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3 Ways to Avoid a Snaccident

Ever roam the aisles of a drug store looking for a protein bar or healthy snack that taste good, is satisfying, or will fuel you up for a workout, and isn’t full of mystery ingredients? It’s a scary scavenger hunt…

Go Big & Go Home

Building muscle fast can be easy as one, two, three, if you go big and go home. Here is an effective muscle building circuit that works multiple muscle groups in the least amount of time…

Break of Dawn: Calisthenics before Breakfast

Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but wound up getting bummed out because you didn’t get the chance to exercise? Or do you have a tough time getting started in the morning and feel sluggish throughout your day?

Get Fit for Less

Three Budget-friendly Home Fitness Tools!

It doesn’t take much to get in shape; as long as you commit to doing it.
It also doesn’t have to cost too much to make a positive contribution to your fitness routine.

Overload Your Progress

There are many different programs and methods of training out there that promise muscle growth. To continually make gains in muscle size, strength and endurance…

The Peak Performance Creed

Peak performance in life isn’t about succeeding all the time or always being happy. It’s truly about doing the best that you can with what you have right now.

Cleansing the body through exercise

If you have spent time in a heath food or supplement store — or a grocery store that carries vitamins — then you have likely stopped in front of the shelf featuring “cleanses and detoxes”…

Why Suffer When You Don’t Have To?

If you’ve ever busted your butt in the gym, chances are you have woken up the next morning and skipped washing your hair in the shower because your muscles were too sore to lift your arms. This can also happen if you’re new to gym workouts.

Get In the “Zone”

You’ve probably heard the phrase “in the zone” or “in the flow.” Ask any athlete and they will agree that there is nothing more fun in life than being in the zone.
When was the last time you were so focused that time stood still?

The Importance of Weight Training

All the motivation in the world won’t do you a bit of good if you don’t have a strong fitness plan to follow. To that end, here are some simple and effective training strategies to follow at the gym to help you reach your goals.

Why Less Is Sometimes More

Sometimes the best way to start a fitness routine is to simply start. Don’t let the well-known mantra of “No pain, no gain” preached by some extreme gym goers or marathon runners scare you away from adopting a healthy, doable…

Armed For Summer

Spring is in the air, which means it’s time to tone and tighten your arms to bare t-shirt, tank top and bathing suit season! Here is a great upper body workout that you can do anywhere to get you Armed for Summer!

Rookie mistakes – how to avoid making them

I’ve completed over 15 Ironman triathlons, have been a student of endurance sport for half of my life and usually prepare well for my races. But on May 2nd, I ate an entire humble pie and came out of my first race of the season with a sub-par and disappointing result. Even as a veteran, in my preparation for this event, I made some classic rookie mistakes.

Nutrition tips for endurance athletes

You don’t need to be running a half marathon or cycling a Gran Fondo in order to be classified as an endurance athlete. If you are training for a 5k running event or doing group fitness classes such as jazzercise that are pretty much continuous movement done with an elevated heart rate then you are doing endurance athletics.

Structuring your race week

January saw many people joining running clinics or starting up their running routine again with the goal of completing a road running race. As some who has completed many running and triathlon events, I can tell you that structuring your training in the seven days prior to the event is very important.

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