Aqua Aerobics: Not Just For Beginners

Aqua Aerobics: Not Just For Beginners

If you think aqua aerobics isn’t for elite athletes, think again. Deep water running is just one form of aqua aerobics that not only provides a variation to any athlete’s routine, but is a highly effective strategy for maintaining both cardio performance levels and muscle strength while recovering from an injury. That’s right: Aqua aerobics… Read more

100 push-up variations will ensure you’ll never get bored with them

100 push-up variations will ensure you’ll never get bored with them

I’m a fan of bodyweight exercises, because they’re effective, accessible, and usually don’t cost a penny to get set up for. And while there may be more exciting choices for workout options at your local gym, you can’t beat the convenience of exercises that can be done with just your own bodyweight and a little… Read more

4 Easy 10-Minute Workouts for Busy Parents

4 Easy 10-Minute Workouts for Busy Parents

Many parents often put off exercising because they simply “don’t have time.” But the truth is, if you’re parent and you can’t make time to exercise now, you probably won’t be able to do it until all the kids are out of the house. Staying fit and exercising requires discipline and effort, but believe it… Read more

13 Reasons to do bodyweight exercises

13 Reasons to do bodyweight exercises

I’ll admit it; I am hooked on bodyweight exercises. I have been working out for 2 decades, rotating through dozens of different workout fads, but one aspect to my workout programs that have always been consistent are the use of bodyweight exercises. I never really thought about why bodyweight exercises were so important to me… Read more

The co-worker drop: The ultimate office workout

The co-worker drop: The ultimate office workout

If you are like most people, you spend most of your days sitting in a cubicle or office with your only exercise being a trip to the bathroom. This constant sitting literally takes years off your life. Even though the gym may be only a couple miles away, it seems like a hundred miles while… Read more

Muscle balance: Keep your body balance in check

Muscle balance: Keep your body balance in check

As I continue to train for what I am hoping will be my next world record attempt, I struggle with trying not to over train key muscle groups tied directly to the record attempt movement.  Overtraining select muscle groups leads to body and muscle imbalance and can lead to injury and negative performance.  Maintaining body… Read more

Fun indoor exercises for kids

Fun indoor exercises for kids

How many times have you been asked by your kids to watch a movie, play a video game or something similar? Some kids are inclined toward sports, while others are inclined toward reading and sometimes both. In this article we want to give you some options on what you can propose to your kid so… Read more

The hidden ab muscle that will get you a six pack!

The hidden ab muscle that will get you a six pack!

As a military fitness trainer and inventor of the Strength Stack 52 fitness workout cards, you might think I am a big advocate of sit-ups. Actually, I despise sit-ups and rarely ever do them, but many people ask how I maintain my 6-pack abs at the age of 36 without being on a diet. Today,… Read more