Lifting Basics

If you wish to lose fat and reshape your body, one of the most crucial things you can do is lift weights. Diet and cardio are important, however when it comes to altering how your body looks, weight training wins handily. If you’ve hesitated to begin a strength training regimen, it might motivate you to […]

Weight loss quiz

Weight Loss Quiz

The fastest way to permanent weight loss is adopting and living by healthy principles, once and for all. If you understand why and how it works, it will become easy. This is the way of the wise that will provide you with lasting, sustainable results and the vibrant health, unshakable self confidence and the body […]

women's strength training form and technique

Women’s strength training form and technique

Form and technique matters in women’s strength training Women’s strength training is getting more popular as research continuously praises the benefits of strength training for women’s health. But form and technique does matter. Learn safely with Dr. Fitness USA’s proven Body Design Formula system. The other day, I was at the gym training on my […]

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WEIGHT RATIO MATTERS

WEIGHT RATIO MATTERS Hit and miss, or calculated weight ratio? The other day at the gym, I was training next to this big guy, in the D.B. rack area. This young man was doing D.B. chest press with 55lbs, and then he was following it up with chest flys at 20lbs. To my trained eyes, […]

Intuition and strength training

INTUITION AND STRENGTH TRAINING Is your training routine based on intuition? Today I ran into someone at the gym, a slim beautiful lady I’ve known for a while now. A few years ago, I spoke to her about the benefits of strength training; she really didn’t think much of it, as she was a Yoga […]

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Cardio Or Strength Training For Weight Loss

Does cardio burn more calories than strength training? With the holidays just behind us, I see many people posting pictures of aerobic activities with comments on burning extra calories from their Holiday meals. So which is it? Cardio or Strength Training for weight loss? Contrary to a long held belief, strength training is, as studies […]

muscle loss syndrome

Muscle Loss Syndrome

Muscle loss syndrome start as early as 30 years old Here are 11 reasons why you absolutely need to engage in muscle building activities: 1. We lose an average of 10% muscle mass per decade after age 30 2. Muscles hold the spine and the body together, allowing you to perform daily tasks, such as […]

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Side raises: Ergonomic tips

SIDE RAISES GIVE YOU A NICE CAP ON THE SIDE OF YOUR SHOULDERThis immediately gives you a self-confident look.However many people experience pain when doing side raises. This is mainly caused by overuse injuries to the rotor cuff area.Side raises done properly will not only enhance your general appearance but will also help in the […]

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Have you ever tried to get in shape?

Have you ever wondered why it seems so difficult to get in shape? Here is a little story for you. Enjoy! Evolution of the Fitness Neophyte Act 1: The decision to get in shape. 
”That does it! I’m going to get in shape and work out on a regular basis!” We take action… Act 2: […]

Leg press tips to increase strength

Leg press done according to the Dr. Fitness USA protocol will increase your strength dramatically.Here are 12 tips to improve your leg press technique: Keep your heels low on the area of the boardOn a Hammer or Life Fitness leg press, keep your feet straight and parallel to your hips or slightly wider by approximately 2 […]