The Benefits of Muscle Mass

The Benefits of Muscle Mass

We sweat away at the gym in order to build muscle tone. Most of us are in search of that trim, toned body with bulging muscles in place of flab. But muscles do more than just make us look good. They’re also important to good health. Here are just a few of the benefits...
Sleep Better, Burn More Fat

Sleep Better, Burn More Fat

Wouldn’t it be great if we could get in shape by sleeping instead of exercising? While it may not be quite that simple, sleeping better can help you trim down. When you don’t get enough sleep, it affects your hormones. When your hormones are off kilter, you’re more...
Want to do More Pull-ups?  Try These Exercises

Want to do More Pull-ups? Try These Exercises

If your goal is to have broad, muscular shoulders and a narrow mid-section, you should focus on doing exercises for your back instead of just concentrating on your abs and legs. Pull-ups are an exercise that can help in strengthening and defining the back and the...
Ways to Increase Muscle Definition

Ways to Increase Muscle Definition

Many men sweat away at the gym to try and achieve a brawny, well-defined physique. But getting that type of body – one with chiseled abs and deltoids and bulging muscle fibers in the forearms – requires intensive training and a drastic decrease in body fat. One key to...
Workout Machines to Avoid

Workout Machines to Avoid

There are many kinds of machines in the gym, but they are not all effective in building muscles. Gym machines are designed for a fixed path, with no accommodation for different body types, mobility issues, and ranges of motion. Some machines bog down muscles with...
Outdoor Fitness Ideas for Summer

Outdoor Fitness Ideas for Summer

One way of eliminating the extra weight you may have accumulated in winter is to train outside as the weather warms up. Exercising in your home or at the gym during the long winter can get tedious. Training outdoors gives you the opportunity to exercise in the fresh...