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Saturday, November 6, 2010

Why Weight Training is the Only Way to Fitness

Somewhere in America, there is a woman emphatically proclaiming “…no, I don’t want to lift weights…I’ll just bulk up.”  Putting aside the fact that in order for that to happen, sufficient amounts of the hormone testosterone must be present in amounts which the female body doesn’t produce-this fallacy, somehow still prevails, (in spite of our knowledge of basic endocrinology.)  While there are women body builders who use performance enhancing drugs to  create the muscular physique that most women (and men for that matter), find unattractive, this is not the norm for most women who lift weights. 

Friday, October 22, 2010

10 Fitness Tips That Might Surprise You

Exercise science is a rapidly changing field. There is new research coming out in the fitness and nutrition journals every month. What you learned today, may be considered obsolete, no longer relevant, or even harmful a year from now.

The basics will never go “out of style.” Certain exercises, training models, and basic nutrition will always be part of the training discussion but sometimes, we just want something new. Below are 10 surprising tips that you may not have heard before. 

Saturday, May 22, 2010

7 Ways to Prepare for the Impending Doom...Swimsuit Season

Spring cleaning to look good in that swimsuit! 
Since you’ll be easing yourself into a bikini or shorts in the next few weeks (always think positive), the time to set yourself up for success is NOW! Below are 7 things you should toss NOW that can sabotage your mission.  Use these simple strategies to jump start your program today!  Start by avoiding...