Steve Theunissen

Steve is a former gym owner, personal trainer, and 20-year veteran of the fitness writing industry. Steve has written for websites such as Hardcore Muscle, Fitness, Carblite, and Men's Health and has been a fitness expert columnist for 2 international magazines.

The Best Low-Calorie Protein Powders

The 10 Best Low-Calorie Protein Powders of 2022

We normally associated protein powders with muscular weight gain. In those cases, the higher the calorie count, the better. However, many people take protein powder as part of their weight loss plan, whether as a meal replacement or as a post...

The Most Popular Fitness Supplement Ingredients

The Most Popular Fitness Supplement Ingredients

Working out places stress on your body beyond what it is used to. That stress causes your body to break down. Micro tears occur in your muscle tissue, nutrients, vitamins, and minerals are depleted and you get weaker and smaller. Those are clearly...

The Benefits of Wall Sits

The Benefits of Wall Sits

The wall sit is one of those exercises we love to hate. It is a simple movement that becomes exceedingly difficult the longer we do it. A few minutes against the wall will get your quads screaming like nothing else. Here are eight compelling reasons...

Upright Row Alternatives

The 6 Best Upright Row Alternatives

The upright row is one of those old standby exercises that everybody seems to do without questioning. It is performed as a shoulder and trapezius exercise. However, this exercise has a number of problems, not the least being that it strains the...

Squat Machine Types

Squat Machine Types

The squat has, rightly or wrongly, assumed the status of king of weight training exercises for anyone wanting to get bigger and stronger. While the old-fashioned barbell squat remains a popular option, there are a large number of squat machines that...

The Quietest Treadmills

The 9 Quietest Treadmills of 2022

Getting in your cardio workout can be quite a noisy exercise. That is especially the case when it comes to running on a treadmill. If you’re living in an apartment complex or plan to train when others in the home are sleeping or watching TV, you’ve...

7 Great Captain's Chair Exercises

7 Great Captain’s Chair Exercises

What’s the Captain’s chair, you’re wondering? Believe it or not, the Captain’s Chair exercise has been named by the American Council on Fitness as one of the most effective pieces of equipment to work the abs and obliques. So, why haven’t you heard...

The Best Lactose-Free Protein Powders

The 10 Best Lactose-Free Protein Powders of 2022

Protein is an essential macronutrient that serves as the building block of muscle growth, strength development, and good health. To get that vital protein into their bodies, many people make use of protein powders. Protein powders offer a...

The Best at Home Cardio Machines

The 12 Best at Home Cardio Machines of 2022

Getting a great cardio workout at home will allow you to burn calories and improve the fitness of your heart and lungs, while also strengthening and toning the muscles of your lower body. There is certainly no shortage of home cardio fitness...

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