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Archives for 2020

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Quick Chest Workouts

by Joe Lawrence September 16th, 2020| Strength Training, Upper Body
The hardest part about getting into shape is finding the time to do it. When I was younger, I could spend hours at the gym and never skip a beat. However, now I am in my 30s, married, two kids under five…it is almost impossible to work out. I
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The Heavy Bar is Still Relevant to Chest Routines

by Joe Lawrence September 9th, 2020| Strength Training, Upper Body
In my past few articles I have discussed the benefits of using dumbbells. They help with breaking down mental barriers we place on ourselves and build stability muscles. Although they are my favorite tools for the job, there are also benefits to hitting the heavy bar.

I was taught a
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What Do You Bench?

by Joe Lawrence September 2nd, 2020| Strength Training, Upper Body
Go to any gym in the world and it is a given that there will be somebody on the flat bench trying to see what his one rep max is on bench. For some odd reason, this is the one statistic that you will be asked if you tell
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Take a Squat For a Firm Butt

by Joe Lawrence August 26th, 2020| Lower Body, Strength Training
Many of us have a desk job where we sit all or most of the day. Sadly, this builds up the stress in our bodies as we instinctively want to be out and about. Another problem is that while our bodies are completely engulfed by the chair, we are
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Get a Mountain Climber Butt!

by Joe Lawrence August 19th, 2020| Lower Body, Strength Training
Working out your gluteous maximus does not have to be a chore or even a boring task. In fact, it could be as fun as climbing a mountain.

Going back to my martial arts days, brings back memories of my instructor telling us something similar. We did many exercises and
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3 Exercises to Shape Your Butt

by Joe Lawrence August 12th, 2020| Lower Body, Strength Training
The top reasons people list for starting a diet or workout is to lose fat and most of these people go on to say they want to lose the fat in their stomach and butt. I am sure this is not news. Most exercises, though, are focused on the

Taking A Look At The New Total Gym XLS For All Your Fitness Needs

by Editorial Team August 6th, 2020| Accessories





Has life become all about eating anything that has no sugar? Does it have to be about fruit and vegetables, whole wheat, or carb-free? My cousin, although she goes to the gym and pays an extortionate amount in membership fees,

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15 Minute Butt Workout

by Joe Lawrence August 5th, 2020| 15 Minutes or Less, Lower Body, Strength Training
Bellies and butts are two areas that are very easy to grow, but very difficult to get back into shape. That is because they are the center of gravity for the human body and all things seem to want to stay there for awhile. Today we are going to

Benefits of Pre-Workout Supplements

by Editorial Team August 4th, 2020| Workout Fuel





Research has shown that a properly balanced diet has a positive effect on your health and training effectiveness. A good selection of foods recovers muscles and affects their growth, speeds up the melting of fat deposits, improves health, and so

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Kayak for Cardio

by Joe Lawrence July 29th, 2020| Cardio, Outdoor
Recently, I wrote an article about getting in some cardio while on vacation. It was targeted at the triathlon exercises of biking, running, and swimming. I know these are not everyone’s cup of tea for various reasons. However, there is another avenue to explore that I have been able
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Family Fitness While on Vacation

by Joe Lawrence July 22nd, 2020| Lower Body, Strength Training
Vacations are a necessity! Without a break from the norm, we would all go crazy with the stresses we face on a daily basis. However, most of us fall out of our fitness routines while we are on vacation and it is a major reason that people state for

Some Hidden Factors About Swimming – You Did Not Know

by Editorial Team July 22nd, 2020| Cardio





Swimming is one of the excellent water sport, but some people like swimming just because it is fun. Not everyone who does swimming has a motive behind it. Some just simply love to be the pool and water.





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