4 Surprising Health Benefits of Inclined Dumbbell Bench Exercise

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness, Health | Posted on 15-09-2015-05-2008

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Guest Post by Ella James

This is one of the best ways to target your chest muscles, triceps and front shoulders. Although there are many variations to this basic exercise, the main benefit will only remain to strengthen your biceps. This exercise can be taken by both male and female. They can be used to develop various different elements of strength the likes of maximal strength, hypertrophy or muscle mass, explosive power and strength endurance. This is the same exercise as the traditional bench. The main benefit of this exercise is to develop the upper portion of the pectoral muscles i.e. the chest.

1. Helps make the arms stable

The arms are able to move easily and freely. In case one arm is stronger than the other this exercise helps to are the weak arm as strong as the other arm.These exercises are the best for weight loss, they require a lot of hard work and determination hence giving the best results. It is the best for building the biceps peak than the preacher curl. These exercises are cheaper as compared to other modes of training. Most exercise machines are expensive and can perform only one activity while for dumb bells are so cheap and performs numerous activities. Self-confidence, self-esteem and positive self-image is improved instantly. Regardless of age, size weight or gender dumbbell exercise can quickly elevate a person’s perception of his or her attractiveness i.e. self-worth.

2. Dumbbells are well suited to explosive training

This is of great help to many athletes since these exercises are of great importance to them. Other machines are not reliable when it comes to explosive training their barbell weights are also expensive as compared to those of dumbbells. During the dumbbell training, the requirements are so affordable and cheap as compared to the other methods. You only require an open space for training a piece of plywood or a rubber mat to protect the floor. These exercises help build a strong chest. These exercise help in weight loss, due to vigorous exercise excess fat is burnt from the body hence remaining fit. A fit body maintains normal blood pressure, normal heart beat hence the occurrence of diseases will be minimal. These exercise help improve mental health for kids. You find that the school performance becomes better once the kid engages in these exercises.

3. Prevent aging

During the exercise there are many activities taking place in the body simultaneously example sweating which helps open the blocked skin pores. Once the pores are open the skin is able to excrete dirt and breathe in oxygen. In this process the skin is moisturized and hence wrinkles and age sorts cannot be formed. Dumbbells are done regularly hence a body that is used to routine exercises cannot give room to aging; you always maintain a youthful body despise the age. Aging is also brought by mental stress which is reduced instantly during the dumbbell exercise. Stress reduction also helps boost body ability to deal with existing mental tension. These exercise also help boost brain power and sharpen the memory, frequent dumbbell exercise helps improve overall brain performance i.e. quick decision making, higher learning and thinking. Happy chemicals are boosted during the exercise, this is noted in patients suffering from depression after the exercise their overall mood is improved. This exercise is as effective as the antidepressant pills in treating depression.

4. Increase relaxation

A moderate work in the dumbbell exercise act as an equivalent dose to a sleeping g pill even for people with insomnia taking dumbbell exercise raises body core temperature and signals the body to sleep. Also help control addiction to drugs, sex, alcohol or food. During the exercise the brain tends to concentrate on the current activity hence forgetting the usual ones, hence rebooting the body clock. These exercise help inspire other people who do not see any benefit in the dumbbell exercise. When in a group this helps increase motivation even to those who did not have interest.

Video: 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Incline Dumbbell Bench Exercise

Conclusion

These exercises help individuals remain focused during all other activities hence making them meet their goals. They help one to remain alert always to avoid being met offside. According to research the dumbbell exercise is very cheap hence it’s affordable for everyone. This exercise does not limit anyone; age, gender, sex or race everyone is comfortable. This physical activity can help reduce risk of many diseases and increase overall quality of life.regular physical activity help reduce risks of being affected by stroke, obesity, diabetes, back pain depression and many other dangerous diseases. Generally this dumbbell exercise has benefits in men like prevention of prostate cancer, hypertension and lowers level of cholesterol. To keep and maintain good health always try getting used to the inclined dumbbell bench exercise. Individuals are also able to get more social interaction and take off mind worries.

Author Bio:

Ella James is an aspiring author who is pursuing Health Services Administration degree from St. Petersburg College. She is an active contributor to Consumer Health Digest, which is a leading Health News Website. Her interests include reading and writing about Health, Fitness and Lifestyle News. Get connected with her on Facebook and Twitter.

