Steroid benefits

“Three months after withdrawal from steroid use,  the mice were put on a strength-training exercise program and researchers found their muscles grew by 30 per cent over a six day period.  The growth of muscles in the mice that were never given steroids was found to be insignificant.” In a study conducted at the University…

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Build muscle strength using your mind

Fascinating new research published in the Journal of Neurophysiology has found that muscle and strength can be maintained simply by visualizing the muscle strain that occurs during exercise. Many people spend countless hours each week in the gym working out to achieve a desired level of physical fitness and body shape.  We all know physical…

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crossfit dangers

“Crossfit will get your ass in shape. There’s no question about it…  So it must be said, right up front: Crossfit is a very, very good workout thing.  That said, fuck Crossfit.” First of all let me just say that Crossfit is great. It’s great! Crossfit will get your ass in shape. There’s no question…

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gym injury

A typical modern gym houses hundreds of individual pieces of exercise equipment, some of which appear purposefully designed to injure as many trainees as possible. Here are ten of the most dangerous exercise machines. Avoid these, and avoid any so-called personal trainer who recommends them. 1. Smith Machine A smith machine is just a bar built…

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sitting bad walking good

Most of us spend a large portion of our days in the seated position.  With our busy modern lives commuting to work and then sitting at a desk all day it can be difficult to avoid.  How bad is it for our health to sit for most of the day? Studies on Sitting and Health…

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Happy dog

As backyards get smaller and dog-owners get busier, dogs are increasingly struggling to get the exercise they need to be healthy. Today we see about as many unhealthy dogs as humans, and in both cases one of the primary causes is likely a lack of movement and exercise.  The fact is, a short walk on…

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Exercise has Profound Effects on the Brain

If you think muscles are just for meatheads or gym rats think again!  Did you know that just 30 minutes of exercise a day can make you a genius? Ok, you still might not become Einstein but you can get pretty close. Check out the 6 ways that working out can make you smarter: 1.…

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trampoline jumping

A study conducted by NASA in 1980 concluded that rebound exercise is not only “68% more efficient than jogging”, it is also “the most efficient, effective form of exercise yet devised by man”. Today’s Health Clubs are Lacking.  If you go to a gym to exercise your body and improve its function, you’re going to…

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