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Suns Out Guns Out: Workout Outside

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If you live on the east coast like me you know we have been experiencing some weird weather this past week. But good news this week things are finally looking up with warm weather and the sun finally coming out again. With the sun out and summer coming it is time to start to workout outside, or as I like …

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Skip Delivery, Try These Homemade Pizza Recipes Instead

homemade pizza

Are you one of those people that craves pizza on a daily basis? Yeah me too. I could eat pizza multiple times a week. However, takeout pizza is not the healthiest. If you’re looking for a post-workout meal or to impress your next date with your (awesome) cooking skills, give these homemade pizza recipes a try. The Classic Makes 4-6 …

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Male Guide to Female Communication

The basic way to have a successful relationship with anyone is communication. It is the foundation of any friendship and relationship. But let’s face it, when it comes to the opposite sex, we have NO idea how to communicate (most times).  Why should our relationships suffer just because we can’t seem to get on the same page? It shouldn’t! Listen …

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The Only Supplements You Really Need

If you hop on instagram, facebook, or go to any fitness site you are going to see advertisements and testimonials for the new hottest supplements out there that are guaranteed to get you a six pack while increasing your bench press by 100 lbs. I see it every day in the gym as well. Guys taking pills, powders, and what …

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Virtual Reality and Fitness

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Fitness has progressed so much in the last decade from workout DVDs and jazzercise to cycle and yoga studios to boot camps and CrossFit boxes and now to the future of virtual reality. Yes, you read that correctly, virtual reality (VR). It is now being used in the fitness industry to be a tool and source of inspiration to get …

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Do You Ever Use A Workout Ritual?

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Ever notice the odd rituals that many professional athletes across all sports have in preparation for competition? One of the most well-known examples of a workout ritual is the picture above. The New Zealand Rugby Team (All Black’s) perform the ‘haka’ before a match as a way to pump up their time and intimidate their opponents. If you’ve never watched them …

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The Gym Etiquette Rules

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There is an epidemic that riddles gyms all over the country. Go into any gym and you will at some point during your workout see this epidemic on its own. What is it? It is the countless people breaking simple gym etiquette rules that most people know and follow. All it takes is one person to not follow these rules …

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What Are The Benefits Of Using A Heart Rate Monitor for Fitness?

Wearable fitness technology is all the rage right now. It seems like every other month Fitbit, Apple, Jawbone, Garmin or some other health company is coming up with the latest in fitness tech gear. Using a heart rate monitor for fitness is not a new concept by any means. However, health/fitness companies haven’t taken this feature off of their newest and …

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Do You Even Cut Bro?

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It is spring time and with that you have a whole group of men who are eating less, doing more cardio, and participating in the annual spring event called cutting season. So I will ask you, do you even cut bro? What is cutting? It is not the type the same thing as what you are thinking, using a knife …

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Fellas, Have Your Tried A Tire Workout?

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I first learned about tire workouts during my first strength and conditioning internship and was immediately impressed by how effective and intense tire workouts could be!  Tires have a lot more purpose than just on a tractor. Yes, I said tractor. The bigger and heavier ones are a great tool to take your workout to the next level. Tractor tires …

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