Belt

Weightlifting belts are a more traditional piece of support and stability gear used in heavy weight training, power and Olympic lifting.  Beginners or those not focused on strength conditioning will not find this piece of lifting gear necessary.  For those however who look to do exercises that can provide strain and high impact on the […]

Supplements

While there are literally thousands of different types of training supplements and hundreds of different purposes, methods and times during the day to take them; this article focuses on the three key supplementation times specifically focused around training. Pre-Workout A huge trend in the last decade has been the influx of pre-workout supplements into the […]

Shoes

Picking the correct footwear for your desired training program is critical for success and maximum results.  While a robust cross-training shoe is suitable for all forms of exercise, they may not be as effective as specific shoes designed for explicit types of training.  Some examples of specific types of shoes for specific applications are listed […]

Diet

Although the training program is important for achieving particular fitness goals, what most people don’t know is that diet is the big secret.  However a solid diet must be combined with a sure-fire commitment to get in shape and not “try” to get in shape. Rather the goal be to lose a few pounds, lean […]

Picking A Training Program

When it comes to picking a good training program or exercise routine there are several important factors to consider.  Before you select any particular program you should consider the following items. Current Fitness Level (i.e. Cardio, Strength, Overall Conditioning) Fitness Goals (ie Strength, Lose Weight, Endurance, Build Muscle / Size) Time Allotment (Weekly Basis) Historical […]