Free Gym Pass, Ladies And Gents!

Seriously gym anyone?

This month Crunch is using a market tool that we just can’t turn down. The gym is now offering a 5 day guest pass including a free personal training session. Cool right? It gets better. In addition you can even get access to the classes they have to offer as well. I know right; amazing, free and no hidden fees. The best part is that I’m serious! All you literally have to do is fill out the form which the link is provided below in which where you can do so. I recently filled out the form myself and was reached out instantly by a manager through email. I was in the gym the next day and the experience was fab not to mention my personal trainer was a total babe. Any who, everyone should take advantage of this wonderful promo may end any day now.

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-P.S. Although I did mention all these goodies along with the fact that this is a major freebie, I mean come on it’s a market tool. It’s only right that at the end of it all of course their going to try to get you so join the gym with an official membership which you are totally not entitled too if you don’t wan’t too. Lol, in the mean time, say fit my friends.

The Deadlift Playlist: The Perfect Playlist to Bump at the Gym

Summer’s end may be nearing, but that doesn’t mean cutting back at the gym. If you’re at a gym low, not feeling motivated, then it’s time for you to get with the Deadlift Playlist. This week, we bring you the perfect gym playlist that parallels exercises to go with each activity. Check it out below!

 

 Dumbbell Split Squat / Rich Homie Quan’s “Flex”

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Get your “flex” on while performing dumbbell split squats. This exercise works out your quadriceps, glutes, and hamstrings. The only equipment it requires is two dumbbells!

 

  Spiderman Pushups / Billy Chambers’ “Breakdown”


Spiderman pushups are a great way to target the upper body strength. This exercise is a bit challenging so stay motivated while you jam to Billy Chambers’ new jam “Breakdown.”

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  Superwoman / Beyonce’s “Grown Woman”

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The superwoman exercise is ideal for exercising your lower back. What better music to listen to than a female anthem while getting your “superwoman” on? While you stretch your lower back turn up the volume to Beyonce’s “Grown Woman.”

 The Bicycle / Fetty Wap’s “679”

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If you’re looking for the perfect abs, be sure to incorporate the bicycle into your workout.  You don’t actually have to pull your bike out the shed and go for a ride. You can lie on the floor and do the bicycle-like motion. This exercise will have your abs on fleek in no time.
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 Jumping Jacks / Meek Mill & Future’s “Jump Out The Face”

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Jumping jacks are a classic exercise to help you get that cardio going. Cardio can be intense and tiring. Plug in a trap record that’ll put you in the zone. “Jump Out The Face,” a trap cut from Meek Mill’s Dreams Worth More Than Money project, will keep you motivated as your heart rate is booming.

 

-Savannah Britt (@sav_britt)

Busta Rhymes Was Arrested For 2nd Degree Assault At A Manhattan Gym

Rhymes was arrested after a heated exchange that turned physical in the gym yesterday

Busta Rhymes is back in the news today after a physical confrontation led to his arrest for simple assault yesterday in Manhattan.

The Conglomerate general was arrested and charged for throwing a 17 oz. cardboard container of strawberry protein shake at a gym employee who refused to allow a cameraman to film Busta’s workout routine. Things between Rhymes and the employee escalated to higher tension at the Steel Gym in the Chelsea area of Manhattan after Busta threw a protein shake that hit the employee in the head, in which he decided to press charges on the Long Island rapper. Busta was arrested around 8:30 p.m. No further information has been released to the public yet. Busta’s lawyer expressed that he is extremely confident that his client will beat the second-degree assault charge.

-Sha Be Allah(@KingPenStatus)

As Summer Grows Near How Can You Stay Trim And Naturally Win The War On Obesity

With The Hot Months Approaching What Steps Can You Take

To Lose Weight And Stay In Shape? 

 

Last week we caught up with up and coming Strength & Conditioning Coach Sharieff “Doctor Workout” Fisher, who is also a student at Queens College and the Assistant Director of the Hip-Hop 4 Better Health Program.  Throughout the years he has worked with many celebrities and will now be providing “WEEKLY TIPS” to help children, youth and young adults lose weight and stay in shape.  Here is what he has to say.

