Ken Patera’s training

For those who are new to weight training / lifting and have no idea who Ken Patera is, here is some background for you. Patera is a former US Olympic weightlifter and weightlifter who won multiple medals at the Pan American Games (including gold) and finished second at the 1971 World Weightlifting Championships. He was the first American to clean […]

Bowflex for baby boomers

There are hundreds and maybe thousands of fitness gurus who claim to have the perfect answer, the “magic formula” for fitness and a solution for a healthier body and lifestyle. Well, I am not going to claim to have the perfect answer! However, I have some tips on an easy-to-use exercise equipment that may be one of the best for […]

How old do you have to be to wear a Bowflex?

Image is everything with today’s youth and many young people want to exercise and use equipment like adults, but is it safe? How old do you have to be to use equipment like the Bowflex? While there is little information from the manufacturer on this point, using a Bowflex is similar to any other weight training situation. That said, determining […]

Off-season weight training for wrestlers

Most wrestlers want to gain more muscle mass to become stronger and more solid in their weight class or to grow in order to move to the next category. To be a successful fighter, technique, speed, flexibility, and conditioning are at the top of every coach’s list to develop the most important attributes. All things being equal, being stronger than […]

Best Bodyweight Exercises to Do Anywhere

Bodyweight exercises can be considered one of the best options for those who are very interested in fitness, but do not want to go or do not have access to a gym. These exercises are considered the simplest, most convenient, and most effective strength training to perform anytime, anywhere, and without any equipment. If you are looking for simple bodyweight […]

Bodyweight burn review: does it work?

If you’ve been trying to lose weight and improve your fitness levels, you may have come across advertisements for Bodyweight Burn, a weight loss and fitness program from health and fitness expert Adam Steer, and you may have you may have wondered what it is about. If so, here’s a breakdown of what the program entails so you can decide […]


Is Derek Wahler’s Belly Fat Shrinking Signal a good book? Fat Shrinking Signal is a 21-day home sequential slimming program that uses natural methods to help you shed extra body weight and tone your muscles. The program is the brainchild of Derek Wahler, who claims to be a Certified Turbulence Trainer and a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Derek refers to […]