The Secrets to Sexy, Toned Arms: The 5 Exact Methods I Used to Go From Sweatshirts to Sleeveless in Under 1 Year

The Secrets to Sexy, Toned Arms: The 5 Exact Methods I Used to Go From Sweatshirts to Sleeveless in Under 1 Year

Sleeveless shirts and dresses are calling your name, but your arms aren't having any of it.  Instead, they are doing their best turtle impression, content to hide in 3-quarter-sleeve tops forever. That used to be me, too.  I've been there.  After having my kids things weren't exactly . . ....Read More
Of Supersets & Pyramids: 6 Simple Training Methods to Bust Through Plateaus & Banish Workout Boredom

Of Supersets & Pyramids: 6 Simple Training Methods to Bust Through Plateaus & Banish Workout Boredom

While a straightforward weight lifting program is more than ideal, training methods such as supersets, drop sets, and pyramids have the ability to inject your workouts with the oomph needed to overcome muscle-building stalls and banish boredom. I'm a big proponent of compound lifts.  I believe you can get a...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
Protein: Your Complete Guide to a Muscle-Building Powerhouse

Protein: Your Complete Guide to a Muscle-Building Powerhouse

Most people don't think much about protein beyond what kind of burger they like or how they prefer their steak cooked.  It's more important to dive a little deeper into the subject, however, if your goal is muscle-building, and just as important for dieters as well. But where do you start?  There is so much confusion concerning protein...Read More
How to Get Your First Pull-Up and Beyond

How to Get Your First Pull-Up and Beyond

  Want a smaller waist?  Without dieting?  Focusing on building your back and shoulders is the way to go.  The wider your upper body, the smaller your waist will appear. This look, also known as a V-taper, is much sought after among bodybuilders and average Joes alike. If you want the illusion of a smaller waist, it's time to...Read More