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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Rising Popularity of Women's Bodybuilding – by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist – Bodybuilding and Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios / New York

The Rising Popularity of Women’s Bodybuilding

The images conjured up when you mention women’s bodybuilding are often flawed. When we speak of women’s bodybuilding, we’re not talking about beefed up women with huge muscles who resemble their male counterparts. No, women’s bodybuilding is much more than that. The Rising Popularity of Women’s Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist Bodybuilding for women means working out for fitness sculpting a tight, toned body. It means losing body fat and weight by working out with weights and performing a well-balanced cardio workout as well. It means […]

Why Hiking in the Hudson Valley is a Good Recreational Activity

Why Hiking in the Hudson Valley is a Good Recreational Activity

Are you interested in doing something fun and exciting on a day that you may have off from work or a weekend away from New York City? If you are and if you are like many other Americans, there is a good chance that you may be interested in doing something recreational. If you are, you have a number of different options. One of those options involves going on a hike and explore one of the best hiking trails right here in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Why Hiking in the Hudson Valley is a Good Recreational Activity – by ISSA […]

Eating for a Healthy Heart – Sports Nutrition 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Fitness Model, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist 

Eating for a Healthy Heart – Fitness Nutrition 101 with Maxwell Alexander

Bad cholesterol or a bad diet is something we all experience at some point in time. It’s impossible to eat healthy our whole lives, even though we may try hard to do it. Eating healthy for your heart is something everyone should try to do, especially when it comes to restoring health and reducing heart attacks. Eating for a Healthy Heart – Sports Nutrition 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Fitness Model, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist – Presented by GREEN5 Supplements Your heart and food We know these things for sure – a […]

Bodybuilding Diet Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist – Fitness and Bodybuilding Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Bodybuilding Diet Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander

In bodybuilding, your diet is one of the most effective weapons you can have if you want to achieve maximum potential. Diet is so important to the bodybuilder as it not only supplies the body with the energy needed to perform your exercises as well as giving you the nutrients you need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Bodybuilding Diet Tips by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist – Fitness and Bodybuilding Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York A good bodybuilding diet will include a lot of protein. It is critical […]

Healthy Eating Tips for Your Active Lifestyle

Healthy eating is a way of balancing the food you eat to keep your body in great health. With healthy eating, you’ll have energy all day, get the vitamins and minerals you need, stay strong for activities you enjoy, and maintain a healthy weight. Healthy Eating Tips for Your Active Lifestyle in the Hudson Valley – by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Coach Below, you’ll find tips designed to help you with healthy eating. 1. Don’t skip any meals Eating 3 meals with snacks in between is the ideal way to […]

How to Create a Custom Bodybuilding Program – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

How to Create a Custom Bodybuilding Program – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

What makes an effective bodybuilding program? Well, it’s not all about just lifting weights. A good and efficient bodybuilding program will encompass various parts of the body as well as good nutrition and lifestyle habits. What do you need to know to make a good bodybuilding program? Actually, you need to know a lot! How to Create a Custom Bodybuilding Program – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer, ISSA Certified Bodybuilding Coach – Fitness and Bodybuilding Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York First and foremost, you need to pay attention to what your […]

Unpacking Earth Day and Environmental Justice – by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Kingston, NY

Unpacking Earth Day and Environmental Justice – by Naomi Harris

Millennials, our grade school Earth Day memories are probably very similar: images of “Save The Earth!” posters & discussions centered around the the “3R’s” – reduce, reuse, recycle. Protecting the earth responsibilities meant that we were encouraged to simply take shorter showers, turn the lights off in every room, & snip plastic rings on packs of soda cans to save sea turtles. While taking actions of sustainable living to protect our environment is very important, here is the uncomfortable truth: most of what we learned about environmental justice growing up was flat-out greenwashing to shield government & major corporations from […]

Top 5 Mistakes That People Make With Kettlebells – by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist

Top 5 Mistakes That People Make With Kettlebells – Fitness at Home with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Kettlebells are the latest craze now and for good reason too. Thousands of people report health benefits such as increased strength, fat loss and a general sense of feeling fitter ever since they started working out with kettlebells. Top 5 Mistakes That People Make With Kettlebells – by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist What’s really happening here is that more people are involving themselves in resistance training than before. This is probably due to the fact that it is a trend and people feel that it’s fun to jump on the […]

Kei Kullberg – Cover Story – Work and Play in Hudson Valley – Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Kei Kullberg – March 2021 Cover Story – Work and Play in the Hudson Valley

