Category Fitness

Workout Playlist #44

1) My Chemical Romance – I’m Not Okay There are two kinds of people: those who secretly love My Chemical Romance, and liars. 2) Iron Maiden – Run to the Hills I’ve never heard Bruce Dickinson sound so much like Dio as he does in this song. NOT complaining. 3) Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars […]

An AB-onimable Workout

Puns, they’re wholesome American fun! As I’ve said before, people overwork their abs, thinking that excessive ab workouts will give them a six-pack. This is unequivocally false. The only thing that will ever get you a six-pack is some hard ass work in the kitchen, not the gym. Be prepared to trek down a long, […]

Workout Playlist #43

1)¬†Clean Bandit – Rather Be Why not start out with a funky dance track? This one is getting a lot of play on the radio lately, but it somewhat smacks of the 80’s to me. 2)¬†Catfish and the Bottlemen – Kathleen The award for most cumbersome band name goes to Catfish and the Bottlemen, but […]

What’s in my Gym Bag – 2015 Edition

Way back in May of 2013, I did a post on what was in my gym bag. I figured it was time for an update, since I know you are all sitting on the edge of your seats, anxiously awaiting updates about all the smelly equipment I lug around with me. Ask, and ye shall […]

Workout Playlist #42

1) Big Data – Dangerous This infectious 70’s-inspired groove has just enough funk to it to get your workout off to a good start. 2) Breaking Benjamin – I Will Not Bow And now for something completely different! 3) U2 – The Miracle (of Joey Ramone) I mean, if you’ve bought a new iPhone recently, […]

How to Respect a Lady at the Gym

Do: Tell me if I’m about to hurt myself. One time, when I was at my old gym, a young gentleman of about my age came up to me while I was on the squat rack and informed me that I in fact had a five-pound plate on one side of my bar, and a […]

Leg Workout for Definition

So we’re all squatting. (You are squatting, aren’t you? You’ll love it, I promise!) And squats are great, both for strength gains and for aesthetic gains. But maybe you really just want to focus on nice light weight and high reps and not worry about strength gains today. Or maybe you have a knee that […]