Anthony Cephas was a star wide receiver and track athlete at Fairfax High School, which led him to weight training. But he ditched the heavy lifting in favor of intense forms of push ups and pull ups. This new training regime has him flying high, and as big and strong as ever.
Boxing training incorporates all aspects of fitness, from strength, speed, to endurance, while creating well toned physiques. And you do not have to get hit in the face to benefit from this type of workout program…unless you want to. Photos by Jason Lewis
Lynn likes to get out for her fitness activities. That would be way out, like to the far corners of the world. Kayaking in the Arctics, backpacking in Rwanda, and tango dancing in Rio de Janeiro is the norm for her.
The medicine ball can be used to build upper and lower body explosive power, it is inexpensive, can be transported anywhere, and many professional athletes use it. It is also used by many people who just want to get in shape. Photo by Jason Lewis
Velocity Sports Head Performance Coach/Trainer Dean Laing works with a high school athlete on the Vertimax to improve his speed, quickness, and jumping ability. Photo by Jason Lewis
Darryl Stingley grew up playing soccer and performing martial arts, but when he saw the Jump London video, he was hooked and he set out to learn how to maneuver his body over and above various obstacles. He is now a professional parkour athlete and instructor. Photos by Jason Lewis
Athletes and weekend warriors have benefited greatly from both HIIT and LISS, but which one is better for you?
Bull riders are arguably the toughest athletes in sports. To be able to handle a 2,000-pound animal and avoid being hit by it, they have to maintain a sound training regimen.
Pole dancing has made its way out of the gentlemen's club, as many women are getting in great shape, and even establishing a career competing in the fitness world’s latest craze with an eye on taking the sport to the Olympics.
The performers from Cirque du Soleil have captivated audiences around the world. Their training is strenuous, which allows them to produce great strength and amazing physiques, and many everyday people have taken up the challenge to learn this art form.