5 Yoga Poses for Bodybuilders and Weightlifters Recommended by Coach and Fitness Model Maxwell Alexander

5 Yoga Poses for Bodybuilders and Weightlifters Recommended by Coach Maxwell Alexander

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Bodybuilders and weightlifters need to pay special attention to their mobility and flexibility since it’s an integral part of their workouts and physical health in general. By taking the time to stretch regularly before training, bodybuilders and weightlifters can prevent any injuries that might compromise their performance in the gym or at competitions. Maxwell Alexander, renowned fitness model, and bodybuilding coach shares some of his favorite yoga poses for bodybuilders and weightlifters. As a bodybuilding coach, I’ve heard clients comment (especially the inflexible and stiff men like myself ) that bodybuilding and yoga are incompatible activities. Yoga is generally viewed […]

5 Hiking Benefits for Bodybuilding and Fitness – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by "The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding" on Amazon Kindle

Hiking for Bodybuilding and General Fitness – Top 5 Benefits – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

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Natural bodybuilding isn’t just about how you look, it’s also about how you feel, which ultimately makes an even bigger difference in your life. One of the best ways to improve your health and physical fitness as a natural bodybuilder is to go hiking, as it will strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, reduce stress, and improve cardiovascular health. This article explains 5 specific benefits of hiking that are perfect for natural bodybuilders looking to be healthier inside and out. Hiking for Bodybuilding and General Fitness – Top 5 Benefits – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by “The Secrets […]

Delivery Meal Services for Bodybuilders: Nutrition Tips from Coach Maxwell Alexander

Delivery Meal Services for Bodybuilders: Nutrition Tips from Coach Maxwell Alexander

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Meal preparation and delivery services have made it easier than ever to eat healthy without spending all of your time in the kitchen preparing food. But with so many meal prep companies out there, how do you know which one to choose? That’s where I come in! As natural bodybuilding and sports nutrition coach, I’ve tried countless meal delivery services, and here is what I’ve learned. How much should I spend on delivery meals? How much should you spend on delivery meals? As a rule of thumb, it’s probably best to spend no more than 50% of your income on […]

The Habits of Successful Bodybuilders – Nutrition Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander, Author of "The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding" onAmazon Kindle

The Habits of Successful Bodybuilders – Nutrition Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander

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Many people fantasize about being bodybuilders, with ripped abs and bulging biceps. But what’s it really like to be one? As a natural bodybuilding coach myself, I can tell you that this isn’t an easy lifestyle to live; you have to watch every morsel of food that goes into your mouth and make sure that every muscle group gets worked out regularly, or else everything will just fall apart quickly and you’ll end up on the couch eating chocolate cake. Furthermore, ripped abs isn’t always a sign of a healthy diet either, and in many cases isn’t something that is […]

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

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Hiking can be extremely beneficial to your health in many ways, from reducing your stress levels to improving your cardiovascular health to helping you manage your weight by burning off extra calories. As an avid hiker, explorer, and certified elite fitness trainer and bodybuilding coach, I’ve personally experienced how hiking can change your life, so I’m excited to tell you all about my favorite pastime and some of the great things it can do for you! And if you are looking to get peace of mind and a piece of my hiking adventures, check out the Hudson Valley Style Shop […]

Unplugged: How a Nature Getaway Can Improve Your Mental Health – Wellness 101 with Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, and Certified Sports Nutrition Coach Maxwell Alexander – Getaway House in Western Catskills

Unplugged: How a Nature Getaway Can Improve Your Mental Health

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Modern life often means a lot of noise, traffic, and distractions, all of which can interfere with mental health and quality of life. If you’re looking to get away from it all, but don’t have the funds or time to go on an expensive vacation, you can still find solitude in nature. The benefits of unplugging—which include getting away from your phone, the Internet, and other gadgets—can help you achieve peace of mind and feel better about yourself. Here are five reasons to take an unplugged vacation in nature this summer. Unplugged: How a Nature Getaway Can Improve Your Mental […]

Coach Maxwell Alexander shares his favorite Spring hikes in the Hudson Valley

Coach Maxwell Alexander shares his favorite Spring hikes in the Hudson Valley

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Coach Maxwell Alexander, personal trainer and author of the book “The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding” on Amazon Kindle, shares his favorite Spring hikes in the Hudson Valley. Check out these hike descriptions below to find an activity that will bring you closer to nature while getting you one step closer to achieving your fitness goals! And don’t forget to let us know your favorite Spring hike by commenting on our Instagram pics! Bodybuilding Coach/Fitness Model Maxwell Alexander You can hike practically anywhere with Coach Maxwell Alexander on your side. A professional fitness coach, outdoors enthusiast, and wellness blogger, Max will […]

