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Bench press vs Pushups

Which activates more muscle? A study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research compared the muscle activation of the bench press and pushup. Participants were broken into a pushups group, bench press group, and control group. The bench press and pushup were tested for their 1RM and 6RM. RM, repetition maximum, deals with […]


Most Effective Advanced Fat Burning

Thermogenics refers to producing heat, and is often used for drugs. Diet pills that are designed to help you burn calories by increasing your body heat are known as thermogenics. But I’m not here to sell some fat burner pills. Nope, we’re going to talk about how to increase your body heat – in under […]


How NOT to lose fat – A Practical Guide

The biggest mistake that people make when embarking on a plan to lose fat is jumping on cardio machines. There are a number of reasons why this is a terrible idea: #1 – Inaccurate Estimate of Calorie Burn Your RMR, or resting metabolic rate, is the amount of calories you burn while doing nothing. Everyone […]


Bodyweight Cardio Style Basement Workout

Reality sets in as we get older. As I get closer and closer to my 30th birthday, I crave the days where I would get together with my buddies and just crank out intense workouts in my garage. For men, especially – whether you train in a garage or in the gym – working out […]


4 Interval Training Workouts to Burn Fat At Home

Interval Training is a great way to burn fat. Use these 4 methods to help you lose fat and get ripped using interval training. All you need are Kettlebells and your own Bodyweight. There are many different ways to use interval training. You just have to be a little creative.


Metabolic Resistance Training Routine to Build Muscle

Oh…here we go again. Another article about metabolic resistance training. What is all this hoopla all about? Oh and this one is claiming that metabolic resistance training, or MRT can build muscle. What exactly is MRT? Is metabolic resistance training really some brand new form of training that is to revolutionize the way we see […]

The Truth About Bodyweight Cardio

By Craig Ballantyne The truth about Bodyweight Cardio is that it has the worst name in Turbulence Training history. I’m not sure what I was thinking when I put that label on it,  but I’m not 3 workouts deep and pretty much stuck with it. A better physiological description would be, “Bodyweight Interval Training” or […]

Weight Loss Plan for the Morbidly Obese

Being someone who was once chubby, I can’t help but notice people and their weight. Perhaps it is because I used to be (and still am) conscious of my weight so I can empathize with people who are on the heavier side. Growing up, I used to wonder…how did that individual gain so much weight? […]

Kettlebell Workout for Men

It’s back to school time! Which means my girlfriend starts her Student Teaching (employers welcome!) Unfortunately, this also means I’ll be seeing less of her (sucks), but it will give me more time for my business and workouts. Lately, I’ve mostly been sticking to bodyweight workouts, but now it’s time to add in some Kettlebell […]