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 of the above can stand alone in its own right, no question. But when you … Continue reading Matches made in exercise heaven

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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

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 dumbbell and doing the following exercises below. These dumbbell exercises will work your body from … Continue reading The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do With One Dumbbell

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 answer you’re likely to get is “it’s my six pack, dude.” However, the core is … Continue reading Spice up your core training

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 in a completely different light.The bench is a tool you can use to improve your … Continue reading Bench training

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 in shape and getting those six-pack abs. Armed with knowledge learned from long-ago high school … Continue reading Must do core exercises