Workout Routines Archive

Most Effective Exercises: Push-Ups

Why it’s a winner: Push-ups strengthen the chest, shoulders, triceps, and core muscles. How to: Face-down, place hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Place toes or knees on the floor, creating a smooth line with your body, from shoulders to knees or feet. Keeping rear-end muscles and abdominals engaged, lower and lift ...Read More

Most Effective Exercises: Lunges

Why it’s a winner: Like squats, lunges work all the major muscles of the lower body. Lunges also help improve your balance. This is also an exercise that can easily be worked into your day. Set a time twice a day (when you spend the longest amount of time sitting) and do ...Read More

Most Effective Exercises: Squats

Why it’s a winner: Squats work multiple muscle groups — the quadriceps, hamstrings, and gluteals — at the same time. Also, they can be done pretty much anywhere. If you have a few minutes (even at your desk) you can always do bodyweight exercises. How to: Keep your feet shoulder-width apart and ...Read More

Most Effective Exercises: Walking

Why it’s a winner: You can walk anywhere, anytime, either on a treadmill or with no equipment other than a good pair of shoes. How to: Beginners should start by walking five to 10 minutes at a time, gradually moving up to at least 30 minutes per session. As you progress, lengthen ...Read More

The FAST Fat Loss “Catch 22″

Just got this article from my good friend and rapid fat loss expert Joel Marion and had to share it with you. It’s about how losing fat FAST is nearly impossible…eye-opening stuff! Enjoy! The FAST Fat Loss “Catch 22″ By Joel Marion, CISSN Did you know that truly FAST fat loss is nearly impossible? ...Read More

Myth Tackle: I Work In An Office

There are a lot of myths that surround being healthy. One of them is that you cannot get enough exercise if you have an office/sit-down job. I work in an office. I get two breaks, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, for about 15 minutes each. I almost always ...Read More

Couple’s Workout

Sexy positions and sweaty, interlocking bodies — I’m talking about exercise, of course. I’ve created a fun and exhilarating couple’s workout to get muscles working and circulation pumping — but you have to perform this workout with your sweetie. So have some fun, be supportive of your partner, and give your heart and ...Read More

Recycling For Your Workout: Phone Books

Do you have a couple of phone books lying around? Maybe old ones that you never really used, or new ones that you didn’t ask for… but they showed up anyway. Here’s a great idea for how to use them. Try taping them together to make a step-up. Be sure that you ...Read More

How Well Do You Workout?

Fill out this short survey from to find out how you rank among others who workout. You could also find out great tips to help get you motivated if you need a little push. The survey is here -> ...Read More

Metabolic Resistance Training

Metabolic Resistance Training is all the rage these days. You can find people talking about it in the gym and trainers coming up with new programs to use it left and right. So I wanted to look into it more and find out what it’s all about. Here’s what I found: Q: ...Read More