August 15, 2015

How Many Calories Are You Actually Burning?

You ever see an overweight gym goer sweating profusely on a cardio machine like an elliptical? They may desperately want to lose weight and think periods of extended cardio is key, but how many calories are they really burning? And what is the most effective approach? While exercise plays an important role, when looking to change body composition diet is by far the largest factor. Your total caloric output for the day is called the […]
August 13, 2015

9 Great Ways to Get a Cardio Workout Without Just Running

When most people think of cardio, they automatically think of running. They think of mile after mile on a treadmill, while staring at that annoying smudge on the mirror. They think of endlessly running towards that smudge while waiting for the fan to swing back their way. But, why? Cardio is short for cardiovascular exercise… to exercise the cardiovascular system… so that’s any exercise that gets your heart pumping… so that’s anything, right? Well, yes, that […]
August 8, 2015

7 Secrets You Didn't Know About CrossFit

Very few things in the fitness world elicit emotions and opinions as strongly as the word “CrossFit.” On one end of the spectrum, there is an army of CrossFitters who swear by the benefits and could never imagine another method of working out. On the other end is a massive collection of people who scoff at the never ending burpees and injuries that seem to accompany this method of training. But is there a middle […]
August 6, 2015

3 Core Exercises for Six Pack Abs

Six pack abs are one of those trademark muscles, the ones even kids know about, abs, pecs and biceps. If we believe what we are told, they are the main aesthetic attribute that women look for in a man, and as a consequence, are one of the most sought after prizes for male gym-goers. Ever since an entire generation of celebrities took the stigma right out of female muscularity, more of the fairer sex are […]