Insanity Max 30 Review

In this article, we will take a look at BeachBody's newest release, Insanity Max 30.  If you have been keeping up with my posts, you will notice that I have started a new Hybrid workout, P90X2 Insanity Max 30 Hybrid, that I am just over a week into thus far.  You can...

Top 5 CrossFit Myths

Its January 2015, time for some new resolutions created, then broken a week or two later.  With the start of the new year, CrossFit, will no doubt be at the top of many people’s lists.  CrossFit has become the new Fad in workouts over the last few years.  Growing from...

Does Shakeology Work?

In this article, we look at Shakeology, the partner program to all of BeachBody's fantastic workout series', such as Insanity, P90X, T25, etc... With every infomercial, DVD kit and online forum, BeachBody touts their Shakeology program, which aims to enhance your...

Should You Avoid the Blood-Type Diet?

A number of years ago, a new diet book was release called Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo.  The premise of this diet book or “study” as Dr. D’Adamo puts forth is that everyone should follow a specific type of diet which corresponds to their blood type A,...

Top Mistakes CrossFit Athletes Make

CrossFit, the functional fitness movement has been blowing up like crazy, and it doesn't appear to be losing steam any time soon.  The CrossFit Games, which began in 2007, grabbed about 150 spectators, however, in 2013 that number exploded to over 20,000. The earning...

Should You Exercise When Pregnant?

Should You Exercise When Pregnant? My wife and I are going down the path of trying to have our first child.  One thing we have been discussing lately, is what to do when she gets pregnant regarding her workouts and exercise.  Sure, during the first trimester, there...

9 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Everybody wants to live a healthy lifestyle these days.  Part of a healthy lifestyle is keeping fit, but its also eating healthy.  Lets face it, eating healthy can cost a ton of money, but it doesn't have to, if you follow some basic rules and guidelines.  Stores like...

P90X vs P90X2 vs P90X3

P90X, P90X2, P90X3, Insanity.  Which one should you do?  Exercise DVDs are great for at home workouts, however over the last 10 years, Beachbody, among other companies have saturated the “at-home” fitness market with DVD after DVD.  So how do you know which one is...

CrossFit – Setting Short Term Goals

Every month at my Crossfit box, we (the members) come up with our goals, and jot them down on a large whiteboard(s), that are placed around the facility.  Having goals is a good way to motivate yourself to come to the box and to stick to a healthy lifestyle.  Putting...

P90X3 Schedule

Last years P90X3 by Tony Horton combines all the science and studies from its previous versions all condensed into half the time. It is a full, high intensity workout, in only 30 minutes! Time to throw excuses out the window with this program. One of the first things...

CrossFit Shoes

What are your favorite shoes for CrossFit? I recently picked up a pair of Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0  Training Shoes to be used during my CrossFit and Beachbody workouts.  I never gave much thought to picking out a better pair of shoes for training, until I started...

CrossFit Obsession

Guest writer, Dan Smith, shares his views on the obsession with CrossFit that is sweeping across the globe. Why CrossFit, and not P90X or Insanity, or X2, or TRX, or the myriad of other workouts that seem to proliferate the infomercials and health clubs in every...