May 16, 2015

Core Strength in 10 Minutes

Many neglect their core seeing it as a less important muscle group than larger, showier muscles like arms, shoulders, and chest. They simply throw in a few crunches once or twice a week to keep their waistlines trim. This is a grave mistake.  Having a strong and balanced core is important for a number of reasons: Applying strength training principles to the core improves motor control, muscular strength, endurance, and power. A strong core is […]
May 9, 2015

3 Hidden Muscles that Can Make or Break Your Physique

Everybody knows about the showy muscles, the big boys, the one’s people notice straight away. Huge arms, a thick, full chest, and boulder shoulders are what jump to mind when people think of muscle. Know this: to put together a truly great physique – both esthetically and biomechanically – you need to bring the smaller and hidden muscles up to scratch too. It is the complete package that is striking to the eye. Even if […]
May 7, 2015

How to Train for Fat Loss

When you have a goal of losing fat, it’s important to eat and train in a way that ensures the weight you lose is body fat, and you aren’t losing hard earned muscle. Lean body mass not only shapes your body and makes you more esthetic, it also helps fuel your metabolic fire. The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn, so if you are losing weight that includes a lot of muscle, […]
May 2, 2015

10 Workout Mistakes to Avoid Making in the Gym

They say that just showing up is half of the battle. Unfortunately, many people are making mistakes in the gym that are preventing them from reaching their goals and winning the war. Here are 10 common workout mistakes that people make in the gym that hinder your gains. 1. Using bad form The majority of gym-goers use improper form and dysfunctional mechanics every time they exercise. Bad form can range from an individual who is […]