We have put hundreds of clients through our giant set programs and they seem to get people to burn fat in a shorter space of time. Giant sets are challenging but also fun and never get boring. Giant sets also help with building lean muscle and remember having more muscle is like fat burning incinerators so the more muscle you add to your body the more calories you body will burn day after day. Yes ladies do not be scared of building a little lean muscle. You wont look like Ar
Most failures could have been converted into successes if someone had held on another minute or made more effort! When you have the potential for success within you, adversity and temporary defeat only help you prepare to reach great heights of success. Without adversity, you would never develop the qualities of persistence, patients and perseverance that are so essential to enduring success. Many people have escaped the jaws of defeat and achieved great victories because the
It’s kind of funny interviewing these top leaders in the health and fitness industry on my Podcast The Persistence Factor. They stole all our secrets lol. The exact same thing we tell our clients we work with they are also saying. I'm kidding. But it’s kinda cool that we are on the right track with our principles and philosophies based on their answers. One thing does stand out with the 14 people I have interviewed so far. They work their butts off every single one them. But
Hi everyone, We think that part of the main reason why people fail trying to lose weight is that they have crazy unrealistic expectations. Most have this mindset that there must be an easier way! Lets get real here. There are no shortcuts to obtaining great physical conditioning and health. Optimal permanent physique transformation and abundant health is the result of a LIFETIME COMMITMENT to proper training and nutrition. Health and fitness does not have a expiration date. I
Here a short story for you...... An uncle of R. U. Darby was caught by the gold fever in the gold-rush days, and went west to DIG AND GROW RICH. He had never heard that more gold has been mined from the brains of men than has ever been taken from the earth. He staked a claim and went to work with pick and shovel. The going was hard, but his lust for gold was definite. After weeks of labor, he was rewarded by the discovery of the shining ore. He needed machinery to bring the o
Happy New Year from both Jasmine & I! Today, promise yourself that this year will be full of health, energy, vitality and opportunities to be, happy with your body and at peace. Knowing you are taking action every day and taking care of your body and mind. . That’s what Jasmine and I is expecting in 2018. We’ve set big goals that will require us to stretch ourselves, and we are looking forward to all the incredible changes that will ensue. Not only in our personal lives and i
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
Now that the kids are back at school you might be thinking…. “how do I get back on track with my fitness and nutrition goals?” Summer, although it's a fun season with the warm weather, BBQs, patios, celebrations, camping, etc… It can also leave you with partying gift of a few (or more) extra pounds than you came into summer with. We understand that for parents it can be challenging to get those healthy meals and workouts in. Even more so when the kids are on school break. So
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
Hi everyone, We got such a great response from our last blog (No Gym, No Time? No Worries) where we gave away a FREE conditioning workout! Since we got such a positive response, we decided to do the same thing this month. During the summer months it can be quite tricky to get to the gym or simply your priorities change because you'd rather be outside. So what can you do to keep working out as a habit and keep it fast and effective? Well, with this workout all you need is a se
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.
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
A very common reason why people fail trying to lose weight or build muscle is due to their unrealistic expectations. Most have this mindset that there must be an easier way. Let's just settle record here and say that there are NO shortcuts to obtaining physical conditioning and health. Permanent physique transformation and optimal health is the result of a LIFETIME COMMITMENT to proper training and nutrition, with addition to other variables. In our microwave society, we expe
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