Monthly Archives: March 2014

Healthy Fat Burning Chocolate Pudding

Give me a break. How can chocolate pudding not only be healthy but also help you burn fat? According to Mike Geary, the answer is yes. Now I haven’t tried this because I don’t like avocado and I’m not trying to burn fat but I put it here for anyone who might like a healthy dessert. Check it out and leave a comment if this rocks. Fat Burning Chocolate Pudding 

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Hammer Curls

Hammer Curls hit your biceps at a unique angle and can make them pop. Grab the barbell like you would grab a hammer. You’re holding it at the farthest back part of the dumbbell. Raise the dumbbell slowly and alternate arms. Apply muscle intentions as explained in the MI40 program makes this exercise twice as effective but even if you don’t have the program, add these to your bicep curls. You won’t regret it.

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Hindu Push Ups

Hindu Push Ups This is one of the best overall exercises you can do. You’ll feel it through your shoulders, arms and back. Get into an upward dog position with arms about shoulder width apart and feet about the same with butt in the air. Pretend there’s a bar you need to go under and bring your head to the ground and slide your body forward. Head goes under the imaginary bar and you keep your back down and bring your head up and stretch it. Now simply push yourself back to the starting position. You won’t be able to … Continue reading

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Strengthen Your Core Muscles

Benefits of Doing Core Strength Exercises • Strengthening your core reduces the risk of injury — especially to your spine. • Having a strong core improves your performance in sports. • A strong core increases your overall coordination and stability • Having a strong core improves your posture. • A strong core protects your spine and helps shield it from injury • Having a strong core increases the effectiveness of your workouts.

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Shred Chest & Back

SHRED Your Chest and Back With This Superset of In-Set Supersets When you want fat loss and increased muscle definition, one of the key methods to use is a tension-oriented superset done for medium to high reps. You want to focus on keeping strict form and squeezing the muscles HARD as you perform the reps. Feel the reps! Here is how you do it and if you like pictures, we got em along with a video. Grab some popcorn and . . . I’m kidding. Go to the article and then do the exercises. Well, maybe you can have popcorn … Continue reading

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Pull Ups vs Chin Ups

Here’s a few questions I get asked a lot. Q. What’s the difference between chin ups and pull ups? A. A chin up is done with your palms facing you and the pull up is when your palms are away from you. Q. Which is harder? A. The chin up incorporates the biceps so it is easier but that doesn’t make it easy. Both exercises are tough but I really believe everyone should include them in your workouts. Q. Which is better? A. I do both. Try both of them and you can feel the different muscles each exercise targets.

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Do You Really Need Cardio Exercise?

I was on a long discussion this morning about the value of running and the possibility that you can overdo it. When it comes to cardio the general consensus is less volume and more intensity is best for you. I am in the category that believes that. At the same time I feel running at any speed has to be beneficial for you but excessive running can eventually lead to injuries and when you get older and want to run, you may not be able to. That’s my opinion but that’s only one opinion. You need to weight in on … Continue reading

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# Top Ab Exercises

Forget the crunches and the situps. These ab exercises will target the ab muscles and are anything but boring. If you’re like me working the abs sucks. Talk about boring. I don’t mind hitting my shoulders and my arms or back muscles but when it comes time to do ab exercises, even the allure of six pack abs doesn’t hype me. Here’s the ab exercises you need to start doing today. Renegade Dumbbell Rows Front Squats with Barbell Mountain Climbers on Floor Now head on over to the 3 best abdominal exercises and see how to do them. Pictures are … Continue reading

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Diet

Being overweight can cause health related issues. Studies have shown that being overweight leads to hypertension, cardiac troubles, sleep apnea, diabetes and more. Is there any doubt why we are all searching for that perfect diet that will help us shed those extra pounds? You need to take charge here and not follow every little piece of advice you hear or read. Most diets want you to reduce your food intake and stop snacking. It’s important that you don’t reduce your food intake to quickly, or it could adversely effect your health. As a rule of thumb a healthy weight loss diet plan includes fresh … Continue reading

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