Get out and take a hike

Some people love being outdoors, enveloped in the fresh air; others cringe at the thought of nature touching them. Whichever category you fall into, taking a hike can be the best decision you make this week. Hiking isn’t necessarily all about being “among nature,” you know. I like to define a hike as: a walk straying away from the pavement.

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Join the Salmon Run

Besides its great taste and ability to go with many different dishes whether it is salad, sandwiches, or sushi, salmon has many amazing health benefits for the human body. Unlike other meats, like chicken, Salmon has a high amount of omega-3 fatty acids. If you haven’t heard, omega-3 fatty acids have been part of the craze lately.

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Avoid Risks of Over-training for Mixed Martial Arts

I was thinking about calling this Pro’s vs. Joe’s, but I didn’t want to be corny. There are fads and trends for everything and between this and your average person thinking they know everything about fitness and physiology, I believe there are many misconceptions.

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Exercises to get your shoulder up to par with your arms

What do you know about your shoulders? Do you know how to get them up to par with that good set of arms you have? Find ways to improve by taking a few minutes to understand how they work. All it takes is a quick anatomy lesson paired with shoulder exercises to motivate you.

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8 Minute Workout to Strengthen Your Abs

Eight minutes is less time than it takes you to pick out cereal from the grocery store; less time than it takes you to drive over to the gym; less time than the clip you just watched on YouTube. But in just eight minutes, you can give yourself an efficient and effective abs workout that will leave you feeling healthy and good.

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Work your muscles with this total body workout

This is a level 3 total body workout with two circuits and a touch of cardio to wrap it up. Circuit training gives your muscles an optimal workout while allowing one part of your body to rest while you work another part of your body.

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Leg Day Inspiration

Friends don’t let friends skip leg day

Today, I’m your friend, and I’m telling you that today is the day to work legs. Do you ever wonder why people skip leg day so often? It boils down to two reasons:

  1. By walking around and standing you automatically think you’re working your legs
  2. Working legs is painful and makes it difficult to walk up stairs, or stand, or sit, or exist in general really
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Level 1 Powerlifting Workout

Powerlifting is a form of heavy resistance training that burns fat and builds muscle. It targets your legs, back, and upper body. Not only does powerlifting have great benefits for burning fat, but it also benefits your metabolism, skeletal health, and other athletic abilities. That means that you are improving your strength, but also raising your potential in all of these other areas.

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Six Pack Abs Level 1 Workout

Are you ready for spring break? Or even for a spontaneous surprise vacation to a warm destination? Your abs muscles are best thing to show off while you are lounging on the beach. Don’t limit working your abs during “abs season.” If you work them all year round, you’re not only setting yourself up to improve your whole body, but you will also have great abs on demand!

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Men's Toned Arm Workout

This is a 20-minute level 3 workout designed to work your triceps, biceps, and forearms. The benefit of training forearms is to better your grip and increase your strength for other exercises – such as the deadlift. Your arms are only as strong as your weakest muscle group; doing this workout will allow you to level up.

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