The Best and ONLY Pull-up Training Regime That You will EVER Need in Your Entire Life

Look, believe it or not, the above title actually is true…no seriously, like really. I’m not playing with you here. Because this is a military training program, and it’s are also the program that the United States Marine Corps OFFICIALLY recommends for ALL MARINES (and everyone else for that matter) to increase their pull-up count. And if you really think about it, it makes perfect sense, because pull-ups are a bodyweight exercise! With a bodyweight exercise you don’t need to

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The Best List of the 3 Hardest Bike Races in the World

So we all know about the Tour de France and Lance Armstrong (and that whole thing…) and how it’s the number one bike race in the world. But here’s the thing…it’s not necessarily the hardest one in terms of testing and challenging a biker’s physical prowess. This may be hard to comprehend, but the truth is that there are, indeed, other bike races (and really other type of races in general) who specifically seek to be more physically grueling than

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The Physiology of Rowing – A Perfect Form of Cardiovascular Exercise

So rowing is one of the alternative forms of cardiovascular exercise that many people prefer, and for good reason too. It has little to no impact on the body, is not a ‘contact’ sport, has minor risk of injuries such as sprains or twists due to the ‘linear’ and relatively ‘narrow’ range of motions a rower performs, and it’s practically a full body workout with more emphasis on muscular strength/mass/size/endurance than say…running. But with that being said, let’s take a

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Best Bike Trainers – Our Top Picks for Indoor Bike Trainers of 2017

A bicycle trainer is a piece of equipment that lets you work-out indoors, converting your outdoor bike into a stationary one. It helps you stay fit during the long winter months or any other time the weather does not permit riding outside. But that’s not all. Bike trainers can be a great way to get an effective workout within a short period of time, which is great for those among us who struggle to ride often due to other commitments.

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Best Basketball Shoes 2017 – Do NOT Buy Before Reading This!

We still see some basketball players — especially newbies — who are hesitant to spend money on shoes! In the course of time, they come to know how these shoes can protect your legs, enhance performance and provide better support. That’s why professional players as well as coaches are really concerned about having some of the best basketball shoes. It’s common that you have trouble in making a pick! There are hundreds of choices, in terms of style, color, designs

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How to Choose Pre-Workout and Post-Workout Diet?

Our nutritional needs change depending on what it is that we wish to do with our bodies. Therefore, pre/post workout nutrition also needs to change depending on the kind of workout you will be performing as well as what you will be doing after the workout. You should ask yourself the following questions before you decide what and how much to eat before and after working out: – How long will I be working out for? What intensity will I

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Mastering the Deadlift: How to Deadlift with Proper Form – Part 2

Click here for part 1 The Lower Body – Major Gains that make or break You may be wondering why we’ve spent the majority of Part 1 talking about muscle groups and body imbalances. Take a look at the following illustration: – What you’re looking at is something known as the ‘Lower cross’, the main area of interest when it comes to performing a deadlift. As we’ve said in part 1, each of the 4 quadrants that you see listed

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Mastering the Deadlift: How to Deadlift with Proper Form – Part 1

The first step to mastering something is understanding it. Deadlifts are no different. It is particularly important in their case because this is a much-misunderstood exercise. While there are many ways to deadlift, we’re going to emphasize the method that will work for most people. We will also focus on injury prevention, something that’s a major concern for many who shy away from this lift. Read on and let us be your guide along the journey of mastering what is

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Making Most out of 20 Minutes Workout Time: Expert Tips

If you have only 20 minutes a day to work out, you need to make the most of that time. In actual fact, the type of workout that’s best suited to you will depend on what your training goals are. We’re going to assume that your goal is overall fitness and will break it down into two broad categories of Strength and Endurance. Choose only one of the following at a time: – Strength If you want to gain strength

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