Are you maximizing your time in the gym? What you do in-between sets is extremely important. The next time your at the gym, take notice at what most people are doing? They are on their phones. Spending more time focusing on social media or whatever rather than their purpose in the gym. 5, 10 mins goes by when they realize it’s time to perform another set. Watch how they lift too. It’s mindless and really just counting reps so that they can get right back on their phone. The f
Happy December 1st Everyone! We are going to keep this short and sweet. As coaches we personally hate this time of year. Why, you may ask? Hate might be a strong word but it at least caught your attention. We would say that we feel frustrated this time of year.Clients check out between now and the start of the new year. So why is it that clients stop? Tell us why do you stop exercising and come off your healthy eating regime? Your answer could be………… “There are just so many C
Have you ever heard of or tried a conditioning workout? If not, you have to try them. They are intense and effective. This is not just any old workout. This is a fun yet challenging way to get your heart rate up, get in and out of the gym all while helping to burn fat. But believe us, these aren't for the weak hearted. If you are a beginner, then we would advise you to practice the below exercises first for a few weeks. Learn and execute proper technique before you begin thi
We wanted to give you some helpful tips on what you can start doing to start putting on some health, lean, muscle tissue. Here are 10 things which to do in order to maximize your effectiveness of your workouts: 1- Get and use a training log. This is so over looked and goes right to the top of the list. Tracking is key!! Using tracking as a way to self monitor has been proven to increase motivation and self confidence. 2- Use as much weight as possible for the number of prescr
Looking for a quick and effective but yet don't have time to get to the gym? Don't let time hold you back. You can can get a workout anytime, anywhere with limited or no equipment and one that doesn't require a lot of your time. Here's the thing about life, it will never play convenient for us, meaning with every goal you set, new problems and challenges will arise. With every new decision and goal you set, new choices and and sacrifices will come along with it. But no sweat.
When you are striving to make great changes to your body we know it can be confusing because you are being bombarded with conflicting health & fitness information at every turn you look. From fad diets to the latest and greatest workout gizmos, celebrity magazines claiming to drop 3 dress sizes in 2 weeks. What should you do at this point and who should you believe and trust? We never claimed the system that we prescribe is the only way to get results. In fact we use many a
Want to add a good finisher to your upper body day workout? Give this ladder workout a try and let us know how it goes! What you need: Assisted pull up bar (or if you can do 10 body weight pull ups than great!) or a lat pull down machine. If you can't do pull ups or don't have access to an assisted pull up machine us the lat pull down machine. How to perform the workout:
1. Choose your fitness level.
2. Time how long it takes you to finish the ladder drill.
3. As little re
Hi Everyone, If only it were that easy! Will it can be when you have the road map! Apex Physiques is back with tips on how to make your shoulders look more sexier than ever! After a lot of experimentation and careful thought we came up with a workout that will give you nice round shapely shoulders that will create the illusion of a smaller waist. However that does not mean you should not keep your diet in check. As we always say, nutrition is the foundation of all results. Th
Are you a type of person that loathes doing lots of cardio when it comes to fat loss? Well good news, we have something that you can add to your workout routine. However, the one thing that always needs to be in check and you need to be consistent with is your nutrition. Nutrition is going to be the KEY component your physique goals, both for lean muscle gain and fat loss. Next should be strength training and then adding cardio (various types) into the mix. Th