Who would have thought a set of dumbbells and a training mat is all you need to start losing weight and gaining muscle?
Of course, you can go the whole nine yards and buy a set of gloves, a weight-lifting belt and a bar bell with a full set of weight disks, but it really is not necessary in order to set you off on the path to burning that excess fat and adding that all-important muscle.
As a beginner the most... Read More
By David LaMartina
After the squat, the deadlift is the most effective movement that you can do in the gym. Epitomizing the term "compound movement," it uses nearly every muscle in your entire body, from your traps all the way down to your calves. Bodybuilders, competitive lifters, and many other athletes... Read More
Fitballs. Swiss exercise balls. Stability balls. They are three different names for one very effective piece of exercise equipment. Originally used to assist physical therapists, this giant inflatable ball adds entertainment to your workout. You can sit on the Fitball, lie on it, roll on it, put your feet on it, and place your tummy on it. Imagine that!
Incorporating a Fitball into your exercise routine increases... Read More
Stress is no stranger to any of us and we need to accept that it is an indefinite part of our lives. Every time we get stressed out, our bodies will naturally produce certain hormones because of the intense feelings we are having. As a result, our heart starts to beat faster and the blood flow in our system increases. If we allow these stressors to constantly haunt us for prolonged periods of time we may even burn out or become extremely... Read More
by Kayla Moffett
Although it may seem working out is harder than it looks, the biggest challenge in getting fit is staying motivated.
In reality, the easiest task of all is coming up with excuses NOT to exercise. You've got a full schedule ... You'll feel more motivated tomorrow...You haven't eaten enough today...Your muscles are a bit tight... The list goes... Read More
In American society, flat abs equal beauty and appeal. That is why Americans spend hundreds of dollars and thousands of hours trying to obtain the perfect, six-pack abs, only to find that it's not working.
The reason it is not working is simple: Six-pack abs involve a well-developed muscle made visible by the lack of body fat. In other words, perfect abs are created when you have toned muscles and no fat. They are... Read More
Are there any cellulite reduction alternatives besides liposuction? Of course, liposuction is not considered medically necessary.
The decision is up to you whether or not to undergo liposuction. You may decide that it is not right for you. And you can make that determination right up to the point of actually having the procedure.
Accept your body... Read More
What's the situation with your abs? That's what Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino wants to know, and he has created a new workout video to help you get that sculpted look. The Jersey Shore star filmed his first - and, let's be honest, probably only - workout DVD that includes an "intense body workout," according to the New York Post. And of course, there is a "bonus abs" section. The video probably doesn't cover how... Read More