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  • Three Questions to Ask Yourself before Embarking on an Exercise Plan


      Due to the immense amount of conflicting information on the web, choosing an exercise plan can be extremely challenging. If you find yourself suffering from information overload ask yourself the following three questions to get yourself back on track: What is your primary goal? What activity do you know how to perform? What do […]

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  • How an Entire Year Can Go By With No Results

    By Tom Venuto, author of Burn The Fat, Feed the Muscle www.BurnTheFat.com 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 […]

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  • 5 Excuses That Won’t Fly in 2010

    By Tom Venuto, author of Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle. www.BurnTheFat.com 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 […]

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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 […]

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  • 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 that you burn at rest. So it doesn’t really matter how many

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  • 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:

    1. I trained six times a week, and would have trained 7 times a week if I didn’t have to work on the weekends at my fathers store. I over trained like it was my job PLUS I under ate tremendously. I mean, I was actually AFRAID of FOOD!
    2. Doing 500 hindu squats a day. Hindu squats are a great exercise, but just like most things in life, if you abuse
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  • 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 […]

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  • 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, […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 Podbean.com The rest […]

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