4 Cardio Exercises to Incorporate into Your Workout

Image by: tpsdave By Robert Spencer I don’t know about you but I know plenty of guys who skip cardio if they can and head straight for the free weights. They’re more interested in building muscle than getting a great whole body workout. Even if you want to focus on building muscle, doesn’t mean that…

7 Fun Ways to Exercise with Your Kids

Image by: Public Domain Images By Robert Spencer A new study confirms that a lot of parents with children who are obese think that their children are healthy. Their children’s inactivity and weight gain isn’t something that bothers them. They believe that their kids aren’t in danger of any health concerns. However, the statistics of…

3 Tips for Swim Workouts this Summer

Image by: tpsdave By Robert Spencer For a lot of us, we associate “working out” with a chore. It’s something that is good for us and that we have to do, not something that we choose to do for fun. However, there are plenty of fun workouts that can make exercise fun. We just have…

5 Subscription Boxes You Never Knew You Needed

Image by: Public Domain Pictures By Robert Spencer One of the biggest trends that exploded out of nowhere this year is the rise of the subscription boxes. What are these? You can get boxes of random items mailed to you (at given times) for a flat monthly fee. They range from items for your pets…

Top 3 Healthy Motivators for Summer 2014

Image by: AberroCreative By Robert Spencer We know about the importance of staying active and working out. However, that alone won’t motivate most of us to do the right thing. Sometimes the calling of your couch (or that bag of potato chips) outweighs our knowledge about obesity and diabetes. It can be hard to stay…

3 Easy Ways to Personalize Your Bodybuilding Workout

Image by: tpsdave By Robert Spencer When it comes to staying healthy and building muscle, there has only really been one tried-and-true method that everyone shares. Sure, someone may come up with a new idea every now and then but usually they are just alterations of the formulas that we have used in the past….

Fitness Trends for 2014: Boot Camps Versus Customized Classes

Image by: RogerAugdal Olsen By Robert Spencer There are a lot of fitness trends that are changing for 2014. Crossfit classes are dying down. Boot camps are also becoming less popular. In the place of these two classes are customized classes. [wp_ad_camp_4] #1) Boot Camps on the Descent Boot camps have been a big hit…

5 Cycling Trends and Tips for 2014

Image by: Simon By Robert Spencer Cycling has gone up in popularity since gas prices started rising. More people are enjoying a cleaner and way to get to work (and getting fit while they’re at it). Did you know that it costs about $11,500 per year to drive a car around town while it only…

5 Tips for an Awesome Treadmill Workout

Image by: Staff Sgt. Anthony Hyatt By Robert Spencer It’s springtime, which means that we’re busting out of the gyms and homes in order to workout outside. However, if you’re anything like me, you’re still stuck at home – staring at the beautiful weather through a double-paned window – because the pollen count’s through the…

7 Great Training Tips from Our Favorite Athletes

Image by: Karen Blaha By Robert Spencer When you’re training for a competition or a tournament, it can be hard to stay motivated and find the right workout routine for you. Here to help are some of the best Olympic athletes (female and male) and some other figureheads in fitness. Check out these 7 tips…

The New Obstacles for “Tough Mudder” 2014

Image by: DVIDSHUB By Robert Spencer There are over 1 million Tough Mudder participants in America. If you’re one of the few who aren’t sure of what Tough Mudder is, think of a triathlon, except more difficult and paved with obstacles. And, of course, when I mean paved, I’m really kidding because none of the…

4 Tips for Running Without Injury for Men

Image by: Dave Gingrich By Robert Spencer Staying active is one of the best things that you can do for yourself. Walking, jogging, and/or running is a great option if you don’t have a gym membership. Unless you live in an extremely dangerous neighborhood, you can run around the block for a few laps every…

The “No-Gym” Workout for Men

Image by: Kyle Cassidy By Robert Spencer I hate the gym. I’ll tell you right now. I’m not a big fan of being holed in with a bunch of sweaty guys that are just trying to pick up on girls. However, sometimes it is a necessary evil: like during the winter. However, since it’s now…

7 Great Body-weight Workouts for Men

Image by: tpsdave By Robert Spencer I’m a big fan of body-weight exercises because they are versatile and can be done anywhere: at a gym, at home, while on vacation, etc. On a box. With a fox. All right, you get the gist. They are also great if you are just starting an exercise routine….

8 Easy Tips for a Healthier Life

Image by: DVIDSHUB By Robert Spencer Personal trainers are great assets if you want to get in shape and build up some bulk at the gym. But what if you don’t have the time or money to get a personal trainer? What if you don’t have time to go to the gym? Well, in those…

5 Secrets to Getting Ripped Personal Trainers Don’t Want You to Know

Image by: LocalFitness By Henry Vanger Today’s gyms are loaded with amenities. Everything from pools to spas to personal trainers. In addition to your regular membership fee, many gyms offer the added bonus (at an added price) of hiring one of these personal trainers to offer private consultation and personal assistance. This fee is often…

Eating Your Way To Six Pack Abs?

Image by: Melanie-m By Jake Bradshaw Six pack abs are the ultimate goal for every guy. They attract the ladies and they are they number one sign that we are healthy. Six packs aren’t like other parts of our body, they take time, patience and most of all, discipline. In men, our stomachs are the…

Set Clear Goals to Get The Most Out of Your Workout

Working out without a defined plan or goal is a little like running a race without knowing where the finish line is. You could be putting in lots of effort, enough effort to actually win the race, but if you’re not heading in the right direction you’ll never see the true benefit of your effort.

Workout Your Anxiety & Depression With Exercise

Did you know that exercise may actually help to heal the mind as well? And here you thought it was looking at all of those women in spandex at the gym that was making you feel better …

Workouts Can Help With Anger Management

Hey angry birds – do you have a tendency to rage flap your wings as an initial response of in many a situation? Working out just may be the answer for you …

4 Foods To Consume After A Workout

Image by: Elvert Xavier Barnes Photography By Kurt Garrity You just crushed it at the gym. That elliptical machine was your bitch. You feel phenomenal. But your job is not done, sweatpants – now you must refuel your body and rebuild that muscle tissue with foods that contain the right mix of vitamins and nutrients….