New Workout Study Proves Bodyweight Exercises Are Better Than Cardio

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Cardio, Fitness | Posted on 23-12-2012-05-2008

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Each week Craig Ballantyne, Certified Turbulence Trainer, scours hundreds of magazines, websites, videos, scientific research papers, hard copy books, and even university textbooks to uncover new ways of training to add to his TT workouts.

And recently he uncovered one NEW workout-boosting trick that is a GAME CHANGER for fat loss. Not only does it make your future fat burning workouts and bodyweight exercises even more effective, it does so in just minutes per workout.

From Craig:

Can 4 minutes of bodyweight exercises (like burpees) work just as well as traditional 30-minute cardio workouts?

Researchers from Queen’s University say it can…

In their study, published in “Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism”, the scientists had 22 college-aged women do 4 workouts per week for 4 weeks, splitting them into one of three groups:

-Group A did 30 minutes of treadmill running at 85% max heart rate.

-Group B did 8 rounds of 20 seconds of a single exercise (burpees, jumping jacks, mountain climbers, or squat thrusts) with 10 seconds of rest between rounds, for a total of 4 minutes.

-Group C did nothing (they were the non-training control group).

Here were their shocking results…

Despite training just 1/7th of the time, Group B increased their aerobic fitness levels by the SAME amount (about 7-8%) as Group A.

That’s right… even the short, intense, bodyweight workouts were equally as effective as 30 minutes of boring cardio.

Now here’s where the study gets interesting…

First, Group B was the only group to INCREASE their muscular endurance in common exercises like chest presses, leg extensions, sit-ups, and push-ups.

Second, these unconventional bodyweight workouts resulted in members of Group B reporting GREATER overall workout enjoyment.

And that was just from one 4-minute blast of bodyweight exercises.

I know you’ll get TRIPLE the results, or more, when you use the Turbulence Training versions of the system … not to mention these workouts can be done from ANYWHERE you want.

Get the complete TT 20-10 Bodyweight Revolution Program with this Special Holiday Deal

Weight Loss And Fitness – 2 Strong Connections

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Diet | Posted on 27-10-2012-05-2008

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If you have made the decision that you would like to lose weight (whether it’s 30 pounds or just a few), there is a chance that you have looked into various exercises, diets, fitness centers, plans and just about everything else you can get your hands on. In the course of looking into all of that information, you have probably noticed that most of the credible sources say the same thing, that there is a strong connection between weight loss and fitness. Let’s take a look at a few aspects of this connection.

We need to start with a firm foundation in the facts. The most important is that you can only lose weight when you take in fewer calories than you expend. There are basically two ways to do this. You can either reduce the calories you eat by changing your current eating habits, or you can engage in more physical activity to burn off extra calories.

Would you say it’s healthy to starve yourself? Of course not! And your body doesn’t think so either. This means that you can only go so far with decreasing caloric intake before your body will. This will slow down your metabolism. When this happens, your body does its best to store every calorie it takes in, to the point where you could start gaining more weight. You don’t want that to happen, obviously, so you need to be careful to get at least enough calories to prevent your body from going into starvation mode.

Do not follow fad diets, or any diet for that matter. Diets are temporary, but you want your weight loss to be permanent. Therefore it’s best to skip the latest craze and focus on switching over to healthy eating habits. Reduce portion sizes, eat a variety of foods, and try to eat foods in as close to their natural state as possible. For example, a carrot is better for your health than a piece of carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. Now, you can still enjoy that piece of cake, but just take a smaller portion than you normally would. Center your diet on whole grains, lean protein, and fresh fruits and vegetables.

The next part in the connection between weight loss and fitness is burning calories; exercise. The word ‘exercise’ is a dirty word to a lot of people but it doesn’t have to be. The key is to get moving! Any extra activity will burn calories. Find activities you like and do them regularly; walking, bicycling, gardening, bowling or anything else, for that matter. Get a friend to do it with you and you’ll have an even better time.

As you start eating better and getting more active you will star feeling a lot better. You will experience weight loss and be healthier, too. Regardless of what fad diets try to sell you, there is only one magic formula for weight loss. Now that you have an idea of how fitness and losing weight go together, it’s up to you to take the first step; both figuratively and literally.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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Weight Loss The Way YOU Want Before The End Of The Year – Santa Comes Early

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Diet, Fitness | Posted on 08-10-2012-05-2008

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Okay, don’t shout at me, I know it’s not Christmas yet, but the other day I saw a funny t-shirt.

