Change is hard. And willpower is limited. So when it comes to changing your life, here’s how to change your mindset and increase your motivation.
Stop thinking about how many calories you’re burning each workout, and instead pay more attention to the signals your body is sending to make the most of your exercise plans and burn fat faster.
Pullups are the ultimate test of relative body strength. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, here’s how to do more and see progress. We’ve all heard the old adage “You’ve got to learn how to crawl before you can learn how to walk.” Nothing could be more accurate in the gym. Unfortunately, when it comes […]
Let’s assume for one moment this isn’t a blog post. It’s a conversation that you’re watching. I’m not a writer. You’re not a reader. This is real life. And this is the conversation that hurts to the core maybe more than any other conversation I have in fitness. Why? Because it’s a reflection of what […]
What happens when weight loss stops? You do more cardio. Here are 5 reasons why that might not be your best approach.
If I could go back in time to when I first started lifting weights, I’d do everything differently. Back then, I was so worried about finding the right plan for me that I missed out on the two most fundamental aspects of exercise: movement and strength. Movement is easy to figure out, and yet mostly misunderstand. […]
How many motivational clichés does it take to get in shape? Whatever it takes. This is the type of (sarcastic) feedback that makes exercise so frustrating. Lots of talk that sounds good, but nothing that definitively shows you how to get from where you are to where you want to be. Most fitness information is a […]
Only have 30 minutes in a day to exercise? Here’s how you can train for less time and still make progress towards goals like building muscle or burning fat.
Ever since muscle confusion became a popular term, there’s been a big debate about how often you need to adjust your workouts. For most people, the number of reps you perform are shockingly similar. In a survey of 100 people (equal gender split), 83 percent said they normally perform 8 to 10 reps per exercise. […]
Did you lose the genetic lottery? Don’t worry. The science of the perfect muscle building workout can add new size and mass to any body type and at any age.
If you’re doing fasted cardio, there are a few thing you’ll want to know about it’s impact on fat loss. And more importantly, why it might be a big mistake.
How can you tell the difference between overtraining and exhaustion from a hard workout? Let this be your guide to fatigue, soreness, and recovery.