The Rich Meaning of Naked Freedom and Homoeroticism in Maxwell Alexander's Photographs and NFT Art

The Rich Meaning of Naked Freedom and Homoeroticism in Maxwell Alexander’s Photographs and NFT Art

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Since leaving my oppressive country of birth (different from my homeland) and becoming an artist, I have always been inspired by freedom and liberty. Freedom is the freedom to make choices, pursue passions, and live without regret. Free will empowers us to make decisions and take actions that are purposeful in our lives. As artists and human beings, we must make conscious decisions that steer our lives in directions that honor and respect ourselves and those around us, and eventhough there is plety of bigotry and self-imposed judgement to go around, I challenge all of you as human beings to […]

Coach Maxwell Alexander's 7 Tips to Building the Body You Want

Coach Maxwell Alexander’s 7 Tips to Building the Body You Want

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In his new book “The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding“, Coach Maxwell Alexander shares with readers the tips and techniques he’s used over his more than 20 years of bodybuilding to build the physique he has today. From the foods you should eat to the exercises you should do, it’s all here in this one-of-a-kind bodybuilding guide. Coach Maxwell Alexander’s 7 Tips to Building the Body You Want Want to know how to build lean muscle? Want to learn what exercises will give you the abs you want? Learn it all here. Here are seven of Coach Maxwell Alexander’s best tips […]

Coach Maxwell Alexander's Daily Ritual for Successful Bodybuilding

Coach Maxwell Alexander’s Daily Ritual for Successful Bodybuilding

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Bodybuilding can be a tough way to make a living, both physically and mentally. That’s why I’ve made it a priority to maintain my own personal mental and physical wellness on and off the stage, through things like daily yoga and meditation. If you want to stay fit and competitive while enjoying life, check out my daily routine below! Yoga every morning While I don’t personally practice yoga every day, I can tell you from first-hand experience that a daily stretching routine is a great way to start your day and get your body moving. It wakes you up, makes […]

Top 8 Reasons Why You Need to Include Kettlebells in Your Workout Routine – Presented by “Kettlebell Training with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander” on Amazon Kindle

Coach Maxwell Alexander Shares His Top 10 Kettlebell Training Tips

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Coach Maxwell Alexander’s Kettlebell Training is an eBook that goes into detail about how to properly use kettlebells as part of a fitness regimen. Coach Maxwell has used these tips with his own clients and athletes, and they have all seen great results in their ability to build strength and lose weight. Check out his eBook now to learn more about Coach Maxwell and the kettlebell training tips he uses to help people reach their goals! 1) Buy a quality set of Kettlebells When picking out a set of Kettlebells, it’s important to look for quality. If you can swing, […]

The Style Guide to the Best Skinny Jeans for Men – Atheltic Men's Style 101 with Fitness Model Maxwell Alexander

The Style Guide to the Best Skinny Jeans for Men

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Accessories for Men, Apparel, Best Fitness Photographer, Bodybuilding, Bodybuilding for Men, Bodybuilding Photography, Fashion, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Him, Maxwell Alexander, Mens Fashion, Mens Fashion Accessroies, Mens Style, MIllennials, NYC

Skinny jeans have been a fashion staple since their inception in the early 2000s, and it shows no signs of going out of style any time soon. With modern styling and unique details that are updated every year, skinny jeans are sure to stay relevant well into the next decade. Whether you’re looking to update your closet with your new favorite pair or buy some as a gift for your boyfriend, these stylish jeans for men will do the trick! Here’s our guide to the best skinny jeans out there, starting with our pick as the most stylish pair on […]

Tips for Your Home Workout and Best Places Where to Find Weights for Sale

Tips for Your Home Workouts and Best Places Where to Find Weights for Sale

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How do you know if the weights you’re considering are right for your needs? Luckily, there are many different kinds of free weights available on the market, each designed to address a different kind of need or level of intensity in your workout routine. To make sure you’re getting the most out of your home weightlifting experience, read on to learn more about these four popular types of free weights and which ones are right for you! Top 4 Tips to Exercise at Home Here are 4 tips to help you have a successful home workout: Invest in exercise weights […]

How to Choose the Best Protein Powder on Amazon – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach / Fitness Model Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

How to Choose the Best Protein Powder on Amazon

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If you’re trying to build muscle and bulk up your body, then you may want to start using protein powder as part of your diet and fitness routine. However, there are plenty of products on the market, so it can be hard to know which one is the best choice for you without doing your research first. Luckily, the reviews below will give you insight into some of the different protein powders available on Amazon so that you can make an informed decision about which one to buy. How to Choose the Best Protein Powder on Amazon – Bodybuilding 101 […]