It said, “The four stages of Santa.

Stage 1: You believe in Santa.
Stage 2: You don’t believe in Santa.
Stage 3: You are Santa.
Stage 4: You look like Santa.”

Although not a direct parallel, it reminded me of the stages of weight loss…

Stage 1: You are excited about losing weight and believe you can achieve your goals.
Stage 2: You no longer believe you can achieve your weight loss goals.
Stage 3: You are working hard in your battle to lose weight and feel stuck in a rut. You understand that you are meant to achieve more, but just can’t quite figure out how to get there.
Stage 4: You’ve pushed through and reached your goals.

The challenge is to get to stage four–not only believing in your goals, but achieving them by following a proven weight loss plan.

So many people can see it, but just can’t…quite…reach…it.

Now while getting to stage four is not something Santa is going to put under the tree for you, it is highly achievable, if you have the right blueprint.

When you have that in place, you can push through so that you can start living the healthy life you’ve envisioned for yourself.

In fact, you can make it so that everything will be the way you want it to be. You’ll be fit and healthy enough to able to do what you want, when you want and with who you want. Better yet, you’ll no longer be dreaming because your goals will be your reality.

Isn’t that something you’d like to experience–right away?

I’m giving you the step-by-step blueprint that helps fulfill the weight loss dreams of everyone–to lose the weight you want to before the end of the year.

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Discover the tools, knowledge and resources that I used to lose weight and help others worldwide to achieve their weight loss goals.

Once you use and implement these factors, you’ll see an immediate improvement in the control you have over weight loss.

Instead of feeling like your dream goal is slipping away, you’ll be able to plan your weight loss on your terms and finally bust through to achieve the weight loss you want.

Are you ready to eliminate the thinking that holds you back from the body, health, fitness and confidence that you long for?

Open the floodgates to Weight Loss The Way YOU Want Before The End Of The Year – Santa Comes Early and bust through the barriers that are keeping you in the stage where you are working hard, but can’t quite reach your dream life today.

Dedicated to Your Weight Loss,

–Nigel

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Get Fit And Stay Fit While Losing Weight

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Diet, Fitness | Posted on 19-08-2012-05-2008

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For many people, choosing a healthy diet and exercise plan is not about weight loss alone. You may be striving for a healthier life, a fit life. Getting fit and staying fit are great ways to lengthen your life, improve your mood, and keep yourself healthy.

To get fit, and stay fit, follow the following guidelines:

1. Focus on Lifestyle Changes: Fitness is not a temporary solution to a short term problem. It is a series of lifestyle choices, leading up to an overall lifestyle change. As you begin your journey into weight loss, focus on the fact that you are developing a healthy body for a lifetime, not just a skinnier body right now. This will help you to see the big picture, and enable you to stay strong through diet difficulties.

2. Adjust Your Diet: Adjust your diet plan until you find one that is both healthy and liveable. For example, if you hate salad, and design a diet plan focused on eating a big salad at lunch and dinner time, you’re setting yourself up for failure. Take the time to research multiple diet plans, and find on that you can live with. Sure, there’s no such thing as the donuts-and-chocolate-cake diet, but find the healthiest diet that also works with you. This will make sticking to it, as well as losing weight, easier to do.

3. Include Activity: Again, take the time to include a plan that fits into your life. Choose a gym or fitness club that is open when you have the time to exercise. Pick activities that you enjoy. Plan your exercise time to fit into a part of your day when you’re not exhausted. Incorporate active outings into your family schedule. Strive for a more active life as a whole, and don’t beat yourself up over one or two missed workouts. Remember, you’re making changes for a lifetime.

4. Get Plenty of Rest: One of the biggest mistakes people make when trying to lose weight or become fit; is they burn the candle at both ends. Lack of adequate rest lowers not only your body’s natural defences, but weakens your mental and emotional stability as well.  Think of it this way a well-oiled machine can operate at maximum capability.

