I recently sat down with Mike Whitfield, CTT a personal trainer and creator of Workout Finishers. Mike developed these workouts for his clients and used them himself to lose over 100 pounds – and keep it off – despite his often-stated love of pancakes. In this Q&A with Mike you’ll learn what Workout Finishers are and how they can help you, whether you too have 100 pounds to lose or just want to crank up the intensity of your current workouts.
As a man, the last thing you want are a low testosterone levels. That’s because it can lead to your hard earned muscle wasting away, an increase in body fat, and less energy. Even worse is it can lead to your sex drive taking a nosedive too. Don’t worry. There are several things you can […]
Are you a women who wants your legs to look good this summer when you wear shorts and swimsuits? Has doing thousands of reps of leg extensions and ‘butt blaster’ exercises given you zero results? If so, this article is for you. In it, Beverly Hills based personal trainer Gunnar Peterson gives you all the information you need to build great looking legs fast.
One of the most difficult things to do when you go low carb is deciding which foods you can eat. Looking up foods and recipes online takes a lot of time and trying to figure it out for yourself requires a lot of trial and error. The best way to learn what to eat is to find out what other people who have had success on a low carbohydrate diet eat on a daily basis. This article contains an entire days worth of meals that Jimmy Moore, a man who lost 180 lbs. following this type of diet eats every day.
Dr. Oz recently stated that raspberry ketones, the compounds that make raspberries smell so good are “the number one miracle in a bottle” for weight loss. While there is research that shows it may be good for weight loss, the reality regarding who it’s good for and the amount you’d probably need to take should make Dr. Oz re-evaluate the research before he speaks again.
Josh Henkin’s Ultimate Sandbag is one of my favorite pieces of training equipment. It allows you to perform almost any exercise in a much more challenging manner than barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, or machines allow. I didn’t think it was something that could be made better until I heard about his new product, the Ultimate Waterbag. […]
A question visitors email us all of the time is “how much protein does it take to build muscle?” This article uses this research to tell you how much protein your body needs to build muscle and gives advice on how to get it on a daily basis without it being a hassle.
Perhaps the best way to learn about healthy eating is to see how other people who do it too. In this article certified personal trainer and kettlebell instructor Adrienne Harvey reveals how she eats every day to stay fit, build muscle, and live a very active life. Check it out to see what you can learn from her way of eating.
Having strong abs and core muscles are key to developing throwing power and strength for football. Knowing which exercises to perform is tough since few coaches and trainers understand how these muscles work. To help you out I asked Todd Durkin who’s the strength coach to several NFL players including Super Bowl Champion Drew Brees which exercises he likes best for building these muscles. Keep reading to learn his top 3.
Medicine Balls are most often used to build throwing strength and upper body pushing power. They’re great for building strong, attractive abs too. You just need to know the exercises that work. In this article Gunnar Peterson tells you how by listing his 3 favorite medicine ball ab exercises.