Author: Ed Shepherd

BS Nutrition Tips

Never eat before you go to bed. Always choose foods that are low-fat. Never eat more carbs than protein. When it comes to dieting advice, if someone tells you to “never” or “always” do something, it’s likely they’re promoting a nutrition myth. So how do you determine fact from fiction? Check out the following ill-informed nutrition […]

7 Best Exercises for a Full-Body Workout

There are lots of exercises, but do you know which exercises are the best ones for a full-body workout? In general, I believe to earn the title “best” it will have to be an easy-to-learn exercise that targets multiple muscle groups and gives you the practical strength and muscle tone to meet your fitness goals, […]

Fit For Life

Here I am at 65 years old. After years of back pain, high blood pressure, chronic indigestion, gaining over 45 pounds of fat, and too many injuries to count, I’m incredibly grateful to say that today I feel awesome. I’ve never been stronger, better conditioned, and more flexible than I am now. Many people believe […]

If Exercise Were A Pill

By Dr. Kenneth Cooper It is ironic that in today’s high-tech health-care world that something as simple as exercise can create measurable health benefits. If you were told that a certain pill could boost your immune system, lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and osteoporosis, you might say, I’m interested! […]

Why Processed Foods Are So Bad for You

By Jennifer Fox Chances are you’ve eaten some processed food today. Whether it was breakfast cereal, a granola bar, lunchmeat or a frozen dinner, some part of your diet likely contained one or more of the many preserved, refined, prepared or otherwise messed-around-with packaged foods that line our grocery store shelves. To be fair, the […]

Circuit Training

Circuit Training gets your heart rate up and strengthens your muscles at the same time. Circuit Training is Versatile Circuit training is a method of functional and weight training that maximizes the volume of work done in a short period of time. Circuit training is a great tool to use for people who are interested in […]

The Right Way to Workout

Here are the 7 WORST things to do: Mistake #1: Doing Isolated Exercises Doing most isolated exercises like leg extensions will NOT get you any significant results and may in fact do harm. These one-muscle-at-a-time moves simply do not stimulate enough muscle fibers to build lean muscle or expend enough energy to maximize your calorie […]

The KickBox Club and Circuits

There are some appreciable differences between The KickBox Club and franchise fitness gyms like Title Boxing, iLoveKickboxing, Orangetheory Fitness, 9-Rounds, Punch, etc. In fact, there are no other gyms, I’m proud to say, quite like The KickBox Club. Here are just a few with focus on circuit training following: Circuit Training gets your heart rate up and strengthens […]

Health Benefits of Kickboxing

Kickboxing is a workout that gives A LOT. Instead of doing multiple workouts, you get all the same benefits and more. To be totally fit, there are 5 components: body composition, cardio endurance, flexibility, muscular endurance and strength. Kickboxing focuses on all five while getting your heart rate up and strengthening your muscles at the […]