You can lose weight on an unhealthy diet, but true fitness requires devoting time to your health. By making yourself a priority, and focusing on long term lifestyle changes, you’re setting out on your fitness journey. Take the time to find diet plans and exercise routines that you can fit into your schedule, as well as enjoy. This will make incorporating fitness into your daily routine something to look forward to, instead of something to dread.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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4 Benefits Of Losing Weight

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Diet, Fitness | Posted on 12-08-2012-05-2008

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There are many benefits to losing weight. If you have been considering this idea, or your doctor has mentioned losing weight to you, you know it will be a lot of hard work. However, the benefits of losing weight are definitely worth the effort.

As you consider your decision to lose weight, take a look at the list of benefits below.

1. A Positive Body Image: Many overweight people struggle with their body image on a daily basis. If you are unhappy with your figure, and want to end those negative mirror sessions, losing weight may be a good option for you. Imagine feeling positive each and every time you see a photo of yourself! That’s definite motivation to lose the weight and keep it off.

2. Increased Self Confidence: If you struggle with self-confidence issues due to your appearance, weight loss can be a good way to come to terms with your body. As you become strong and healthy, you’ll become confident in your abilities and strength. This is a great feeling!

3. Increased Health and Strength: As you lose weight, your body will become stronger. Exercise and weight training will help your body grow stronger – you may be able to do activities you never had the strength or stamina to before. You’ll breathe easier, and be able to run and walk for longer periods of time without discomfort. You’ll be able to play actively with your children or grandchildren without having to take breaks to catch your breath. Losing weight can truly be a life altering experience!

4. Decreased Health Problems: Many health issues such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, and diabetes are all triggered or irritated by obesity. This means that if you experience or have a family history of any of these diseases, losing weight can help you to feel better. Diet and exercise can improve your health be decreasing your risk of heart disease, as well. By altering your fitness habits and your eating habits, you just may be lengthening your life!

The benefits of weight loss definitely outweigh the risks. After all, what do you have to lose? Sleepless nights, lack of energy, shortness of breath, fatigue – you’ll be able to kick all these symptoms to the curb by investing time and energy into your fitness regime. Take the time to develop a healthy diet and exercise program today – your body will thank you for years to come.

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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Fitting Weight Loss Into Your Work Week

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Information | Posted on 03-08-2012-05-2008

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Losing weight can be difficult if you hold a full or part time job. Finding the time to exercise, as well as to eat properly, can be stressful. For working weight loss success, you must make time for yourself as much of a priority as possible.

Use these tips to fit weight loss into your busy work week:

Schedule Time for Working Out:

Make an appointment in your calendar, and stick to it. You’re meeting with your most important client, after all – yourself. If you struggle with being consistent, make an appointment at the gym with a trainer, or work out with a friend. This gives you a real deadline, and helps you to stick to your goal.

Plan Your Meals:

Take time once a week to plan your meals and snacks. Choose snacks that are both healthy and easy to pack. Pack your lunch instead of eating out for better control of your calorie intake. Fast food calories add up quickly, so if you must eat out choose a salad or grilled sandwich.

Cook Ahead:

Make time once a week, or even once a month, to cook large batches of food in advance. Brown ground turkey, chop lettuce and veggies for salads and snacks, grill chicken breast. Any preparation that you can do ahead of time will save you hours in the kitchen later in the week.

Exercise at Work: Many companies are beginning to offer fitness clubs on campus as an employee perk. If yours does, be sure to take advantage. If you’re not so lucky, take time to walk on your lunch break. Getting up and moving around will also help you to avoid that afternoon slump.

Keep an Exercise Video for Backup: We all have those super stressful days where there’s simply no time to squeeze in a trip to the gym. Keep an exercise tape or two that you enjoy at home – some are as short as 15 minutes. This will allow you to squeeze in your exercise before or after work, without setting foot outside your door.

Fitting weight loss into your work week can be accomplished with a bit of prior planning. Take the time to plan ways to reach your fitness goals this week. You’ll find that you’re more productive and feel better, because you’re doing something for yourself. After all, you will still be living in your body long after retirement – make sure it’s a healthy one!

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment and we’ll get back to you. Thanks for reading.

–Nigel

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2 Hours Can Save Your Life

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness, Time Management | Posted on 27-06-2012-05-2008

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Its much easier to maintain a healthy level of low body fat than it is to lose 10-15% body fat and 30 lbs or more. But it can be done. Pick up any fitness publication these days and you will find amazing transformation pictorials. Check the timeline. It may have taken these people 3 months, 6 months, or even a year, but these people have made incredible journeys.

