Train for the Look You Want

So the Olympics are almost upon us. While you have the chance, compare the differences between a marathon (long distance) runner’s body and a sprinter’s body. What do you notice? The long-distance runner is skinny, frail, kind of bony, thin and almost sickly looking....

Choosing Fitness or Fatness

How committed are you to achieving your weight loss goal as we head into bathing suit season? Are you hitting the gym, guns blazing, ready to take off all the pounds you’ve been putting on over the winter and spring . . . finally ready to look amazing for that...

Setting Fitness Training Goals

Under the surface, every body is built the same. Each of us has an athlete’s body buried down there somewhere — and we all have the ability to move like athletes. Some of us are just ahead of others in terms of our fitness progress. However, with appropriate...

How to Improve Your High Jump

In the arena of modern competitive sports like basketball, rugby, volleyball, gymnastics, and football, the ability to out jump one’s opponent in the field is very crucial in determining the eventual outcome of the game. In the case of basketball and volleyball,...

Add an Extra Kick to Your Training with Plyometrics

Whether you are getting fit, staying in shape, improving yourself for your sport’s sake, or just bodybuilding, chances are good that you spend a lot of time at the gym.  In addition to the regular routine of weight lifting and the traditional equipment (like...