• How Many Days a Week Should You Train Per Goal
    Bodybuilding,  Cardio,  Do-It-Yourself,  Exercises,  Fat Loss

    How Many Days/Week Should You Train?

    Your body is a reflection of your habits. For results, you must expose yourself to the right exercises for your goal at a frequency that tells your body it’s time to adapt. In other words, shake up what your body is used to and introduce it to a new norm that it must condition itself to. That conditioning can come in the form of fat loss, muscle gain, increased strength, or learned skills – depending on how you train. Given this reality, it’s important to understand how many days of training are required to meet your fitness and body goals. Certified personal trainers often tell clients they need to dedicate…

  • Pistol to Rear Jump Exercise
    Calisthenics | Gymnastics,  Glutes,  How-To

    Glute Development: 4 Moves to Try

    Developing the glutes is kind of an art. We all have a unique pair. Some of us have high glutes, some have low, some wide, pear-shaped, or compact glutes. We might stumble upon articles all about how to shape the glutes to your desire. But, while I say developing the glutes is kind of an art, it is really a science. That science is completely based in maximum muscle activation. The more muscles you activate, the greater the development. This means you’ll have to work the prime movers (agonists — muscles doing the most work for an exercise), supporting muscles (synergists) and stabilizers (fixators) to get on the path to…

  • Abs,  Exercises

    Quick Calisthenic Move

    I saw Olympic gymnast Nile Wilson do this once — thought I’d give it a try. For months I couldn’t do more than two reps in a row. I realized my technique was the problem. To be successful with this move, reach up and over from start to finish (arms up in the lying position and forward from seated to standing). This exercise helps condition good landing form for aerial movements. SylviaAs an athlete for over 17 years and a broke single mom for most of that time, I created this site to aid not only broke single parents to a life of fitness, but anyone who believes the road…