About Benny Jones

Benny earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida in Exercise and Sport Science. Benny believes a well balanced wellness program should encompass flexibility, strength, balanced clean diet, and proper rest. Connect with us on our Google Plus Page Active. Healthy. Well.

Try these three moves for a sexy beach body and a firmer glutes aka butt

The GLUTES (aka butt or buttocks) is one of muscles that’s hard to hide and many people underutilize one of the most powerful and curvaceous muscles of the body. Since most work nowadays is office work otherwise known as “knowledge work” and we are all affectionately called knowledge workers and we’re all developing flat mushy [...]

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The top three reasons low carb diets succeed and fail

Low Carb Success Secrets   Do not skip meals. Eat three regular-size meals a day, or four or five smaller meals. Do not go more than six waking hours without eating. Some people need a snack at the four-hour mark. Eat enough protein. Consume it in the form of poultry, fish, shellfish, meat and eggs, [...]

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Three moves guaranteed to future proof your body and increase muscle strength by 30%

Stretching Increases Strength by 30% A study published in Science and Medicine in Sports & Exercise found that stretching slowly and holding it for 15-30 sec and repeating the stretch three times between sets increases the amount you can lift. This occurs because stretching boosts the blood flow to the muscles and warms them up, [...]

By | November 22nd, 2015|Categories: All Blogs, Benny's Blog, Healthy, News, Trends, & Research, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Three moves guaranteed to future proof your body and increase muscle strength by 30%

Workout #152011, Weight Workout 75% Phase, Legs, Shoulders, & Arms, November 20, 2015

This week is my weight workout week and I alternate between one week of cardio-core and the next week weights. I discussed my training style and philosophy now that I am in my 40's. This week is cardio and core because I alternate weight training 1-week and cardio/core the following week and that seems to [...]

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Workout #151711, Weight Workout 75% Phase, Chest & Back, November 17, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 60-miute workout consisted of the following exercises and predecessors. 75% Periodization Phase Sets: 4+ per muscle group Repetitions: 8 - 12 reps at 75% of 1 rep max Periodization is an organized approach to training that involves progressive cycling of various aspects of a training program during a specific period of [...]

Three Clean Eating Weight-loss Diet Tips & Frequently Asked Questions To Lead an Active Healthy Well Lifestyle

1. Why Clean Eating is Right for Your Body & Why it's important for Weight-loss It seems like everywhere you turn, someone is talking about clean eating. So what is all the hoopla about and what does “clean eating” actually mean anyways? No, it doesn’t mean you are eating food that has been run through the [...]

Weight-loss Secrets of Nutritionists and Dietitians

How the pros drop five pounds—fast! STEP ON THE SCALE ONCE A WEEK Dietitians say this keeps them aware of when they've gained a few pounds, so they can instantly employ their favorite calorie-cutting weight-loss strategies to get back on track. DIETITIANS ARE HUMAN TOO They gain weight on vacation, eat when they're stressed out [...]

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The Ultimate Energy Mix to Double Your 10k Distance

Try the ultimate energy mix to take your running on to the next level, starting block, within wherever your weeks. THE ULTIMATE ENERGY MIX Mix it all up. Stick it in a zip lock bag. Chomp and hit the running trails and run forest run. Combine the ultimate energy mix ingredients 20g popcorn Popcom is [...]

Workout #061813 – Full body

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Health club main workout area Category:Gyms_and_Health_Clubs (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   I am working 4 X 10 hours day during the summer but Friday's are off however I am working on a fence project this weekend but I wanted to get in a brief workout. I started the workout off [...]

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How to lose 500 to 1000 calories a day

Funny Smile You Are Losing Weight Fitness Center Sign (Photo credits: www.mydoorsign.com) Journal If you write down everything you eat, research has shown, you can cut your intake by 500 to 1,000 calories a day. And you'll keep the weight off: Food journaling is one of the successful behaviors used by people in [...]