My 5 Best Diet Tips for Real Results

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition by The Fit Rebel

The internet is flooded with trivial and trendy diet tips that do little more than make for a good sound bite. Ideas like “don’t eat anything your grandparents wouldn’t eat” or “if it didn’t grow in the dirt or walk around don’t eat it. As catchy as these ideas are they don’t help much for turning the tide on obesity …

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3 Body Weight Training Lessons I Wish I Learned Years Ago

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I’ve learned a lot of things about body weight training over the years, some of which I wish I knew a long time ago. If I knew even half of what I know now, I would have gained a lot more muscle and strength without enduring so much stress. The good news is that I know these things now, and …

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When Are Diet & Exercise Details Important?

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

There’s no shortage of detailed information concerning diet and exercise information. It seems everywhere you look some expert is suggesting the smallest details concerning you habits can make or break your success. It can all be very confusing. You can get lost in the maze of details around what to eat after a workout alone. Should you drink a protein …

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Tips For Calisthenics and Fitness Excellence

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Excellence in calisthenics and fitness is something we all want, but there are a lot of hurdles in making that happen. Some of them are all in your own mind. Some of them are all around you. Make no mistake, you can achieve far greater results than you currently believe are possible. Just imagine what it would be like to …

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How to do Archer Push Ups

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Archer push ups are one of the best push ups progressions you can do. They are a great way to continue building strength and muscle after you’ve become proficient with 2 arm push ups. Like all progressive calisthenics exercises, the secrets for building more strength and muscle rests in the technical details. That’s why I made this video for you …

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Instantly Improve Your Push Ups

In Push up Training, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel

Your push-ups live and die by your scapular control. The more control you have over your shoulder position the more you’ll control every aspect of your push-up. The issue is, achieving that control is not easy to do, but this simple trick will solve that for you:

How to Do a Proper Sit Up

In Core & Abs Training, Uncategorized by The Fit RebelLeave a Comment

The sit up just doesn’t get the credit it rightfully deserves. It’s a solid, effective and safe way to really work your abs without any equipment. It’s even a great way to teach yourself how to develop abdominal dominant flexion as opposed to the much more common (and injury prone) hip dominant flexion. I’m on a quest to bring the …

Embrace Diet & Exercise Shortcuts, But Avoid This Stuff

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Methods & Success Mindset, Uncategorized by The Fit RebelLeave a Comment

  Many fitness experts often talk about how “there are no short cuts” in fitness. I know what they mean, but I disagree with the idea that there are no short cuts. I firmly believe there are short cuts in fitness and you should seek to utilize them whenever possible. The more you fight the idea of short cuts the …

2 Essential Tips For TRX Biceps Curls

In DIY Fitness Equipment & Reviews, Pull Up & Biceps Training, Suspension Training, Uncategorized by The Fit RebelLeave a Comment

  There are few tools that work your arms like suspension straps or a TRX. For my money, no other tools can target and work the arms like straps, especialy with all of the different attachments I’ve built 😉 But the tools are only a small part of the effect. The technique you use will always determine the extent of your …

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This Makes Staying In Shape So Much Easier

In Methods & Success Mindset by The Fit Rebel2 Comments

I’m writing this fresh from a killer playground workout, the first of the year in fact. After spending all winter cooped up in the basement it felt great to have that fresh air flowing through my lungs. On top of that, I also had one of my all time best squat workouts ever. Everything from my technique to my speed …

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Are Calisthenics Superior for Weight Loss?

In Diet-Free Healthy Eating / Fat Loss/ Nutrition, Methods & Success Mindset by The Fit Rebel5 Comments

I’m really intrigued by a new theory about how calisthenics might be superior for weight loss. I’ve long believed that there is no such thing as a weight loss exercise. Exercise, of any sort, is all about conditioning the body for function and performance. You can tell your body to become faster or stronger but you can’t train it to …

8 Essential Tips for Playground Workouts

In Playground Workouts, Uncategorized by The Fit Rebel2 Comments

Playground workouts are so good in so many ways. You get to “play outside”. There is no waiting for equipment. You have multiple “gyms” in your area. It’s a free “membership”. The exercises are top shelf. I could go on and on. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your playground workouts:  Stay aware of …