5 Components for Successful Fat Loss

These five components need to be in place for us to drop body fat as efficiently as possible: 1. Hormone Balance — There could be imbalances that aren’t affecting metabolism directly but they’re affecting things like energy and sleep quality. This plays a huge role in fat loss and your ability to work out or even…

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Thank you, Mom.

by Hut Allred My mother, Sharon Allred, was the person who got us kids interested in weight training. In Brownwood, where I grew up, we had a world champion power lifter named Doug Young. He was a family friend and trained my mom in weightlifting. You can watch a video of Doug being interviewed by…

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4 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

One of the biggest challenges folks have is staying healthy so you can feel great while traveling. I’ve found that planning a few things beforehand is the key to staying on track. 1. Make sure you stay at a hotel with a good workout room and/or a swimming pool—whichever you prefer—so you can continue to…

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Do You Still Play like a Kid?

What physical activity did you love doing as a kid that you couldn’t imagine doing ever again as an adult? I’m talking about the stuff we did when we played all day: Swimming…but now you won’t let any other human person see you in a bathing suit? Playing basketball in the schoolyard…but now this body…

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5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Think of the hours of training and amount of discipline it takes for Olympians like Shaun White to be at the top of their game. His last, gold-medal winning run on the half-pipe was incredible! Those of us who aren’t Olympians can create our own goals, and this can help with personal motivation to be…

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Review of Landice Treadmills

Three Little-Known Facts About Landice Treadmills: 1) Landice Treadmills are made in the USA! 2) They have a lifetime warranty on parts…and 3) You can purchase one from Fitness HQ. But first, listen to what Craig & Hut have to say about these well-made machines in their video review: Hut: This is Hut Allred from…

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Hut & Craig: Fitness Equipment 101 – What Are Your Goals?

When you are looking to buy a piece of fitness equipment for your home or office fitness room, it’s important to have your personal health & fitness goals in mind…or better yet, written down on paper.   What Are Your Goals? Watch this video to learn Craig & Hut’s answer: Hut: This is Hut Allred from New…

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Review of Hoist Mi7 Smith Ensemble

Hut says this is the best Smith system he’s ever seen…and that counts for a lot, coming from a superstar athlete who has used his fair share of fitness equipment! Craig & Hut also reviewed the Hoist Functional Trainer, which can pair with the Hoist Mi7  Smith Ensemble…or they can stand on their own. Watch…

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Inspire Functional Trainer FT2 Review

With a Smith-type bar, easy weight adjustment, assisted push-up/pull-up/athletic training functions, and a lot more…we couldn’t cover everything in this short video. Craig & Hut did their best to show you some of their favorite features of the Inspire FT2 Functional Trainer on our video review! Watch it here:   Hut: So we’ve done the Inspire…

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Hut & Craig’s *New* Fitness Equipment 101

Before buying something like a treadmill, home gym, or even a set of dumbbells, do you head to the Internet and search for reviews on that particular item? In our new segment, I will ask Craig some probing questions like this: How do we know which online reviews we can trust? Watch this video to learn Craig’s…

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