Belly Fat - How to lose Belly Fat Fast

See How Easy It Is to Lose Belly fat

by March 21st, 2019

Wondering how to lose belly fat?  Belly fat contributes to the development of high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, and risk factors for heart disease.  Piling on a few extra pounds around the middle is a vicious cycle of insulin resistance and easy weight gain.  How do you break that cycle? You can lose belly […]

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How to do High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Treadmill Workouts

by March 18th, 2019

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one of the top training trends in the fitness industry today. In addition to being a good challenge (the words “high intensity” in the title give that away), HIIT treadmill workouts can be quick and very effective. While there are many ways to get in a HIIT workout (bodyweight […]

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Echelon Bike Review – Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max Indoor Cycle

by March 14th, 2019

    An Echelon Bike Review of the Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max Indoor Cycle by Bob Cooke In this Echelon Bike review I’ll go over the quality of the exercise bike itself as well as the Echelon Fit App.   The Echelon Smart Connect EX3 Max is a high quality indoor spin cycle that […]

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The Face Pull: Get the What, How, and Why

by March 11th, 2019

Many might be fooled into thinking the Face Pull is just another easy corrective exercise. The fact is it’s a versatile exercise that can be programmed as part of your dynamic warm-up or as part of your upper body strength routine. Face Pulls primarily work the rear deltoids (shoulders), rhomboids and the external rotators (infraspinatus […]

Circuit Training in the comfort of your own home

Quick, Intense Circuit Training in the Comfort of Your Own Home

by March 7th, 2019

Let’s face it, there are times when we just can’t get to the gym for a workout. Maybe you have a little one at home, or have a tight schedule, or you simply don’t want to deal with the hustle and bustle of a busy gym and having to fight the crowds. Sounds like the […]

Echelon Bike - The Echelon Smart Connect EX1 Indoor Cycle - Product Review

Echelon Bike Review – Echelon Smart Connect EX1 Indoor Cycle

by March 4th, 2019

Echelon Smart Connect EX1 Indoor Cycle – Review by Bob Cooke Have you ever wished that you could enjoy the live spin class experience from your own home for a more affordable price? If so, then this Echelon bike is for you! Check out the Echelon Smart Connect EX1 Indoor Cycle! Before we get into […]

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How To Do A Single Leg Romanian DeadLift The Right Way

by March 4th, 2019

Master the Single Leg Romanian DeadLift Next up in my “Exercises You Should Be Doing” series is the Single Leg Romanian Deadlift.  Also known as the Single Leg RDL, this exercise not only provides an excellent lower body workout, but also carries over to work other key areas. This makes it an ideal exercise for […]

Sprint 8 is the perfect fitness solution for beginners to experienced athletes.

Have the Courage to Try Sprint 8 – It’s for Beginners too!

by February 28th, 2019

You may have heard about the scientifically proven Sprint 8 program that will blast up to 27% of your body fat away in just 8 weeks. If this sounds intimidating, it really isn’t. You can accomplish this goal in exercising for 20 minutes a day for 3 days a week. The goal of Sprint 8 […]

Exercise and it's effect on brain health is the topic of this post.

5 Ways Exercise is Good for Your Brain Health

by February 25th, 2019

Like most people, my brain wasn’t always the first thing on my mind. At age 22 doctors diagnosed me with a brain tumor. Seven years later, my dad suffered a brain hemorrhage that left him severely disabled. These two experiences have changed the way I think about brain health. Now I strive to keep both […]

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Working Out at Home vs. Joining a Gym: Which Will Get You Better Results?

by February 22nd, 2019

The new year has begun with a new opportunity for making your fitness goals happen. Sticking to your fitness goals is going to take some planning. You may be finding yourself weighing the benefits of joining a gym and working out at home. As a personal trainer and fitness instructor, I spend a lot of […]

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Why You’ll Love HIIT Exercise Bike Workouts (and How to Do One)

by February 19th, 2019

High Intensity Interval Training is one of the most popular and effective approaches to cardiovascular exercise. Research demonstrates that HIIT bike workouts reduce body fat, increase cardiovascular capacity, and even help to control type II diabetes.  On top of that, HIIT exercise bike workouts are efficient.  Replacing one or more of your moderate intensity cardio […]

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How to Improve Heart Health with Exercise

by February 14th, 2019

Exercise for appearance or performance often takes a back burner to getting (and keeping) our body healthy.  National Heart Health Month is a great time to incorporate ways to improve heart health with exercise. Heart disease and stroke remain the number one killers of men and women. However, many of the causes of heart disease […]