I Love Kettlebells, And You Will Too

Russian Kettlebells seem like they are only for the hardcore, but they are fantastic training tools that can help to reshape your physique and rev up your metabolism. Even if you are just a...

The Flex Belt System Abs By Slendertone, Part 2

This is the second installment of a multi-part story about the Flex Belt System Abs belt. In the first installment I reviewed claims made by the Flex Belt System Abs folks and provided some excerpts...

The Amazing Benefits Of Kettlebell Workouts

One of the latest phenomenon’s taking the exercise world by storm is the kettlebell.  A kettlebell is an iron weight that looks like a bowling ball or a cannonball with a built in handle. ...

The Ramble: More Things You Should Stop Doing in the Gym, Immediately

There is an epidemic sweeping the country these days. No, it's not the obesity epidemic, or the drug abuse epidemic, or the Glee epidemic. The "Doing Stupid, Waste of Time Stuff in the Gym...

Sledgehammer Training Pointers

As a personal trainer and a strength coach – and from my own workouts – I can offer some interesting tips that will help you to get the most out of your sledgehammer training...

Video Fitness Tip: Sledgehammer Strength Training With a Twist

Sledgehammer strength training offers a unique and challenging way to improve your level of conditioning and personal trainers and do-it-yourself weekend warriors will benefit from strength training the sledgehammer way. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikNk8qt1T2Q For this workout I combined sledgehammer swings...

A Great Balance, Agility and Strength Exercise for a 6-Year Old

The old saying that, “Everything old is new again,” is really appropriate when it comes to exercises.  There are so many old school exercises that have been forgotten and forsaken and replaced with new,...

Every Gym Should Have An Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

An Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is a life saving device and every gym/fitness related facility should have an AED program and at least one defibrillator... According to statistics provided by the American Red Cross there...

A Treadmill or an Elliptical Machine: Which Should You Buy?

Recently elliptical machines have been giving treadmills a run for the money in the category of “Most Popular Piece of Cardio Equipment,” as the elliptical allows people to get a good cardio workout with...

The Shake Weight Makes an Appearance on Saturday Night Live

Our favorite, most ridiculous fitness gadget of all time has made the big time, as the Shake Weight was parodied on a recent episode of Saturday Night Live. My review of the Shake Weight has...