exercise Category

Review of Peak Fit System

If you are looking for exercise videos which provide an overall fitness program, this one is superb (and you don’t need weights). Michelle Dozois is the instructor and motivates you the whole way through. The exercises are extremely challenging, but it’s still fun. When I first used the band that was included (it smells like […]

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Diet Review of “Inches off! Your Tummy. The Super-Simple 5-minute Plan to Firm Up Flab & Sculpt a Flat Belly.”

While out shopping I saw a diet book titled, “Inches off! Your Tummy. The Super-Simple 5-minute Plan to Firm Up Flab & Sculpt a Flat Belly.” The author, Jorge Cruise, is not a doctor, a nurse or a nutritionist. Right away, you should be skeptical. We should all know by now that we cannot spot […]

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Sexy Butt Workout

If you want a tight, cute butt, you must do glute bridges. Guys, the girls want you to have a nice gluteus too! Watch this video of me with personal trainer Bobby Cox to see how to perform glute bridges properly. We start from easy bridges to super hard. Do four sets of twelve for […]

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Most Effective Way to Lose Weight

When I decided to start weight training, my three goals were to build muscle, lose some fat, and eat more. I love to eat. I’d rather exercise more just so I can eat more food. Unfortunately, unless you are spending hours and hours exercising, cardio and strength training doesn’t burn that many calories. “…Dr. Susan […]

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Exercise Caloric Claims: Don’t Believe Them

It seems that every exercise video or fitness program claims that if you buy their system, you can burn up to 1000 calories in an hour. If that were the case I would be able to eat brownies every day and still lose weight (I wish!). Note the key words they use in their sales […]

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Blast Away Stubborn Fat

To tap into those stubborn fat stores, high intensity exercises such as box jumps, sprints, jump rope, high-knees, boxing and kickboxing will do the trick. These types of workouts will make you sweat and maybe even make you see stars, but if you want 6-pack abs, that’s what you’re going to have to do. Stop […]

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Tap Out Exercise Video Review

If you want to work out at home and like exercise videos then you might want to look into Tapout. You don’t get to knock anyone out but you do get to learn the correct form on all sorts of martial arts moves. There’s some strength involved but it’s mainly cardiovascular. These exercises are really […]

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Don’t Let Exercise Make You Fatter

Adding exercise and cutting back on calories is supposed to lead to greater weight loss, but many studies don’t support this theory. What?!!! Those studies are flawed, right? Well, some people may have been eating more calories since exercising leads to an increase in appetite, but there’s more to this. Let me explain. When some […]

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What to never consume before your workout

The one item you never want to add to your pre-workout meal or snack is fat. The fat will cause you to feel more lethargic, cause stomach pains, or that awful feeling of fullness. This explains why some people say they cannot eat before a workout because it makes them sick. It’s what you eat, […]

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The workout food conundrum

Should you eat before and/or during a workout? Or do you recommend exercising on an empty stomach? I drink about half of my fruit smoothie, made with protein powder and ice before I work out and take sips during my thirty second workout breaks so by the time the my workout is complete I’ve finished […]

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