10 Gift Ideas for the FITNESS Fanatic

| By Anita Kus-Roberts | Ever since I started competing, the Christmas season has been a time of terror. Halloween has nothing on this holiday! The workplace is a minefield of treats and food-filled gift baskets. Holiday lunches at work threaten to take away my hard-earned body.  And of course, there is always cake. Always. There’s no escaping it! While I’m dodging pushy shoppers at the mall, the smell of freshly baked cinnamon “something” wafts into my nostrils, instantly making me salivate. The stress of finding the perfect gift makes you want to give in to your cravings to reward you for your efforts. And it would be so easy with those extra-naughty holiday treats…

STRONG Stuff: Build Big Arms with Fat Gripz

Strong Athlete Magazine catches up with Kurt Bradley, who takes a minute to show us why Fat Gripz are so effective for building slabs of muscle on your arms. We’ve been fans of Fat Gripz for a little while now, and highly recommend them for anyone trying to break through a growth or strength plateau fast. They are easily one of the most versatile and cost effective training tools you can buy.

Tech GEAR: Uber Cool Training Apps

Hyperstrike iPhone Training App This training app from Hyperstrike teaches athletes proper form for strength exercises. one of the coolest things about this iPhone app is the 3-D animations. As in 600 different 3-D animations of strength training exercises in action. Impressive. Another cool feature is that the animation highlights the muscle groups being trained – perfect for those new to the game or if you’re looking for new ways to target a specific muscle. Check out the Hyperstrike app at the App store: http://www.apple.com/iphone/apps-for-iphone/ iDiablo iPhone Training App CrossFit disciples can definitely get their WOD on with the iDiablo training app powered by CrossFit Diablo. For $5.99, athletes get access to 35 different CrossFit style…

Product Review: HAYABUSA Mizuchi Fight Shorts

I picked up a pair of these shorts the other day and I thought I would let you guys know what I thought about them. Hayabusa is one of the leaders in MMA gear. They pretty much make everything you need when it comes to training including fight shorts, rash guards, gloves, shin guards, headgear and street clothing. In my opinion, Hayabusa leads the industry in quality and innovation. In an industry where most companies are simply concerned about street fashion, Hayabusa engineers products for real fighters who are in the gym training hard. The Mizuchi Fight Shorts are one of three different styles of fight shorts made by Hayabusa. I liked these ones initially…

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