This 12-move MMA workout move will leave you fit and drenched
Death, taxes, and going to the gym: Some things just can't be avoided. Okay, 99 percent of the time, working out feels like manna from heaven, the greatest gift on earth. But then there are those days when you just can't do it.
While training for life and morphing into your ideal version of “YOU” keep everything lubricated with H2O. Here are 5 things to keep in mind as you drink.
Don't stay away from the gym too long.
Conventional wisdom says that the more you repeat, the more effective it is. The reason this is not true for bodybuilding is because the goal of bodybuilding is gaining size, not strength. You also achieve some fitness as a result, of course, but that is not the primary goal.
These muscle-building moves have been absent from your workouts for too long -- maybe forever.
This is an inspiring story of how a man lost 100 pounds. You may not need to lose as much weight, but the lessons he picked up along the way are priceless.
Living in a tropical country means that you can show off those muscles any time. Here are six simple moves to take your chest growth to a new level.
Whether you're a beginner or a pro, you can suffer injuries during workouts. Easy and complicated exercises both cause pains and injuries. Here are tip and techniques to help you protect yourself from injuries.
There's an old saying that puts it bluntly -- You can't outrun your fork. You can't get fit if you don't get nutrition right.
Did you know that a bad stomach can throw a lot of things off balance. When your gut isn't healthy, other areas will suffer too. A healthy digestive system will do wonders for your body. Read how to acheive it here.
A great workout is just the beginning when it comes to building muscle. Here are some key nutrition and supplementation tips for the other 23 hours of your day.
Confused about the benefits of whey protein? This article is all about Whey 101 -- get your facts straight now.
Determining which protein powder to use can be a real chore. You have to know what it is that you want the powder to accomplish. If you choose the incorrect protein to shave off that large stomach, you could actually make the belly larger. If you want to create lean muscle, an incorrect protein might render you with no energy that is needed to take full advantage of muscle development.
Massively hungry after a great workout? Read about four effective post nutrition tips that won't let your exercise go to waste.
Do you have that one body part that just isn't up to the same standard as the rest of your body... and no matter how much pain you inflict on it, it just doesn't seem to grow? Then read on...
If you dream of stepping into an MMA cage, you need train for it. If that's far from your wish-list, here's good news: you can become leaner, meaner, and more awesome by implementing MMA training to your fitness regimen. Click here to read more.
Struggling to meet your protein macros? Read on for protein hacks that work.
Definitely worth the read if you plan to take a few drinks during your New Year celebration. Can you raise your glass to alcohol and fitness at the same time?
We promise carbs aren't the enemy. In fact, they may be just what your body needs.
Follow these ten rules for immediate and long lasting muscle strength
Master the Battling Ropes to build explosive power, maximize conditioning and accelerate your metabolism.
HIIT workouts are the trend these days. Read this first before you attempt your own HIIT regimen.
Don't blow your post-workout nutrition on unhealthy food. Snack on these instead.
Here's a better reason to gain muscle. High-fat content changes muscle fibres and robs them of strength, according to new research published by researchers at Simon Fraser University.
Do you have a dad bod?
Use these techniques to get you through the hardest workouts and diets
When it comes to fitness, there are certain exercises that have stood the test of time and will always be recommended. Exercises like drop sets, work-stretch sets, and the ever-praised squat have proven their success over and over. For consistent, sure-fire muscle gains, try these four no-fail exercises.
What happens when you stop exercising? You lose your hard-earned muscle strength. A new study shows that this happens sooner than we expected. Click to find out how long you go from active to couch potato.
Here are tips and advice on how to manage your time and balance your life so that you can beat the "I Don't Have Time" excuse.
Fitness 101: The 8 Core Principles to Start Strength Training
You can't build a house without a solid foundation. You can't learn a new language without learning grammar rules. You can't immediately flock to the gym without some preparation.
Apply these 16 nutritional rules for a full body shred! Implement these changes today and watch your fitness investment pay off.
