Fitness

PB2 Review

 PB2 is merely peanut butter in powder form. PB2 comes in two flavors – chocolate peanut butter and regular peanut butter – and in various quantities; anywhere from 6 oz to 1lb. You can find Pb2 and other products from the Bell Plantation at their site. Goodness: Peanut butter without fat is something that the…

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Four benefits of working out with Kettlebells

When it comes to our health and fitness, it’s important that we establish just the right balance between diet and physical exercise. Exercise is extremely important and beneficial, yet for some people, it soon becomes monotonous, boring, and frustrating. When people imagine exercising, many of them picture themselves sweating for over an hour on a…

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Heart Stopping Arms

I’ve put this masterpiece together to destroy your arms and your lungs. At the end of this exercise you may pass out from dehydration; mostly because you can’t bring the water bottle to the lips of your mouth. Please note the way this workout is intended to be completed! You are supposed to get through…

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Everyday Core

A quick core workout while still emphasizing abdominals-so you can achieve a 6-pack and have a functional core.       1. Legs Raised Crunches – 50 reps 2. Circular Leg Raises – 15 clockwise, then counter-clockwise 3. Reverse Crunches (knees to chest instead of chest to knees) – 50 reps 4. Toe Touch Crunches…

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Whey vs Casein Protein

When walking into a supplement store some of you might become overwhelmed with all the different types of protein available. Protein is a building block in developing and maintain muscles, and so it is important to consume regularly. When searching for a supplement, it’s good to know what choices you have and what the differences…

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Full Body Strength Training Workout

A quick full-body workout with a tough set of abs to finish it off. Instead of changing the body part each exercise, this hits each muscle group in succession to tear whatever muscle fibers are left standing. Since we’re hitting these muscles hard right away, be sure to warm up amply; a few laps, some…

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Case of the Mondays

Not everyone has a luxurious job that allows you to lounge around and get paid during your siesta- some people have to buckle down, put on their big boy (or girl) pants and really grind out that 8-10 hour shift. Some jobs are physically demanding, like roofing and waiting tables; but desk jobs, if nothing…

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Split Routine While Cutting Weight

Split routines are great for weak point training and are fantastic when cutting weight for the beach season; so, I’ve created a split routine that isn’t very time consuming because you are supposed to be doing cardio at the conclusion of each workout. This one is split into 6 days, which may be more than…

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In this Trick, 2lbs of Sweat Will Appear

A fantastic workout for days when you’re snowed-in, or don’t feel like going all the way across town for the gym. All you need is a deck of cards, and a few dumbbells. If you’re short on dumbbells, you can improvise with a heavy backpack, or something of that nature. You play with a full…

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The Importance of Forearm Training

Fingertip push-ups aren’t a part of everyone’s training, but I find many gym rats under-train or flat-out-ignore strength training their forearms in general. The opinions of workout-aholics is usually along the lines of ‘using free weights is enough exercise,’ and this can prove problematic. Problems of Underdevelopment For mass-building training, it is necessary to exercise with…

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