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 not the goals you want to achieve from your workout. The difference…

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 that you need to make the wall sit a key…

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6 Awesome 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 infraspinatus and lower back. In this article, I’ll give you a half dozen…

The Best Post-Workout Meals for Muscle Gain

You don’t build muscle in the gym. In fact, you do the opposite. It’s what you feed your body after you walk out of the gym that determines whether or not you’ll put on any mass! That’s why post-workout nutrition is such an important topic. It’s also an extremely confusing one. The big money guys…

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 have come onto the market to provide further options. In this article, I’ll provide…

The Best Pre-Workout for Women’s Weight Loss of 2021

The main job of a pre-workout is to provide you with the physical energy and mental intensity to have a great workout. Some pre-workouts, however, do more – they actually boost your weight loss. In this article, we focus on the best fat-burning pre-workouts specifically for women. I’ll also provide you with a buyer’s guide…

The Best Small Fitness Trackers of 2021

Fitness trackers have become an essential fitness accessory in recent years. But that doesn’t mean that they have to be obtrusive. There are plenty of small fitness trackers available that provide you with all the functionality you need without drawing attention to themselves. In this article, I’ll review the 9 best small fitness trackers in…

The Quietest Treadmills of 2021

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 got a problem. Fortunately, there are some impressively quiet…

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 of it? You may not know the name but you have no…

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The Best Lactose-Free Protein Powders of 2021

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 convenient, healthy, quick-absorbing method of fast-tracking amino acids to the muscle cells. For many people, however, lactose…