We've heard this story before. We expect that extra rep, extra mile, and extra hour to work wonders, when we're actually causing our progress more harm than good. Read on to find out where you draw the line between training to succeed and training to fail.
A fit life is a good life. Here are four nutrition tips to make staying fit easier.
Going to the gym right after work is a good way to ensure waiting for a treadmill. Here's how to strategize your workout times to maximize your training efforts.
Did you know that the right amount of exercise per week can iengthen your life? Read on to find out how many hours a week you should get moving.
We outline the pros and cons of primitive nutrition, and guide you through a straightforward set of meals
Master the basics to get stronger and build heaps of new, lean muscle with this comprehensive plan for beginners.
Your workout doesn’t end after your last rep. To reap as many rewards as possible from each training session, you need to devote as much time to your post-workout routine as you do to everything leading up to your first set.
Choosing the right personal trainer is crucial to your gains. A personal trainer is pricey, but if you find the right person, you can be sure that every centavo is worth it. Here are tips to make sure you find "the one".
How much post workout protein do you really need? If you want to maximize your muscle growth, consume THIS amount of protein after exercising.
Su Farrells is amazingly fit. She shares her top tips to reach your fitness goals in 2015.
In the world of health and fitness, old wives' tales and gym lore are oft repeated, chapter and verse, as hardcore fact. Opinions are bandied about as truth, and legend is taken as history. Health clubs are home to more speculation than the pork bellies market. And that's just the way it's always been. Until now.
With the long weekend ahead, you're sure to have a meal or two out with family or friends. Eating out doesn't have to undo your week's fitness progress with these healthy tips.
New Year sees a lot of fitness resolutions. Here are 5 practical body building resolutions you'll need to map out your success this 2015. We promise.
Fitness experts advise to keep workouts short and sweet! It's THE way to burn the most calories in less time this Christmas.
Does the regular intake of whey protein do your body good? This 2014 research seems to say so. Results of the research show that whey protein improves body composition by reducing body fat and increasing lean muscle.
Did you know that weight lifting may alter the results of your next kidney or liver test? It might be a good idea to mention your lifting habits to your doctor before any laboratory exam.
To reach your get-lean goal, you must also follow a get-lean diet. Here's a guide to nutrition to help you reach fitness success.
Got 15 minutes? You can get fit with the fat-burning Tabata Circuit. Click the link to find out why this minimalist (but intense) routines are finding a place with the busy.
Lets face it, if you have no spark and no motivation, you can have all the knowledge and strength but it will not get you too far!! Here are 5 ways to keep the fire burning.
Finding it hard to get up early to squeeze that morning workout? Here are 7 tips to get you going.
If building muscle is in your gain plan, start here with these helpful tips!
Being the strongest guy in the gym is not important. This is.
"Nothing tastes as good as looking good feels"-- Laura Madge
This girl is nothing short of inspiring. Timely that her determination should rub on us this Tuesday afternoon.
Pack on quality muscle with this ultimate bulking guide.
Is your gear as fit as you are? Check out the latest gadgets for the fitness-obsessed this 2014. Which ones do you have?
No time to hit the gym? Tell me about it. Here are 8 workouts to help you burn fat and build muscle at home.
6 Muscle Building Exercises You Can't Do Wrong: Build more strength without the risks and embrace the power of self-limiting exercises.
Whey is a wondrous thing! Read on and discover why whey should be a foundation of your supplement stack.
10 reasons for body builders and strength athletes to take Creatine, stat!
Among other things, whey’s known to increase power, as well as fight the effects of a bad day and disease.
The attitude of gratitude can help you reach your fitness goals faster. Read why.
Intermittent Fasting: Discover the compelling evidence not only showing its efficiency for body composition changes but more importantly, longevity!
Six pack in six weeks?! Possible! This article tells how.
Feeling unsatisfied with the same old clean/cheat, bulk/cut cycle? There may be a better way. Learn the truth about flexibile dieting.
