Why You Should Stay Below Your Maximum Aerobic Heart Rate

Cardio workouts are a vital part of any exercise program. Cardiovascular fitness enhances the ability of the heart and lungs to supply oxygen-rich blood to the working muscles, and confers a multitude of other health benefits. The mistake too many guys make in this modern environment is making their cardio workouts too lengthy, too stressful, and … Continue reading Why You Should Stay Below Your Maximum Aerobic Heart Rate

5 Tips for Developing Positive Thinking

When adopting an ambitious goal to lose weight, get back in the gym, or make any kind of lifestyle change, we can sometimes get in our own way and become our own worst enemy. We do this by thinking negatively. A negative thought will produce a negative emotion and will result in a self-destructive behavior. … Continue reading 5 Tips for Developing Positive Thinking

Core Training Part 2: How To Strengthen Your Core

In my previous article, I highlighted the principles of stabilizing your core and why it is important to functional fitness. After four weeks of core stabilization, your program should progress to core strengthening exercises. Strengthening the core involves more dynamic eccentric and concentric movements of the spine while keeping the core engaged. The tempo and intensity of the exercises are increased at this level, with shorter … Continue reading Core Training Part 2: How To Strengthen Your Core