How an Entire Year Can Go By With No Results

By Tom Venuto, author of Burn The Fat, Feed the Muscle If you’ve been doing the same nutrition, same calories, same cardio, same weight training and the same intensity for the entire past year with no changes, then you shouldn’t be suprised if you’ve continued to get the SAME results (very little). If you […]

5 Excuses That Won’t Fly in 2010

By Tom Venuto, author of Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle. It’s 2010. Your old excuses for not getting in shape won’t work. As Dr. Evil (Austin Powers) said, ZIP IT! I don’t want to hear them anymore! Read em’, then haul your excuseless butt to the gym! 1. I have no time. According […]

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 […]

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 […]

For Fast Mass Gain, Train to Failure

When your hard work and dedication to improving your body and mind does not pay off, you start to second guess yourself. You start to wonder what you did wrong and how you can go about fixing it. You start to wonder if you actually did work hard, or were you just going through the […]

What’s Your Biggest Obstacle to Achieving your Fitness Goals?


Thrive Leads Shortcode could not be rendered, please check it in Thrive Leads Section! Image by Rickydavid We all have obstacles in our lives that prevent us from doing certain things. What I want to know is, what is your biggest obstacle when it comes to improving your health and fitness. What’s really keeping you […]