Cardio vs. Strength Training: Which Should Come First?

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Cardio vs. Strength Training: Which Should Come First?

There are several reasons you might want to “weight” a few minutes before beginning your cardio. When it comes to the ongoing debate between starting your sweat with weights or cardio, some fitness experts contend that starting with strength training first helps build a leaner and stronger body.

5 High-Intensity Workouts To Burn Calories Like Crazy

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5 High-Intensity Workouts To Burn Calories Like Crazy

There’s a lot of different things you can do inside and outside of the gym to burn calories.  However, few things will make a bigger impact on your weight loss than training at high intensity. High-intensity training has a lot of advantages over workouts performed at a lower intensity, including the ability to burn more […]

Skipping Leg Day? Here are 9 Reasons You Shouldn’t

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Skipping Leg Day? Here are 9 Reasons You Shouldn’t

Even if you aren’t an elite athlete, giving your legs attention will pay off each and every day. Picking up boxes, carrying groceries, or moving furniture will be easier when your lower body is used to squatting down and hinging at the hips. Even if your arms are strong, you’ll be more efficient when lifting heavy objects if you squat down and engage those glutes and hammies instead of straining your back!

3 Ways to Boost Your Bench Press Numbers in 2017

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3 Ways to Boost Your Bench Press Numbers in 2017

Stop hiding those embarrassing bench numbers! It’s time to get serious. There is no denying that the bench press is the king of upper-body exercises. It is a matter of pride in the gym as well as the most common measure of your weightlifting acumen. We all want to bench big and most of us […]

Learn About Tabata Workouts and HIIT with Love Sweat and Fitness Katie

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Learn About Tabata Workouts and HIIT with Love Sweat and Fitness Katie

Tabata Training is one of many forms of HIIT (high intensity interval training), and one of the largest growing trends sought after to achieve a marveled muscle makeover. The benefits are endless; you burn more fat, build a healthier heart, and increase your metabolism all the while. Not to mention, it’s an efficient use of […]

15 Ways to Get More Out of Your Workout Routine

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15 Ways to Get More Out of Your Workout Routine

Exercise isn’t an exact science—think different strokes for different folks. But one fact rings true: Something is better than nothing. A healthy exercise habit should blend fun and fitness, effort with results.

Meet Barstarzz: Gravity Defying, Manly-Man Outdoor Strength Training

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Meet Barstarzz: Gravity Defying, Manly-Man Outdoor Strength Training

Some guys go to the gym, others turn their surroundings into one! The latter of the two is the case for Barstarzz founder Edward Checo, also known as the man responsible for revolutionizing the health and wellness community with his street sweeping fitness movement. Checo started Barstarzz as a means of teaching people how to […]