Dec 30, 2007

Alternate Bicep Curls

Fit Lad of the Day

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is part of the B family of vitamins. Cyanocobalamin is the most common form of Vitamin B12. Vitamin B-12 is important for the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system and for the formation of blood. It is normally involved in the metabolism of every cell of the body, especially affecting the DNA synthesis and regulation but also fatty acid synthesis and energy production.

Vitamin B-12 is naturally found in foods of animal origin including meat (especially liver and shellfish) and milk products.


Dec 26, 2007

Model Fitness: David's abs routine

David is Ford Model and is here to show you his abs routine.

Jeff Kunard's 20 Min. Hotel Workout

Ford Models' Jeff Kunard shows his 20 minute hotel exercise routine. FYI, you're going to need a clock for this routine

Dec 25, 2007


Nalgene and Cancer?

Concerns about the possible link between the chemical found in polycarbonate bottles, called Bisphenol A are in the news today. Canadian retailers have pulled out water bottle made of polycarbonate from the shelves after they voiced concerns about the safety the products. One of the more popular water bottle made of polycarbonate plastic is Nalgene.

According to some research, Bisphenol A is toxic in animals, but health authorities in the United States believe otherwise.


Dec 20, 2007

Fit Lad of the Day

How to do Squats

Green Tea and Prostate Cancer

Drinking several cups of green tea every day may help keep prostate cancer from spreading, according to a study conducted by the Epidemiology and Prevention Division of the National Cancer Center in Tokyo, Japan.

Green tea contains catechin, which may have inhibited cancerous cell growth or helped reduce testosterone, according to the research team.

Dec 18, 2007

Fit Lad of the Day

Swimming Drill - Freestyle

Book Feature: UnBreak Your Health, by Alan Smith

Discover how to heal your body naturally using techniques developed since the ancient times, from acupuncture to zen body therapy to homeopathic medicine to traditional Chinese medicine, with Unbreak Your Health, a book by Alan E. Smith.

The book lists alternative medical concepts, processes and techniques for healing the body naturally and holistically. It also reviews healing devices invented to maximize wellness and prevent illnesses, such as cold laser, percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

It also covers other wide range of topics such as supplements, complementary and alternative therapies, applied kinesiology, aromatheray, floatation therapy, and Eastern techniques such as tai chi, yoga, and watsu.

Unbreak Your Health
by Alan E. Smith, first edition August 2007.
212 pages
List Price: $13.57 at

Dec 17, 2007

Top Three Swim Drills

Learn how to use "slow arm recovery," "quick catch" and "high swingers" to improve your swim stroke.

Training Biceps

Top 4 Exercises for Hips & Glutes

Dec 15, 2007


Pull-ups Made Sexy

Visceral fat

Visceral fat is also known as organ fat. An excess of visceral fat leads to the "pot belly" or "beer belly" effect, in which the abdomen protrudes excessively. This body type is also known as "apple" shaped, as opposed to "pear" shape, in which fat is deposited on the hips and buttocks.

Visceral fat accumulation is associated with insulin resistance, glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and coronary artery disease.

Dec 13, 2007


Working Out Core Muscles

Processed Meat and Cancer Link

A study by the National Cancer Institute say that people who consume lots of red and processed meats have higher risk of getting lung and colorectal cancer.

Dec 12, 2007

Fit Lad of the Day: James Ellis

Obesity Weakens Immune Response

Yet another reason to keep your weight to its normal levels: obesity can weaken the immune response, according to a study conducted by Boston University researchers.

Dec 9, 2007


How to get a six pack in 3 minutes

Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

Obesity and diabetes can affect the incidence and severity of cancers, according to studies done by researchers.

Dec 1, 2007

Inspiration: Ripped Abs

Vitamin D

Vitamin D, which is produced by the skin when exposed to sunlight, promotes bone formation and mineralization and is essential in the development of an intact and strong skeleton.

December 1: World AIDS Day

There are now an estimated 33 million people infected with HIV, including more than 2 million children.