The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

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It is no surprise that the sport of bodybuilding has been steadily gaining popularity over the past few decades. The evolution of bodybuilding has been marked by technological advances, as well as nutritional advances, from its heyday in the 1970’s to the present day, a sport that focuses on the art of the human body and what the human body can accomplish when it is pushed to its limit. The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding – New Book by Bodybuilding and Motivation Coach Maxwell Alexander– Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Bodybuilding is more than just lifting weights, however. […]

Top 8 Reasons Why You Need to Include Kettlebells in Your Workout Routine – Presented by “Kettlebell Training with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander” on Amazon Kindle

Top 8 Reasons Why You Need to Include Kettlebells in Your Workout Routine

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Top 8 Reasons Why You Need to Include Kettlebells in Your Workout Routine – Presented by “Kettlebell Training with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander” on Amazon Kindle Kettlebells have become increasingly popular in recent years, and the reasons why are easy to see. A kettlebell workout can help you improve your overall strength, endurance, and cardio health while increasing your mobility and flexibility, too. It’s no wonder so many people have begun putting kettlebells at the center of their workouts! This post explores 8 reasons why you need to include kettlebells in your workout routine today—if you aren’t already! 1) It […]

How to Get the Body of a Fitness Model – Bodybuilding Lifestyle with Coach Maxwell Alexander

How to Get the Body of a Fitness Model

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Even if you’re fit, it can be hard to look like a fitness model. These men and women are in great shape, but it’s more than just genetics—these professionals have great bodies because they do certain types of workouts and eat certain types of foods that most people don’t do or eat on a regular basis. If you want to achieve their amazing body, consider using the following tips when working out or preparing meals. How to Get the Body of a Fitness Model – Bodybuilding Lifestyle with Coach Maxwell Alexander Know your Why Why do you want to get […]

The Benefits of Hiking for Fitness and Bodybuilding – by Maxwell L Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Bodybuilding and Sports Nutrition Coach

The Benefits of Hiking for Fitness and Bodybuilding

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If you’re looking to get in shape, build some muscle, or simply find a healthier way to entertain yourself, hiking may be the answer you’ve been looking for. Not only does it provide you with the exercise you need to achieve your health goals, but it also has other benefits that can help you even after you’ve finished your hike. For example, did you know that hiking can increase your self-confidence and improve your mindset? Find out more about the benefits of hiking below! The Benefits of Hiking for Fitness and Bodybuilding – by Maxwell L Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified […]

Top 10 Tips for Natural Bodybuilders – Bodybuilding 101 with Photographer, Fitness Model, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Top 10 Tips for Natural Bodybuilders – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

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Natural bodybuilders may have a leg up on their gym-loving counterparts when it comes to building muscle and cutting fat, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have to put in the work to get there. Making healthy food choices, getting quality sleep, and hitting the gym consistently are just some of the things you need to be doing as you build your best body ever, but there are other things you can do too. Check out this list of 10 tips from expert natural bodybuilders that can help you bring your best self to the stage. Top 10 Tips for […]

The Hidden Danger of Sugar - The Surprising Connection to Carbs – by Maxwell L. Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Bodybuilding and Sports Nutrition Coach

The Hidden Danger of Sugar – The Surprising Connection to Carbs

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A healthy diet often gets defined as one that’s low in fat and high in fiber and whole grains, with plenty of fruits and vegetables. That’s the conventional wisdom we hear from medical experts, government officials, health professionals, non-profit organizations, the media, and even our friends and family members. A healthy diet means eating less sugar and more healthy whole grains—and anything else that’s low in fat, cholesterol, salt, and calories as well as high in essential vitamins and minerals, right? Well…not so fast. The Hidden Danger of Sugar – The Surprising Connection to Carbs – by Maxwell L. Alexander, […]

Bodybuilding Photography Tips by Pro Fitness Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilding Photography Tips by Pro Fitness Photographer Maxwell Alexander

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Bodybuilding isn’t just about the physical aspect of the sport, it’s also about documenting your progress and keeping a record of your journey to be proud of. Whether you’re thinking about taking up bodybuilding or you’re a seasoned veteran, knowing how to pose and shoot photos of yourself can help motivate you to keep going and help others get interested in your progress. Here are some tips on how to take bodybuilding photos that capture your hard work and make you look like a pro. How to stay motivated One of my favorite quotes is by Abraham Lincoln. He said, […]