[ Note: This article was written by fitness and nutrition author Jon Benson. I have his permission to share it with you. Jon is the author of the Seven Minute Muscle Workout] Scott Colby, CPT just interviewed me recently for “Fit Pros Against Cancer.” My job: Help give away a TON of free fitness information […]


AudioFIT: Travel Tip

by Rob on July 6, 2009

Every Other Day Diet

Looking for food that you can eat while traveling that supports your weight loss or muscle building goals? Today, Jon Benson gives us an audio tip on this very subject. It’s not what you’re expecting either. Jon is the author of the Seven Minute Muscle Workout ] Please press the Play button to begin the […]


[ Note: This article was written by fitness and nutrition author Jon Benson. Jon is the author of Seven Minute Muscle Workout and many others. I have his permission to share it with you. ] Does Being “Slightly” Overweight Matter? Shockingly so. A 2008 study nicknamed “The Physician’s Health Study” proved that just a little […]


Tom Venuto Body Fat Solution Giveaway

by Rob on February 11, 2009

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Tom Venuto, author of Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle, one of the top selling books on burning fat while building muscle, has just released his first book The Body Fat Solution. It quickly became a #1 seller on Amazon and has impacted tens of thousands of lives already. Written in a no nonsense style, […]


“The Best Abdominal Exercises You’ve Never Heard Of” is a book about unique and innovative exercises devoted entirely to the abdominal area. This abdominal training manual contains information on 77 extraordinary new exercises including pictures, videos, tricks for performing them, and common errors to avoid. For one day only, TODAY, I’m giving it away to […]


Win A Free Copy Of Muscle Explosion

by Rob on February 3, 2009

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Who wants 6 to 10 pounds of muscle added to their body in the next 28 days? Win a FREE COPY of the rapid muscle building program Muscle Explosion, by Nick Nilsson as part of his Fitness Bailout Sale. Nick is doing his part by putting fitness programs in your hands at 50% of the […]


anterior cruciate ligament

Heather Johnson describes her fitness and rehab journey after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in a racquetball accident. This is a guest author contribution This is the worst thing that could have happened to me, I thought, after the doc took one look at my knee and confirmed that I would need surgery to […]


If you are a beginner like myself or a seasoned gym rat, choosing a gym is an important decision to be made and there are lots of things to consider. As the saying goes, “location, location, location”, but it’s more than just that. There are costs involved, contracts to be signed, hours of operation and […]


combat core conditioning

Diesel Crew does some great chain training here. Chains provide an unstable environment for lifting as well as changing the resistance by putting more load on your muscles when they’re in their strongest part of the movement. Jim Smith is the author of Combat Core Conditioning, the most advanced torso strength training manual I’ve ever […]


Out of Your Comfort Zone

by Christina on April 2, 2008

I’ve realized that exercise will increase my weight loss and help get my body get into better condition. I finally decided that it was time to step out of my comfort zone If I was going to be true to this experience, I had to go to the gym. Remember, I haven’t exercised since 1985 […]


Rounding out our day of strong women, this Barbie Barbell video of her deadlifting 282 pounds. Earlier we featured Barbie’s world record bench press which she performed at age 17 16 and a body weight of 112 pounds. This is one strong woman. Tweet Share


Amanda Harris, also known as Barbie Barbell is see here setting her world record bench press. She pressed 187.6 pounds at a body weight of 112 pounds and being 17 years of age. I’m pretty sure those are the numbers for her age and weight. Please correct me if I’m wrong. Barbie Barbell is one […]


Strong Women: Nothing But Pushups

by Rob on February 22, 2008

This has got to be the best video I’ve seen of pushups. These strong women (and a couple of guys) do some things with pushups that inspire me to train harder. I’m not sure if this was shot in one single day, but you can tell from her exhaustion at one point, that she’d done […]

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Continuing our day long feature on strong women, this crossfit workout shows a mother and daughter competing against each other (or training with each other). These crossfit workouts are nothing to sneeze at. They’ll kick your ass. Tweet Share


Strong Women: Doing Pullups

by Rob on February 22, 2008

This is the first in a series of day long videos featuring strong women. This first one shows a young woman doing pull ups at an outdoor exercise location. I’m pretty sure it’s in Australia, but don’t quote me on that. Guys? how many pull ups can you do? Tweet Share