How to train the ‘core’ for real life

How many times have you scrolled through a social media feed admiring all those fitness models with a great looking midsections doing really cool core exercises? It’s not like I’ve ever done it. 😊 You think if it works for … Read More

New Year fitness tips

The gym is full of people around this time of the year who are trying to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. They come in like a blaze of glory, thinking a year’s worth of inactivity is made up … Read More

Matches made in exercise heaven

Note- This was first published here. This is an edited version.  Some things are better together. Like- Peanut butter and jelly Eggs and bacon (granted, almost anything goes with bacon) Scotty Pippen and Michael Jordan Bicep curls and mirrors Each … Read More

Reclaim your waist line with 5 simple moves

After you polish off your second side of fries and the guilt sets in, you finally resolve to go the gym to work on your waist line. If it’s been a while since you’ve hit the gym and you’re thinking … Read More

The best exercise you’re not doing

This is a series on exercises that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and outside of the gym. Today’s exercise is side planks with breathing courtesy of Matthew Ibrahim. You should do this because–  it’s … Read More

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do With One Dumbbell

Imagine this scenario for a moment. You walk into the gym ready to get it on and it’s packed and most of the equipment is taken. What do you do? Panic? I have a suggestion besides panicking. Instead grab a … Read More

Spice up your core training

Google core training and you get over 4 million hits. Every man and his dog has an opinion on core training. Make it 4 million and one. 🙂 So what is “the core”exactly? Think about this for a moment. The … Read More

Bench training

You lie on it, you lift on it and you sweat on it.  The humble weight bench takes a real beating. Without the bench, there would be no bench press or excessive grunting. However, it’s time to see the bench … Read More

Must do core exercises

When someone performs a crunch poorly, I shed a tear. Well maybe not, but I do get upset. You may have seen “that” person who walks into a gym, a little lost, a little bamboozled but with every intention of getting … Read More

No crunch core training

  Have you ever heard a gym goer say “My core strength is just awesome.” Whenever gym junkies are asked about a weakness they’d like to improve, the answer is often the core. The exception to the rule is those … Read More