Jason Momoa’s “Conan the Barbarian” Workout: Adding a New Spin to Arnold’s Legacy

Thirty-year old American actor Jason Momoa is best known for his roles as lifeguard Jason Ioane (Baywatch: Hawaii) and the dreadlocked Ronon Dex in Stargate: Atlantis.  However, he has also completed the biggest challenge of his career: title role in the upcoming “Conan the Barbarian” motion picture restart (now in post-production and scheduled for a …

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Taylor Lautner versus Kellan Lutz: Who survives the Twilight Eclipse Workout Showdown?

Following in the tradition of Hollywood’s other coming of age flicks, “The Twilight Saga” series has spawned a fresh crop of superstars for an awestruck 15-24 (and younger) age group.  Twilight’s cast members are popularizing new fashion and lifestyle trends, not to mention health and fitness ideas that risk going mainstream fast. In the Red …

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Taylor Lautner’s Eclipse Workout: How Twilight Werewolf Pumped Up for Eclipse

Looking back, it seems incredible that Taylor Lautner was almost bounced from the role of werewolf Jacob Black in ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’.  Thanks to an ultra-rigorous fitness regime, Lautner not only saved his job but has become more “buzz” worthy than Twilight headliners Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. Let’s face it, Taylor-mania is …

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Kellan Lutz’s Workout: Post-Twilight Workout Secrets… with Special Advice

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third installment of the mega-popular series officially opens in theaters June 30th, and it seems that the paparazzi still can’t get enough of headliners Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, and last year’s fitness heartthrob, Taylor Lautner (see Taylor Lautner’s workout). However, not to be outdone by his star-studded Twilight castmates is …

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Jeff Cavaliere ATHLEAN X – Soft-spoken (but Celebrity) Baseball Trainer Enters Fitness Mainstream

Jeff Cavaliere is a strength coach in private practice who served as the New York Mets’ (Major League Baseball) physical therapist from 2006 to 2008.  He has parlayed a childhood fascination with tough guys (e.g. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, “Hulk Hogan”) into a personal credo of sculpted abs and a lean, healthy body. In …

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High-Intensity Interval Training: A Superior Alternative to Steady-State Cardio for Serious Muscle Builders

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People who are “heavy” into resistance training keep asking me if and when it’s appropriate to add cardiovascular sessions into the mix – pariticuarly asking about high-intensity interval training. “Steady-state” cardio is often viewed as the main option for losing excess body fat, gained during the “bulk” up phase of most muscle-building programs. It used …

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Gymboss Interval Timer Review: Your Best HIIT Friend?

Thinking about getting a Gymboss Interval Timer but not sure if it’s right for you? Alright, you’ve finally decided to give high-intensity interval training (HIIT) a shot. You have heard a lot of positive things about aerobic/anaerobic benefits, muscular endurance gains, and improved fat-burning. Did I mention the part about fat-burning? Unfortunately, you’ve never been …

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High-Intensity Resistance Training (HIRT) for Muscle Gain and Fat Loss

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Like everyone who wants to build muscle and lose unwanted body fat, I’m always looking for ways to do it in the least time possible. Ambitious, ain’t I? How to Build Muscle with High-Intensity Resistance Training   What High-Intensity Resistance Training all about? Most of my research and gym conversations keep leading me to high-intensity …

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