Stressed? You should do this

There is two certainties in life, death and taxes. However, when you’re older, you can add stress to that list too. Stress (bad stress in particular) is something you encounter regularly at work, home or on the road. For example, when someone cuts you off in traffic. Who does he think he is? Jerk.   … Continue reading Stressed? You should do this

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Power to the people

Wouldn’t you like to leap over tall buildings with a single bound? Well, only Superman can do that, so he can save us from the dark forces of the universe. However, with a minimal time investment you can add some fun and excitement to your existing routine and then you’ll (might) be able to leap … Continue reading Power to the people

Cardio strength

Note- This post first appeared here I despise traditional cardio. I’d rather pour gasoline over myself and jump into a fire than run on a treadmill. However, give me a barbell and a few weight plates and I’m happier than a pig in mud. Happier pigs make yummier bacon, and the World Health Organization should … Continue reading Cardio strength

Power up your training….

Have you ever dreamed about hitting a walk-off home run in the World Series?   Or maybe you have had to sprint to catch the bus, or you’ve tried to show your friends up on the basketball court. In our imaginary and real lives, you need the ability to do things powerfully. But what is power? … Continue reading Power up your training….

Put the fun back into your exercise

You reach over to smash the alarm clock against the wall because it’s time to drag yourself out of bed. You’re stumbling around in the dark trying not to wake anybody up so you can get yourself to the gym because the scale isn’t your friend. Sounds like fun, right? So many things in our … Continue reading Put the fun back into your exercise

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