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Tom Venuto’s Holiday Fitness Challenge to You

The following is a Guest Post By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS and author of Burn The Fat, Feed the Muscle. Every year as Thanksgiving gets closer, you’ve probably seen the depressing reports: “Most people gain between 5 and 10 pounds of body fat in the six weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas.” I’m not sure if […]

Ignite Your Metabolism With an Interval Training Workout

There are many ways of losing weight out there – calorie counting, steady state cardio, ketogenic diets – just to name a few. But not one of these methods take into account one of the most important attributes of weight loss – boosting your metabolic rate. Your resting metabolic rate measures the amount of calories […]

6 Mistakes From a Bodyweight Training Addict

I’m addicted to bodyweight training. I think about working out 40 times a day and is one of the main reasons why I own a fitness blog. Here are 6 mistakes I’ve made (and still sometimes do) in the past. Please learn from them because they can make the difference between progress and stupidity: I […]

What’s Your Excuse?

Image by The Heart of Innovation “Unfortunately, the average person in modern Western society is fat, mentally weak, unambitious and lives for the weekend like the rest of the sheep.” – Jon Le Tocq from Storm Force Fitness. Jon Le Tocq, from Storm Force Fitness recently wrote an amazingly motivational post titled “10 rules which […]

Journey of a Warrior: The Training Diary of Parth Shah February 2009

Image by Michal Novotny Monday, February 2, 2009 100 Pullups for Time, Did only 94 pullups Time: 2:30:84.04 Intensity Rating: 5/10 Wednesday, February 4, 2009 Max rounds in 20 minutes of: Bodyweight Squat, 20 reps KB Swings, 10 reps KB Windmill, 5 reps Completed 8 rounds in 20 minutes Intensity Rating: 6/10 Fridy, February 6, […]

Fundamental Principles for Effective Program Design

There are a hundred different theories out there when it comes to program design. The truth is my own methods have evolved over time. Bodyweightculture .com has a lot of great threads floating around about this very issue. One thing I’ve noticed is that the newbies always ask pretty much the same questions regarding program […]

Oprah Winfrey’s Proven Formula for Fat Gain: Diet and Training Tips for Easy Fat Gain!

Oprah Winfrey is a talk show host and celebrity with a loyal following. In her latest issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, she states that she has let her weight balloon back up to 200 lbs. Check out this podcast to hear my thoughts about Oprah Winfrey’s massive fat gain: Powered by The rest […]