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5 best ab exercises
5 best ab exercises

When training legs, back, chest, arms or other muscle groups you most certainly use appropriate weights to get results faster. This concept, however, does not always seem to apply when we are dealing with the abdominals. It is often seen that additional weights are ditched and instead replaced by classic crunches or sit-ups and countless reps.

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Train with a Stairmaster
Train with a Stairmaster

It is not without reason many of us ditch the chance of taking the stairs if an elevator is available, or that coaches around the world challenge their athletes to run up and down stairs inside big stadiums or office buildings. Not only running, but walking up a...

Sugar cravings
Sugar cravings

We are all aware of how a blood sugar drop is expressed, but only a handful of us are handling it the right way. Despite the fact that a simple apple would be enough to stabilize the blood sugar and get us back on track, we are easily reminded of the vending mac...

Getting back to the gym after a cold
Getting back to the gym after a cold

The flu season tends to be both long-spun and involve the vast majority of us. Regardless of how strong your immune system is, it is more or less inevitable that you will find yourself a victim too since we on a regular basis share so much public space. Many ath...

5 best ab exercises
5 best ab exercises

When training legs, back, chest, arms or other muscle groups you most certainly use appropriate weights to get results faster. This concept, however, does not always seem to apply when we are dealing with the abdominals. It is often seen that additional weights ...

What are amino acids?
What are amino acids?

The protein in our bodies consists of components called amino acids. In order to support the immune system, metabolism, and muscle growth, these long chains of interconnected amino acids are necessary. Individuals who spend a lot of time lifting weights have a g...

5 simple tips for weight loss
5 simple tips for weight loss

Fat loss doesn’t necessarily have to be synonymous with physical activity, cute gym outfits or brand new running shoes. There’s a lot you can do in your daily life without having to change your clothes, or even leave the house.

Do's and don'ts during the Holidays
Do's and don'ts during the Holidays

We are moving towards Christmas and this time of year is for many of us synonymous with excessive eating. We are visiting relatives, going on annual buffets with the company or just celebrating with friends. We are without a doubt reaching some kind of all time ...

Meditation and training
Meditation and training

While most bodybuilders like to emphasize the importance of sleep when the ambition is to gain muscle mass, there are just a few of them who mention the level of relaxation we can achieve as a complement to these night hours. The most effective way to connect bo...

Meditation in your life
Meditation in your life

Meditation is a method which purpose is to achieve mental and physical relaxation. Through this skill we gain several health benefits such as increased ability to concentrate, reduced anxiety tendencies along with a feeling of general satisfaction. Even though a...

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?

You have probably been told that breakfast is the metabolism’s catalyst and that it immediately puts you in some kind of fat burning mode. There are many accepted “truths” regarding the allegedly “most important meal of the day”. Ma...

How to motivate yourself and stay on track
How to motivate yourself and stay on track

Autumn has arrived and all that it entails in terms of environment and weather. This is not rarely an argument for staying indoors and cuddle up in front of a movie, instead of actually fulfilling the promise we made ourselves while wrapping up this year’s...

High-intensity interval training and dietary supplements that actually works
High-intensity interval training and dietary supplements that actually works

When we talk about fitness we mean the body's ability to perform a submaximal (ie. an intensity that is less than maximal) work for a long time. Physical fitness is a measurement of the body’s aerobic capacity, the amount of oxygen that the body can be...

4 outdoor workouts to try this fall
4 outdoor workouts to try this fall

August is coming to an end and fall is getting closer. To many people this means that it’s time to get back on track after vacation which may feel stressful since it can be hard to find motivation after a long and beautiful summer. To get you excited to ge...

Myths and truths about aspartame
Myths and truths about aspartame

Finding information has never been easier than in today’s society. On a daily basis we receive information about what we should and shouldn't eat, how we should and shouldn’t train, what is unhealthy and what is health, the list goes on and on.

3 tips on how to get fit
3 tips on how to get fit

Do you want to build muscles but are unsure how to start? Or have you been training for a while but hasn’t seen any results for a while? Here are some valuable facts that hopefully can help you on your way to a fitter and healthier body.

Ideas to Help You Navigate Mental Tough Spots during Training
Ideas to Help You Navigate Mental Tough Spots during Training

As athletes, we all intuitively know the importance of training our bodies to get ourselves into the best physical shape that we can. It doesn’t matter if we’re working out simply to be fit “for life” or if we are aiming to compete in an ...

Smart Planning For Successful Fitness Results
Smart Planning For Successful Fitness Results

Getting and staying fit is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions that most people make, but a huge percentage don’t actually receive their desired results. The biggest reason for this is because they don’t take time to plan correctly.

Amino acids for training
Amino acids for training

The dietary supplement amino acids are one hot topic right now. They are seen and talked about everywhere. But what are amino acids and how do they relate to exercise?

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