The Fit Chic

I attribute my past successes in both fat loss and muscle building to my unstoppable mindset. I set big goals and mission statements, I visualize, I adopt positive beliefs and attitudes, I incorporate support, accountability, and I find role models and mentors to help me along the way. All of these things have motivated the […]


Top 10 Leg Exercises

by scott-tousignant on February 5, 2008

I must admit that women are a bit wiser than most men in the sense that they realize the importance of working out their legs regularly. But their choice of leg exercises they perform really suck for the most part. Come on ladies, tell me you don’t head straight for the inner and outer thigh […]

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Inspired Weight Loss

by scott-tousignant on January 30, 2008

Diet and exercise will only take you so far when it comes to weight loss. For 80% of you it has only taken you as far as the first 4 weeks of 2008 after setting your New Years Resolutions to lose weight. Eating well and working out like crazy has now become more of a […]


My wife Angie is a very busy mom on the go. She doesn’t have time to socialize at the gym let alone even make it there. That’s why when I put her through an incredibly intense leg workout that took less than 10 minutes all in the comfort of our home, she was ecstatic. Like […]


It doesn’t matter how effective a cardio program is at burning fat if it’s difficult to comply to. The easiest way to increase your compliance with your fat loss program is to make the activity fun. Long jogging sessions can be a lot of fun to many people and at the same time seem dreadful […]

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Against popular belief, sit-ups and crunches are not the best exercises for developing chiseled abs and a tight, trim waistline. Yet I see dozens of people everyday in the gym doing these exercises until they are blue in the face. The most common misconception is that the rectus abdominis (6-pack muscle), is the best muscle […]


Drop sets are one of the most effective ways to feel the burn deep into your muscles and and bring them to exhaustion. It’s also an great way to increase the intensity of your workout, get more work done in less time, resulting in reducing the amount of time that you spend in the gym. […]


One year ago I created a Halloween Workout that is a quick and intense workout using 2 pumpkins and 2 bails of hay. My point was to prove that you can achieve an incredible workout any time and anywhere. Another key point is to have fun with your fitness program. Lack of equipment, space, or […]

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Yes you read that correct… Exercise Less and you will in fact see better weight loss results than what you’ve been experiencing with your current workout program. But there are certain things that you must do in order to maximize this strategy. Would you like to know what this criteria is to boost your metabolism […]


When you make the decision to embark on a weight loss journey and begin your exercise program there is a tendency to over-train because of your excitement and enthusiasm and not enough time is spent mapping out a plan which will get you to your destination. Rest and recovery is an essential and key component […]


For the past 4 years I have been incorporating 8 Sets Of 8 into my workout program and every time I complete the 4 weeks of training I am amazed at how incredibly effective it is for not only burning fat but I always seem to add a bit of muscle during this phase as […]


Sculpt Your Thighs With Hack Squats

If you are looking to add some lean muscle and definition to your quads there aren’t many better exercises than the Hack Squat. When performed correct, this simple movement has the potential to carve out some sexy thighs that will beg to be revealed instead of being hidden under those jogging pants. But you have […]


Long before the hit movie “The Secret” came out I was a big fan of John Assaraf’s work, and I read Dr. Joe Vitale’s Book “The Attractor Factor“. As I followed John’s work throughout the years the one thing that resonated with me the most was his use of vision boards. I immediate realized how […]

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Spontaneous Fitness

by scott-tousignant on August 21, 2007

Me and Shayne playing in the sand

I’m going to be up front and honest with you right off the bat here. This summer I have not followed a regimented weight loss program or a structured fitness program. I have only been to the gym approximately 8 times in the past 8 weeks. Have I fallen off the weight loss wagon? Is […]