Psyched Up, or Psyched Out?

I have known quite a few people who get so psyched up to get healthy by lifting weights and training in other forms that they end up doing nothing. There are indeed some people that need to smack themselves or ram their heads into a wall to get psyched up, but for many people that […]

Knowing is Only a Fraction of The Journey

I am sure you have heard the term “damned if I do, damned if I don’t.” Well forget it, because it does not apply here. When it comes to eating right and exercising you are potentially damned IF YOU DON’T. But it is not enough to simply know, you must also practice that knowledge. There […]

Does This Cheeseburger Make Me Look Fat?

I recently watched a documentary called “Fathead”. It was made to be the answer to the documentary “Supersize Me”, where Morgan Spurlock lives on nothing but fast food for a month to prove it is making people sick and fat. In Fathead, however, the subject eats fast food to prove that one can lose weight doing […]

Get Strong and Stay Strong

After you have made the decision to get in shape, remember that you must keep your mind focused. After the hype and the excitement fade, you are going to have to have a strong mind and will in order to get past the food cravings, the lazy days, and the times where it seems that […]

Mind and Body Connection

Exercising is indeed a physical endeavor, however the mind plays a much more important role than many realize. Our bodies are not as fragile as we believe, yet once we have an idea of how many reps or how far we can run, it seems our bodies give out at that time. Give yourself a […]

If It Was Easy Everyone Would Do It

This is a little motivation that can be translated into any situation you have going on in your life. Fitness tips will return on Monday.   The road to where you truly want to go is going to be hard, and at times seem like the wrong road. But if you know in your heart […]

Build Muscle to Burn Fat

If you are trying to lose weight, you are no doubt aware that there are major benefits to cardio workouts. The wisdom seems to always have been that the more cardio you do the more weight you lose. And while there is some truth to that, there are flaws as well. Cardio training is important […]

Powerlifting Event This Weekend

  Powerlifters from across the country will be competing to lift big and set records. The event is a 100% Raw Powerlifting event where both state and national records can be set. And with the caliber of athletes who compete with the federation, many impressive lifts will be made, and records will be set. 100% […]

From Bad To Worse: Don’t Let A Diet Give You A Food Phobia

Many times when someone needs to reduce the fat in their diet, it is because they have an unhealthy relationship with food. Sometimes it is as simple as someone eating when they are bored, or simply because they enjoy certain foods. But other times the reason can be mental or emotional: such as when someone […]

Don’t Let a Stumble Become a Fall

This week is an inspirational one. And in keeping with that spirit, here is another article to help with the ‘why’, rather than the ‘how’ when it comes to fitness and reaching your goals. Sticking to a plan can be tough. Whether it is a plan to get a new career, do better in school, […]