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The Mental & Emotional Side of Physical Transformation
Drew Manning expected physical challenges in his "fit-to-fat-to-fit" experiment. What he wasn't prepared for were the mental and emotional struggles he faced.When Drew Manning gained 75 pounds (then lost them) on purpose to better understand the challenges his clients go through, he fully expected the physical effects that accompany weight gain. What he didn't anticipate were the emotional and mental aspects. As the pounds piled on, Drew suffered from low self-esteem and low...
Benefits of the Keto Diet
Through the restriction of carbohydrates, the keto diet re-programs your metabolism to burn fat stores for fuel rather than using the glycogen stored in your muscles.The ketogenic diet is a high fat, moderate protein, and very low carbohydrate diet. Through the restriction of carbohydrates, it re-programs your metabolism to burn your fat stores for fuel rather than using the glycogen stored in your muscles. The low-carb intake helps to keep your blood sugar levels from spiking. This allows...
NFL Combine Conditioning: Train Like a Pro
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to train like a professional football player?Have you ever wondered what it would be like to train like a professional football player? Kevin Dunn, Owner & CEO of TEST Football Academy, is your go-to guy. TEST is a premier facility in the NY/NJ tristate area. They have trained the likes of Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco, Top 5 Pick Patrick Peterson, Superbowl Champ Duron Harmon, and over 220 others that have earned a professional career in the NFL...
5 Ways to Jump Start Your Beach Body Workout
It doesn't need to be summer for you to want to have a "beach body."It doesn't need to be summer for you to want to have a "beach body." Kenta Seki, Celebrity Trainer, has had plenty of experience getting his clients into tip-top shape, having appeared in more than 100 fitness DVDs and on TV, offering fitness and workout tips, as well as featured in various publications, like Shape and Self magazines. Kenta joins host Lisa Davis to share his top five tips for getting (and keeping) a...
Gender Differences in Strength Training
Do women and men need to train differently when it comes to building strength?Many women avoid strength training because they believe it will make them "bulky." Do women and men need to train differently when it comes to building strength? According to Lee Boyce, a strength coach based in Toronto, Ontario, the "bulky" claim is more a myth than anything. "The truth of the matter is even though there are some differences training-wise between weightlifting men and weightlifting women, at...