How Much Do Professional Body Builders Make? September 16 2014

    Are you considering earning a living as a pro body builder and are wondering what they make? Do they bring in enough to earn a decent income, or should you think of it as more of a side job, one in which you are able to make some extra cash, but you’re going to have to do something else if you want to make ends meet?  The answer...

Want to Keep Fit Forever? Sign Up for a Competition! September 13 2014

  Want to Keep Fit Forever? Sign Up for a Competition!   If your goal is to get and stay fit for the rest of your life, one of the best ways to do it is to sign up for a competition. Whether you want to run a 5K, complete a triathlon, finish an Ultimate Warrior event, or do something else, you will be creating a lifestyle that makes it...

Want to Increase Your Training Speed? Try Isometric Exercises! September 05 2014

  If you are working toward increasing your training speed and aren’t totally sure how to achieve that goal, isometric exercises may be the one thing you need to incorporate into your workout routine to get the results you desire. What are isometric exercises? Isometric exercises are defined as a specific type of exercises in which your position doesn’t change while working the muscle. One great example of this is...

Why Body Builders Use Resistance Bands During Competition September 01 2014

  Preparing for competition is something that body builders do for months, and even years, in advance. So, if you’re planning to see how your physique stacks up to other fitness competitors, you probably know exactly what it is like to spend hours and hours working up a sweat in an effort to earn top honors. However, there are also things you can and should do on the day of...

3 Most Powerful Tools for Health and Fitness Success August 22 2014

    When it comes to getting and staying in shape, there are a lot of tools at your disposal. You have treadmills, the elliptical, hand weights, and resistance bands. But what if the most powerful tools aren’t necessarily exercise equipment?  The reality is that reaching a goal takes more than having cardio or strength training equipment on hand. In fact, here are three of the most powerful tools when...

Will Joining A Gym Help You Succeed with Your Goals? August 21 2014

    Are you considering joining a gym in an effort to help you meet your health and fitness goals? Do you want more than anything to lose weight or gain muscle and believe that a gym membership will be just what you need to get you there?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you are not alone. In fact, according to statistics provided by Statistic...

How to Decide What Fitness Program Is Just Right for You August 13 2014

  Finding a fitness program that keeps you coming back for more is the key to getting and staying in shape. The question is: How do you do it? In other words, how do you know when a program is going to work for you specifically, both now and in the long term? Since everyone is different, here are some things to consider as you shop around for the fitness...

One Often-Overlooked Piece of Exercise Equipment that Offers Many Fitness Benefits August 12 2014

    When it comes to losing weight and gaining muscle, a lot of different pieces of fitness equipment come to mind. For instance, it is likely you can name a number of options, from a treadmill to free weights, and more. But there is one fitness tool that offers a tremendous amount of benefits and it is often overlooked. What is it? A weighted vest. When you engage in...

5 Most Inspiring and Motivating Fitness Related Movies August 06 2014

  We all go through phases in our fitness routines where we feel exceptionally, well, uninspired. It’s like you are just going through the motions and not “feeling” it. Your body may be there, but your mind certainly is not. And if it gets real bad, your body doesn’t even play along. You may find it easier to sit on the couch and wish you were fit than actually put...

Best 3 Free Fitness Apps July 30 2014

    If you’re like most people, you don’t go very far without taking your smartphone. It helps you stay in touch with family and friends, it keeps you updated on important work emails, and, thanks to some really great free fitness apps, it can also help you meet your health and fitness goals. Here are the three best apps that you’ll want to download today (at no cost) so...