“Staying in shape at a young age has become a priority in my life and I want to share my wisdom and experience with all those that are looking for answers because they are having a hard time losing weight.  Today, about one in three US children and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963.  It is sad to say but childhood obesity is now the No. 1 health concern among parents in the US, topping drug abuse and smoking.  Childhood obesity is so severe in the US that in 2009, the government declared it a national epidemic.  Let’s look at the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and others that I have researched to help you in your struggle to lose weight.”

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From 2009-2012 there were 35.7% of Americans 20 to 74 years old who were diagnosed as obese.  That’s up from 31.1% a decade earlier and 13.3% in 1960-1962. The CDC considers adults obese when their body mass index, which takes into account weight and height, is 30 or higher.  We will show you at the end of this report how to find out about your “Body Mass”.

Obesity has hit some groups harder than others.  Non-Hispanic blacks have the highest age-adjusted rates of obesity (49.5%) compared with Mexican Americans (40.4%), all Hispanics (39.1%) and Non-Hispanic whites (34.3%).

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What’s the cause for being obese and/or overweight?

The causes of obesity include a variety of health and economic issues, but it is also important to note that family trends and environmental factors also play a role.  Minority women are responsible for the health of their children.  According to the CDC and Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

The fundamental cause of obesity and being overweight is an energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended.  Globally, there has been: an increased intake of energy-dense foods that are high in fat; and an increase in physical inactivity due to the increasingly sedentary nature of many forms of work, changing modes of transportation, and increasing urbanization.

Changes in dietary and physical activity patterns are often the result of environmental and societal changes associated with development and lack of supportive policies in sectors such as health, agriculture, transport, urban planning, environment, food processing, distribution, marketing and education.

How can you reduce being overweight and/or obese?

Overweight and obesity, as well as their related noncommunicable diseases, are largely preventable. Supportive environments and communities are fundamental in shaping people’s choices, making the healthier choice of foods and regular physical activity the easiest choice (accessible, available and affordable), and therefore preventing obesity.

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At the individual level, people can:

  •  Limit energy intake from total fats and sugars;
  • Increase consumption of fruit and vegetables, as well as legumes, whole grains and nuts;
  • Engage in regular physical activity (60 minutes a day for children and 150 minutes per week for adults).

Individual responsibility can only have its full effect where people have access to a healthy lifestyle.  Therefore, at the societal level it is important to:

  • Support individuals in following the recommendations above through sustained political commitment and the collaboration of many public and private stakeholders;
  • Make regular physical activity and healthier dietary choices available, affordable and easily accessible to all – especially the poorest individuals.

The food industry can play a significant role in promoting healthy diets by:

  • Reducing the fat, sugar and salt content of processed foods;
  • Ensuring that healthy and nutritious choices are available and affordable to all consumers;
  • Practicing responsible marketing especially those aimed at children and teenagers;
  • Ensuring the availability of healthy food choices and supporting regular physical activity practice in the workplace.

In conclusion, obese children and teenagers face a slew of potential health problems as they get older, including an increased risk of diabetes, heart attacks, cancer, strokes, asthma, high blood pressure, liver and gallbladder disease, sleep apnea, respiratory problems, dyslipidemia, osteoarthritis, gynecological problems (abnormal menses and infertility) and depression.  As if that weren’t enough, obesity may harm young people’s long-term college and career prospects.

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I hope this knowledge has helped you in your personal “War on Obesity” and for you to better understand “Your Health is Your Wealth”, so stay tuned for the next report.  If you want information on how to measure your Body Mass, OPERATION D.E.E.P (Diet, Exercise, Education & Prevention), or some hot new tips on losing weight so you can look your best for the summer months contact me at: Instagram @Coralreaf; Twitter @XReaf.

Posted by Charles Fisher and Randy Fisher (Twitter / Instagram / Facebook @HHSYC).