Weight Loss

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Getting Over a Weight-Loss Plateau

Airman 1st Class Schyler Turpin measures an airman's waist during a physical training evaluation at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Photo by Senior Airman Tabatha Zarrella

Often, soldiers and their loved ones make fitness goals before deployment in order to surprise friends and family upon their return. There are many stories of spouses losing significant weight during a deployment, but this is the story of a soldier taking advantage of some down time on the forward operating base (FOB) to lose weight – a chal... more

Lose the Love Handles

Lose the Love Handles

I received an email titled, "LOVE-HANDLES!! Help me lose them." I have been working on a routine that incorporates exercises that will help you work your love handles (the oblique region of the torso) over time and effort. Personally, I like to work my "obliques" on days I work my legs, so I created the Legs and Love Handles workout seen below.... more

Beginning A Fitness Lifestyle Change

Beginning A Fitness Lifestyle Change

Several people have emailed me concerned for their general health who have had family members suffer from diabetes, obesity, or high blood pressure/cholesterol. These were people seeking a beginning fitness program that they could get back into shape without hurting themselves in the process. Though I focus primarily on more advanced fitness wri... more

TV Watcher's Workout

TV Watchers Workout

Welcome beginners to fitness or those who need to get back in shape! This one is for you! A majority of the emails that I receive are from young men and women who need to lose weight in order to qualify in the military height / weight standards as well as get in shape to meet the physical standards. Many of these folks need to lose 40 lbs befo... more

The Office Workout

The Office Workout

Too many Americans work long hours inside an office and do not exercise before or after work. All it takes is a few short years of inactivity and you can add as much as 50 lbs to your frame. This is a nationwide issue that affects our health as senior citizens, young adults and even our children. The answer is easier said than done, but easi... more

How to Lose Your Love Handles

How To Lose Your Love Handles

Whatever you call it -- love handles, muffin top, Molson muscle or spare tire, men and women everywhere are trying to lose abdominal fat. Just got this great set of questions: I have bought your product and started using: it is a great workout. I am also trying to lose my "love-handles". I know this will work some of those muscles but can you s... more

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