Monthly Archives: February 2011

Strength Matters – Part 2

In Part 1 of Strength Matters, I talked about the importance of strength for the physique-minded person. The answer was, “yes, strength is important, even if all you care about is fat loss”. Today, I want to talk to you about whether or not strength matters for the endurance athlete.Read More

Danny McLarty is a FitStudio sponsored writer
Tags: ExercisefitnessStrengthWeight Loss

Strength Matters – Part 1

When you compete in events like powerlifting, of course it is important to be strong. For those of you unfamiliar with powerlifting, it is a competition to see who can squat, bench press, and deadlift the most weight for one repetition. But what if you aren’t a powerlifter?Read More

Danny McLarty is a FitStudio sponsored writer
Tags: ExercisefitnessStrengthWeight Loss

Changing Exercises Isn’t Enough

Too many people in the gym get caught in a rut. A typical trainee has been doing 3 sets of 10 reps with the same exercise for the last 5 years. This is sure fire way to get burned out.Read More

Danny McLarty is a FitStudio sponsored writer
Tags: ExercisefitnessStrength

Morning Workout for the Busy Executive

There are many benefits to working out early in the morning. The main advantage is that you get your workout completed. Here are some tips for getting in the perfect early morning workout.Read More

Franklin Antoian is a FitStudio sponsored writer
Tags: ExercisefitnessWeight LossWellness

Balance: How Your Body Stays Lithe and Graceful

Many people are focusing on balance these days; how to remain calm while juggling work, kids, and life in general. But what I’m talking about is how you physically balance. You know, the actual act of staying vertical.Read More

Lisa Johnson is a FitStudio sponsored writer
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