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 […]

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York – Presented by Duncan Avenue Studios – Hudson Valley and Catskills Real Estate Photography

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Airbnb Photography, Architectural Photography, Duncan Avenue Studios, Farmhouse Living, Farmhouse Style, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander Photography, New York Photographer, NYC Photographer, Photo Gallery, Upstate NY

The Hudson Valley, encompassing the Catskills, has been attracting people since the 1600s. Almost all of those people had one thing in common; they were looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and find a better way of life. What’s not to love about Upstate New York? Whether you’re a native who’s returning home or just relocating, the Hudson Valley and Catskills region has everything you need and more. Here are 10 reasons why you should move to Upstate New York right now! The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Move To Upstate New York – Presented […]

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley's Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Beauty, Earth Day, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hiking Adventures, Home Decor, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Living, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photo Prints, Photography, Travel, Upstate, Visual Meditation, Wall Art, Wellness, What is it to do in Hudson Valley this Weekend

What does spring look like in the Hudson Valley? Photographer Maxwell Alexander shares with us his vivid photography of one day in Bowdoin Park, one of his favorite places in the Hudson Valley. We see a glimpse of the real beauty and wonder that surrounds us this time of year, and how it’s best captured through the lens of an artist’s eye. The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery The Magic of Spring After a busy day in the office (processing endless photoshoots from […]

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 […]

Hunting for The Best Burgers, Beer, and Fries in the Catskill Mountains – Courtyard Bar and Restaurant Review

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You don’t have to travel to Manhattan or wait until the weekend to get your fill of burgers, beer, and fries – the Courtyard Restaurant in Roscoe, NY serves all three up every day of the week! The Courtyard has been dishing out these delicious staples since its grand opening in 2011, and it’s been steadily growing in popularity ever since. If you’re curious about what makes the Courtyard so special, check out this photo review! Hunting for The Best Burgers, Beer, and Fries in Roscoe, NY – Courtyard Restaurant and Bar Review – Travel Adventures with Maxwell Alexander The […]

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5 Essential Steps to Choosing Wall Art

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A blank wall can be dead space, especially if you’re not going for a minimalist style. You might want your home to look homey and vibrant, and you might have already decided that the blank wall needs to be filled with some kind of art. But how do you choose the piece? Here are five steps that should be in your decision-making process when choosing wall art. Measure the Space One of the most essential parts of choosing the wall art that will look great is finding pieces that will be big enough to make an impact but not so […]

Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review – Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck – Exploring Hudson Valley with Maxwell Alexander

Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck, NY – Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review

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Mamaroneck, NY is lucky enough to have an amazing beach and some great dining options right there on Mamaroneck Avenue: from fine Italian cuisine to amazing seafood and everything in between. But one restaurant that really shines above the rest is Red Plum Asian Cuisine, which features the most delicious Hibachi steakhouse in all of Westchester County, and possibly even the entire state of New York! Hibachi Steakhouse Restaurant Review – Red Plum Asian Cuisine in Mamaroneck – Exploring Hudson Valley with Travel Photographer Maxwell Alexander The Setting Only minutes away from the beach, you will find the premiere spot […]

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander

Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views

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In the Hudson Valley, few hikes compare to the exhilaration of Mt. Beacon Hiking Trail in Beacon, NY. The spectacular hike takes you to the highest point in Dutchess County and offers you amazing views of Newburgh, NY, and all the way to the Catskill Mountains on the horizon. Starting from a parking lot on Route 9D in Beacon, NY, this medium intensity hiking trail goes all the way up to 1,611 feet above sea level. Hiking to the Summit of Mt. Beacon for Breathtaking Hudson River Views – Exploring Hudson Valley with Photographer Maxwell Alexander What to Know Before […]

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

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding, Bodybuilding for Men, Bodybuilding for Women, Bodybuilding Photography, Fitness, Fitness Photographer New York, Fitness Photography, Health, Healthy Eating, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Mens Health, Natural Bodybuilding, Sponsored Content

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

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding, Catskills, Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Fitness, Hudson Valley Fitness Coach, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Life Coaching, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Wellness

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 […]

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Designer Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach

How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor

Posted Posted in Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Sponsored Content, Trends, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas, Wellness

When you think about decorating your home, you probably picture colorful throw pillows, an array of rugs, and perhaps a bed cover or two. All those elements play a huge role in home décor, but there is another element that is just as important. How to Incorporate Therapeutic Artwork Into Your Home Décor by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Photographer, Designer, Wellness Coach, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist, Certified Bodybuilding Coach Artwork can transform your bare walls into things of beauty, and all you need to make it happen is sometimes. You can order everything you need online, from the […]

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

Posted Posted in Art, Beauty, Bodybuilding, Fine Art, Homoeroticism, Maxwell Alexander, NYC Artist, NYC Photographer, NYC Photography, Photo Gallery, Photography

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 […]

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Hudson Valley Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Fine Art, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, luxury, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Photography, Sponsored Content, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas

Whether your business is a medical office, an engineering firm, or a high-tech organization, the right artwork can make the space look great. But great art does far more than just perk up your walls and cover up the empty space. Art has the power to motivate, to enlighten, and to transport – that is what makes it so wonderful. You may not have the money, or even the desire, to set up a museum in your waiting room or office, but you can still use the power of artwork to motivate your employees, soothe your patients and showcase your […]

Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Group

Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

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Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Buy Photo Prints on Canvas at hardnewyork.com Discover Fine Art Nature Photography Prints by Maxwell Alexander at hardnewyork.com Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Studios Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Group Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Studios Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature […]

Professional Airbnb Photography Services in the Hudson Valley, Catskills and NYC

The Best Airbnb Photography In Hudson Valley and Upstate, NY

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The Hudson Valley and Upstate New York area have become more popular than ever as vacation destinations. With people looking to escape the hustle and bustle of New York City, you have to stand out if you want your Airbnb listing to be one of the most popular and in-demand places to stay while visiting this region of the state. That’s where Maxwell Alexander comes in, providing his services as an experienced Airbnb photographer who can help turn your home into a place that people want to stay in when they come to the Hudson Valley of Upstate New York […]

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 […]

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

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

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding, Bodybuilding for Men, Bodybuilding for Women, Bodybuilding Photographer New York, Bodybuilding Photography, Fitness, Fitness Photographer New York, Fitness Photography, Fitness Trainer, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Maxwell Alexander Photography

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. […]