Beginners Must Learn to Move Properly Before Lifting Weights

Regardless of fitness level, there’s much more to exercising than lifting weights. Beginners need to learn how to move properly before they start lifting weights. Despite the popular perception, there is a lot more to...

How to do Indian Club Upper Body Flexibility Exercises

I have been a big fan of Indian Club exercises for quite some time and use them myself and with my clients. As a matter of fact, you don't need to use the...

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...

Train to Avoid Injury –

Recent research indicates that isolation strength training – training muscle groups individually - is responsible for adaptations that can lead to altered neuromuscular control, which in turn increases stress on the ACL knee ligament...

The Health and Fitness Advice Training Journal: 20 Repetition Set of Squats

Performing one set of 20 repetitions of the squat – if done properly – is a devastatingly effective way to build strength and improve your overall fitness level. For the inaugural edition of the Health...

TSA Airport Security Pat-down Workout

If you're planning on flying anytime soon, and want to look and feel your best when your Fourth Amendment rights are being violated, you might want to think about getting yourself in shape. ...

Everybody Should Include Squat Exercises in Their Workouts – Video Fitness Tip

The squat is called “The King of Exercises” because of the effect it can have on a person’s overall level of conditioning.  If your personal trainer doesn’t have you doing squats, or if you...

Sledgehammer Training Video for Beginners, Part 2 – Video Fitness Tip

Last week I posted a video clip of what sledgehammer training looks like as I whacked away at a log.  This week’s video fitness tip features my sledgehammer, a tree stump and me.  I’m...

Squats and Dead Lifts w/ Dumbells & Kettlebells- Video Fitness Tip

Squats and dead lifts are two exercises that most people think can only be done at a gym.  This video fitness tip will show you how you can perform these two effective exercises as...

The Health and Fitness Advice Training Journal, 20 Repetition Set of Squats Part 2

The flu bug has messed up my plans to present Jills’ progress with the 20-rep squats workout, so this week you’re stuck with me. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=if4kgTt-opM One set of 20-repetition squats – if done properly - is...