Category: Lifestyle

Physical Activity Essential to Prolong Life

/ Posted 01.31.2013

Reporting that the global mortality burden of physical inactivity stands at more than 5.3 million deaths annually and is similar … continue reading

Performance Is Today’s Universal Currency

/ Posted 01.28.2013

Everyone has the same 10,080 minutes in a week. Some people have time to change the world, and others barely … continue reading

Feel Better About Yourself Now

/ Posted 01.27.2013

Bodybuilding magazines can serve as tremendous sources of inspiration and yet can also foster discouragement and low self-esteem in many … continue reading

You Are the Answer

/ Posted 01.26.2013

Many are looking to put the blame for our uncertain economy anywhere but on that reflection in the mirror. A … continue reading

White Noise, Echoing Silence of Iron

/ Posted 01.25.2013

Naps are nice, especially for mutts who inscribe B-70 in the columns labeled “age” on forms in waiting rooms at … continue reading

Kacie Young

/ Posted 01.22.2013

Height: 5’3”  Weight: 112 Age: 30 Bodypart split: Monday: legs; Tuesday: chest, biceps or triceps; Wednesday: cardio; Thursday: back; Friday: … continue reading

Jog to Live Longer

/ Posted 01.20.2013

For more than three decades, jogging has been a popular exercise, but some are now debating the potential risks of … continue reading

I Can’t Work, I’m a Bodybuilder

/ Posted 01.20.2013

Recently, a new IFBB pro let his fans know via Facebook that he would probably be forced to retire after … continue reading

Get a Stronger Middle Back

/ Posted 01.12.2013

Whenever I’m helping an athlete set up a program to improve strength in his back, I tell him to think … continue reading

Breathe Deep to Sleep

/ Posted 01.07.2013

You know how important a good night’s sleep is. It helps you recuperate from your workout, keeps you leaner, boosts … continue reading

Over-40 Transformation: Brad Williams

/ Posted 01.01.2013

IM: First give some basic background like age, occupation, family, where you’re from, years working out.  BW: Age: 40. Occupation: … continue reading

Quick Hangover Helper

/ Posted 12.29.2012

According to an item by Marianne J. Legato, M.D., in the August ’12 Prevention, the best thing you can do … continue reading

Dressed to Kill—the Weights

/ Posted 12.27.2012

What do you wear when you train? Some people would scoff at that question, as if putting any thought into … continue reading

Jill Rudison

/ Posted 12.22.2012

Height: 5’6”  Weight: 133 Age: 33 Bodypart split: Monday: circuit and cardio; Tuesday: shoulders, chest, cardio; Wednesday: legs, abs, cardio; … continue reading

There’s Something About Citrus

/ Posted 12.17.2012

Most people love the smell of oranges and lemons—unless you’re a housekeeper who uses Lemon Pledge every day. Seriously, studies … continue reading

Sets, Reps and Getting Strong Pt 5

/ Posted 12.15.2012

In the last installment, I discussed the different set-and-rep formulas I like for high-skill moves like the Olympic lifts as … continue reading

High Fives and Hand Jives

/ Posted 12.14.2012

Is there too much high-fiving and butt slapping in pro sports? Maybe not. According to the May ’12 Reader’s Digest, all … continue reading

Matt Mendrun and Jen Aragon

/ Posted 12.11.2012

Matt Height: 5’10”  Weight: 191 Age: 26 Bodypart split: Sunday: chest; Monday: legs; Tuesday: back; Wednesday: off; Thursday: shoulders; Friday: … continue reading

Which is better: Yoga vs. Walking?

/ Posted 12.05.2012

According to the September ’11 Bottom Line Health, subjects in a new study practiced yoga or walked at a moderate … continue reading

The Ideal Physique: It’s in the Eye of the Beholder

/ Posted 12.01.2012

There was a time when the fans of pro bodybuilding were nearly all people who lived the bodybuilding lifestyle. That … continue reading

Red Wine Compounds Aid Gut Health

/ Posted 11.29.2012

Prebiotic compounds are nondigestible substances with a beneficial physiological effect, selectively stimulating the favorable activity of beneficial bacteria within the … continue reading

A Revolutionary Study

/ Posted 11.28.2012

We would like to share a study that can only be described as “revolutionary” in its impact for senior citizens. … continue reading

Just Get There

/ Posted 11.26.2012

It’s Sunday afternoon, and the gym’s serene call echoes in my ear. “Clank, Thud. Get your butt here now, or … continue reading

Can You Learn From the Masters?

/ Posted 11.21.2012

Apprenticeship is an age-old tradition that has gotten lost in modern society. For centuries apprentices from all walks of life … continue reading

What You Need to Know About Magnesium and Mortality

/ Posted 11.20.2012

Data from a long-term study of nearly 60,000 people suggest that increasing the amount of magnesium in the diet could … continue reading

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