUT switching to a new exercise.
One misconception is that exercises need to be constantly changed to get some type of training effect. If you know what you are doing you can use the same exercises year round and get awesome results. Here’s what I mean. In any exercise, variables such as sets, rest, tempo, load, and repetitions can be all … Continue reading
Question and Answer #2. Running and ground reaction forces.
Question: How bad is running for your knees? How bad is it to be overweight and run? What is the best workout if you have only your bodyweight and 15 minutes? Answer: Running itself is not bad on your knees. It’s the constant jarring and impact from the forces that are created from each step … Continue reading
Get a hardcore workout in a short period of time.
Here is a very powerful fitness tip for all of you that have a short attention span and you just want to get a lot of work done. Its called a ladder, its actually very simple. Pick any exercise and do 1 repetition and rest. Now do 2 repetitions and rest, continue to add one … Continue reading
Question and Answer #1. Can I still do cardio without running?
Q. Can I still do cardio without running? A. Yes you still can get a great cardiorespiratory workout without doing any running. Unfortunately we all get injured sooner or later. And because of certain injuries we may not be able to participate in the activities that we love. In this case running. Some individuals may … Continue reading
Exercise and Developing the Mind
Sometimes we are so fixated on changing the appearance of our bodies, we lose focus on the most important factor of all. Mental toughness. Life is hard, very hard. And the harder we are on ourselves the easier life will be on us. Exercise teaches us how to endure pain in a safe way. Each … Continue reading
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Delayed Gratification in Fitness
I constantly get asked “what’s the secret to fat loss?” “How can I achieve my fitness results in the fastest way possible?” Well I am very sorry, there is NO SECRET, and living in the fast lane is where you crash and burn. I’ve done martial arts for a good portion of my life and … Continue reading
Pay me once, or pay me two times later
Once my instructor told me, “pay me once, or pay me two times later” What exactly did he mean? As we all know, its much easier to do something right the first time around than to undo all the wrong. Jane: I really have to workout. Trainer: Funny you should talk about that, because I … Continue reading