Limiting weight workouts to one hour sounds more like something magical than something that’s backed by science – as there are multiple variables that can make a strength training session exceed 60 minutes.
Noticing that your dog doesn't come to you when called? Learn more about the best way to get your dog to immediately come when called. It's always worked for me!
Gone are the days when the comment section was way more interesting than the article itself! Comment sections should be brought back and here’s 5 reasons why. We shouldn’t pander to overly sensitive, easily offended people.
Every so often a man ignores a gym’s rules and conducts his workout wearing flip-flops. Are you one of them? Have you looked at your toes and toenails lately? Eeeuuww! Here’s five reasons men should never work out in flip-flops.
Why is it that people who’re told, “It’s not your time,” during NDEs usually have a medical condition that can be solved with CPR? Before CPR was discovered, were people who were in the same NDE boat told it WAS their time?
There is too much probesity going on these days – the opposite of the pro-ana (pro-anorexia nervosa) movement. Probesity is the normalization of significant overweight. There’s a big difference between pushing the idea of self-confidence no matter what your size and that of preaching probesity.
Do you ever have a dream in which you park your car, turn it off, but then it starts rolling backwards? Or perhaps you’ve exited the car and it’s not moving, but after watching it for a few moments, it begins rolling backwards? Find out what it could mean!
Unfortunately, sleds at gyms usually remain immobile, alone, while people exercise around it as though it’s not even there. But sled training is a powerful tool for burning fat and improving strength and fitness. This is so obviously a killer whole-body workout that blasts fat and develops physical
Have you ever considered the idea of “making” your children walk on a treadmill desk for some of their computer time? Not only would this discourage mindless snacking, but it would combat excessive sitting time – which is bad for any-age body.
With all the talk these days about body positivity, it’s about time it focuses on what a very plus-size body can DO, not how much skin a woman shows in public. A modestly clothed morbidly obese woman was captured deadlifting an enormous amount of weight. She should be the role model, not someone who
For a killer burn, few exercises top drop-sets with the rope for triceps.
It’s time to consider doing a chest workout with a stability or fitness ball. Fact is, few men use the stability ball for chest routines, though it’s fairly common to see women using the ball in place of a bench for chest exercises. You’ve seen these balls at the gym: the lightweight but large bounc
This advanced chin-up routine is for those who can already knock off many reps of chin-ups and are seeking ways to make this great compound movement more challenging (other than using a weight belt). Kick boredom goodbye with this cool way to do a chin-up routine.
Here are ten things you should never say to anyone whose dog just died, regardless of the dog’s age or cause of death. Even if you mean well in your heart, any of these ten things should never be said to anyone who recently lost their dog.
Measure weight training results with my easy guide! Strength training progress doesn’t have to be tricky to measure. Whether you’re new to weight workouts or a veteran of training with weights, here are the steps to follow.
I’ve had readings by 10 mediums and can tell you how to spot a fraud very early on. Maybe there are legit mediums out there, but I’ve only had experiences with fake ones—and the clues were very obvious.
Somehow, someway, an idea got started that housework – a built-in part of your day – should count as part of your exercise and fitness regimen. According to this premise, nobody really needs to exercise – unless they never do housework.
Most people haphazardly grab that rope and yank down with it, then let their arms fly back up, hands at face level and then jerk it back down. Often their upper arms flare out, and/or their entire body is hunched forward or even twisted. The whole body gets involved, rather than isolating the tricep
Today’s standards for courage and bravery are at an all-time low, thanks to a sub-group of the body positive movement who’s brainwashed impressionable plus-size women into believing that wearing “forbidden” clothes will emancipate them from poor self-confidence.
Here is a complete guide to a dumbbell-only chest workout. Dumbbells are not to be underestimated for their effectiveness at building muscle. They’re also great for building strength for those wanting to focus more on getting stronger rather than bigger. Here is your complete guide to a great chest
Have you heard the truth about cardio exercise? The vast majority of people have not, because the vast majority continue to slave away on cardio machines in an attempt to bust up stubborn fat or lose large amounts of weight. There’s a much better option that saves a ton of time, too.
A weak grip is linked to poor survival or all-cause mortality. Why is this? After all, studies consistently show a clear association between a weak hand grip and premature death.
Most women who do the seated or bench dip do so with their feet flat on the floor, legs bent. They are not strong enough to perform dips with their legs extended, feet on a bench. Here is a full explanation of how women can get strong enough to master the seated dip to get the most out of this great
If you want to butcher the fat in your belly, you need to slam your legs. Yes, that’s right: your legs. There’s a very logical, intriguing reason for this. You’re about to learn why it’s a total myth that crunching, folding and twisting your stomach will not make it smaller.
For a most sizzling back exercise and a new take on an old friend, you should do drop sets with the bent-over dumbbell row. The bent-over row is a great back exercise for strengthening and toning when using lighter weights, and building shapely muscle with heavier dumbbells. Drop sets will give this
Being overweight hinders cardio exercise performance, but what about effort? Which is more important at getting you results: performance or effort? There’s a big difference between performance and effort with cardiovascular exercise – whether it’s on a machine, in a group class or on a school track.
There’s no end in sight for childhood obesity and overweight. Where is this coming from? Lazy children? Are “fat” kids always lazy or can they be active but have parents who let them eat whatever and how much they want?
Should you panic if your overweight child asks about the Keto diet or some other “diet”? How do you navigate the diet culture in your own home, with growing children who are becoming increasingly aware of how their bodies look?
Think of all the people who surely put in at least 10,000 steps a day on the job. Some are overweight, even by up to 100 pounds. Getting in many steps a day is important, but it’s not an effective vehicle for significant weight loss.