Golfers! Kettlebell Training Will Add More Yards to Your Drive

To paraphrase, “Weight training is dandy, but kettlebell training is quicker.”  Well, not necessarily quicker, but “dandier” – or is it “quicker?” – as using basic kettlebell training will improve physical fitness and driving distance more than any other method of training. Recently golfers have realized that weight training has its benefits, as guys and […]

Get Plenty of Sleep to Get the Most Out of Your Workout

In addition to being vitally important, rest and recovery during and after exercise are two of the most overlooked and misunderstood variables of a training program. Rest between sets, exercises and workouts is important, as is the amount of nightly sleep a person gets. Research indicates that active folks have an increased need for total […]

A Great Way to Eat Oatmeal Cold

Oatmeal is a healthy food to eat for breakfast and snacks, but usually when the weather turns warm these nutritious, rolled oats literally get put on the back shelf. Here’s a great way to enjoy oatmeal even for those folks who don’t include hot cereal in their diet during the warm weather months… Oatmeal has become a […]

What Are the Oblique Muscles and Why Are So Many Baseball Players Injuring Them?

The epidemic of oblique muscle injuries in Major League Baseball is indicative that something is wrong in the way that many ballplayers are training.  In years past an oblique injury was an extraordinarily uncommon occurrence, but over the past 4 or 5 years oblique injuries have put many guys on the disabled list. Why?  It’s […]

Omega-3 Fish Oil Capsules Get a Buy Recommendation

Omega-3 Fish oil supplements are a worthwhile investment, as evidence shows that this dietary supplement may provide a wide-range of health benefits.  When you consider that following a quality fish oil supplement regimen costs about $47 a year (13 cents/day), fish oil supplementation is a good move… Now before you take any supplement you should […]

Sledgehammer and Kettlebell Workout Routine

Here’s a great 30-minute workout that features my two favorite pieces of fitness equipment – a sledgehammer and a kettlebell – along with push-ups. Not only will this exercise program kick your butt, but you’ll also get to enjoy the great outdoors in the process… You don’t always need to use traditional exercise equipment and training routines […]

Food Is Not The Enemy

From all the years of different nutrition gurus demonizing different kinds of foods, people mistakenly blame certain foods – rather than too much food – for their weight problem. Currently a “blame the carbs mentality” exists in current day dietary discourse, but this school of thought is off base… Carbs aren’t the enemy.  And for […]

Forget How Much Weight You Can Lift, Work On How Much Work You Can Do

Too many people are concerned about how much weight they can lift.  Just as when dealing with body weight, weight lifted has nothing to do with a person’s fitness or capability level… Weight is an obsession, not only when it comes to how much a person weighs, but when dealing with how much a person can lift.  In […]

The Zone Chefs Program Does All The Work For You

In a perfect world we’d all have the time and energy to prepare and eat 3 healthy meals and 2 snacks a day.  But most of us don’t live in a perfect world, so we skip meals, make poor choices out of convenience and as a result don’t eat nearly as well as we should. […]