Category: Lifestyle

Stress Hormones, Rip-offs and Assertiveness

• According to the December ’12 Prevention, a study by the American Chemical Society found that eating 1.4 ounces of … continue reading

Fast-Talking Influence

/ Posted 09.25.2013

We often associate fast talkers with hyperactivity—or even scams. Slick con artists are usually “fast talkers,” but there is another … continue reading

Maggie Lane

/ Posted 09.22.2013

Photography by Jerry Fredrick Location: Gold’s Gym, Venice, CA   Height: 5’7”     Weight: 125 Why did you start … continue reading

The Art of Anger

When you’re boiling mad, what do you do? Stomp around the house yelling? Punch the stuffing out of a throw pillow? Maybe … continue reading

More Chill, Less Ill

/ Posted 09.19.2013

When it’s cold out, we love to bundle up by the fireplace to stay toasty, but it may be better … continue reading

Testosterone, Fear and Fat Loss

•According to the January ’13 Bottom Line Health, big T, as in testosterone, is linked to honesty. “Men given testosterone … continue reading

Relax and Remember

/ Posted 09.13.2013

We’ve all been frustrated when we can’t remember where we put something—like our car keys—resulting in lots of wasted time … continue reading

Do Reps to De-Stress

/ Posted 09.10.2013

According to the November ’12 Health, a study out of Tel Aviv University in Israel showed that people who exercised … continue reading

Who’s Better Than You?

/ Posted 09.04.2013

Even though I currently live in the South, it’s difficult for people to miss my New York accent. I’m all … continue reading

4 Optimistic Characteristics

Positive people tend to be happier and live longer—so say recent studies. So what are the characteristics of an optimist? … continue reading

I Hear You Knocking at My Front Door

/ Posted 08.29.2013

Right about this time every year for the past 13 years I have glowingly declared that the days are getting … continue reading

Walking the Canary

/ Posted 08.28.2013

I rise and shine in the morning after eight to 10 hours of restless, interrupted sleep and vigorous tossing and … continue reading

Q: Did Reg Park have an influence on you?

/ Posted 08.26.2013

Q: Did Reg Park have an influence on you? A: My introduction to Reg (1928– 2007) came from the equipment … continue reading

Nap Like a Dog

/ Posted 08.23.2013

According to the March ’13 Reader’s Digest, we can improve our benefits from napping by watching how dogs do it … continue reading

Joe Mazza: Triple-Crown Bench Press Champ

/ Posted 08.20.2013

Bench press specialist Joe Mazza has made history by becoming the first man ever to hold records in raw, single-ply … continue reading

Beef Up to Maintain Muscle

/ Posted 08.18.2013

Sarcopenia, or the gradual loss of muscle mass, is a common consequence of aging and can be a significant risk … continue reading

Dawn Fernandez

/ Posted 08.14.2013

Photography by Jerry Fredrick Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, CA Height: 5’6” Weight: 136 off-season; 130 contest Training: Sunday: quads; … continue reading

Esmey Leon

/ Posted 08.12.2013

Photography by Jerry Fredrick at Gold’s Gym, Venice, CA Height: 5’3”     Weight: 115 Age began training: I began … continue reading

Profanity for Power?

/ Posted 08.11.2013

Does swearing make your workouts better? Consider that many commercial gyms will not tolerate profanity and obnoxious behavior. One successful … continue reading

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

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