So what does it mean to be Gym Strong versus Life Strong? What's the difference between the two and which one seems best for you and how you want to live your life? Gym Strong This is someone who puts the greatest emphasis on how they look and not on how they feel or how their workouts translate to real life situations. For example, someone who goes to the gym with the goal of having the biggest biceps. That person is developing very specific strength for a very specific task such as curling a weight

It's the age old question, is it better to have cardiovascular endurance or strength?  Short answer is "yes". Both are equally important to consider someone to be "fit". First, we need to understand the difference between the two and then understand the importance of each as it relates to health. In order to do that properly, I will be referring to them as aerobic (cardio) and anaerobic (strength) for this article. Let's begin by defining each: The word aerobic means using oxygen to perform an activity.  These are low-intensity, "steady-state" exercises like walking, jogging, swimming,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czKL1mE_9W8&t=8s Push-ups are like signatures, unique, distinctive, and no two look the same.  Widely regarded as the oldest form of body weight training, the push-up has made a comeback of sorts recently.  It's easy to look and find videos about how to perform the "perfect push-up".  How you need to be doing "100 push-ups a day".  I hate to break it to you, but anyone who tells you there's only one right way to do a push-up either doesn't know what they're talking about or is just trying to sound like

The ability to grip an object with force has been shown to be an important predictor of longevity.  So much so, that grip strength has been proposed as a biomarker.  A biomarker is an indicator of medical status.  The following is an excerpt from an article by Richard Bohannon titled Grip Strength: An Indispensable Biomarker for Older Adults, "Based on the review it appears that there is adequate evidence to support the use of grip strength as an explanatory or predictive biomarker of specific outcomes such as generalized strength and

What happens if you don’t have a gym to go to or your gym is closed? Or maybe don’t have workout equipment at home. How do you stay in shape or begin to try and get in shape? This is a real issue for a lot of people, especially right now in our current climate as COVID-19 cases are on the rise. I work with lots of people who either don’t own equipment or can’t find any due to unprecedented demand. So what can you do about it? The answer is within

  Elite Sports Black Jack series black MMA Review https://www.elitesports.com/collections/mma-shorts After working out in these shorts for several weeks and washing them several times, I feel confident in being able to give an informed opinion of this product.  I'll start with what I like about them, then what I don't like about them, and conclude with my overall recommendation. What I Like  I like the look of them.  They have a simple, classic design.  I really like the fit.  Easy to put on and take off.  Fits true to size and is the perfect length

Born Tough Air Pro Sleeveless T-Shirt Review https://www.borntough.com/collections/mens-workout-tank-tops After working out in this shirt for several weeks and washing it several times, I feel confident in being able to give an informed opinion of this product.  I'll start with what I like about it, then what I don't like about it, and conclude with my overall recommendation. What I Like  I like the look of it.  It has a cool almost futuristic look from the cut to the combat lettering on the front. I really like the feel of the fabric, it's very soft, light,