Self Defense for the Streets

Look closely at the photo above.  Take notice of what you feel inside.  You've got seconds to figure this out... What would you do? Scream Run Freeze Up Send a Tweet for help?! Are you one of those people who thinks of self defense as a karate kick to the privates or a poke in the eyes of an attacker Jakie Chan style?  That's the movies! Real self defense is using everything at your disposal to defend yourself in a potentially life threatening situation. There's just some things you can't talk your way out of and while I hope that never happens to you, it's best to be...
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Chest Exercises You Have Never Heard Of …

So if there was just ONE bodypart that you really wanted to improve...one bodypart that ALWAYS ends up first in your training routine...what would it be? I think chances are pretty good that it's your CHEST! I mean, having that thick gladiator-like chest just screams power and strength. So if you're in a chest training rut...gains on bench press have come to a screeching halt...or maybe you're just plain bored with your chest training right now... Nick Nilsson (a.k.a. the "Mad Scientist" of exercise) has just come out with a new book called "The Best Chest Exercises You've Never Heard Of." I think the name...

Why is Nutrition Important?

Hugo A. Rivera, CFT, SPN, BSCE. is a lifetime natural bodybuilder, multi certified personal trainer, industry consultant and fitness expert who not only knows training and nutrition theory, but also applies it on a daily basis as evidenced by the fact that he’s always in shape and by his awards and high placings at numerous national level bodybuilding competitions. He is also an internationally known best selling fitness author with a very successful franchise of books called “The Body Sculpting Bibles” which collectively have sold over a million copies. Hugo is also the author of the very popular “Body Re-Engineering” e-book,...

You’re Wecome

It's Thanksgiving and you know what that means: food, family, friends and sexy pilgrims. Check out Muscle Milk's foray into the world of branded entertainment with the world's first Thanksgiving R&B slow jam. The video stars Tenacious D member JR Reed and tells the story of the pilgrim who never made it into the history books. Enjoy. Happy Thanksgiving You're Welcome via The Sexy Pilgrim [video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6YuLgyYZhc[/video]

The #1 Muscle Building Workout Tool

Imagine, for a moment that it's 6 months from today ... You are frustrated, confused and almost ready to quit the gym.  Everybody is ramping up for the slew of holiday fitness challenges.  You feel compelled to make some kind of change in your fitness routine as you feel nothing works.  You've tried everything.  You glance around and see 12 or more "fitness pimp" workout plans.  Those guys.. you want to throw a stone at them.  You've spent more money trying to reach your goals through workout plans and dietary supplements that you want to contemplate.  But let's suppose... There's a tool...

5 Big Reasons Why Everyone Should Train Like Athletes

By Elliott Hulse Co-Creator of Lean Hybrid Muscle If you're like me, you probably want nothing more than to feel like a 'super-stud' every time you take your shirt off in public. You want to have the confidence to say, 'Boy, this sweaty shirt is chaffin' me', then reach over your shoulder and tear your shirt off like Brad Pitt in Fight Club. When you know that your pecs look like two soup bowls inserted beneath your skin, and your abs are as hard the asphalt you stand on, it's tough to keep your shirt on! Today you are gonna learn the...

Bulking Dieters Beware: This is a Big Mistake

When it comes to packing on muscle quickly, the fastest way to do that involves being in a slight calorie surplus.  But many people take this to mean, "Just eat" and eat lots and don't worry about it. If You've Been Told: * eat everything you can to gain weight * eat, eat and eat some more * eating anything is faster than eating clean * just eat damn it! * don't worry about getting fat on a bulk, it's normal Then you NEED to read the rest of this article.  You've been told some bad advice by people who probably don't realize that gaining all that...

“OPERATION MOTIVATION” – too good to miss

If you've been with us for very long, you've noticed that I am not the bandwagon type when it comes to recommending products. It's not just because I am picky about what I approve, it's because I've reviewed many programs and systems that just don't hold enough true value. This is one opportunity that I am fully behind and strongly support. This is the solution for anyone, male or female, who has ever fallen off the workout wagon or succumbed to diet relapse, binges or just too much over-indulgence. It's called, "OPERATION MOTIVATION", a simple system that gives...

Obesity Statistics: Unpleasant for the United States

This can't be?  A report from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). called "F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America" released obesity statistics for 2008. What You Need to Know: Adult obesity rates increased in 23 states and did not decrease in a single state in 2008 The percentage of obese or overweight children is at or above 30% in 30 states Two-thirds of American adults are either obese or overweight. In 1991, no state had an obesity rate above 20%. In 1980, the national average for adult obesity was...

Creatine Causes Roid Rage!?

Do you ever wonder why some people ask the craziest questions about some supplement? Like why they've heard Creatine is a steroid?  Or how come Brand X protein causes a roid rage when taken by somebody male who's young?  Or that high protein diets CAUSE kidney stones. The answer is quite obvious. Consumers for the most part, put forth very little effort into supplement research. To complicate matters, they don't even know where to begin to do any research.  Most people get advice about supplements from 3 places: