Think outside the dumbbell and train at home

At most gyms you walk into, there is equipment as far as the eye can see -- fancy treadmills that have TV’s with push button controls and machines that isolate every muscle imaginable. Lots of equipment is nice and gives you no excuse not to exercise and get in shape. However, when exercising at home, … Continue reading Think outside the dumbbell and train at home


Gym etiquette

The gym is a great place to de-stress and throw some weight around. It’s an environment to improve your mind, body and soul. You can leave your problems at the gym doorstep and just focus on training. Unfortunately, not all people feel the same way as you. A select group of gym goers sees the gym … Continue reading Gym etiquette

Reclaim your waist 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 those flabby abs. If it’s been a while since you’ve hit the gym and you’re thinking about resorting to those old school moves of crunches and sit ups, stop now. Instead, … Continue reading Reclaim your waist with 5 simple moves


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 hard to convince anyone to do side planks, however, if you suffer from lower back … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing


Efficient training

When I was footloose and fancy free, I had all the time in the world to train and I acted accordingly. And before you ask, yes, dancing was a part of my pre-workout but I was no Kevin Bacon. Now being a much older dude with a wife, kids, mortgage and all the trimmings, the … Continue reading Efficient training


New year’s fitness tips

Everyone likes a tip. A tip that is actionable and helps you reach your goal or  outcome you desire. The best fitness tips usually revolve around consistency, efficiency and lifting tricks. Because let’s face it, if you have no consistency or no back up plan when life gets hairy, the best program in the world … Continue reading New year’s fitness tips