From our friends at Precision Nutrition

Sitting, standing, or walking: What’s the best way to work? by MC SCHRAEFEL We sit to commute. Sit at our computers. Sit at meetings. Relax…by sitting at home. In North America, most adults sit for about 9.3 hours. And that’s bad news for our health. When we sit for long periods, circulation is constricted. Metabolism slows. Muscles shut off; connective tissue tightens. Our brain hungers for blood and nutrients that are barely slugging through our system. Our body engine is set to “idle”, neutral, or even worse — switched off. Sitting too much makes us unhealthier, unfitter, more metabolically broken — possibly even dumber. Ha, … [Read more...]

1 Arm Kettlebells Swing Video Demo


1 arm KB Swing Start with feet shoulder width apart and KB between the balls of your feet Swing KB back first Snap Quadriceps to generate force and raise KB to eye height Repeat for prescribed number of reps... Great exercise for developing power!   First Place Kettlebells Price: $15.95 to $115.95 Buy Now … [Read more...]

Proper Dead Lift Video Demo

As shown in the video below are a list of steps for you to refer to: Address the bar with your shins touching Stand Tall and engage your core Bow or Hinge forward from the Hips Grab bar just outside your knees Raise Hips to engage the Hamstrings while maintaining a neutral spine Take a deep breathe in and hold for the lift off Exhale at the top and finish in a tall position Force Hips back and lower bar back to the ground keeping it as close to you as possible. Repeat for the prescribed number of reps … [Read more...]

Low Back Pain


Almost everyone will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. This pain can vary from mild to severe. It can be short-lived or long-lasting. However it happens, low back pain can make many everyday activities difficult to do. Understanding your spine and how it works can help you understand why you have low back pain. Go to to learn more about the anatomy of the spine. Finding exercises that can help reduce low back pain is incredibly important. Talk to your doctor before you start an exercise program, and only do exercises that do not increase your symptoms. For some … [Read more...]

Body Building vs. Strength Training

Body Building...what do you think of when you hear some one say 'Body Building'? I would venture a guess that most of you think of those BIG (steroid using) muscle heads on the cover of certain muscle magazines. Am I right? Now Strength Training...what does that conjure up? Any difference in how you view those two (very different) fitness phrases? Well, I hope so; but if not, let me try to explain the vast differences between them. First, and foremost, Bodybuilding is a form of body modification involving intensive muscle hypertrophy. Basically, it's all about getting 'BIGGER'! Period. The definition of 'hypertrophy' is an … [Read more...]

New Year…New YOU!

New Year's Resolutions We make them EVERY Year! I know I have. Unfortunately, most of us don't stick to them for long. Research shows that 85% of us don't make it past the first month. It doesn't even really matter what the New Year's Resolution might be! Get back in Shape, Make more Money, Learn a new Hobby, Take more Vacations, Spend more Time with the Family; the list could go on and on...So why should this year be any different? Honestly, I couldn't tell you. Hi, my name is Michael Bonetti. I am the proud owner of MAX 4 FITNESS! I have been a professional fitness trainer in Sandy Springs since 1994 and I know helping … [Read more...]

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