Category: Articles

Understanding Your Metabolism

Our metabolic rate determines the rate at which we ‘burn up’ our food, and by increasing this rate, we can lose weight more quickly, easily, and safely. When we diet, by decreasing our calorie intake too drastically, we cause our metabolism to slow down, making it progressively more difficult for …

Free Books! My gift to you

Below are some free e-books that I am offering to anyone who visits my site. Download one, download them all! It’s all good. The only thing that I ask is that you leave a comment at the bottom of the page. Just a simple “Thank you” is all. 🙂 Enjoy! …

Instagram Hashtag Tips

So I’m sitting here taking my post workout selfies and meal prep … you know, getting that Instagram game down. Which got me to thinking about hashtags and all of the craziness surrounding them.  It’s all too often we see someone posting a pic with like 50 hashtags, so of …

Muscle Building Workouts

So, you’re looking to add some muscle. These 2 workouts are my favorites, and if you use the right amount of weight, you will get solid results. Oh, and be sure that you use good form. Can’t stress that one enough. Chest and Triceps Workout The graphic says it all. If …

(Study) Burn more fat with water

If you are within arm’s reach of any fitness trainer or nutrition professional, I am sure that you have heard them tell you to “drink more water”.  It’s true that most people are seriously dehydrated, so it’s good advice … but does drinking all of the H2O directly do anything …

Lifehacking and motivation

If you follow me on Twitter, you already know that I frequently post links to articles and other tips that I come across. Most of the time, they are tips on how to improve your life in some non-fitness way. Mindfulness, problem solving, success tips … basically everything that you …

6 Reasons You Should Cross Train

If your training results have hit a brick wall despite the fact that you have actually been doing your workouts  faithfully, perhaps it’s time to give cross training a shot. “What’s cross training?” …  It’s when you change your regular exercise and add in other types of exercise. Here are 6 reasons why …

Fitness Trends

The New Year has brought with it some drastic shifts in the fitness industry. What was hot and trendy in 2014 isn’t necessarily still giving off the same steam in 2015. Fitness in 2015 is no-nonsense! Functional fitness marks the return of many tried and true fitness trends that are …

Fitness Training Basics

People all over the world are becoming more and more health conscious, which is a good thing. Teen smoking rates are down, healthy food choices are easy to find, and protein powders don’t taste like chalk.  It seems like more people are finally getting it – that the most important …