Exercises to Replace the Treadmill

4-Minute Bodyweight Cardio Burner

I just did a segment for Fox6 Milwaukee featuring the 4-Minute Bodyweight Cardio Burner. You can check out the full segment here: And here are some handy images to help guide your workout: Keep alternating between both exercise for 4 straight minutes and then rest a minute and move onto the next pairing of … Read More »

BJ Gaddour on Fox 29 Philadelphia

Your Body Is Your Barbell on Fox 29 Philadelphia

Spreading the Men’s Health “Your Body Is Your Barbell” gospel on Fox 29 Philadelphia this morning. Journalist and TV anchor Jennaphr Frederick decided to climb on my back during spider mountain climbers. It put my core stability to the test! Order your copy of my new Men’s Health Book on bodyweight training called Your Body … Read More »

BJ Gaddour and Shaun T

Meeting Shaun T of Insanity and T25

There’s a person behind every personality. Yesterday, I had the privilege of meeting one of the biggest personalities in the history of the fitness industry at a Men’s Health event: Shaun T of Insanity, Hip-Hip Abs, and T25 (all Beachbody DVD products). I’m happy to say the person is even bigger and better than the … Read More »


Men’s Health Next Top Trainer Contest

I just got back from one helluva week in Pennsylvania where we shot the first season of Men’s Health Next Top Trainer. The contest is designed to not only find a physical specimen, but the best and brightest fitness mind to take the Men’s Health brand to the next level. After hundreds of applicants at … Read More »

Fox and Friends Next Top Trainer Segment

Fox and Friends Next Top Trainer Segment

This morning I was on Fox & Friends with Women’s Health fitness editor Jen Ator promoting the Women’s Health NEXT FITNESS STAR and the Men’s Health NEXT TOP TRAINER. First, here’s the info about the WH Next Fitness Star since auditions are only accepted through March 4, 2014: And here’s the link to sign-up … Read More »

Dr. Sanjay Gupta and BJ Gaddour

CNN Fitness Segment with Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Yesterday I had the privilege of doing a fitness segment with CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta on behalf of Men’s Health Magazine. The topic was the 5 exercises that you should never do in the gym and a better alternative for each move. The video below is the truncated made for TV segment … Read More »

Men's Health StreamFIT

Introducing Men’s Health StreamFIT!

“I don’t see how this is different than YouTube.” That’s what one potential investor said to me about 2 years ago when I was trying to raise money to start StreamFIT. Today I’m very excited to share a HUGE announcement that makes such a statement seem a tad bit inaccurate. Introducing Men’s Health StreamFIT!! Men’s … Read More »

BJ Gaddour Men's Health Your Body is Your Barbell Book

Pre-Order My New Book on Amazon

Looks like my new Men’s Health book YOUR BODY IS YOUR BARBELL about bodyweight exercises and workouts is already available for pre-order on Amazon. It was just recommended to, you guessed it, my wife, ha. The cover and summary are just placeholders for now but for those wanting to reserve a copy, go here: … Read More »

BJ Gaddour at Men's Health Bodyweight Burners DVD Shoot


Last week we shot a 2-DVD series using bodyweight workouts inspired by my new Men’s Health book YOUR BODY IS YOUR BARBELL. It’s called the BODYWEIGHT BURNERS DVD SERIES. DVD 1 is called MUSCLE BURNERS featuring metabolic resistance training circuits using classic bodyweight strength exercises. DVD 2 is called CARDIO BURNERS featuring high-intensity interval training … Read More »



I just had the photo shoot for my new Men’s Health book YOUR BODY IS YOUR BARBELL a couple weeks back. This book on bodyweight training is coming together very nicely and now we’re moving on to final edits. The book will be released in Spring 2014. BJG

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