Best Energy Ingredients for Pre-Season Training August 03 2015

  When you’re engaged in pre-season activities to get your body ready for all of the season-related trainings and games that lie ahead, you may wind up feeling like your energy is in short supply. This is only natural after having spent some time off after your season ended. Your body isn’t as used to the demands that you’re beginning to place on it again, making you wish you had...

How to Use HIIT While On a Cross Trainer August 02 2015

  You can find a cross trainer in most gyms, making them one of the most used pieces of equipment for getting and staying in shape. Some people even have one at home, which means that it is easier than ever to reduce fat and build muscle without having to step one foot outside. Well, one way to magnify a cross trainer’s effect is to use HIIT while on it....

Top 5 Pre-Season Training Drills August 01 2015

  Entering pre-season means that you need to return to your workouts and watch what you eat a little more closely than you did in your off season. It also means engaging in drills meant to boost your speed, increase your power, and improve your stamina. If these are the types of drills you are looking for, here are five of the top ones that other athletes use in their...

5 Most Important Steps for Pre-Season Training July 31 2015

  Just like most anything else in life, if you want to be successful in your pre-season training endeavors, you need to follow a process. Not to worry if you don’t already have one in place as here are five of the most important steps you can take when it comes to your pre-season training regimen: Step 1: Prepare Yourself Mentally Although pre-season training is highly physical, it is definitely...

Fitness Tree Outdoor Bodyweight Workout July 29 2015

'Fitness Tree' aim of packing as many bodyweight and functional training exercises into 1 space saving fitness rig.The Fitness Tree can perform all the exercises of a traditional power tower, chin up bar, pull up/dip station and vertical knee raise plus so much more! The attachment can be held in 6 positions up and down the pole through a simple pin system allowing the user to perform over 200 different...

How Often Do I Need to Exercise to Improve Cardio Fitness? July 23 2015

  This is a common question in the world of fitness as most people want to know how often they need to work their hearts in order to receive positive benefits. After all, if you work out less than you should, you’re not doing your body many favors. And if you work out more than is necessary, at worst, you could be hurting your body. At best, this means that...

Want to Reduce Your Life Insurance Rates? Just Wear This July 17 2015

  Life insurance is one of those things that everyone should have but few like paying the premiums in order to keep. Besides, when you’re trying to maintain a house, keep utilities on, buy groceries, pay for a car, fund schooling, and take care of all of the other expenses common to running a household, it can really put a strain on your budget to also pay for this necessary...

Top 5 Fitness Enthusiasts to Follow on Instagram July 16 2015

If you’re one of the 300 million active monthly Instagram users, then you are in luck. Not only does this social media platform connect you with images of your favorite kinds of scenery, the cutest babies and animals, and meals you can almost taste, but you can also use it to motivate and inspire you when it comes to reaching your fitness goals. In fact, if you don’t already have...

5 Tips for HIIT Cycling July 15 2015

  HIIT (high intensity interval training) cycling is a great way to get and stay in shape. In fact, one study published in the Journal of Obesity found that performing high intensity intervals can help you lose significant amounts of weight—specifically fat weight around your midsection, which is the most dangerous place to carry it. Add that to the amount of muscles it creates and the improved stamina you get...

5 All-Too-Common Reasons You Might Be Losing Muscle July 14 2015

  One of the main reasons people exercise is to either build muscle or maintain current muscle mass. And exercise is good for both of these. But what happens when the opposite happens and you’re actually losing muscle instead? Well, the first step is to figure out why and here are five all-too-common reasons to consider: Working out in the morning on an empty stomach. When your body doesn’t have...