Dead lifting… Who Knew

by Joe Lawrence June 2nd, 2016
About five years ago I discovered the best exercise ever. I had always heard about it, but never tried it. I am not sure if it was fear, intimidation, or whatever; however, I just never attempted it. Now, it is one of my favorite exercises of all time: dead
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Sculpted Arms by Midsummer

by Joe Lawrence May 5th, 2016
Arms and abs are two areas most men want to strengthen. With summer fast approaching, there is still some time left to look great at the beach or pool. Not much time, though.

There are really only two basic motions you can do to build your arms: bicep curl and tricep extension. Naturally, there are hundreds of variations of these motions that you can choose from.

To tone my biceps, I like to curl dumbbells. Choose a weight you can curl
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2 Easy Exercises for Your Lower Body

by Joe Lawrence April 7th, 2016
I love re-discovering exercises that I used to do or have done in the past. It is like moving the couch and finding the lost remote. Recently, I had such an experience and it led me to think of some other lower body exercises I have filed away.

As I was doing some crunches on the floor, I had the urge to stretch my back and came across an exercise I did years ago. We called it a body bridge,
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  • The Spark Solutions Diet

    by Kimberly Hays March 3rd, 2016
    The weight loss website, SparkPeople.com, has developed a diet called the Spark Solutions diet. The diet is formulated to fast track you into a regimen of healthy eating and regular exercise over a two week period. During this two week period you are supposed to lose five pounds. It is designed to keep you on the diet for the two week period, which is usually the period when most
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  • Cardio Like a Child: Part 2

    by Joe Lawrence February 25th, 2016
    Ever since writing the article about doing cardio like a child, I have received a lot of emails from family and friends asking for more. They had so much fun pretending to be kids again that they almost forgot they were working out.

    I have come up with a way to get a couple more childlike exercises into the fitness toolbox.

    One is simulating the climbing and jumping kids do
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  • Kid-Friendly Superfoods

    by Kimberly Hays February 18th, 2016
    Sometimes it is difficult to get children to eat some superfoods like broccoli and greens, but of course you want them to have foods high in antioxidants and other nutrients for optimum health. There are some superfoods, however, that you can sneak into meals and snacks that they will love and not even know they are eating healthy. The following list will help you make certain that your kids,
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All health and fitness information is provided for educational purposes. Please consult with your physician before beginning any exercise regimen.