July, 2016

5 New Ways to Increase the Intensity of Your Cardio Training

5 New Ways to Increase the Intensity of Your Cardio Training

For years, low-intensity steady state (LISS) cardio has been at the forefront of of the fitness industry as the favorite form of cardiovascular exercise. From the elliptical to light outdoor jogs, LISS is a favorite because it is simple, convenient and enjoyable. But unfortunately, it isn’t the most efficient method for burning fat. Higher intensity […]

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The 3 Best Exercises for Horseback Riders

The 3 Best Exercises for Horseback Riders

Horseback riding requires an enormous amount of strength, muscular endurance, and balance to be able to straddle and control such a large, powerful animal. Riding activates all the major muscles of the body, but the ability to stay upright and stable while simultaneously absorbing the power of the horse comes primarily from the core. The […]

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5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

Need to strip off the fat to reveal you lean and muscular body as fast as possible? Don’t be a victim of the common misconceptions surrounding fat loss that will tell you to eat salad and spend hours on the treadmill at the gym. With these 5 tips, you can speed up your fat burning […]

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Alcohol: How it Affects Your Body and Tips for Smart Consumption

Alcohol: How it Affects Your Body and Tips for Smart Consumption

The fitness industry has long had a negative stance on alcohol consumption due to its lack of nutrition (empty calories) and ethanol content, the toxic metabolic by-product that can cause damage to your liver and inhibit essential nutrient absorption like amino acids and B vitamins, while also impeding upon muscle protein synthesis. And at 7 […]

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How To Hydrate Before, During and After a Workout

How To Hydrate Before, During and After a Workout

Water is the building block of life and is arguably the most essential component of the human body. It regulates body temperature and blood pressure, protects vital organs, and deals with aging and is absolutely necessary for the physiological function of the human body. Other ways to stop aging in the human body can be […]

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4 Detox Tips to Get Your Body Back on Track

4 Detox Tips to Get Your Body Back on Track

Congratulations! You survived the holiday weekend; it may have been a blast, but like many Americans you probably have put on some unwanted pounds and may be feeling fatigued and sluggish. While you can’t take back the calories from all the hot dogs and beer you consumed, you can take steps to get yourself back […]

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How To Maximize Muscle Growth with Progressive Overload

How To Maximize Muscle Growth with Progressive Overload

In order to continue making progress in a strength program, it is essential that you constantly stimulate a muscle with a new challenge. Progressive overload, or the gradual increase in stress placed upon the body during strength training, leads to several physiological adaptations that stimulate muscle growth and increase strength. Here are the three key […]

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