Browsing articles tagged with " fat loss"
Oct
4
2013

Valside product review

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When I first saw these little plastic sliding discs I couldn’t help but think how easy and stupid they were. However, like a 135lb professional fighter, looks can be deceiving.    The original Valsides plastic discs pads are about ten inches in length and five inches across. They were created by celebrity trainer Valerie Waters [...]

Aug
26
2013

Methods Vs. Principles

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“As to methods there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.” Ralph Waldo Emerson – an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the [...]

Aug
2
2013

Forgotten fat-loss exercises

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These four exercises are some of my favorites to burn fat fast. Maybe because they don’t look that sexy, or maybe because they don’t have a celebrity sponsor, or maybe because these exercise are extremely physically and mentally demanding; but whatever the reason, they are not common, but effective. Try adding some of these exercise [...]

May
4
2013

Shorter workout, same results

Some traditions never fade. College football rivalries, hiding Easters eggs, the one absurdly drunk guy at any wedding. Traditionally lifting weights involved completing one exercise then moving on to the next, and if you wanted to burn fat you had to complete endless hours of cardio. To examine if there was a better way to [...]

Mar
16
2013

Exercise variety increases exercise adherence

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Despite the known benefits of exercise, less than 60% of adults participate in regular physical activity.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that in the United States, at least 365,000 “preventable” deaths per year, second only to deaths caused by smoking, are the result of poor diet and lack of physical activity. [...]

Mar
3
2013

The Rock Routine

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My alma mater, Cal State Chico , has a lot of great things -warm weather, clean campus, nice people – but it had a horrible gym. It was small, with old equipment, crowded and smelled like a sewage plant (they now have a state-of-the-art gym facility). One day a couple of amateur MMA friends asked [...]

Jan
27
2013

Get more done in less time with these simple methods

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Supersets A superset is two different exercises performed back to back with little or no rest in between alternating opposing muscle groups. Examples could include bicep curls followed by triceps extensions, bench presses followed by barbell rows, or leg extensions followed by hamstring curls. This saves on time and allows you to pick up the [...]

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