Category: Lifestyle

Partner Power

/ Posted 08.08.2013

Do you work out with a partner, or do you go solo? If part of the reason you lift is … continue reading

At-Ease Squeeze

According to the March ’13 Reader’s Digest, you can squeeze yourself out of a stressful situation and improve performance—like lifting … continue reading

Scott Tousignant

/ Posted 07.24.2013

IM: How old are you; where are you from? ST: I’m 37 years old from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. IM: What … continue reading

The Danger of the Quick Fix

/ Posted 07.21.2013

Slow and steady wins the race. There’s a reason that adage became popular—quick results are often fleeting. Yes, you can … continue reading

How to Cope With Low Energy

/ Posted 07.18.2013

Q: Do you ever go to the gym intending to have a killer workout, but for some reason your body … continue reading

No Need to Lift Heavy for More Muscle and Youthfulness

Heavy weights are not necessary or even desirable when it comes to getting all the benefits of resistance workouts—and that … continue reading

It’s a Funny Thing

/ Posted 07.13.2013

The Watsonville, California, Gold’s Gym, my current training digs, is a comfortably bleak concrete chamber with enough irresistible tonnage to … continue reading

Meditate for Lasting Brain Change

/ Posted 07.12.2013

A number of previous studies have suggested that meditation training improves practitioners’ emotional regulation. While neuroimaging studies have found that … continue reading

The Real Fountain of Youth

/ Posted 07.09.2013

My 40th birthday, which took place a few years ago, was a pretty significant turning point for me, as it … continue reading

Getting Straight to the Point

/ Posted 07.07.2013

My latest killer workout, the one-day-at-a-time routine, has multiple benefits and, curiously, blends well with my all-time favorite, the whatever-you-can-do-today-that-doesn’t-kill-ya … continue reading

$100,000 for Giving Up Your Bad Habits

/ Posted 07.05.2013

If you want to get into the best shape of your life in 2013, I want to tell you about … continue reading

Soda Shocker

/ Posted 07.03.2013

Yikes! According to the January ’13 Bottom Line Health, drinking diet soda is linked to leukemia. “When 22 years of … continue reading

D Can Up Your T

According to the November/December ’12 Well Being Journal, you can boost your testosterone by going outside. No, you don’t have to … continue reading

Anti-Aging Mineral

Telomres, according to an article in the August ’12 Whole Health Insider, are the end-caps on chromosomes that prevent the … continue reading

Danny Bozhilov

/ Posted 06.24.2013

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, CA   Height: 5’11”  Age: 29 Weight: 194 contest; 210 off-season Training: Monday: legs; Tuesday: … continue reading

Wheat Whacker

According to the May/June ’10 Well Being Journal, whole grains contain a substance called phytic acid that combines with iron, … continue reading

Sugar Is Sickening

/ Posted 06.18.2013

You already know that sugar can make you fat, but do you realize that it may also make you sick—or … continue reading

Facebook Confidence

/ Posted 06.15.2013

According to the December ’12 Prevention, spending time logged in to your social network can boost your self-esteem. That comes … continue reading

The Case for Power Shrugs

/ Posted 06.13.2013

There are shrugs, and there are power shrugs. Most athletes who do shrugs do them with relatively light weights and … continue reading

What Is Motivation?

/ Posted 05.31.2013

I’m considered to be a good motivational speaker, but what exactly is motivation? My expert opinion: Motivation is like a … continue reading

Headache Healers

/ Posted 05.28.2013

Pounding headaches are no fun and can become debilitating. If you get frequent headaches, you may be deficient in magnesium. … continue reading

How to Achieve “Shredditude”

/ Posted 05.25.2013

Q: I will be celebrating my 50th birthday this spring. I really like your “walking down the beach at age … continue reading

Allow Me to Confuse You

/ Posted 05.20.2013

Let me guess. You’ve got to train today, and you don’t want to—that’s “don’t,” spelled “do not” with the emphasis … continue reading

The Benefits of Doing Nothing

/ Posted 05.16.2013

According to the Winter ’12 Prevention, you should take time for daydreaming. It appears that it may sharpen learning ability and … continue reading

Beat Monday Blues

More than 75 percent of workers confess that Mondays make them miserable, according to the December ’11 Prevention. Solution? Alex … continue reading

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