10 Ab Exercises For Defined Abs

When I ask someone what their fitness goals are, I often hear the response ... "I just want abs!"

Well, if some six-pack abs and a strong core are what you're after ... I've got good news for you: You're in the right place!

Building a strong core and abs has so many benefits beyond just looking good! It's critical to have a strong core ... after all, it's literally the center [...]

How to Transform Your Body - 8 Habits to Learn

It doesn’t have to be January 1st to improve the quality of your life. Every year, January 1st is the time when the topic of conversation is about a “New Year, New You,” or “Make this the Year you reach your goals.” Unfortunately, this is the time of year where most people actually feel empowered […]

Should You Stretch Before or After a Workout?

"Should I stretch before or after a workout?" This is an age old question, and for a while it was highly debated.

Fitness experts used to argue whether you should stretch before or after a workout. But it didn't stop there either. They also used to argue about which type of stretching was best.

That’s not so much the case anymore.

Stretching has been studied quite a bit at this [...]

How to Get Motivated to Work Out

Have you taken the time lately to look at yourself in the mirror and evaluate what you see? Do you love what you see ... or are there things you'd like to change?

If you’re like me, and I assume most people feel this way too, you probably don’t like some things about the way you look. Maybe what you really don’t like is how you feel every day ... that's common too.

Well, here's the good news ... you have the power to change that.

No matter how far away you are from where you [...]

The Best Deltoid Exercises to Build Your Shoulders

If there is one muscle group that gets less praise than it deserves, it’s the deltoids. Commonly referred to as “the delts” ... these are shoulder muscles that can help you look great, while also making your life much easier.

For some reason though, the shoulders seem to get overlooked a lot ... and I couldn’t tell you why, because the deltoids are involved in all kinds of movements.

Honestly, a little shoulder development can [...]

Does Sweating Help You Lose Weight?

Working up a sweat at the gym can be a pretty satisfying sign that you’re giving your body a proper workout.

…But does sweat really mean that you’re burning off that stubborn fat?

The truth is, no. Sweating doesn't mean you're burning fat.

In fact, people can sweat for a bunch of different reasons. Some people even produce a lot more sweat, while others [...]

9 Great Upper Body Exercises

Did you know there are roughly 600 muscles in your body? I know that seems like a lot ... and that's because it is a lot! It makes you wonder, how can you ever workout all these muscles?

Well, this is why having a balanced and planned approach is a major key.

Most of the muscles in your body are found in groups. That means they are all together to make up a certain area/part of the body when it comes to the muscular system.

For example, think about your upper arm. It's made up of the bicep and tricep, right? Well your "Bi"ceps each have 2 muscles and [...]

Best Core Workouts for Strength and Stability

One of the most sought after body features among many men and women is a well defined core. I mean, who doesn’t want a nice six pack?

I think that's everyone's goal for the most part ... and when it comes to building a stronger and more well-defined core ... you have to train it like you do any other muscle.

It takes hard work, and it won’t happen overnight. Although, trust me when I say, it is definitely worth the effort! There are so many advantages to having a [...]

How to Squat Correctly: Squat Form 101

Squats are one of the most effective and functional movements you can do to improve your fitness. Heck, you can even get a massive benefit for your everyday life too.

Whether it's squatting down to pick up a box, or just getting up from the couch, we squat all the time.

It makes you think ... Wow, squats are pretty important! They are ... and that's exactly what I wanted to talk about today.

If you need help with your squats ... You came to the [...]

Should You Do Cardio Before or After Weights?

Most people go to the gym to either lift weights, do cardio, or do a combination of both. If you're anything like me, you probably like doing a healthy mix of both.

After all, cardio and weight training have different benefits. Cardio can help your body burn more calories and improve cardiovascular health.

On the other hand, weight training can [...]

How to Improve Grip Strength

You probably don’t think much about grip strength every day.

It seems like not much of a big deal when you compare it to general muscle strength ... But actually, grip strength is way more important than you may think!

In fact, improving your grip strength could actually take your workouts to the next level.

So let’s look at what grip strength is, why it [...]

Decline Push-Ups: An Amazing Workout For Your Chest

Push-ups are a lot of people’s go-to exercise for building upper body strength.

After all, it takes effort to push yourself up and down repeatedly.

But not all push-ups are the same…

In fact, you can vary your push-ups to work different parts of the muscle. You've probably heard of or even tried these variations [...]

Best Chest Workouts with Dumbbells
A few chest workouts with dumbbells can help you build a bigger and stronger chest in no time! Find exercises at
Easy Solutions For a Liver Detox

If you haven't in a while, take a moment to thank the organ that keeps your body free from toxins: your liver!

Well, one of the organs … Your kidneys do as well, but today we're talking about your liver.

With all of the food, medications, and chemicals we consume on a regular basis, our liver is crucial. It helps process what we put in [...]

What to Do at the Gym

I still remember it as if it happened yesterday...

The first day I ever stepped foot in a gym.

To me, it was intimidating.

Up until this point in my life, I had never [...]

10 Dumbbell Exercises For Better Results

Have you ever wondered why there are so many different types of gym equipment out there? I mean, there are 5+ different pieces of equipment that can do the same exercises.

Well the truth is, each piece of equipment has its own set of benefits.

Barbells generally allow you to lift the heaviest amount of weight...

Plate loaded machines are a little safer. They also [...]

What is Intuitive Eating?

When I first heard of the concept of intuitive eating, believe me, there were major eye rolls. I thought, “here we go … another diet to confuse people even more.”

After listening to the two dietitians who created intuitive eating present at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in 2019, I was pleasantly surprised ... it's not really a diet at all.

It’s actually the complete opposite of what most people consider a “diet”. No real restrictions.

Sounds too good [...]

The 6 Best Forearm Workouts

When most people think about arm workouts ... they think about their biceps and triceps. But, what about your forearms?

Why is it that the forearms always get overlooked?

After all, having strong and toned forearms isn't only pleasing to the eyes ... but it's also important for your overall health and longevity.

Thankfully, there are many forearm exercises that can help you [...]

When to Use Amino Acids

When it comes to health and fitness, we hear a lot about Amino Acids.

But what are Amino Acids?

Where do they come from?

What do Amino Acids do?

These are all great questions. Little do most people know […]

Top Cable Machine Leg Exercises

So you're looking to get in a killer leg workout ... but you only have access to a cable machine.

Maybe the gym is crowded, you're in a hotel gym, or you have an injury which limits you. Whatever the reason may be, you CAN still get an incredible leg workout with just cables!

You can even add cable training to your current routine to mix things up.

Now ... generally, you'll hear that free weights are superior, especially on leg day. Squats, deadlifts, split squats, and more all [...]

The Top 12 Cable Machine Ab Exercises

Let’s face it ... We all want a six pack. But, if you’re like me, I’m sure you’re tired of doing the same old ab exercises over and over again.

Don’t get me wrong, traditional sit-ups and crunches are great exercises for targeting the abs.

…But to see progress in any area of fitness it requires a change that your body isn’t used to.

There are a ton of different ways to train [...]