Were they less busy than other overweight individuals? Are people too busy with appointments? If that is a problem, individuals should schedule an appointment 2-4 times per week with the gym just like it was any other business meeting. Spend a half-day on the weekend shopping for an accomplished personal trainer that can give you a program that requires only 2-4 hours per week. C’mon, 2-4 hours per week, who can’t spare that?

What type of exercise should you do? As mentioned, the more muscle mass you have, the more energy that will be spent at rest due to an increase resting metabolic rate. Next, you have to do lots and lots of running or biking right? Well, no, not necessarily. Aerobic exercise certainly is beneficial to a healthy cardiovascular system and is important for the performance of some sports and it is likely one of the best methods for obese individuals to lose weight. If nothing else, it should improve some health parameters.

Aerobic endurance exercise has traditionally been used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes but its effects on long-term glycemic control is small. Researchers found that resistance training helped increase muscle mass and improve long-term glycemic control in an elderly type 2 diabetic population (Eriksson et al., 1997). Chronic exercise training in diabetic rats was associated with reductions in basal glycemia, and such reductions did not occur in sedentary diabetic groups (Farrell et al., 1999). Therefore, exercise programs should focus on increasing muscle mass because muscle in the prime user of blood glucose.

Tremblay et al. (1994) showed that vigorous exercise (high-intensity interval training) favors negative energy and lipid balance to a greater extent than exercise of low to moderate intensity (traditional aerobic exercise). Moreover, the metabolic adaptations taking place in the skeletal muscle in response to the interval program appear to favor the process of lipid oxidation. This study compared traditional endurance training against high-intensity interval training. Even though the interval training expended less energy per training session, the subjects lost more body fat than those performing regular endurance training.

If you are super busy, simply split your training time in half or thirds. A 15-minute walk two times a day plus as little as 15 minutes of resistance training can pay off. Aim to burn more and more calories every exercise session. Up the intensity! Yearn to lift 5 lbs more weight this week, or get another 2-3 reps per set. Improvement will equal results. Don’t get put off by the people that do have 2 hours to train. Realize there is a point of diminishing returns…think about it, unless you are a competitive athlete, are you really getting much more from spending 45 minutes running as opposed to 30 minutes? Very soon you will realize that there is nothing to slipping in some fitness to your workday.

You set goals for retirement savings, for business performance, for golf scores, why not some fitness goals? You get professional plumbing help, you have a professional cleaner clean your clothes, so what’s wrong with asking a fitness professional to fine-tune your body? What one of these people can teach you in 1-2 hours is something that will last a lifetime!

To be optimistic, it is simply a problem of education and exercise, moderation and muscle mass, teaching and training. For the amount of commercial time an adult sits through during an hour of prime time TV (about 15 minutes), one could easily read an article from a fitness magazine detailing and outlining a fitness regimen for success against weight gain. Surely, in this society that allows one to operate fitness equipment while watching television, there is an opportunity to fight against fat. There are 168 hours in a week. If you train, that only takes 2-4 hours, plus 1-2 hours for travel and showers, etc. That leaves you approximately 160 hours for work, friends, family, sleep, and T.V.

Craig Ballantyne is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and writes for Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Maximum Fitness, Muscle and Fitness Hers, and Oxygen magazines. His trademarked Turbulence Training fat loss workouts have been featured multiple times in Mens Fitness and Maximum Fitness magazines, and have helped thousands of men and women around the world lose fat, gain muscle, and get lean in less than 45 minutes three times per week. For more information on the Turbulence Training workouts that will help you burn fat without long, slow cardio sessions or fancy equipment, visit http://www.TurbulenceTraining.com

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Join the Ultimate3dayworkout Pinterest Group Board!

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Information | Posted on 26-06-2012-05-2008

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Hi all, I’m just writing this today, because I wanted to personally invite you all to join the Ultimate3dayworkout Pinterest group board, where only the best is good enough.

Now, I’ve been rattling on before about how I’m enjoying Pinterest, and how you should get involved too, but I had an idea last night that I would like to share with you.

I want to create a group board, where you’re allowed to pin too, only we only pin the very best fitness photos on the internet. This way, we get to see the very best content, and group together our inspiration.

These can range from tutorials, photos, news, gear, it doesn’t matter, just so long as it’s fitness related.

Here’s a few ground rules.

