Strength and Weight Training

20 Best Muscle Building Foods

Your ability gain muscle has as much to do with what you eat as how hard you push yourself in the gym. But if you include these foods, suggested by Dan Go, a personal trainer and nutritionist, you’ll ensure that your time spent in the gym isn’t a waste of sweat. 1 WHOLE EGGS Whole eggs …

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The 17-Minute Workout

The 17-Minute Workout

Even if you’re not a workout buff, you’ve probably heard of HIIT workouts — aka high-intensity interval training. It’s comprised of quick bursts of activity followed by short recovery periods. HIIT is the workout du jour for a number of reasons. But in today’s busy world, the most appealing one is that it’s seriously efficient, …

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Improve Your Pull Up – 3 Easy Tips

The pull up is one of the best muscle-building exercises and it should be included in any strength training plan.  To improve your pull ups: most of the strength for your pull up comes from your back not your arms. Thus the reason you need to activate your back muscles first before you bend your …

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The Perfect Pull Up – Do it right!

The pull up is one of the best exercises anyone can do. It involves many muscles. To do the perfect pull up consider the following issues: Mistakes Do the full range of motion perform the pull up with strength not momentum control the movement the whole time – slowly up and slowly down pull yourself …

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The Top 10 Workouts of 2017 According to Google

The Top 10 Workouts of 2017 According to Google

Thanks to the internet, you have access to a seemingly unending supply of workouts. And thanks to our friends at Google, we were able to take a peek at the top 10 workout searches. From a trendy fitness DVD program to various workout protocols and even an infamous CrossFit workout, you may be surprised by some of the most-searched workout terms …

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An Interview with Sven Kohl of Calisthenic Movement-1200x675

An Interview with Sven Kohl of Calisthenic Movement

By James Ruckert An Interview With Sven Kohl Of Calisthenic Movement on StraightTalkingFitness.com >2017 is nearly over and celebrations for Christmas are about all but a few days away. It’s always nice to head into a new year with inspiration and drive. One of my greatest sources of inspiration is the success of others. Interviews are …

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Dueling Quarterback Diets - Matt Ryan vs. Tom Brady

Dueling Quarterback Diets: Matt Ryan vs. Tom Brady

As relevant when it was published in 2017 as it is today and in the future. Wise advice not just for pros but for anyone who is interested in a healthy lifestyle. Nutrition experts discuss the diets of dueling NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady and Matt Ryan. It’s a pretty good bet that NFL quarterbacks Tom …

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What’s Really In Your Protein Powder? The Answer May Surprise You 

It’s important to know what you’re putting down the hatch. Have you ever wondered what’s in your protein powder not just the amount of protein, carbs and fat? by K. ALEISHA FETTERS Last Updated: Oct 10, 2016 Is your goal to lean out or get swole? Maybe you’re just trying to get your daily dose. …

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The 6 Secrets to Building Bigger Stronger Legs

The 6 Secrets to Building Bigger, Stronger Legs 

About a year ago, I decided to fully dedicate myself to transforming my legs. Which might sound funny, given that I’m the Fitness Director of Men’s Health. 1. Squat every day2. Get great at goblet squats3. Build up strength with Bulgarians4. Finish with 10 minutes of lunges or stepups5. Deadlift heavy at least once a …

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