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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is the simple definition of Yoga? – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander – Presented by "Introduction to Yoga and Meditation" on Amazon Kindle – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

What is the simple definition of Yoga? – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander

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When one mentions the word “Yoga”, it immediately evokes a lot of different imagery. One of the common ideas that come to mind is perhaps of flower children from the 1960’s sitting in a circle with their legs in impossible positions chanting “Ohm” around a huge candle in a poorly lit room. Yoga is an ancient art form that has been practiced for centuries. Throughout the years, it has become popular as a way to stay active, stay in touch with one’s inner self, and keep a sense of sanity in a sometimes insane world. What is the simple definition […]

The Original #FRESH Gold Snapback Hat by Maxwell Alexander – Gift Guide

The Original #FRESH Gold Snapback Hat by Designer, Fitness Model, and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

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The Original #FRESH Gold Snapback Hat by Designer, Fitness Model, and Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander – Gifts for Him – 2021 Holiday Season Gift Ideas Snapback hats are a popular and stylish way to show off your personality. Maxwell Alexander’s Original #FRESH Gold Snapback Hat is a great example of this. This snapback is the perfect gift for the guy with an eye for style and a great sense of humor. The lettering on the back is in gold, which makes it stand out from other snapbacks in this category. Your new favorite go-to hat is right here. Look fly […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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

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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 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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]