One of the hardest things about exercising is sticking with it. And, let’s face it, a walk here, a bike ride there and an aerobics class every now and again isn’t the stuff good, strong bodies are made of. But, if you can keep up your motivation for a couple of weeks, it will become a habit – and you’ll truly see and feel results.
Want bigger muscles? Don’t reach for a heavier dumbbell, but into your pantry. Your shelves can supply all the essential ingredients you need to fuel higher intensity workouts, build more mass, and speed up recovery. If you are serious about your training, here are the 10 items you should always have on hand.
We all know that the Lenten break can put our fitness routine on hold. Here are a few tips on staying fit during long breaks.
New challenges hold new results for those willing to take them on. Try these three dynamic, multi-joint moves for a jacked metabolism.
Got 4 weeks? Try The 4-Week Lean Muscle Diet. Get lean in four weeks without starving yourself in your quest for a six-pack.
This post is for the ladies. Weight training means more than looking physically good. Building mucle increases metabolism and helps you burn more calories at rest. And even better, it promotes good health and helps prevent injury and recovery.
Everyone gets sidelined by injury. Injury can get depressing and demotivating, but there are ways to get recovery on your side.
Train your biceps from all angles with biceps and grip workout. Getting sore will never look so good.
Fitness doesn't belong to an elite few—it can belong to everybody! If you want to look like the magazine cover models, you can. Just follow these five simple rules.
What are the benefits of building your core? The answer might just be here. Building your core today is key to your healthier and more active future.
We've been seeing a lot about nutrition this week. To cap it off, our "build your meal plan" feature will teach you how to calculate your daily protein, carb and fat needs. THIS is an article you need to read!
Whether you're looking to gain, lose, or maintain weight, Impact Whey Protein can get you to your fitness goals with its high concentration of protein. Now, that's one thing less to worry about.
What is better for the metabolism for those looking to get lean and ripped? 3 meals or 6 meals? Read on to find out.
We all need that extra dose of inspiration! Here's one that's sure to get us to the gym.
Are you hitting up the drawing board to map out a better and fitter you this 2014? Check out the top fitness trends this 2014 and see if they're right for you.
Back In The Gym: A Hypertrophy Guide To Training Your Back
Learn how to blast the entire bicep for maximum growth
Can't go a day without soda? This might just change your mind.
No equipment, no time? No problem! Using only dumbbells, bands and your bodyweight, Brad Borland shows you how to train for gains using supersets.
The Zombie Survival Workout: You don't need to be fast, just faster than the slowest person
Exercise routines and bulk-up programs always come with rules. But did you know there are 6 rules to break if you want to get ripped?
Eating clean and training mean is the perfect formula for fitness. But how exactly do you eat clean? This article is a good start.
Get fit and stay ripped without dieting? Preposterous. But it is possible with 12 simple adjustments into your everyday nutrition and training programs.
Only three months to go before Christmas, what's on your wishlist? If a rock hard six pack is your desire, read on for six simple strategies to get the midsection you want.
We start our series on improving performance. Let's learn how creatine helps the body produce more energy and build muscles. It also comes with added health bonuses along the way by helping treat arthrities, Parkinson's disease, heart failure, and depression.
In our latest series about whey protein, here's another reason to take out your scoopers. Latest research shows that whey protein can help you lose fast.
Let's "whey" in on the best time to chug down your whey.
Six reasons you should be using whey protein: it increases strength, fights the effects of a bad day, and fends off diseases.
Bored by your workout routine? Is the gloomy weather making you feel lazy? Here are ten ways to keep you motivated to get buff.
Parkinson's Law says that work expands to fill the time available for its completion. So if you gave yourself two hours for a thirty-minute task, you'd use up that time. But if you only gave yourself thirty minutes, you'd finish the task in the desired time.
The same goes for your workout. The best way to get more out of your workouts is to set a time limit for yourself. And that is what the twenty-minute escalating density workout teaches.
