8 Foods that Pack on Muscle

8 Foods that Pack on Muscle

OVERVIEW If muscles were made from chips and beer, we’d look huge. But they aren’t, and we don’t—unless you count that sack o’ fat up front and dead center. If not Doritos and double bock, then what? We decided to delve deep into the human...
How Many Calories are You Burning

How Many Calories are You Burning

Ever wonder how efficient your workout really is? We crunched the numbers to reveal the calorie-torching potential of 20 types of exercise, from walking and jogging to surfing and Spinning. Hiking and backpacking Calorie burn is calculated with a formula designed by...
Is Gluten Bad for Your Body

Is Gluten Bad for Your Body

“Gluten Free” has been all the rage for the past several years, and gaining popularity more and more.  While not directly having a gluten allergy, or Celiac Disease, my sister was diagnosed with a severe form of the disease several years ago. I have...

One Hundred Pushups

A co-worker of mine sent me a link to this website,hundredpushups.com. He said he had came across it while taking a break at work, and actually gave it a try. After the 6 week period, he was amazing with the results. After just 6 short weeks of doing pushups 3 days a...

Self Confidence at the Gym?

Have you ever gone to the gym, only to get there, take a look around, then a quick look in the mirror, and depart the premises faster than you came in? With 2011 behind us, many people’s new year’s resolutions are to get in shape, drop some weight,  and...

What’s Next After You’ve Hit Your Goal

YOU DID IT!!!!  You hit your goal weight, marathon mile, pants size or whatever it may be.   What do you do now?  That is a very tough question for many people. Some people will take some time off and relax from their workout schedule, others will slow down the pace...

Father’s Testosterone Drops After Baby Arrives

A father’s testosterone level drops steeply after his baby arrives, showing that human males are biologically wired to care for their offspring, a U.S. study out Tuesday showed. Researchers from Northwestern University, Illinois, followed a large group of men in...

Proper Rest & Recovery

Why You Need to Rest & Recover Sometimes you just need a break from your normal exercise routine.  Recently, I’ve been traveling quite a bit for work, which has given me the opportunity to change up my normal workout routine, and even take a break from it. ...

Motivation is Very Important

How many times have you gotten ready to go to the gym, or gotten home from work and just said, “Screw it, I’ll go tomorrow…”  I can’t even count the number of times that has happened to me.  My biggest hurdle to working out has always...

Natural agent kills bacteria in food

U.S. scientists learned a naturally-occurring agent thаt destroys thе bacteria thаt cause meat, fish, eggs аnd dairy products tο rot. Researchers аt thе University οf Minnesota reported thе discovery οf bisin — a naturally-occurring compound produced virtually ѕοmе...

Top 10 Habits of Elite Athletes

Fox News recently did an article on the top 10 habits of elite athletes.  While many of the items on the list came as no surprise, getting plenty of rest, staying hydrated, etc…, a few of them were quite surprising.  One of which was #10, envisioning success. ...