Numerous have reported that regular physical activity is associated with improved overall health, and midlife exercise is a key anti-aging component. Mark Hamer and colleagues, from the University College London, in the United Kingdom, assessed data collected on 3,454 healthy ...Read More »
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I'm Curtis Fisher born in the South Bay of Los Angeles. I first started my career in bodybuilding in 1999. After placing 1st, I went on to compete in the 2000 Musclemania on ESPN, taking 1st place. By 2003 I ...Read More »
In Xtreme Lean you have the "High-Definition Workout" (pages 76-78), and you say to use it five days a week. I don't think I've seen you recommend that many workouts in a row. What's the reason [for five consecutive days of training]?Read More »
How do I get my kids to work out? That’s a question I get fairly often from fellow parents. The short answer is, unless they are genuinely interested in exercise, you will have to force them. That may entail threats ...Read More »
Bottom line: Soy is for dorks, particularly misinformed dorks. Here are five reasons not to eat soy: Reason 1: Soy increases your toxic load. It’s one of the most sprayed crops. On top of that, during processing, aluminum content skyrockets. ...Read More »
Q. What’s the best time of day to train for maximum strength gains? A: It’s not clear that there is a finite answer for this. To some degree there is a great deal of variation depending on individual predisposition and ...Read More »
The latest research has been all over TV, talk radio and the Internet—so we won’t keep you in suspense. It involves a fruit, one that we’ve been singing the praises of for years. We eat one every day—apples. Here’s what ...Read More »
Who doesn’t like chewing gum? Exactly. Most everyone loves the rubbery stuff. It’s great while you work; it’s great when you’re bored out of your mind; and for some it even takes the edge off when you’re hungry. Not to ...Read More »
You know you’re in the somber winter stretch when it’s dark at 5:15 and you’re digging around your wardrobe for a sweatshirt, the hooded one with a pouch for your frigid paws. Brrr! Ask me how happy I am that ...Read More »
Q: Why do I see so many guys in the gym walking around with a gallon jug of water? A: That usually applies only to bodybuilders. I almost never see athletes from other sports walking around with a gallon of ...Read More »
Many studies have suggested that routinely eating fat- or sugar-laden foods will have harmful effects. Margaret J. Morris and colleagues, of the University of New South Wales, in Australia, studied the impact of a diet high in fat and sugar ...Read More »
Forward Foods, LLC, maker of the award-winning Detour bar, has released a new line of natural, gluten-free, whole-grain oatmeal bars. The new Smart bars come in delicious fruit flavors and mark the company’s entry into the natural foods category. Detour ...Read More »
by Cory Crow • Photography by Michael Neveux As the short, cold and dreary winter days roll on, it’s very easy to lose track of the fitness goals that were so easily met during the long, hot days of summer. ...Read More »
We can’t eat air, but the concept of breathing has become just as vital during training as are food and water. Considering that we breathe in and out about 20,000 times a day, maybe we should take a closer look. ...Read More »
Q: I use Pre-Ex 3X supersets when I can. Removing the weak-link muscle makes so much sense as a way to target the compound exercise more and work it harder. The look of my physique has completely changed since adding ...Read More »