Strength Training

5 Tips for Detoxing

Have you or your clients overdone it with indulgences lately and looking to get back on track? At this time, the last thing you want is something high in calories and heavy; it will only dig you further into a hole. What you need is wholesome, nutrient-packed foods that help to bring an […]

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Tone Up For Summer With The Super Workout You Can Do From Your Living Room

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Gene loss creates eating disorder-related behaviors in mice

Building on their discovery of a gene linked to eating disorders in humans, a team of researchers at the University of Iowa has now shown that loss of the gene in mice leads to several behavioral abnormalities that resemble behaviors seen in people with anorexia nervosa. The team, led by Michael Lutter, MD, PhD, assistant […]

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Strength Training for the Cardio Fan

Some of your clients love to run. They probably know they should do some strength training, but they think it’s boring. They’ve convinced themselves that strength training will be tedious, so it is guaranteed to be. But it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a great quote from Younger Next Year, written by Chris […]

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Train This, Not That: The Leg Edition

The best way to get long shapely legs is to do at least 75 reps in the abductor/adductor machine followed by 75 more reps in the leg extension machine, right? Wrong! Although not necessarily lethal, some of these machines should be avoided to reduce the risk of injury. Plus, there are simply better–and safer–options. […]

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Complex Training: Strength and Conditioning Workout for Athletes

March 26, 2015 | Fitnovatives Blog Up until about 40 years ago, most athletes were told to avoid resistance training because the misperception was that strength training would actually reduce their athletic performance. Of course, we now know that a proper strength and conditioning program is essential for athletes who want to reduce their […]

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Why You Need More Calories Than You Might Think

The human body is built to be a high-performance machine fueled by the highest-quality nutrition. From the basic processes of breathing and pumping blood to an all-out HIIT workout or marathon, we all need adequate calories from nutrient-rich foods to perform at our best, mentally and physically. Unfortunately, when weight loss is the […]

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7 Reasons Clients Struggle With Compliance

If your clients don’t make healthy choices outside of the gym, the best training program in the world can’t help them. The worst part? Those clients might blame you if they fail to lose weight. No matter how frustrated you get, try to be compassionate. Simply being aware of the common causes of […]

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6 Exercise Swaps That Will Kick up the Intensity of Your Workout

Plateaus are a common obstacle in any kind of fitness program. After weeks and weeks of training, the body adapts and what was once hard is now easy. Exercise programs need to be changed regularly to continue to see progress and results, but it can be difficult to learn a new series of exercises […]

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Health And Fitness

Being active makes a person healthy and strong. It is not just for people who have a weight problem but for everyone who likes to stay fit. There is a lot a person can do such jog or walk every morning, play basketball or any other sport with friends but if a person wants to […]

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