Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Quote For The Week#13

Monday, April 1st, 2013

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” Henry David Thoreau


Monday, March 25th, 2013

It’s Complexicated: Shrugs (Don’t roll the shoulders) Alternating Curls Triceps Kick Backs (1 DB in each hand; think skiing) Standing Military Press Renegade Row (stay down for the push up’s) Push Ups (1 DB in each hand) Do all exercises using 2 dumbbells, (at least 10-15 pounds more if you can execute with good form) […]

Quote For The Week#10

Monday, March 11th, 2013

He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.  Clarence Budington Kelland


Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Walking Dead Legs Circuit: Farmer Carry: Go heavy!! At least 50lbs. Mt. Climbers: 30 sec. Goblet Squat: Go heavy!!! 8-12 reps Bicycling: 30 sec. Romanian Dead Lift: 10-20 lbs. 8-12 reps per side Stability Ball Reverse Crunch: 30 sec. Repeat 4X

Quote For The Week#8

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can. Lowell Thomas

Pre training fuel

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Of all the foods you could have before a training sesh, prioritize ones rich in carbohydrates, especially if you really want to “amp up” your fat burn. This is the body’s preferred energy source during exercise. Here are a couple of pre training ideas: Fruit. Any kind you like works! Blueberries, apples, peaches, pears, or […]

Exercise Challenge#5

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Take a knee!! Circuit: Half kneeling Dumbbell Curl Half kneeling Dumbbell Overhead Triceps Extensions Half kneeling Dumbbell Shrugs Flat bench Dumbbell Pullovers 60 sec. elbow plank Each exercise 10 reps. No rest between sets. Time yourself. Your recovery will be equal to the time it takes you to complete the circuit. Your mission: Complete the […]

Zumba. Is it Effective?

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Zumba fitness may feel like a party, but research suggests that it’s also a highly effective workout. Some of the benefits include: Total-body exercise A good, high-energy aerobic workout Core strengthening and flexibility gains because there are lots of hip and midsection movements And an undeniable fun factor With exercisers burning an average of over […]

To eat or not to eat, pre cardio fueling

Friday, January 18th, 2013

While there is no conclusive evidence that fasted cardio is the best method for maximizing fat loss there is quite a bit of scientific literature that supports the theory that performing cardio exercise prior to breakfast will yield a higher rate of fat oxidation. But is performing cardio in a fasted state the best method […]

Quote For The Week#1

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Trade your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly. Tony Robbins