Lifting Heavy Weights: How Heavy is Heavy?

Lifting Heavy Weights: How Heavy is Heavy?

The best way to gain muscle and strength is by lifting heavy weights.  This is the most common advice you'll find when it comes to achieving your goals.  The most common, correct, advice you'll find, anyway. But how exactly do we define heavy? What does "lifting heavy" mean to you?...Read More
Compound Exercises: Gain More Muscle, Save More Time

Compound Exercises: Gain More Muscle, Save More Time

Do you find yourself spending tons of time in the gym?  Is all that time you're committing to your workouts getting you the results you're after?  Whether you're trying to lose weight or put on a bit of muscle, compound exercises can help you reach your goals, without the unnecessary...Read More
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Sculpting a Better Backside

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Sculpting a Better Backside

Sporting more names than Beelzebub himself, it's no wonder the backside gets so much attention. Fanny, derriere, butt, bottom, buttocks, booty, bum, buns, back, backside, tush, rear end, keister, heinie, cheeks, badonkadonk, etc. etc. ET-CET-ER-A No matter what you call it, it's safe to say society is more than a...Read More
7 Tips to Ease Your Fitness Frustration

7 Tips to Ease Your Fitness Frustration

Making a commitment to fitness is a big deal.  After all, you are improving yourself.  If you're anything like me, you go into new situations with preconceived ideas and high expectations of success. Talk about pressure.  Getting fit is hard enough without putting unnecessary stress on ourselves. While I can't...Read More
5 Steps to a Better Workout: Upgrade your Gym Routine

5 Steps to a Better Workout: Upgrade your Gym Routine

In a workout slump lately?  Just not feeling it?  Sometimes a little break from the gym is all it takes to reignite your fitness fire.  But what happens when that doesn't work?  Try these 5 steps for a great workout, and watch that slump disappear. #1 Fuel Up If your workout problems...Read More
Monday Motivational

Monday Motivational

I've talked about how to get motivated, but keeping that motivation can be a challenge, too. There are days when you just don't want to go to the gym.  I know, me too!  But don't let that one day turn into another, and yet another.  Before you know it, those days...Read More