The fitness industry, like any other, is flooded with misinformation. The mainstream media is full of websites, magazines, books, and online experts that try to convince us of “quick fixes.” There are quick fixes for rapid fat loss, trimmer waists, and looking our best with solutions that involve slaving away on treadmills, starving yourself, and using nothing but 5-10 lb weights. Luckily, our understanding of what it takes to enhance your fitness and get in the best shape of your life has grown enormously over the last several years. Scientific evidence is being produced that is showing us exactly what to do to achieve maximum results.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Lunges are terrific exercises to train single leg strength, size, and overall performance. They are great for a beginner and can be progressed for the more advanced trainee. Here are 5 tips to get more out of the lunge exercise.
When most people think about exercising to lose weight, they think of grinding away on a cardio machine doing some sort of aerobic exercise. However, recent research has shown that aerobic exercise may not be optimal to lose weight.