Circuit Training Workout

Circuit training is a great way to develop strength endurance/muscular endurance and also improves work capacity.  Circuit training is very efficient and effective and people at all levels of ability and fitness can benefit...

Workout While on Vacation

If you make exercise a regular part of your daily routine it’s only natural that you’d want to continue to do so. However, use the occasion of getting away from home as an opportunity...

Mayo Clinic Review: Aerobic Exercise May Cut Dementia Risk

After reviewing over 1,600 papers, researchers from the Mayo Clinic state that, "You can make a very compelling argument for exercise as a disease-modifying strategy to prevent dementia and mild cognitive impairment, and for...

Hard Core Workout Tip: 20 Repetition Squats

Not for the faint of heart, doing one set of 20 reps of squats is one of the most demanding – and shortest – workouts that you’ll ever do. The squat is the King of...

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...

Should I Do Crunches?

The short answer is a resounding, “No!”  New research shows that crunches, and other variation of this abdominal exercise, offer no benefits. Researchers from Youngstown State University in Ohio determined that, “Performing abdominal exercises 3...

Health and Fitness Advice Conditioning Gauntlet For Women, Level 1

Try to complete the first level of the HealthAndFitnessAdvice.com Conditioning Gauntlet. I don’t believe in using the scale as a measure of a person’s fitness.  I don’t care how much someone weighs and don't view weight loss...

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...

Set a Performance Goal, Not a Weight Loss Goal, To Get Ready for Summer

It's the time of year when we start to get all the ridiculous, "Get a Bathing Suit Body For the Summer," articles. I am constantly amazed that this crap gets re-cycled every year in...

Exercising in Trevi, Italy

Whenever on vacation I make it a habit to visit a local gym and over the past 30+ years I have worked out in gyms in Jamaica, Italy, California, Florida, Ohio, Bermuda, Vermont and...