Straight-Arm Cable Pulldown Nailing the lats. Let's face it, targeting the lats can be tricky, especially if you aren't lat dominant. The Cable Straight Arm Pulldown is a great exercise to add to your back routine. The tension is more constant throughout the range of motion,...

Get your hearts pumping with a total body High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) work out.  HIIT is definitely the best way to strip off body fat, to the extent that there’s literally no reason to hop on a treadmill and run at a steady pace...

We all know that water has some major benefits to our health.  In theory, at least.  We issued a water challenge to our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram Followers, challenging them to drink a gallon of water for 7 days.  Why are we doing this?  Here...

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Why Detox? Every day we are exposed to a variety of environmental chemicals and toxins that can be absorbed into the body via breathing, eating, drinking and more. In addition, lifestyle choices sometimes include smoking, alcohol, junk food and artificial sweeteners, just to name a few...

A friend recently posted a blog about aspartame poisoning, and being a health professional I read it.  While reading it, a light went off, I have artificial sweetener poisoning!  Let me backtrack a little bit.  January 1, 2013 I decided to change my diet and...

Abuse is a nasty word. Bullying is a form of abuse, so is sexual assault. Suck It Up Fitness supports  Anti-Bullying Campaigns.  Statistics show that bullying is on the rise.  School bullying, workplace bullying,  cyber bullying and adult bullying.  In the coming months SIUF will create an Anti-Bullying...

You know that really fit person that doesn’t even seem to try to stay in shape (or so you think)? The person who confesses to actually crave vegetables and looks forward to  his or her daily workout, yet never seems to obsess about every calorie and eats dessert...

Why Are You Not Losing Weight   How do you lose fat?  There is no magic pill, or magic program that someone has been keeping from you.  It is basic math, subtraction to be exact.  It is all about calories. Do you try every fad diet when it...