How Dumbbells Offer Unparalleled Training Versatility

Whether you workout at home or at a commercial gym you should be spending the vast majority of your time weight training with dumbbells. Flat out, dumbbells are the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment...

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...

Vacation and Exercise

What kind of exercise should you do on vacation? Should you exercise on vacation?  Answers to these questions, and others, if you read on. I’m always asked about my thoughts on vacation and exercise.  In general, I...

Strength Training for Triathletes

Despite current research that points to the positive role that strength training can play in the preparation of endurance athletes, there is still a misconception among triathletes – and runners and cyclists – that...

About Doorway Pull Up Bars

We all remember having to do pull-ups on the pull up bar in gym class, and many of us hated them.  The truth is, however, that all of our gym instructors were right -...

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...

Great Exercise Equipment From Perform Better

Perform Better is one of the leading providers of high-quality fitness accessories and equipment.  Here are some "must-have" products that you can find at www.PerformBetter.com, also known as Exercise Bands - If you've never used...

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...

One Handed Lifts Will Help to Make You Stronger

Get the most out of your workouts and train with one hand tied behind your back.   It’s incredibly simple and incredibly effective.  Intrigued?  You should be.  This isn’t a circus trick, but just another...

Dead Lift and Box Jump Superset Workout

If you’re looking for a high-intensity workout to shake you out of the doldrums, give this dead lift-box jump superset workout a try and make the most out of a short period of time. This...