Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

This article originally appeared on Time.com. Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness exercises can actually reverse stress-related changes in genes linked to poor...
300 Workout

300 Workout

At the start of the movie 300, King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) bids farewell to his beautiful wife, Queen Gorgo (Lena Headey) as he heads out to lead the Battle of Thermopylae. In it, 300 Spartans fought to their death against Xerxes and his massive Persian army in 480...
Why Working Out at Home is the Best

Why Working Out at Home is the Best

Working out at home is the best, pure and simple.  Four years ago, I would have said the opposite.  I loved the gym.  I loved going to the gym.  I loved that feeling walking into the gym and interacting with everyone, talking, chatting, bs’ing about nonsense....
Is Crossfit Safe?

Is Crossfit Safe?

Is Crossfit Safe?  In late 2015, 60 Minutes did an expose on the global craze that is Crossfit. CrossFit is a global phenomenon: 12,000 locations, hundreds of thousands of diehards, and a full-body workout that can make you look like a superhero, 60 Minutes said on...
P90X3 vs T25

P90X3 vs T25

With the release of T25 in June 2013, Beachbody, and the rest of the workout community, entered into a new era of high intensity/short duration workouts.  Soon after, we were gifted with other short duration Beachbody workouts, including P90X3, P90, Insanity Max 30,...
Fatherhood, Fitness & Finances

Fatherhood, Fitness & Finances

As I’m writing this post, sitting next to my wife on our couch, I’m contemplating many things, most significantly, the impending birth of our first child within the next week.  I’m unsure what to expect, I’m unsure what new fatherhood will...
30 Minutes of Daily Exercise Can Help Men Live Longer Lives

30 Minutes of Daily Exercise Can Help Men Live Longer Lives

Even people who are older may see a longevity benefit from exercising: Older men who exercise 30 minutes a day tend to live longer than their couch-potato counterparts, a new study finds. In the study of men in their 60s and 70s, those who routinely did 30 minutes of...
P90X2 Insanity Max 30 Hybrid – Updated!

P90X2 Insanity Max 30 Hybrid – Updated!

Update:  Click here to view my latest update at the bottom of the article For those of you that follow this blog/site, you will have noticed that I am a big fan of the Beachbody workouts.  While Mason prefers CrossFit, I prefer the at home workouts, as I have a...
Insanity Max 30 Review

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....
Top 5 CrossFit Myths

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...
Top Mistakes CrossFit Athletes Make

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...
CrossFit Tip – Mental Health and Toughness

CrossFit Tip – Mental Health and Toughness

If you saw any of the 2014 CrossFit Games in July or any CrossFit games for that matter, I’m sure you noticed some of the incredible physiques cheering in the audience and competing in the arena. Three years ago, when I first began my CrossFit journey, the...
P90X vs P90X2 vs P90X3

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

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

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...
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