Today our review is about Abs, and how they can be Revealed in all their glory! So suck in and suck it up, suckers! We received both the book “Abs Revealed” and the app that goes with it, titled (oddly enough) “Abs Revealed: The Exercise i-Library,” by Jonathan Ross. He was chosen as Personal Trainer of the Year two times by industry professionals, so our expectations were high. Which reminds me of a coffee mug I’ve had for years, which says, “If at first you don’t succeed, lower your standards.” To read your way to buff abs, click on the title!
Does balance have to decrease with age? How can you increase stability and balance with each passing year? Can “The Who” and Alfred Hitchcock help at all? Let’s just state right up front that drinking and balance go together like fish and bicycles! Please click on the title link to see the whole post.
Sore back, weak core, weight gain and feeling gross–none of these sound like Nick is heading for a successful Spring Break. Is there something he can do that doesn’t require crunches and is really easy? Something easier than finding a magic wand or unicorn? Like patting the computer monitor and rubbing his abs? Does an ice cream diet work?
Myth or Magic: Can creams, massage, herbals, heat therapy, injections or surgery get rid of cellulite? What the heck is cellulite? And most importantly – Can I get rid of it if I exercise? By the way, you can only blame your parents for your cellulite up to a point. After that, you either need magic or movement! Please click on the title to read the entire post.
Waaay back in January, we answered a question about why people should exercise besides having the goal to lose weight. Courtesy of the Mayo Clinic, we gave the top 7 scientific, “just the facts, ma’am” reasons. That got a few people asking us, “Come on now, what really motivates people, especially if they don’t check research to know why to work out?!” So we prepared our list of Top 7 Reasons People Really Exercise. You’re welcome!
Do women really have an advantage over men when it comes to core stability and strength? Do men really think biceps bigger than a Smart car are appealing? Will Brad ever get his wish to be as good on stability balls as the women he’s seen?
If your baby is older than a year, can you still claim that abs that resemble a fallen souffle are due to “baby fat”? What is the difference between baby fat and body fat? No fair saying that the former is on the baby! Once you get rid of that baby fat (sometime before your kid heads off to college) what do you do to get the taut, tight, toned abs you once had? Pretend that traveling back in time to your pre-parental days is not an option.
David wants a magic genie who will grant him just one wish – 6 pack abs. He’s willing to kiss almost anybody if it will help him achieve his goal. What else does a “reasonably fit 50ish man with good genes” want besides washboard abs? The type of workout that involves beaches, sunshine, backbends & twin kisses. Or did we just make that up?
Ding dongs should not be wielding kettlebells. Only professionals need apply. And crazy Russians. Are kettelbells naughty or nice or just too loaded with spice? Like any piece of equipment, kettlebells are as good as the person using them or leading others in their use. So love your qualified trainer! And check credentials. Someone put the kettle on!
“Dear Abby: My abs are so flabby. Please be gabby and grabby me some good advice before I get crabby. I want to be fabby throughout my abbies.” Yes, we at Fun and Fit get all sorts of requests. This week’s question is a clever disguise for wanting spot reducing, but we spotted that and have the decoded message. That’s what you get from the witty Dear Abby and Ann Landers of the fitness advice world! Click the title to read more.