Carve Up Your Physique with HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

If we had a dollar for every well-intentioned person who’s centered his or her fat-burning efforts around low-to moderate-intensity cardio sessions, we could make Fort Knox our summer retreat. This “I’m trying to lose weight, so I’m just doing cardio” attitude has become epidemic, as people waste countless hours…


10 simple ways to a six-pack

Abs of Steel

10 simple ways to a six-pack

Deploy these fat-burning and muscle-building shortcuts to earn rock-hard abs… FAST!!

1. Say cayenne(ara) to fat

Capsaicin, the component of chilli responsible for igniting your tongue, is a superb metabolism-booster. Researchers from Purdue University in the US found adding just half a teaspoon of hot cayenne…


Spartan Race Western Canada

Reflex is a sponsor of the Spartan Race Western Canada Series. For the race schedule, go to:


Red Deer-Sold(Opening 2014)


Franchising News, Proposed franchise legislation changes in British Columbia

Potential Franchise Legislation in British Columbia

The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) is advancing a project to propose franchise legislation in British Columbia to “fairly balance the interests of both franchisors and franchisees” and to “provide protection to small business franchises”. This project will examine the need for franchise legislation…


Blueberries & Cocoa to the Rescue!


(NaturalNews) A wealth of new scientific evidence shines a critical light on the importance of natural foods and nutritional compounds in the fight against overweight, obesity and weight maintenance. Virtually all alternative health experts agree, the current epidemic of weight control issues plaguing western society are the result of…


Munch Meter


Some eats can be downed with near abandon; others need to be reined in. Try these snack suggestions from Keri Glassman, R.D.

All You Can Eat (Really!)
No need to limit these filling, low-cal treats:

Air-popped popcorn

Raw veggies such as jicama, sugar snap peas, and cherry tomatoes

Steamed artichoke (dip…


How to Snack Smarter


The secret is simple: You have to rethink what a snack is—or isn’t, says WH weight-loss columnist Keri Glassman, R.D., author of The Snack Factor Diet. It isn’t dessert, for example. A snack doesn’t have to be sweet, chocolate-dipped, or more than 150 calories. “It can be real food,…


Tackling Wrist Problems & Forearm Stability

Tackling Wrist Problems

Got wrist problems? Is bench pressing painful in the wrist area during the workout, and for days afterward? Are bicep and triceps training moves causing you cramps behind and above the hand and on the outer and inner wrist because your wrist connective joints are rather thin and stringy?



10 Commandments of Bodybuilding Success

The Ten Commandments for Bodybuilding
  1. LIFT BIG - Give your muscles a reason to grow. Don’t do endless sets, be intense. Go heavy, but don’t remain much longer than an hour. Train 3-4 days a week. Hit failure and make that last set count.
  2. EAT BIG - You must eat to grow. For gaining, take 20Cal/lb bodyweight…