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Take Back Your New Year Resolution!

We all begin the year with the best of intentions. But usually, by the 3rd week of the year, most gyms nationwide become less and less crowded. March is nearly approaching, and ask yourself, where are you now with your fitness goals? If you’re like the majority of the people out there, chances are, you need some help to get you to start with this new healthy habit. Steering towards your goals is all about doing small things daily, which compounded tenfold at the end; it is all about consistency. How to stay consistent with your new health regimen? . I.  Accountability is EVERYTHING Not only we are our own worst critic, but we tend to be very lousy in keeping promises to ourselves. But… Read more

Hammer and Chisel Vs. Body Beast

In this post, I’m going to compare Hammer & Chisel to Body Beast. You’ll learn: What are the advantages of each program Who is each program for How are the muscle building and nutrition plans different What type of results can you expect from each program First, let’s look at a brief overview of each program. Body Beast vs. Hammer and Chisel Body Beast Body Beast was introduced by bodybuilding champion, Sagi Kalev. His primary goal is to use intense weight training to build muscle. You don’t have to be a bodybuilder to complete Body Beast. Nevertheless, your goal should be to increase muscle mass. Body Beast is a 90 day, 3 phase program: Build, Bulk, and Beast. Each phase uses weights, a pullup bar,… Read more

Extreme Abs Gym Routine

Since over a year ago, I have been doing a special 1 hr long abs routine to replace Kenpo X. I have nothing against Kenpo, which I think is a great core-cardio routine, but I wanted something that would help me more with my core strength for gymnastics. Be warned that this routine is not for beginners. I cannot take credit for all the routines on the video as I did not create most of them. Some of the moves are from Tony Horton’s beach workout, but I did learn a big chunk of the routine from the former Men’s Health Fitness Model, Christopher Robert Smith. It was a big privilege to workout and learn from him. The workout is consists of 3 abs sequences… Read more

Extreme Abs Workout

Work that Abs! Whether you’re doing P90X, Insanity or RevAbs, at some point, you want to spice up your abs routines to make your abs pop out even more. I cannot think of anything else, other than incorporating core gymnastics workout into your routine. I am not an expert in gymnastics, but I have spent the past couple of years learning new tricks from amateur and pro gymnasts that frequent the Santa Monica Muscle Beach. Together with my friend, Seweryn, and inspired by Tony Horton’s beach workout, we created an intense abs routine (see video below). This routine is not for beginners. How would you know whether you are ready to do this routine? If you are doing P90X and could do Abs Ripper X… Read more
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