The Honest Truth About Fitness

The fat on everyone is distributed differently, and everyone’s body responds to exercise in different ways. While there certainly are scientific methods of exercise that generally work, advancement in the art and sport of exercise requires a personal connection between the athlete and the exercise. Each exercise, each routine, and each complete program must be … Read more

Gym Etiquette

The following are some general rules of etiquette that should be observed in a gym. In everything, apply the Golden Rule. 1. Bring a towel Most commercial gyms do not provide towels. You’ll need it to wipe your sweat off the equipment after using it. Sometimes you may need it to wipe someone else’s sweat … Read more

Seven Basic Movements

There are seven basic human movements patterns. These patterns are the foundation for all human movement. 1. Push: Walking, picking something up off the ground with your legs, and lifting something over your head are all pushing movements. Exercises typically come in some variation of push-ups, presses, raises, throws, and squats. 2. Pull: Picking something … Read more

Your First Year of Exercise – Realistic Expectations

Getting quick results is just not realistic. Losing weight and changing your body composition takes time and dedication. Getting strong takes even longer. If you are just beginning your workout program, here are the results you can realistically expect. First 30 Days During the first 30 days, you will notice your cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, … Read more