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Hold it, Hold it…The Surprising Benefits of Planking

By Megan Johnson McCullough The abs, back, and core love the plank. You… maybe not so much. But there are a number of reasons why...

Aerobic vs Anaerobic Exercise: It Comes Down to Oxygen

By Megan Johnson McCullough When exercise takes place, we move our bodies with the intention of bettering our health. There are many different ways to...

BURPEES: Love Them, Hate Them, Do Them

By Megan Johnson McCullough Everyone’s favorite exercise….NOT! Even though we hate them, there’s plenty of reason to love them. They burn some serious calories. They’re...

Improve Your Pullups With These 4 Tips to Add to Your...

While the bench press is probably the most popular upper body exercise there is, it can be argued that it isn’t the most accurate...

Train Like a Competitor – Jesse James’ Bodybuilding Competition Program

By Jesse James, Nationally Qualified NPC Men’s Physique Competitor So, you’ve been going to the gym for a few years now. You no longer consider yourself...

Everything You Need to Know About Hypertrophy – The Growth Factor

By Megan Johnson McCullough; NASM Master Trainer and Instructor and Professional Natural Bodybuilder Strength training and weight lifting have multiple benefits for all those who...

Why Women Over the Age of 50 Should Weight Train

With peri- and post- menopause, women will experience changes in their body shape, size and overall energy level. We can't avoid menopause, but with...

5 Fitness Myths That Just Aren’t True

With the sheer number of fitness publications, websites, and articles out there, it can be next to impossible to figure out what’s true. Read...

Bored With Your Current Plan? Here’s Your New Bodybuilding 4 Day...

By Abby Cronin     Let’s face it- getting motivated to get into the gym and kill a workout 7 days a week just isn’t realistic...

Home Exercise Equipment

Have you ever wanted to avoid the time and hassle of driving to the gym? You might consider working out in the comfort of...

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Timing Matters – Best Times to Take Whey Protein

Since the discovery and isolation of whey protein as a supplement used to develop  muscle, Gym Rats can’t seem to get enough in their supply. Everyone seems  to be scampering to get whey protein supplements. This is especially true among athletes  and bodybuilders trying to build muscle mass. Protein can be found in many common  foods, such...

6 Tasty High Protein Toast Recipes That Will Pack on the Muscle

By Abby Cronin It's an old favorite- buttered toast has been part of a classic breakfast for ages. While this simple staple used to be...