Can you be Overtraining your Muscles?

June 29, 2012

So you have been going to the gym for hours and hours on end but are not getting results.. or you work so hard but feel so tired and drained all the time.. or you are not getting out of your workouts what you feel you are putting in.. these are classic signs of overtraining. […]

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To Meet Your Fitness Goals, How Long Should You Workout For?

June 26, 2012

So you are into working out and you are wondering to yourself: How long should you workout for? There is no right answer to this question as it varies from person to person and fitness level. It also varies in regards to what you are doing and how intense your workouts are. This question would […]

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How Many Times a Week Should I Work Out

June 24, 2012

So you’re new to weight lifting or you have been lifting for a while now and are still a little confused about how much you should be working out. You are asking yourself the question of “How many times a week should I work out to achieve my fitness goals?” and would like to find […]

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Advanced Full Body Workout Routine

June 24, 2012

Written below is a full body workout routine for advanced bodybuilders. For the number of reps and rest I have a lot of variation (3-15 reps and 1-3 minutes rest). When you perform this workout regimen, perform 3-5 reps with 3-5 minute rests, 8-12 reps with 1-2 minute rests, or 12-15 reps with 30-45 second […]

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Staying Motivated by Sticking To A Fitness Routine!

June 21, 2012

Consistently staying motivated to anything in life is a constant struggle. We have so many things in our lives that we want to accomplish and often times, we end up becoming overwhelmed and complete nothing. Between work and kids and family and the many other stresses that we endure throughout our loves, it is no wonder […]

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Health Benefits of Stretching Exercises

June 19, 2012

Stretching is often overlooked by most fitness enthusiasts and even athletes. With time being such a valuable resource, many people consider stretching to be a waste of time. What many people fail to realize all the many health benefits of stretching exercises and how stretching can greatly improve their lives. Stretching Exercises and its Many […]

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Burn Calories While Doing Nothing Via the Exercise Afterburn Effect

June 18, 2012

What Is The Afterburn Effect? – The exercise afterburn effect, also know as excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), is when the body continues to burn calories after the exercise session is over. For example, let’s say you go for early morning jog for 30 minutes. After you have finished the 30 minute jog, your body […]

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In What Ways does Cardio Burn Muscle

June 16, 2012

I hear from a lot of people that performing cardio “burns” muscle. They fear adding cardio to their workout regimen for fear that it will stunt their grown in size and strength. So does cardio burn muscle?  The answer varies and depends on many factors, but in most cases, it does not. Let me give […]

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When’s the Best Time to Do Cardio and Weight Lifting

June 14, 2012

This is something that I have often struggled with. I perform weight lifting and cardio 5-6 times per week. I love weight lifting, but being that I am a college basketball player, performing cardio is just as important if not more important than weight lifting. The optimal answer to the question of the best time […]

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Is the Morning the Best Time to do Cardio

June 14, 2012

You have probably heard all sorts of things in regards to the best time to do cardio. You have probably heard some people say that the best time to do cardio is first thing in the morning before you eat because it burns fat the best. You have probably also heard that after you consume […]

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