Bodybuilding Diet Tips with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Bodybuilding Diet Tips with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilders who want their maximum potential must use their diet as one of their most powerful weapons. A bodybuilder’s diet is crucial for supplying the body with the energy it needs to perform their exercises, as well as supplying them with the nutrients they need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Bodybuilding Diet Tips with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Protein should make up a large part of any bodybuilding diet. Building muscle, losing fat, and contributing to the overall health of our tissues and organs depend on it. An average person should consume 1 […]

Here is What Yoga Practice Can Do For You – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander

Here is What Yoga Practice Can Do For You – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander

You want to live a full life. You want to feel good. You want to have lots of energy, vitality, power, and stamina. Do I have that right? Well, the great news is that all these can be yours. The ancient art of yoga can be applied to the modern world, where we live in a fast-paced and overwhelming environment. Practically speaking, it can rejuvenate you, give you a new zest for life, and enable you to fully enjoy a sense of health, energy, and creativity. That will do wonders for your happiness in the future… Sounds good, doesn’t it? Let me […]

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Top 4 Weightlifting Shoes for Bodybuilders

Every weightlifter knows that their workout outfit, especially their shoes, can increase their output. In fact, this has been consistently proven by science — a study published by the Journal of Sports Sciences notes how proper weightlifting shoes give lifters a deeper squat with increased knee flexion for better efficiency. These shoes have also allowed the participants to maintain an upright trunk and unchanged hip angle. But with so many shoe options hyped by brands and gurus available, which among them is the best for your weightlifting needs? Converse Chuck Taylor The Chuck Taylor All-Stars is not only fashionable but perfect for […]

Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Weight training is an important part of your workout program if you are truly interested in bodybuilding. The importance of weight training in bodybuilding cannot be overstated, but it isn’t the only aspect of any workout program. With a strong weight-training plan, it becomes easier to reach your bodybuilding goals. Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York You need to lift weights that provide resistance to certain muscle groups in order to work on them. As you begin your weight training body-building program, remember to start small and […]

Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander

If you go out to a restaurant to eat, you probably watch your calories very closely. To assist you with your calorie watching when dining out, these tips will help you make the most of it. Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Coach – Always order salad dressings or sauces on the side, as this way you have control over how much you add to your meal. – When you order grilled fish or vegetables, you should ask that the food be grilled […]

Weight Loss Motivation is the Key to Your Beach Body Goals – Fitness Motivation with Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Weight Loss Motivation is the Key to Your Beach Body Goals

There would be no millions of overweight people around the globe if the motivation to lose weight was easy to come by. All of us would be the ideal weight and fit as a fiddle. Obesity is an epidemic that affects people from all walks of life, no matter their income or background. There are some tips you can follow to get your fitness motivation back and get on the right path of achieving your beach body goals. Weight Loss Motivation is the Key to Your Beach Body Goals – Fitness Motivation with Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach […]

Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Book by Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Book by Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Book by Certified Elite Fitness Trainer and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander How do you fit exercise into your busy schedule? That’s as absurd as saying there are eight days in a week! You’ve never exercised before or engaged in a sport before; secondly, you’ve never been into the fitness world and have little time for such pursuits; and thirdly, you’re too busy to even think about exercising. In other words, it’s just not your thing. You have heard your friends raving about the latest fitness craze, but you’ve seen it too often: some are on […]

The Best Natural Bodybuilding Workout – with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

The Best Natural Bodybuilding Workout – with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Ideally, a bodybuilding workout provides an adequate amount of resistance to all muscle groups and all areas of the body. It should contain a variety of exercises including weight training and cardiovascular exercise. When it comes to bodybuilding workouts, there is no single magic formula for everyone. The Best Natural Bodybuilding Workout – with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York A good bodybuilding workout should take into account the current state of your health. Recovery, injury susceptibility, and physical limitations can be affected by your health. When you are starting a bodybuilding […]

The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Natural Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

In the sport of bodybuilding, there are many supplements that can increase muscle mass quickly, but most of them are man-made, like steroids. Bodybuilding that is done without artificial substances is called natural bodybuilding. It does not mean you should not use body-building supplements since many of them are natural. This means staying away from artificial steroids when it comes to building muscle mass. The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York During competitions, the bodybuilding industry has been very firm in its stance on the use […]

Easy Weight Loss Basics for Men and Women – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Easy Weight Loss Basics for Men and Women – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

When you say to yourself, “I can’t lose weight”, you are not only prophesying the future, but you are programming your body to do just that. But what if you say “Yes, I can lose weight!” – this statement has the opposite effect and you are getting on the right path to your weight loss success. Dieting and exercising go hand in hand with the emotional aspect of losing weight. Weight loss is a process that takes time and dedication, plus a few easy concepts about nutrition and exercise that are revealed in my new book on weight loss for […]

How to Choose The Best Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley

How to Choose The Best Hiking Trail in the Hudson Valley

Is hiking on your list of things to do? No matter if you want to spend one day hiking in the Hudson Valley, or five days, you will need to find a hiking park to visit and a hiking trail to hike. While you can choose to go on any Hudson Valley hiking trail you want, you may want to take the time to find the best one. People who examine a variety of hiking trails and choose their favorites are more likely to have a great time. My all-time favorite hiking trail in the Hudson Valley is on Mt. […]

