Reasons to Consider Alternatives to Running

Overall Benefits of Cardio Cardio has been a primary focus in exercise for as long as most can remember! More than just helping you lose weight and build muscle, cardio has some profound health benefits that impact longevity and overall wellness. Some of the many benefits of cardiovascular exercise include: Situations where running might not […]

33 Kettlebell Swing Variations: From Basic to Advanced Techniques

When becoming familiar with kettlebells, beginning with the three primary movement patterns will help you get your start. You have to be able to press, row, hinge at the hips, squat, and rotate your body. When starting out, you will need to resist unwanted rotation. Take your time mastering the basics and move into the […]

Your Guide to a Great Holiday Workout

Maintain Muscle Mass & Tone Over the Holiday When you think about the holidays, what comes to mind? Some of our biggest associations with the holiday season have to do with food and drinking, from Halloween candy to a Thanksgiving spread. Not to mention Christmas cookies, latkes, and eggnog! It’s easy to go overboard with […]

The Best Football Workouts to Train Like a Top Athlete

If you want to get in peak physical condition, pro football players are the guys to emulate! These impressive athletes spend hours perfecting the ideal physique–plenty of muscle mass for grappling and tackling, incredible stamina for running with the ball, and strong arms! Whether or not you’re a football player, training with the best football […]

Jesse Labreck and Chris DiGangi: American Ninja Warrior’s Power Couple

American Ninja Warrior held its first Couples Championship on Monday, 9/18/2023, in which veteran Ninja couple Jesse Labreck and Chris DiGangi competed to win $25,000.  Labreck and DiGangi are accomplished Ninjas, each holding 10 buzzers a piece in their American Ninja Warrior careers.  Hampton Fitness Elite Athlete Jesse Labreck made her first appearance on American […]

Lower Back Dumbbell Exercises for Strength and Balance

If you’ve ever said, “I just need a new back,“ lower-back dumbbell exercises may give you that proverbial new back you’ve needed for so long. Strengthening your lower back while using dumbbells is vital for core stability and minimizing the risk of injury. In today’s post, we will review the importance of including lower back […]