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...

Strength Training Can Benefit Older Men and Women

Strength training should be a regular part of the fitness programs of older adults, as training with weights has shown to improve health and physical functioning. Muscle power – the ability to produce force...

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...

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...

Video Fitness Tip: How to Perform the Split Jerk

The Split Jerk is a basic explosive lift and is one of the most effective and efficient lifts that you can do. Don’t be intimidated by its pedigree; competitive athletes, beginners and personal trainers...

Sledgehammer Training w/ Barbell Thrusters – Video Fitness Tip

This week’s video fitness tip features a superset that consists of sledgehammer training combined with the hang clean-front squat and press that’s performed with Apollon’s Axle, a 2-inch thick bar. The thicker bar totally...

Take Your Kettlebells and Sledgehammer With You On Summer Vacation

Here’s a great summer fitness tip: If you drive to your summer vacation then there’s no reason for you to not take your best training partners with you, the versatile kettlebells and the trusty...

Circuit Training is How You Can Get a Great Workout In a Lousy Hotel...

What do you do when you’re staying in a hotel that has an embarrassingly bad gym?  As long as the gym has dumbbells and there is enough space to do a push up –...

Make the Press Throw a Regular Item in Your Weight-Training Arsenal

The “press throw” is a little known move that can really ramp up the intensity of your weight training sessions, and as a result make you stronger and more capable.  And what’s even better...

A Fourth of July Fitness Tip

What better way to commemorate a holiday – Hallmark or National – than to use a fitness tip that will help to break a sweat while exercising?  Don’t waste your time going to a...