Maxwell: Hello, Kei, and congrats on the awesome cover photoshoot – turned out you are a natural fashion model on top of all other talents under your sleeve, great job! So you’ve already appeared in a few of our articles in the past, but please, tell our readers a bit more about you. What’s Your Story? Kei Kullberg – March 2021 Cover Story – Work and Play in the Hudson Valley – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander Kei: Thanks for having me, Maxwell! I’m Kei, The Mortgage Guy, and I live in the amazing Hudson Valley just like yourself. […]

Discover the Best Kettlebell Exercises with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Bodybuilding Coach, Sports Nutrition Coach, Fitness Photographer

Discover the Best Bodybuilding Kettlebell Exercises with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Kettlebell Training has become super popular in recent years and I often recommend my clients to incorporate kettlebell workouts in their bodybuilding programs. The key to success when doing resistance and bodybuilding training is consistency with variation. You need to exercise regularly to build up your strength and stamina. Many people are able to achieve this. The second component is to add variety to your bodybuilding workouts. Many people get stuck here. Discover the Best Kettlebell Exercises with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Bodybuilding Coach, Sports Nutrition Coach, Fitness Photographer We are all creatures of habit […]

Kettlebell Training for Athletes – Fitness 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, ISSA Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Bodybuilding and Sports Nutrition Coach

Kettlebell Training for Athletes – Fitness 101 with Maxwell Alexander

If you’re an athlete you do not face the same issues that the normal man on the street faces. Most people have a tough enough time staying disciplined with their diet and working out regularly. That’s half the challenge for them. Kettlebell Training for Athletes – Fitness 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, ISSA Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Bodybuilding and Sports Nutrition Coach For the athlete however, it’s all about improving your game, bettering your personal best, functional conditioning for your sport, rest periods, HIIT and all the other variables that will make you a complete athlete. So how will […]

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Professional Bodybuilding Photography by Maxwell Alexander

If you are serious about bodybuilding, you will want to have photos that document your progress down the road towards having a beautifully sculpted body. When you are able to have a progression of photography that will show your bodybuilding journey, you could possibly motivate others to go down the same path you have taken. You may want to start out by looking at photos of bodybuilding phenomenon who are already where you want to be. You can find some great photos of body specimens at a variety of websites. Check out my gallery of bodybuilding motivation photo prints on canvas […]

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Bodybuilding for Fitness Lifestyle – by Coach Maxwell Alexander

People undertake the sport of body building for all sorts of reasons, but fitness is probably the biggest one of all. There’s no doubt that people who take the time to focus on the muscles in their body and honing them to a chiseled state are probably among the most fit of athletes. We can easily use the terms body building and fitness interchangeably with each other. Bodybuilding for Fitness Lifestyle – by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Fitness Photographer We are a fitness conscious society, and bodybuilding fits in nicely […]

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Mastering Progressive Resistance – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Are you planning to become a bodybuilder? If not then you want to avoid the progressive resistance workouts. Progressive resistance workouts help to gain muscle by building mass, which strengthens and reshapes the size of muscles. Mastering Progressive Resistance – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Specialist, Certified Sports Nutritionist The key is starting out with low weights and increasing the amount of weights you lift gradually. The muscles will resist the weights, which forces the muscles to adjust to the amount of weight increase. The muscles functioning level increases, while your odds […]

Body Types and How to Sculpt Your Muscles – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Lifestyle Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Body Types and How to Sculpt Your Muscles – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander

Exercise and diet is essential in workout to sculpt the muscles, yet you also need to understand the types of workouts, body types, and more to reach an effective result. Most people find it difficult to get going with diet and exercise, and most times the reason rests behind misleading information and unruly expectations placed on us from media, television, magazines, and so forth. The fact is exercise assists in keeping you fit. The body types however play a vital part in reaching your target. Endomorph body types often are, built stocky. The stomach is primary were the bulk or […]

Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Book by Certified Fitness Trainer Maxwell Alexander

Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Fitness Motivation Book by Maxwell Alexander

Greetings, my busy-busy professional very likely  millennial friend, can’t fit a minute in edgewise to your busy schedule? When you’re waking up at the crack of dawn, zooming to work, racing back to take care of the kids – all while trying to create time for your significant other – making the decision to start exercising can seem insane. Fitness for Busy Professionals – New Fitness Motivation Book by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, BS, ISSA Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Specialist, Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist But listen. If you re-evaluate your habits. Re-evaluate the decisions you make each day. Then I promise […]