Many guys in the gym lack specificity within their cardio program. When it comes to lifting weights, they have detailed notes of sets, reps, personal records, and arm growth progressions. For cardio, they slough off the numbers and progressions in favor of 20-30 minutes at a moderate intensity. Your cardio training should be approached with the same precision and details as a well-executed weight training program.
Cardio is an important part of any fitness program. No matter the goal, there are smarter and more efficient ways to work your cardiovascular system without compromising your workout time.
You've got a dilemma: you wouldn't dream of missing that coveted chest routine this week, but you just don't have time to fit it in. If you're as pec-obsessed as most guys, this has catastrophe written all over it—or so you think. No worries. If you've got 15 minutes and a cable station at your disposal, you'll be walking in and out of the gym in no time with a pair of pumped up pecs.
You'll be relieved to know that a diet cheat day can help you build that six-pack! Believe it! Get through mid-week with this informative article about diet cheats and boosting your metabolism. Warning though: it's not a green light for an all-out pig out. Moderation is key.
Bring sexy back! Summer might be over, but it's no excuse to put fitness on the back seat. Here's a great article on getting your back ripped.
Friday must-read! Add protein to your diet as it's the perfect whey to boost your fitness
Five great tips on getting motivated to pursue your fitness goals! Great start to the week, right here.
Eat this, not that. Do this, not that. The journey to getting fit can get confusing. Here are five smart tips that keep it simple.
A six pack takes time, discipline, and abdominal work. This twenty minute abs workout can help you reach your chiseled dreams soon.
If you want to build muscle, you've got to let them recover. Here are six ways how, straight from the experts.
Read about the latest the scientific community says about taking Whey. It's one of the best post-workout nutrition for your body.
The weekend is a time to lay back and relax. But for many of us it's a great time to hit the gym. Here are some tips on gym etiquette and how to be a ripped gentleman.
Featuring an advanced workout by Matthew Sulentic to get you ripped this summer! Definitely worth a try.
Good reason why women should build muscle.
Top ten questions on fitness, nutrition, and supplements answered!
Summer marks the gunstart of the season of fun runs, triathlons, and sporting activities. Chances are that this post finds you in the middle of a training program or a strict routine. Improve your performance by taking whey protein. It's proven to help your muscles recover.
New research shows that adding essential amino acids and whey protein to a weight loss plan appears to increase fat loss, according to new research. Adding whey protein to your diet is just making more and more sense.
Thinking of bringing sexy back? Before pumping iron, know that back training is a science. Study your back before you attack to ensure the best possible results.
Seeing Creatine on the shelf lately? Here's a briefer on the why creatine works.
Here are 9 reasons why you should make Whey Protein your Valentine. Did you know that it helps against cancer and AIDS, and promotes bone growth? We know. It's enough to make you say "I Love You".
Can you believe it's only seven weeks away from summer? Yes, summer, the time to showcase ripped bodies in beach shorts and swimwear. Given that, it’s definitely time to kick-up your training and include whey protein in your regimen. Why? Here is a short course on Whey Protein 101.
We all struggle with discipline; it does not come easily, not even for the most successful. Anyone can give up; it's the easiest thing to do. But to keep moving forward and progressing, regardless of failure, misfortune, or hurdle in your path, that is true strength and is what will separate you from the rest.
Chest Building 101: Those interested in sitting through an easy course, no need to look any further because class has just begun. Everyone is guaranteed an “A” for the course as long as you sit through the course and pay attention. From there, all you have to do is take what you learned from the course and utilize it in the gym for massive chest gains.
This post is dedicated to those who just got into the fitness groove. Hey, everyone's got to start somewhere, right? Here are beginner tips to smashing that first 5k.
It's a weekend! What's better than a six pack of beer on a Friday night? How about abdominal workout tips from a woman with a six pack? Let's see how Andreia Brazier got abs so ripped you could bounce a coin off it.
A New Year always comes with fitness resolutions. But since there's one more big midnight meal left, here are a few tips to get us through the holiday munch-fest.
