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

How To Instill Good Eating And Fitness Habits In Your Kids

How To Instill Good Eating And Fitness Habits In Your Kids

Your biggest role as a father is to make sure your kids have a healthy and happy childhood. A child who is used to an active and healthy lifestyle is more likely to lead a healthy, balanced life as an adult. As the frightening statistics of childhood obesity show, children are exposed to diseases which… Read more

Exercise Recovery – The Key to Exercise Enjoyment and Performance

Exercise Recovery – The Key to Exercise Enjoyment and Performance

After 15 years of National and International powerlifting competitions with training 3 to 4 days a week, 2 to 3 hours a day, 50 weeks of the year, I am convinced recovery is the key to enjoyment, performance and exercise longevity! Recovery includes, sleep, rest, eating, hydration and may also include the use of ice,… Read more

35, 40, or 50: Jump Start to General Fitness & Good Health

35, 40, or 50: Jump Start to General Fitness & Good Health

I have been Powerlifting for 15 years and a member of the National Masters Powerlifting Team for 3 out of the last 6 years. I finished 6th at the World Championships in the Czech Republic in 2010 and placed in the top 10 in 2005 and again in 2009. At 9:50 am EDT September 15,… Read more