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VertiMax Training with Pro Boxers Derry Mathews & Thomas Stalker

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Like a kid with a new toy, I am having lots of fun training The Pro Boxers on the new VertiMax Trainer that arrived here in MGM last week. The VertiMax is reputed to be the world’s leading athletic training system for developing speed strength and explosive power to fully develop athletic performance in any sport. If you want to run faster, jump higher, throw and kick further or swing a bat faster, the VertiMax V8 is so versatile it can individually target each of those movements and develop them like nothing else. In addition to radically developing measurable performance parameters,…

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5 Tips to Improve Your Workout

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During Your Workout You don’t want to be a going-through-the-motions kind of guy in the gym. If you’ve gone through the trouble of suiting up for a workout, you’d best be getting after it hard. These tips are all designed to help you maximize intensity and strength today to help you look better tomorrow. 1 Use forced reps on your last sets A Finnish study found that when subjects performed a workout with forced reps (a spotter helped them get through their sticking points to get a few more reps), their growth hormone (GH) levels were almost 4,000% higher than…

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Getting Motivated For Physical Fitness

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Studies reveal that most people engage in physical fitness only once in a while. Others don’t even exercise at all. And yet, about a quarter are able to find time to go the gym and sweat it out to their heart’s delight. How could they?   It’s easy to start a lifestyle of fitness. What’s difficult is how to be consistent with it. Most people would spend money to enroll in gym memberships or buy those fitness equipment only to quit as soon as they start. Either they are too busy that they couldn’t find time to keep it going…

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Eating enzyme-rich, living foods for great health

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  Many diseases and health concerns could be avoided with the right diet and enzymes. Some people cannot digest their food properly and become overweight while others suffer all manner of upper and lower digestive problems. As we age we lose our ability to digest properly, which causes more health care problems. What Enzymes Do There are different types of enzymes that work on a particular food. Amylase works to break down carbohydrates, starches and sugars. Protease breaks down protein in meat, eggs, and cheese. Lipase breaks down fats in dairy products and meats. There are others that are not…

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10 Top Healthy Foods To Keep You Fit

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Healthy eating and physical fitness go together, but there are no magic foods that cause you to be one hundred percent healthy by just eating one food group. No, you need a variety of foods from each of these food groups each day. It’s also important to watch the portion size so as not to overeat. Make your mealtimes pleasant and relaxed occasions and your healthy foods will work effectively with your healthy emotions to give you a healthy body. Berries You may like all types of berries or just one or two favorites, but you can never go wrong…

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Factors that slow your metabolism

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Metabolism is a chemical processes occurring within a living cell or organism that is necessary for the maintenance of life. We all know people who can eat all day and not gain a single ounce or pound. These people have good — or fast — metabolisms. Then there are the people that have one unhealthy meal and have to run for a week straight to burn it all off. These are people that tend to have a slower metabolic rate. One of the great things about the human body is that it burns calories all by itself when it is…

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2 Steps To Six Pack Abs!

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First off, I want to mention that, for most people, getting six pack abs is not an easy task. It requires dedication, but it is possible! Below is a general 2-step guide that, if followed religiously for 3 months, will produce results. Step 1: Nutrition This is the single most important part of the puzzle, hands down. You can have the most impressive set of abs, but if they’re covered with a layer of fat, you won’t see them! Break up your day with 5 or 6 mini-meals because this jump starts your metabolism. And stop eating the food that…

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4 Easy Health & Fitness Tips

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In short we all need to be healthy and fit. We each have our own reasons from looking good naked to living long enough to be around for the kids, maybe the doctor ordered us too. Obesity is one the leading  cause of death in the the Westernised world today. All too often we fail to think about what we are doing to ourselves and our families. So do it for them as well as yourself. If you need help find a workout partner or get a fitness trainer. A personal trainer  can help motivate and guide you to you…

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Power and Muscular Endurance with Stephen Simmons – Pro Boxer

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Scotland’s Stephen Simmons takes on Wadi Camacho in Glasgow, tonight live on Sky Sports 3, as part of the Ricky Burns undercard and considering there is no love lost between these two, it looks like there could be fireworks in this WBC International Silver Cruiserweight title fight, and I’m backing my man Stephen for this one. As his strength and conditioning coach here in MGM Marbella where he has been camped with Danny Vaughan,  I have watched him put in some monumental training sessions and have no doubt he’ll do the business tonight. I believe MGM Marbella is the best training…

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4 Main Components of a Strength and Conditioning Program

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There are four essential components in every strength & conditioning program which any good strength and conditioning coach will use. These four principle movements build a solid foundation which you will need as a competitor or even in your normal routine to perform your daily activities. 1. Pre-training/cool down Exercises It’s very important to warm up the body before any exercise program, and your warm up exercises should be related to what exercises you will be doing in your main training. They can be warm-up drills, mobility drills, flexibility movements and sport-specific drills. These exercises will increase the range of…

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