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

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

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 Model Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Bodybuilding is more […]

Healthy Living: What's the Best Way to Lose Fat – with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

What is the Best Way to Lose Weight? Fitness Motivation with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

There are a number of reasons why most diets fail because ‘their goal is to reduce weight in the short term only, which is not the most efficient way to lose weight. Most of the time, this leads to even more eating when the diet ends and people can choose their old unhealthy favorites once again. What is the Best Way to Lose Weight? Fitness Motivation with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander – Healthy Living: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight? – with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander Making permanent changes in your daily routine will help you lose weight by […]

Hardcore Bodybuilding isn't for Everyone – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Photographer/Fitness Model - Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Hardcore Bodybuilding isn’t for Everyone

Bodybuilding is often perceived by many people to be quite a hard sport. Specifically, I am referring to the intense and all-consuming nature of it. There is, however, another way to look at hardcore bodybuilding, which is building muscle tone and mass in a natural way without the use of artificial hormones such as steroids. Hardcore Bodybuilding isn’t for Everyone – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Photographer/Fitness Model – Maxwell Alexander – Duncan Avenue Studios, New York There are some people who are really into bodybuilding and they consider this sport to be hardcore by itself. The key […]

Discover Home Workouts for That Perfect Body - Fitness Motivation Book Series by Maxwell Alexander

Discover Home Workouts for That Perfect Body – Fitness Motivation Book Series by Maxwell Alexander

You may have tried various workouts in the past, or known someone who has done so, without any degree of satisfaction. You may have seen little or no results, or you may have dealt with pain or even injuries. These problems only occur from not having the facts beforehand – and not choosing the home workout plan that is right for you! You may have had other difficulties associated with the wrong kinds of workouts. You may have spent a fortune on various kinds of exercise equipment, only to find that none of them worked as well as you had […]

Top 15 Tips on getting into Bodybuilding – Fitness Motivation with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

How to Get into Bodybuilding – Fitness Motivation with Coach Maxwell Alexander

A spectacular body with six-pack abs, sculpted arms, shoulders, backs, and thighs, strong muscles, and tremendous energy is everyone’s dream. Those who are ambitious and wish to build a strong and muscular body should know that, like most valuable things, the strength of a bodybuilder’s body will only come with time and dedication. Your muscles need to recover the energy they lost during bodybuilding training by exercising, improving your nutrition, and taking ample rest. The following tips will help you achieve your dream of bodybuilding. Top 15 Tips on getting into Bodybuilding – Fitness Motivation with Coach Maxwell Alexander – […]

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How to Get into Bodybuilding Contests through Professional Bodybuilding Photography

Many people who are big into bodybuilding get interested in entering bodybuilding contests to show off their physiques. These are great places to build confidence and motivate you to continue with your bodybuilding program. When you decide to start competing in bodybuilding contests, there are some things you should know first, and one of them is the importance of having professional bodybuilding photos to qualify for competitions. But first things first. To begin with, attend a few contests before you enter one. Watch how the participants put together their program and what the winners do that the others don’t. See […]

What is The Best Way To Lose Weight? – Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander

What is The Best Way To Lose Weight? – Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Most diets fail because they are designed to work only in the short term, which is not the best way to lose weight. Usually, this makes people eat even more when the diet is over and they are again free to choose their old unhealthy favorites. The best way to lose weight is to work on making permanent changes to your routine that will improve your overall fitness level. Over time, building muscle and developing healthy eating habits will raise your body’s metabolism so you burn more calories. This will improve the results of your exercise program, along with burning […]

NPC Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander

The National Physique Committee (NPC) is a national organization devoted to developing a bodybuilding program that builds great bodies. The organization is one of the best-known bodybuilding organizations and sponsors several competitions every year. NPC produces several bodybuilding competitions throughout the year: * The Women’s National Fitness Championship * Women’s National Body Building Championship * USA Men’s Championship * The IFBB World Championships * The IFBB Northern Championship * Junior USA Body Building Championship There are several other national championships sanctioned by the NPC. Generally, when the NPC sponsors an event, it is well-regarded. The NPC bodybuilding competitions are known […]

Review of the most popular Bodybuilding Supplements with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist

Review of Bodybuilding Supplements with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Taking supplements can help hone your body to a new level when you are in the sport of bodybuilding. There are literally hundreds of supplements available on the market. It may be difficult to decide what to do when you have so many choices. If you have a look at a review of a bodybuilding supplement, you may find it helpful in deciding which one is right for you. Review of the most popular Bodybuilding Supplements with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist There are a lot of different supplements […]

Body, Mind & Spirit, with Health & Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Interview on Body, Mind and Spirit, with Health and Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy, now in his 60s, is a health and fitness coach from Rhinebeck, NY. He is currently teaching a weekend class at the Mirbeau Hotel and Spa in Rhinebeck, where he guides his students in a class with Yoga, breath work, and meditation. In addition, he also has a busy corporate career in Analytics and loves combining his “avocation” of Health and Fitness coaching with his business career. Body, Mind & Spirit, with Health & Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine We sat down with him to learn more […]