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...

Your Simple Sprinting Routine

Here’s a basic, “step-one” kind of fitness tip, a sprint routine that can serve as anyone’s foray into the world of sprint workouts.  More efficient than jogging or walking, sprinting takes less time out...

The Balance Ball is An Extremely Overrated Piece of Equipment

Several years ago the Balance Ball craze hit the fitness world, and many exercise “experts” scrambled to adapt traditional exercises so that they could be used on the ball.  The marketing of the Balance...

Fitness Tips: Three Sledgehammers, A Kettlebell and Prince

What’s a holiday weekend without a sledgehammer workout? I got 30-minutes to work out on Father’s Day and spent it wisely with three sledgehammers, a kettlebell with the musical backdrop produced by Prince. Increasingly,...

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...

Ramp Up the Intensity to Get The Most Out of Your Workouts

The main variables that makeup training programs are intensity and volume, and there’s an inverse relationship between the two.  Understanding how to properly manipulate intensity and volume will help your workouts and allow you...

Life Fitness and Apple Partner to Create a Musical Treadmill

Music and exercise go hand in hand, and while Life Fitness’s new treadmill won’t play an instrument, it will make your workout much more “music-friendly”... By the end of this year, Life Fitness will start...

A Simple, 30-Minute Sledgehammer Workout

When it comes to sledgehammer training, there’s no need for bells and whistles, fancy workout gear, a whole bunch of fancy exercises to remember, or a notebook to keep track of your workout.  All...

Golfers! Kettlebell Training Will Add More Yards to Your Drive

To paraphrase, “Weight training is dandy, but kettlebell training is quicker.”  Well, not necessarily quicker, but “dandier” – or is it “quicker?” – as using basic kettlebell training will improve physical fitness and driving...

Get Plenty of Sleep to Get the Most Out of Your Workout

In addition to being vitally important, rest and recovery during and after exercise are two of the most overlooked and misunderstood variables of a training program. Rest between sets, exercises and workouts is important, as...