Sugar Kills Muscle Tissue

Sugar Kills Muscle Tissue

When I was in my teens, over 30 years ago, I spent a lot of time reading bodybuilding books and magazines looking for information on how to build a muscular body. The top bodybuilders of the time were Arnold Schwarzenegger, Frank Zane and Franco Colombo, just to name...
Accelerate the Recovery from an Injury

Accelerate the Recovery from an Injury

There are a number of innovative medical treatments now available to accelerate the recovery from an injury. Platelet -rich plasma (PRP) and Prolotherapy are two cutting-edge treatments sought after by athletes and individuals suffering from acute injuries and chronic...
If You’re Fit, Don’t Shovel Snow

If You’re Fit, Don’t Shovel Snow

My house just got hit with an 18-inch snow storm. We lost power for two days, had no heat, had a half a dozen big trees come down and our phone is still not working. It’s seems like the winters are getting longer every year. One thing I have learned when it comes to...
How to Pre-exhaust the Back

How to Pre-exhaust the Back

Bodybuilders have been using pre-exhaustion successfully for over 40 years. If you’ve been going to the gym and training your back with chin-ups, lat-pull downs or seated rows but feel that your arms are getting tired before you fully exhaust your back than you might...

How a Dixie Cup Can Help Tennis Elbow

There are many benefits to icing your injuries. Icing is a proven way to decrease inflammation and swelling, and reduce pain. In this video, I will show you how to use a Dixie cup to give yourself an ice massage. Using a Dixie cup is a great way to ice any part of the...
Vary Your Workout Tempo at the Gym

Vary Your Workout Tempo at the Gym

When you start an exercise program at the gym it’s a good idea to vary the tempo (speed) of the different exercises you’re performing. If you want to build a healthy body and your goal is to improve your overall fitness level, it will be to your advantage to vary the...
Primal Fitness: Go Primal

Primal Fitness: Go Primal

I’ve been writing this blog now for over six months and beside training clients, I spend a lot of time researching health topics and looking at numerous health/fitness blogs on the internet. I’m always looking for innovative fitness sites that are contrarian to...
Workout Hard and Easy

Workout Hard and Easy

My two favorite types of workouts have always been short and hard, or long and easy.  The type of workout I don’t like are those that are in-between or what I like to call “hybrid style”. Hybrid training is when you exercise moderately hard for a long period of time...
Are Basic Exercises the Real Secret?

Are Basic Exercises the Real Secret?

Yes, there are certain basic exercises you must do to develop a healthy body. Besides doing some form of aerobics like running, walking or biking there are basic resistance movements like squats and lunges for the legs, push-ups and bench press for the chest, pull-ups...

Is Barefoot Running Safe?

New research has found that running barefoot is safe. Scientists have studied how the foot hits the ground while running barefoot or with minimal footwear and have determined that the foot does not heel-strike when it lands.  Running shoes are designed for...
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