Exercise Can Save Your Life

And not in the way you’re thinking Exercise will do a lot for you IF you do it. Exercise will:  prevents a myriad of diseases  helps you fit into your favorite pair of pants  provides legal stress relief  helps you … Read More

Look Before You Leap (Into Exercise)

This ‘look before you leap’ is an old proverb that means “one shouldn’t act without first considering the possible consequences or dangers.” Pretty solid advice. But when it comes to exercising and dieting to lose fat or to build muscle, … Read More

5 Simple Ways To Start Losing Fat

Oh, it’s the start of the New Year when the stampede to the gym begins. People want to knock off all those unwanted pounds to make their new year’s resolutions a reality. Most people start with the greatest of intentions … Read More

Stress Free Holiday Exercise Plan

So easy even my mum can do it. 😊 Ah, it’s the time of year where all the media outlets are trotting out their experts on how to prevent holiday weight gain and stress. This advice doesn’t change from year … Read More

3 Fitness Tips For Winter

Avoid winter weight gain by using these 3 tips Old man winter is slowing creeping up on us.   And I don’t know about you, but there’s not one thing I like about the cold. The wind, rain, ice, sheet, … Read More

Train Like An Adult

Like most guys starting out in the gym, I did plenty of mirror muscle work.  It was a steady diet of biceps curls, triceps extensions, bench presses and shoulder raises. Any muscle I didn’t see or didn’t care about, didn’t … Read More

4 Beginner Gym Mistakes (and how to fix them)

You look down at the scale and you can’t believe your eyes. That’s way higher than you thought it was. And then you stroll over to the mirror while taking your shirt off. Turning side to side while glancing over … Read More

4 Big Rocks Of Exercise

Have you heard this story before about the big rocks? It bears repeating even if you’ve heard it before. The story goes….  ‘A man stood in front of the group of high-powered over-achievers he said, “Okay, time for a quiz.” … Read More

Writing Your Own Exercise Program

Disclaimer Writing exercise programs is a mixture between science, guesswork and good judgement.  This article is kept simple, so you don’t get lost in the details so you can concentrate on getting results. Please consult your doctor if you’re starting … Read More

Joining A Gym Vs Training At Home

Confession time. I haven’t been training in a commercial gym for well over 18 months now. Because since I moved to Louisiana, I’ve be training in my garage gym Outback Performance. After training in gyms on and off for almost 30 … Read More