Breaking Down the Back and Building a Stronger One – Back Workouts

The back is sometimes overlooked by many a weightlifter, and it’s unfortunate that they do this since there is so much that a strong back has to offer to its owner. But, more importantly, having a disproportionately weak back can have some rather drastic consequences. That’s right! A weak and unbalanced back can lead to some major problems with posture (although that should be obvious enough really), and it should go without saying that chronically bad posture can not only

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Try Hard with These Triceps Workouts for Men and Women

OK I know that title is ridiculously corny and lame, but bear with me for a second and I’m sure you’ll find out why it’s totally worth reading the rest of this article. So many people like working on the arms, but oftentimes when they say arms what they really mean is biceps. Now a flashy pair of bulging biceps does look attractive to many, and certainly is nothing to be ashamed of. By all means, it’s something to show

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Basic and Beginner’s Primer to the Smith Machine

The Smith Machine is a wonderful thing; no seriously, it really is. It gets a lot of ‘critics’ and detractors that attempt to devalue its actual worth, and this doesn’t even mention the multitudes of ‘gym bros’ who think that anything and everything involved with the Smith Machine is simply ‘girly’. Well let me be the first to tell you that that is absolutely the wrong attitude to have. Now only is that simply false as there are plenty of

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Top 10 Protein Shake Recipes You Wish You Knew Earlier

We all know that protein and protein shakes are basically the number one stable supplement that the fitness community relies on. Practically anyone who’s ever picked up a weight before and lifted it has heard of the value of Whey Protein and has also probably drank some, and for good reason too. They are one of the easiest ways to help you make those strength and mass gains or to help you lose weight if you replace a meal with

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What is Inside a Chipotle Burrito and Its Nutritional Content?

Pretty much everybody enjoys a nice, big, good Chipotle burrito here and there. There is absolutely nothing better than taking a nice big bite out of one the most heavenly edible just things of perfection really that has ever existed. Hey there’s a reason why this company exploded in popularity, size, revenue, etc. over such a short period of time right? But before we praise Chipotle even further, or make you even hungrier. Let’s talk a little bit about what’s

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5 Core Workouts You Can Do with a Resistance Band

Resistance bands are sort of the new kid on the block so to speak. Unlike stables like the big three of Squat, Bench, Deadlift which have long since earned the reputation as the very foundation of what bodybuilding/weight lifting revolves around; resistance bands are one of those things that can be considered kind of ‘trendy’ so to speak. They’ve come up here and there in various forms throughout the course of modern fitness history, and they come and go as

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The Best List of Tough but Unconventional Ab Exercises You Can Do

Abs are one of the most desired and talked about muscle groups out there for many of us. In fact, it would not be too much of a stretch of the imagination to say that it’s almost like one of those things that society says is an ‘accomplishment’ if you have a ‘six-pack’. It is, certainly, without a doubt one of Hollywood’s selling point if nothing else. And it is precisely because of this fact that we are going to

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Here’s Why Bananas are One of the Healthiest Snacks You Can Get

Bananas are, quite possibly, one of the more underrated foods we have in our grocery stores. They are healthy, very simple to eat, and not very expensive for the most part. Yet, for some reason, many people neglect this amazing work of nature. Well let’s fix this…for you at least, and we’ll begin by explaining what their nutritional value and content is followed by some simple ‘recipes’ that you can make with them. Banana Nutrition First, let’s get the numbers

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Sculpt Your Shoulders With These Exercises

Shoulders are one of those interesting muscle groups that are hard to place in any one category and are also treated vastly differently by many people. Unlike chest or ‘legs’ shoulders do not always get the attention they deserve from some, but at the same time there are many who place great value and importance on them as well. Another major difference between shoulders and some of the other muscle groups is the wide range of motions that you can

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Some of the Best High-Fiber Foods You Can Eat AND Some Recipes to go Along with Them

Fiber is one of those macronutrients that is rather neglected by many. It certainly is not one that is commonly mentioned during normal everyday conversations regarding health, dieting, exercise, and/or cooking even. But yet it is so important to a healthy diet and provides numerous benefits that cannot be ignored. Quick Primer on Benefits of Fiber Before we dive into the good stuff let’s first do some educational stuff first. Allow me to show you why this article and this

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