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 […]

Three Lakes Trail, Fahnestock State Park – Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

Three Lakes Trail, Fahnestock State Park – Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

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One of the more popular hikes in Hudson Valley, NY is the Three Lakes Trail at Fahnestock State Park. Touted as one of the most scenic trails around, it’s one of the best ways to spend a weekend warrior trip. Before you go through, there are some things you need to know about hiking in the Hudson Valley, so read on to get yourself prepared. Why do it? For your spring NYC escape and the first hike of 2022? Maybe a weekend warrior looking for inspiration to explore new trails in New York State? If you’re interested in hiking in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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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 […]

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 Best Motivational Tips for Your Home Workouts from Fitness Trainer Maxwell Alexander – Presented by "Home workouts for that perfect body!" on Amazon Kindle

The Best Motivational Tips for Your Home Workouts from Fitness Trainer Maxwell Alexander

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Working out at home can be difficult when it’s too cold or hot to go outside, you don’t have the time to leave your house, or it’s late at night and you’re too tired to go anywhere. Luckily, there are ways to get motivated to do your home workouts no matter what. Check out this advice from personal trainer Maxwell Alexander on how to get motivated for your home workouts The Best Motivational Tips for Your Home Workouts from Fitness Trainer Maxwell Alexander – Presented by “Home workouts for that perfect body!” on Amazon Kindle I was recently asked to […]

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

Tips for Losing Weight by Coach Maxwell Alexander

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If you are looking for an easy way to lose weight, you are in the right place! Losing excess weight is no magical enterprise, rather it’s just a few pieces of information that you need to learn. You will have to do some work and learn more about yourself and your habits, especially if you got more than a few pounds to lose. We are creatures of habits, and the good news is that we have full control of them, the good ones and not so much. By telling yourself that you will lose weight no matter what, you can […]

Training the New Generation of Bodybuilders: Millennials – Workout Video – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Training the New Generation of Bodybuilders – Millennials – Workout Video

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My Bodybuilding coaching clients are predominantly Millennials, the generation currently holding the most purchasing power in the United States and around the globe. In addition, they are at the right age to take up a fantastic hobby such as bodybuilding. Training the New Generation of Bodybuilders: Millennials – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Athletes from the millennial generation, and specifically bodybuilders, differ greatly from those of the previous generation. In terms of goals and motivation, there are several factors that set them apart. In the first place, they are very […]

The History of Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by "The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding" Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander on Amazon Kindle

The History of Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

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In the decades since the fitness craze began in the 1980s, the entire World has become increasingly conscious of our health and physique. The quest for the perfect body consumes billions of dollars every year. Fitness is a big business nowadays with equipment manufacturers shoveling billions of dollars every year, and the Bodybuilding supplements industry has reached all-time highs. The History of Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Presented by “The Secrets of Natural Bodybuilding” Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander on Amazon Kindle Bodybuilding is a sport that has been around for quite some time. Eugen Sandow, […]

A Crowd Favorite - Hatha Yoga – Yoga 101 with Fitness Trainer, Best Gay OnlyFans Fitness Model and Creator Maxwell Alexander – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – Presented by "Introduction to Yoga and Meditation" Book by Maxwell Alexander

A Crowd Favorite – Hatha Yoga – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander

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In your local gym, you may hear about your friends signing up for Hatha classes. When it comes to popularity, Hatha yoga is the most popular yoga style. Due to this, both beginners and experts are familiar with the poses. A Crowd Favorite – Hatha Yoga – Yoga 101 with Maxwell Alexander – Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios – Presented by “Introduction to Yoga and Meditation” Book by Maxwell Alexander These poses are called Asanas in Hatha yoga. Yoga poses are used in conjunction with meditation and breathing exercises called Pranayama. This combination improves strength and flexibility, as well as […]

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

Bodybuilding Diet Tips with Coach Maxwell Alexander

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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 […]

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 […]

Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander

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People tend to believe that home-based businesses are stress-free. Working from home can actually be stressful. Stress can have a negative impact on an individual and their work if it is not resolved properly. When corrective measures are taken and the work is organized, some stress can be reduced, but the person should remain motivated and strive to overcome it fully. Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Due to the nature of home-based work, a person may feel isolated as there is […]

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 […]