Here's a little inspirational story to get us through the holiday eating rush. Read how Ben Holmes dropped body fat, and went from overweight to extremely fit.
In honor of our boxing champ Manny Paquiao's fight this Sunday, let's take a look at the routine that gets him in chiseled shape. Go knock him out, champ.
Who doesn't want to lose a few pounds before Christmas? We all know the basics of losing weight-- calories consumed less calories burned. Not many know that the brain plays a large role in the battle of the budget. Here's how you can use mindpower to tip the scales to your favor.
Stretching might be your least favorite part of a workout. So why do it? Easy. You'll reduce your risk of injuries, improve your overall athleticism, and have an easier time tying your shoes.
CrossFit is for anybody and everybody. It is designed to get you into shape quick and provide you with a fitness level that you can utilize in everyday life. So regardless of sex, occupation, build, or even age, CrossFit can benefit you when in it comes to living a healthier lifestyle. Interested? Read more here.
Long weekends and holidays are fun, but sometimes they can get a little too fun. This article gives tips to get back in the fitness groove if diet and exercise don't really fit in the holiday equation.
Torn between burning fat or building muscle? You could do both with morning exercise and balanced, well-timed meals.
Going to the gym after a day's hard work often feels like a lot of effort, but aside from the health benefits of a thorough workout, hitting the gym can provide the ultimate form of stress release. Here are a few tips to stick to that routine.
It's time to break free from the thinking that cardio equates to fat loss and weight training equates to building muscle and weight gain. It's simply not as clear cut as that and often the biggest difference between fat loss and muscle building is more related to diet than anything.
Strength training gets your body fit, toned, and ripped. But the good news doesn't end there. Strength training helps fight disease, strengthen the body, and contributes to overall health.
Are you trying to jumpstart a fitness plan? The journey from the coach to the tracks is simpler that it seems. Read here for a breakthrough plan to start running and losing weight-- no experience necessary!
Have you heard of CrossFit? Read here to find out if it is the right workout for you.
Have you heard of carb cycling? It is as a way to build muscle and get ripped. Here is a simple guide to get started.
You can reduce stress even more—and make that reduction last longer—if you tailor your workout specifically to your personality type. Read on to find out more.
Everyone wants to look great, but we tend to look at quick fixes for fast results. "But what really counts is a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn,” FUEL + FITNESS says. Read on for 12 real-life guidelines that will give good fuel to the body, and help you look your best.
If the thought of six packs abs has crossed your mind at least once, then this article might prove useful. Rock solid abs could mean just a few tweaks to your exercise regimen.
Here's the scene. Sun's up and you're off to work, and you see runners threshing it out under the hot sun. You're watching them from the comfort of your car and you think, what would inspire them to run under such madness? Simple. They're high on exercise. Read our weekly update and learn how you can be hooked to exercise too.
Let's talk about 5 metabolism-boosting foods that can improve your diet and run your body at peak performance
What happens to your body when you overtrain? How much training a week is too much? Here are seven symptoms you've hit a training plateau.
Body type influences how you respond to diet and training. Understand your body type in order to plan your muscle building training and diet program.
Long office hours are often the main excuse for skipping a trip to the gym. Who would've thought that it's possible to tone your abs in the work place? Read on for abdominal exercises you can do from your desk.
Watching what you eat? Or watching yourself eat? New research shows that it's too many calories not too much protein, that leads to unhealthy weight gain associated with overeating. Read on to conquer another hurdle in your path to getting fit and ripped.
Abs are indeed made in the kitchen, but the proper ingredients include exercises. A dash of good DNA can help, too, but only training builds the 6-pack that a clean diet can reveal. Check out 7 best moves for a chiseled abs.
While this is not America, we could all learn a thing or two from countries who have escaped the blubber. This is definetly a must-read for all those aspiring healthy lifestyles.
This article gives new meaning to "child's play". There are many things ingrained in us from birth. Somewhere along the way, though, we stop doing it correctly. So yes, we can learn a thing or two about fitness from toddlers.
