Strength Training

Lower Body "No Excuse" Circuit

Posted by on October 11, 2009 at 3:13 pm

Hey, I hope you’re doing great. Check out my new no excuse workout that you can do anytime and anywhere! This quick lower body circuit will help strengthen your legs and get your heart rate up in only 15 minutes. To get the most from this circuit work as hard as you can from start […]

Backyard Strength Circuit

Posted by on October 5, 2009 at 3:47 pm

Tony Wood here. I’ve got another quick video for you that you can do anytime and anywhere! If you’re short on time you can do this quick strength workout to help build your muscles and get your heart rate up fast. The best part about it is that you don’t need any equipment and can […]

Time Crunch

Posted by on September 27, 2009 at 7:09 pm

Q: I’ve been missing workouts because I don’t have time due to my new work schedule. Can I still get good results working out only two times a week? A: If you’re only working out twice a week that may be enough to maintain, but if you’re still looking to improve shoot for at least […]

Cardio or Weights?

Posted by on September 20, 2009 at 5:39 pm

A few days ago I saw a man and a woman enter the gym together and he asked her, “Do you want to do cardio or weights today?” I didn’t even listen to the answer because two things immediately ran through my mind: 1. If you have to ask you’re probably not following any type […]

Top 10 mistakes people make in the gym

Posted by on September 6, 2009 at 2:54 pm

When I’m in the gym, I can’t help but to see people making mistakes that are slowing down their progress. I’m not alone either. The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently polled 2,500 certified fitness professionals to find out what they consider to be the top 10 mistakes made by health club members today. Here […]

My Muscle Building Fat Burning Countdown Workout

Posted by on July 5, 2009 at 3:43 pm

I’m going to share with you a workout that I recently did using countdowns. It was a great workout because it was a full body circuit that incorporated strength, balance, cardio conditioning, and core stabilization with only four body weight exercises. To do countdowns you’ll start with a high number of reps and with each […]

Train With Weights To Lose Fat

Posted by on March 22, 2009 at 4:24 pm

Did you know that for every pound of muscle you gain, your metabolism increases enough to burn an extra 50 calories per day? This may not sound all that impressive, but if you gain five pounds of muscle you’ll burn an additional 250 calories a day just sitting there carrying around that added muscle. Over […]

Push Yourself to Achieve Better Results

Posted by on July 30, 2008 at 5:02 pm

If you want to see results with your exercise program you need to put in the effort to get the end result you are looking for. Don’t just go thru the motions and hope something good will come of it. If you’re currently exercising on cardio machines at a snails pace with no interest what […]

500 Crunches?

Posted by on June 1, 2008 at 4:52 pm

Yesterday I had a conversation with a woman who told me she does 500 crunches a day. The first thing that came to my mind was why. Is the goal solely to complete 500 reps, or is it to see abdominal definition or is the goal really to strengthen her core? The second thing that […]

Not Seeing Results in the Weight Room?

Posted by on May 25, 2008 at 1:57 am

One observation I have noticed over and over in weight rooms is people doing the same workouts for too long. It’s usually guys lifting the same weight on the bench press and women doing the same dumbbell exercises with the same five and ten pound dumbbells. If you workout on a regular basis and have […]

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