  1. No shameless self promotion. Pin @NigelJeal by all means, I’d love to see your links and photos, but please keep the links to content that you’ve found elsewhere. I will not be spamming you with Ultimate3dayworkout links, that’s not what this is about.
  2. If you like someone else’s pin, then please like it. It’s good to know what’s popular.
  3. Comment on pins that you find interesting, and tag other user who you think will like them too.

So here’s the board.

Now, Pinterest doesn’t allow open boards just yet so I’m going to have to add you one by one. No problem though, just comment below, or on Facebook, with your Pinterest URL. I will follow you, then add you to the board so we can start pinning as a group.

For all of you who don’t understand Pinterest, or think it’s just for Women, then I would encourage you to rethink your position. I’ve started to get really into it.

Thanks for reading, see you on the board! – Nigel

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Top 20 Most Influential Bloggers In The Fitness Industry

Posted by Nigel Jeal | Posted in Articles, Fitness | Posted on 04-06-2012-05-2008

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By Nigel Jeal
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This post is all about fitness experts who take time out of their busy schedule to blog in order to help other people learn. Finding the most influential fitness bloggers is no easy task, there’s no real scale to measure influence, it’s all about the most popular blogs and most talented trainers and I think i’ve just about done it. The order is put together depending on how easy it is to navigate and how good the content is, but if you think we’ve missed a site you love, let us know in a comment at the bottom.

1 – Craig Ballantyne – Twitter – 13572

Craig is the creator of Turbulence Training and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and writes for Men’s Health and Oxygen magazines.  His blog covers a wide spectrum from fat loss to motivation to workouts, and it’s really quite inspiring to take some time and read through some of the articles he’s been writing about.  He’s got a following of 13,000 people on Twitter, over 12,000 Facebook fans and 17,000 subscribers on YouTube, so I’m clearly not the only person who thinks this is a great blog.

2 – Joel Marion – Twitter – 2482

Joel has been recognised by Men’s Fitness magazine as one of America’s Top 50 trainers and America’s #1 virtual trainer.  Joel was the winner of 2001 Body For Life Transformation Challenge, the world’s largest body transformation contest and has appeared on television networks and been featured in more than 20 popular national newsstand magazines.  He is the creator of the Xtreme Fat Loss Diet System and he loves doing the research so you don’t have too.  With a following of over 2,000 people on Twitter and 4,000 Facebook Fans Joel is someone you should follow.

3 – Peter Carvell – Twitter – 427

Peter is the creator of The 6 Pack Diet and the free 6 Week Six Pack Program. His blogs has fitness and nutrition articles, exclusive interviews and the Exercise Lab videos show you how to perform the exercises and workouts.  With a following of 400 people on Twitter, over 30,000 Facebook Fans and over 83,000 YouTube subscribers.  Peter is the expert you need to follow if you want six pack abs, if you’re not following him you truly are missing out.

4 – Natalie Jill – Twitter – 14012

Natalie is a well known Licensed Sports Nutritionist and Certified Personal Trainer who specialises in weight loss consulting and counselling people with food allergies and intolerance’s.  She has done TV, DVD, Infomercial work and been featured in countless magazines as a cover model and published writer.  She has over 14,000 followers on Twitter, over 100,000 Facebook Fans and 800 YouTube subscribers.

 

5 – Mandy Ingber – Twitter – 7261

Mandy is a fitness and wellness expert, producer, celebrity yoga instructor and author.  She has over 7,000 Twitter followers, over 6,000 Facebook Fans and 1,000 YouTube subscribers.  She is gifted with the ability in the way she writes that makes it easy for everyone to understand.

 

6 – Pauline Nordin – Twitter – 4581

Pauline is an International fitness model and personality, who is the creator of Fighter Diet and was the trainer, diet coach and leader of the Swedish team for the Nordic version of the “Biggest Loser” leading the team to victory.  Pauline has over 4,000 followers on Twitter, over 30,000 Facebook Fans and 1,000 subscribers on YouTube.

7 – Micah LaCerte – Twitter – 10810

Micah is a WBFF Pro Fitness Model athlete and appeared on the cover of hundreds of nationwide magazines.  He is a published author and fitness columnist for Status Fitness Magazine.  Micah started this blog with his partner Diana Chaloux, this dynamic duo joined forces to educate, motivate and inspire others to make positive health changes to their lifestyles.  The site is about true mind, body and spirit transformation.  He has over 10,000 Twitter followers, 20,000 Facebook Fans and 4,700 YouTube subscribers.

