Archives for December 2012

Just a Few Healthy Habits Create a Bitchin’ Body and Health

At the end of the year we reflect. Lately I’ve tried to notice all the small things I do that add up to a bitchin body – both health-wise and aesthetically. This is tough for me because these habits are so ingrained. They seem inconsequential to my daily life, but even missing one of them screws up my day. I’ve come to expect an energetic, pain-free body, happy digestion, and a positive attitude. Barring illness or injury, everything hums along {Read More…}

How To Increase Your Push-ups

Push-ups help sculpt your shoulders, pecs, and arms. Doing push-ups on your toes also builds incredible full-body strength that carries over into other lifts, injury prevention, and rocking other activities. A more subtle benefit of achieving that level of strength is confidence and pride. You achieved a difficult goal that required consistency and tenacity.  Push-ups primarily use your pectorals, triceps, and anterior and medial deltoids to push your upper body up from the floor. However, your entire body is engaged, including your core, rhomboids, quads, and glutes. So push-ups are {Read More…}