Strength Training at Home: What to Do When you Have no Access to a Gym

Strength training at home

Why people choose home strength training workouts over working out in a gym Is strength-training at home better than joining a gym?  The answer is – it depends.  There are several factors to consider when leaning towards home exercise: Your schedule. If you have some crazy schedule and either need to sleep or work when gyms are open – your options may be limited, although 24-hour gyms keep popping up everywhere. Granted, if you have a crazy – and unhealthy – schedule like that, it needs to change in the first place, but if you are limited in time you can dedicate to your training, you would probably like that time to be spent efficiently and exercise at home, as […]

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Healthy Eating for Kids, Lunch Ideas for School and how to get kids to eat healthy

Healthy Eating for Kids

Promoting healthy eating for kids is a tough task these days – especially when trying to come up with small lunch ideas for school.  School lunch ideas suggested by grocery stores these days are nothing short of horrendous.  Bagged, boxed, canned and plastic-wrapped cornucopia of lunch options that are ready to consume in 3 minutes after pulling them off the pantry shelf seem to be a convenient and time-saving option.  But they are also a primary reason for a variety of health problems kids experience from very early days.  What is the secret to keeping children healthy?  Is there an option to get your kids to eat healthy meals in the age when even adults cannot be reasoned with and […]

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Real Estate Investing and building wealth – Part I

Real Estate Investing

What do topics related to real estate investing or how to become rich have to do with being an Alpha? Quite a lot, actually. Remember, an Alpha (-male or –female) is a leader, role model and super-achiever in everything. And although we mostly discuss health, nutrition and how to crush it in the gym (because health and physical fitness is your foundation for succeeding in everything else), we do, sometimes, venture into other topics relevant to creating your perfect lifestyle. One of these topics is money. It is no secret that with more money you get more freedom – freedom to support your progress in all other relevant areas, freedom to eat higher quality food, freedom from the shackles of […]

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How to build muscle mass: 10 not-so-secret bodybuilding tips for bulking up

How to Build Muscle

So, you want to know how to build muscle mass… I can’t blame you.  No matter how much of a social stigma and stereotypes surround the “meatheads”, bulking up remains the primary way to prove your “manliness.” Of course, on top of purely aesthetic improvements and a huge confidence boost, there are lots of health-related benefits in packing more muscle mass and less fat – reducing metabolic disorders, reducing age-related sarcopenia (muscle loss), improving cardio-vascular health and a whole plethora of others. Previous articles on hypertrophy (muscle growth) have introduced you to a few key rules on how to build muscle mass, so by now you should know the theory behind the science of bulking up. A lot of impatient […]

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