Fat Burning Workouts - Aerobic Threshold

Fat Burning Workouts – Aerobic Threshold   Recently updated !

This is a low intensity cardio workout that can be modified to suit a beginner, intermediate and an advanced trainee. The aim is to keep you in your ‘fat burn zone’ and to have you burning a higher percentage of fat calories whilst increasing your aerobic fitness. If you have had no exercise or cardio […]

The High Performance Handbook

Progressive Overload – A Key Exercise Principle   Recently updated !

No matter what your goal is, whether you want to build muscle fast or lose weight, during your workouts the key principle you should always work within is progressive overload. Failing to do so will mean that your results stop almost immediately. What is Progressive Overload? Our bodies are used to doing certain things on […]

Weight Loss Exercises – Walking Treadmill Workouts

Weight Loss Exercises – Walking Treadmill Workouts

If anyone tells you that you can lose weight while staying fit and healthy without moving about, they obviously have no training in the field of fitness! Common sense should tell you that in order to burn more calories you get from the food you eat, you must do some moving, whether walking for weight […]

Exercise Induced Changes in Body Fluids

Exercise Induced Changes in Body Fluids

Of all the exercise-induced body fluid changes during exercise, decreases in vascular blood volume during rhythmic or endurance exercise are of greatest concern. Types of exercises that make use of large muscle groups for a period of time (e.g., running, cycling, walking, swimming) have been the most well researched, with varying results. During some types […]

Workout Guides

Build Muscle and Burn Fat

When most people first sign up to the gym with visions to build muscle fast, they often go with the hopes of achieving big muscles and rippling abs like those seen in the health/bodybuilding magazines. They want to build muscle and burn fat at the same time. Unfortunately, the majority of the public is unaware […]

Are You Still Using Your Treadmill as a Clothes Hanger

Are You Still Using Your Treadmill as a Clothes Hanger?

A couple of years ago I whipped out the big bucks and purchased myself a good quality treadmill. It took me several hours to put that sucker together. When I finally had it finished, I realized that there was no way in hell I could ever move it. It was HUGE and weighed a ton! […]

CrossFit Research

CrossFit research finds that it “works”

The latest CrossFit research was conducted at the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), a non-profit organization, sponsored the study. Its findings were published in the November edition of ACE’s online monthly publication. The study looked at the metabolic effects of two official Crossfit workouts. The study utilized 16 healthy male […]

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle by Dieting

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle

When you look at yourself in the mirror, you are often disappointed with the results, and, as you sigh, you start dreaming of a fairy touching you with her magical wand and turning you into a magazine cover model, or at least of a really efficient program to teach you how to lose fat and […]