Ridiculous Exercises: The Shoulder Shrug

I spend a lot of time in open gyms and see a lot of ridiculous things, things I feel compelled to speak out about, and against. There is so much misinformation, and plain bad...

Why You Should Get Outside and Exercise

The weather is nice, so get outside and do some exercise. If you live someplace where the weather can be awful during the winter, this is even more of a reason to enjoy the...

Sledgehammer Training Is Not For The Faint of Heart

You might think I’m crazy, my neighbors probably think I’m crazy and if you listen to me your neighbors might think you’re crazy.  And you might be crazy if you listen to me, but...

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...

Joggers Make Me Sad

Spring has sprung and with the start of good weather comes the stampede of "Painful Joggers," pounding the pavement and pounding their joints into submission. Joggers make me sad. Well meaning, hard working folks who have...

Exercise Like An Expert in Ten Easy Step, Part 2

You won't be an expert, but you can exercise like an expert if you keep ten steps in mind. Here's the second part of the list that I posted earlier this week. There are 10...

Outdoor Workout: Squat Thrust Variations Using Weighted PVC

When the weather gets nice I try to do as many of my workouts outdoors as possible.  Check out this video where I incorporate PVC pipes, weighted with water and stone, into my calisthenics...

Exercise Like An Expert in Ten Easy Step, Part 1

Just to be clear, you won't be an expert, but you can exercise like an expert if you keep these ten steps in mind. Can something be both complex and simple? Can it taste great...

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...

Is CrossFit the Sport of Fitness?

Has the "Sport of Fitness" really arrived in the form of CrossFit, via Reebok? Sorry to disappoint you, but no, it hasn't. The Hype of Fitness, however, is in full gear. Like clockwork the...