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Any type of exercise is generally better than nothing, but did you ever stop to think about how well-rounded your strength training regimen really is? It is great to build up your body with exercises that isolate certain body parts, such as bench press, squats and...

To build a strong core it takes a lot more than just doing ab exercises. Abdominal exercises such as sit-ups and crunches are highly publicized, but the truth is that the abdominal muscles play a limited role overall in core strength. A functional approach to training your...

Chances are your fitness routine includes exercises to strengthen your legs. It would be pretty silly to just work out your upper body, wouldn’t it? Actually, some trainers say it’s just as silly to work out without incorporating functional exercises into your strength training regimen. When it...

One of the mistakes dieters make is to try and drastically cut back on how much they eat. The big problem with that is sooner or later they’re going to slip up on the diet and their bellies will bust back out. Active people need to eat...

Chances are the temperatures are letting up where you live and winter’s finally releasing it’s stranglehod. Mother Nature is right on schedule, after all they say “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” With the weather improving and spring on its way,...

For those of you planning a spring break trip, whether you’re young or old there are some last-minute things you can do to look a little trimmer while on vacation. Some of the ways to burn fat come down to pretty simple math. You must eat fewer...

Millions of people watched the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games and the athletes were truly inspiring. Inspiring for what they were able to accomplish, and also stirring for lots and lots of people to get up off their couches and put their bodies in motion as well. It’s...

Speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno became the most decorated male winter Olympian in U.S. history in February when he won his eighth medal in the Vancouver Winter Olympics. Have you ever stopped and wondered what kind of training methods an elite athlete like Ohno utilizes? Recently, Ohno...

Ohio resident Andrew Durniat will compete in the “Mighty Mitts” competition that’s part of the 2010 Arnold Sports Festival this Thursday through Saturday in Columbus. If you're into strength training, Durniat's experiences as an old-school type strongman may interest you. The 31-year-old Durniat’s series of events are...