8 – Jillian Michaels – Twitter – 732854

Jillian doesn’t really need an introduction, known as American TV’s toughest trainer and wellness expert.  She’s a fitness expert, blogger, creator of DVDs and video games and a New York Times bestselling author of four books.  With over 700,000 Twitter followers and huge 1.3 Million Facebook Fans, Jillian knows what she’s talking about.

9 – Flavia Del Monte – Twitter – 183

Flavia is a certified personal trainer and is precision nutrition certified.  She has developed several workout and diet systems just for women. Her blog posts give tips, workouts, recipes and nutritional advice. She has 183 Twitter followers, over 900 Facebook Fans and over 3,000 YouTube subscribers.

10 – Tom Venuto – Twitter – 30650

Tom is a lifetime natural bodybuilder, fitness writer, fat loss expert and bestselling author.  He has been featured on two dozen radio stations and his national bestselling book was featured in Oprah’s Magazine, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.  He has over 30,000 Twitter followers and 60,000 Facebook Fans.  His blog has some great posts, you should definitely check out this site.

11 – John Romaniello – Twitter – 4814

John is a personal trainer, coach, author, model and creator of Roman Fitness Systems.  He writes with passion and humor, show-casing his belief that training doesn’t need to be serious.  With over 4,000 Twitter followers, 7,000 Facebook Fans and 3,000 YouTube subscribers.

12 – Tim Ferriss – Twitter – 328342

Tim is the creator of the New York Times bestselling book the Four Hour Body and has been featured on more than 100 media outlets. He has over 300,000 Twitter followers, over 159,000 Facebook Fans.

 

13 – Harley Pasternak – Twitter – 21084

Harley is a renowned fitness and nutritional expert and bestselling author. He is responsible for getting well known celebrities in the best shape of their lives.  He has over 21,000 Twitter followers and over 3,000 Facebook Fans.

14 – Bedros Keuilian – Twitter – 2861

Bedros is a personal trainer, fitness marketing guy and the Founder and CEO of Hitech Trainer and FitPro Newsletter.  He is also the co-creator of Fit Body Boot Camp and has been featured and quoted in fitness industry publications.  His blog has killer posts, videos and articles for marketing strategies, tactics and ideas for getting all the clients you need.  He has over 2,800 Twitter followers, over 11,000 Facebook Fans.  If you want to improve you’re fitness business I recommend you check out this site.

15 – Vince Del Monte – Twitter – 4317

Vince is a WBFF Fitness Model and author of No-Nonsense Muscle Building Skinny Guy Secrets To Insane Muscle Gain.  He has over 4,000 Twitter followers, over 22,000 Facebook Fans and 42,000 YouTube subscribers.  His blog has some great posts and articles and I seem to find myself on the site a lot of the time.

 

16 – Lyzabeth Lopez – Twitter – 15498

Lyzabeth is personal trainer, holistic nutritionist, TV host, writer and model.  She has over 15,000 Twitter followers, over 115,000 Facebook Fans and over 9,000 YouTube subscribers she is quickly starting to get a huge following.

17 – Rusty Moore – Twitter – 3175

Rusty has trained and researched and has over 23 years solid experience in a gym setting. He has over 3,000 Twitter followers and over 17,000 Facebook Fans.  His highly visited blog has over 20,000 approved comments, it’s well worth having a look at his blog.

18 – Obi Obadike – Twitter – 22948

Obi is a fitness personality, fitness model, writer and the readership of his fitness expert columns is over 11 million readers per month.  He has over 22,000 Twitter followers and 110,000 Facebook Fans.  His blog posts cover fat loss, muscle gain and transformational stories.

19 – Billy Blanks – Twitter – 4135

Billy is the creator of the famous Tae Bo Fitness System, a world karate champion, actor, author, motivator and philanthropist.  His revolutionary fitness system has helped millions of people worldwide, including well known celebrities, get in shape and feel great.  He has over 4,000 Twitter followers and 1,200 YouTube subscribers.

20 – James Kerrison – Twitter – 11907

James is a registered exercise professional from Australia.  His number one goal is to get people in the best shape of their life without all of the BS.  He has over 11,000 Twitter followers and 1,000 Facebook Fans.

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