The biggest muscle building mistake you can make is doing routines from muscle magazines. Most of those guys don't train naturally, are genetically gifted and never started training that way. Doing their routines won't make you build muscle fast.
The average person needs a different approach. One that builds muscle fast and prevents physical & mental overtraining from doing too much, too soon. Here's how to build muscle: the definitive guide to building muscle.
If you're adding running to your workout list, here is a good read to prep you for your first 5k.
Get ripped with these 6 quick bodybuilding tips. Read. Flex. Now.
Dreaming of flexing those biceps? Here are four tips from bodybuilder Ben Pakulski. So go ahead, build your arm mass.
So you’ve gone to the beach and showed off those abs. Mission accomplished! However, it now feels like every buffet in town is calling your name. It’s time to reinforce that workout habit and make it stick. Here are 18 ways how.
For sure, exercise reduces the stress in your body. But what causes tiredness? Here are the top five culprits.
Summer is here, and it's time to show off those abs! If you're finding it hard to hit the gym, read through this for five tips on how to make your workout less boring.
You have been jogging for 20 minutes. You are hot and sweaty, and you are beginning to tire. What is the problem? The most likely answer is that you are beginning to feel the effects of dehydration. Generally, the average person is not 100 percent hydrated. Add exercise and a warm climate, and it spells dehydration in a big way.
Even if you feel ready to begin a body transformation, you may not know where to start. This guide will help you get going and ensure that you're set for success.
Discover the best ways to melt your middle and chisel a rock-hard core. Interested? Read on.
Water and weight training? The two are more connected than you think. Read on why drinking enough water a day will help you lose weight and gain mass.
Have you heard of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) or Sprint Training program? HIIT is a form of exercising that is the quickest way to burn fat and gain muscle simultaneously. Read on to find more about it.
Summer is fast coming up. If you're looking to torch fat and build muscles, you're going to need to combine a gym routine with a healthy diet. Here are 9 diet tips that can help you show off your body during beach season.
Got a lot on your mind? Your overloaded brain could compromise your workout.
This fat-burning, muscle-building workout requires only a single set of dumbbells and an adjustable bench. Get ripped while you wait.
Start 2012 with the lowdown on nutrition. Here's the 15 best lean-muscle building foods to store in your kitchen.
You already lost the weight for beach-body season. We rounded up our best tips to help you keep it off.
Dedication to a workout out program can be difficult. Let's face it, you're going to sweat, you're going to get sore ... you're going to work. But, if you want the body, you have to do the time. This doesn't mean you must spend hours in the gym every day, but it does require consistently working out and working hard, which is something most people struggle with. Errands, obligations, social activities and the million other excuses will always threaten to thwart your workout adherence.
Whey protein powder is as close as it gets to a "required supplement" for anyone looking to build muscle, gain a performance edge, drop body fat, or enhance overall health and wellness.
So how does it work? How much is enough? And should you be using it? Let's unscrew the cap and take a closer look at the wonders of whey protein.
Dieting is all about consistency. If you can't sustain your diet, then what's the point? You must enjoy the foods you eat on a daily basis. And I LOVE the foods in this list.
Here are 10 of my favorite Fighter Diet foods I want to share with you. It's not a huge list, but all of the items combine nutrition, taste and variety. You should try all of them and decide which foods can become your favorite diet staples.
We've provided a way to train your entire body based old-time exercises the masters used to develop their greatest physical assets. Think of this as the perfect workout, distilled through time.
Or, if you prefer, add any of these moves into your routine to bring up your weaknesses or perfect your strengths. The important thing is recognizing how important these giants of the past--and their trailblazing knowledge--are to your future perfection.
Everyone has a unique relationship with food. Some see it as fuel, strictly and simply. Some see food as a hands-on art form. Some see food as an emotional crutch.
These are the 11 things you can actually do to outsmart cravings. It's time to say goodbye to the torture while wielding against your cravings.