Rewind: Interview with Exercise Icon Richard Simmons


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  I love Richard Simmons. Back before “Richard Simmons disappearance” was a common Google search, I had the opportunity to meet and interview the exercise icon prior to his disappearance from the public eye. Much that I learned about the man who brought us “Sweatin’ to the Oldies” and “Deal-a-Meal” came not from the actual […]

January 31, 2018

Mental Toughness in Strength Training: How Bad Do You Want It?


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This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  by Dylan Frye – Guest Blogger What determines the difference between success or failure in the gym? Or the difference between hitting a personal record or tapping out when the weight gets heavier? Although there are several factors that influence progress, […]

January 6, 2018

Five Things You Need to Know about Alcohol and Exercise


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This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  As you start thinking about New Year’s Eve and New Year’s resolutions we’d like to help you gain some knowledge. Contrary to popular belief, alcoholic beverages and fitness are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Many people can have an alcoholic beverage a […]

December 30, 2017

How to Avoid Catching the Plague at the Gym


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This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  by Dr. Greg Popovich In the past two decades, hospitals, industrial kitchens, and fitness centers have been invaded by so-called “super bugs,” which are antibiotic-resistant bacteria.  These bugs are potentially deadly, killing more Americans per year than breast cancer, automobile accidents […]

December 8, 2017

Want to lose weight? DON’T go on a diet!


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This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  Many readers will undoubtedly have resolved to shape up and lose weight in the coming year.  Perhaps they will wisely look at nutrition as part of the solution given that it’s so frequently part of the problem. But, be forewarned: 95 […]

December 5, 2017