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...

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...

Nasal Strips Don?t Improve Performance

A recent study reconfirms that nasal strips – technically called external nasal dilators - don’t improve performance. Nasal strips – the most popular brand being Breath Right – became quite popular several years ago as...

Sledgehammer Training With Tabata Intervals

Whether you are a personal trainer looking for something new for clients or a person who trains alone, sledgehammer training is a viable alternative to traditional strength training methods, and a great fitness tip...

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...

Kipping Pull Ups Provide Variety to Your Workouts

Long favored by devotees of martial arts, kipping pull-ups provide a much-needed alternative to the traditional pull up method.  This fitness tip can breathe new life into your workout, whether you are a personal...

Forbes Riley, Newest Member of National Fitness Hall of Fame

Forbes Riley has made a career of selling the healthy lifestyle.  For the better part of 2 decades Forbes has been responsible for selling over $2 billion worth of in-home fitness and wellness products,...

New Year’s Resolutions Stink

I hate New Year’s Resolutions.  They aren’t inspirational or motivational and there isn’t anything magical about January 1st that can make anyone start exercising, change eating habits, stop smoking or bring about change in...

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...

There Are No Such Things As Bodybuilding Secrets

Despite reams of evidence to the contrary too many personal trainers and consumers still think bodybuilding is a valid method of training.  There are no such things as “bodybuilding secrets.” Actually the secret of bodybuilding...