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

4 Simple Tips to Make You Healthier Than Ever

4 Simple Tips to Make You Healthier Than Ever

In the age of the obesity epidemic, thousands of new diet fads coupled with an overload of health and fitness information, there are really only a few key tips you need to keep in mind to stay healthy and fit. If you Google “best health tips” you will get over 1.3 million results. How is… Read more

Jumping Rope: Kids Play or Serious Fitness Workout?

Jumping Rope: Kids Play or Serious Fitness Workout?

As I prepare for a new Guinness World Weightlifting Record attempt in 2013, I continue to push my limit for high intensity interval training and ways to increase lactic acid tolerance. A surprise finding on the road to new activities is jumping rope! Most people have jumped rope in their neighborhood as kids. Most everyone quits by the… Read more

The Value of High Intensity Weight Training

The Value of High Intensity Weight Training

High intensity endurance weight training may be the right mix of physical activity that provides the best of cardio and weight training in half the time for baseline fit adults. For years we have been told mixing cardio training with weight training is a must to ensure we are effectively working our cardiovascular system. For… Read more