Can a 30 Minute Workout Really Work?

If you talk to almost anyone who goes to the gym to workout and ask them how long a good workout usually takes, they will often answer with; it takes a good hour to get in a good workout, or even; if I dont spend 1 to 2 hours in the gym, I just dont get enough from my workout. Based on these kinds of typical responses, you can imagine how surprised many of these same people appear to be when I tell them that I only workout for 30 minutes a day, yet still get the kind of results that they do! Many of them will say, no way you only workout for 30 minutes a day! How can …

Rock Climbing Areas in KY: Kentucky

At first glance, rock climbing in Kentucky may seem like a far fetched idea. Au contraire! Red River Gorge provides great rock climbing areas in KY. Rock Climbing Areas in KY Kentucky Located in the Daniel Boone National Forest, the greater Red River Gorge area is over 26,000 acres. The Red River runs for approximately 20 miles through the area. The area around the river is rife with rock climbing opportunities with multi-pitch walls, boulders and climbing roofs to try out your over vertical technique. The Red River Gorge can be reached by car in about an hour from Lexington, Ky. Trails and camping are plentiful in the area, so you can make a weekend of your trip. Rock climbing …

The 3 Core Muscle Building Exercises You Should Be Doing

When it comes to building muscle I like to keep things simple. Its easy to get caught up in the hype of hot new products and exercises that promise to be the next best thing in muscle building. Theses fancy exercises and products use long scientific like words and explanations to show you they work to build the most muscle. In this article I am going to get back to basics. I am going to show your three muscle building exercises you cant afford not to do and why you should be doing them. These three exercises are the grass roots of building muscle and are essential for any serious training program. You might find it hard to believe, but …

Cold Weather Hiking: What You Need

Hiking is one of the best ways for us to enjoy natures beauty. Each season has its own uniqueness, but most people miss out on winter because they feel unsafe or uncomfortable in such cold weather. Experienced hikers, however, collectively agree on one thing: That if you just dress appropriately and adhere to certain guidelines, you can go out and hike in just about any weather condition. The important thing to remember when hiking in cold weather is to keep cool and dry. That may sound strange, especially since youre already cold from the snow thats all around you. But this applies only when youre moving. When youre not moving around a lot, you have to stay warm and dry. …