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Michael Volkin

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Michael Volkin is a U.S. Army veteran, author, and entrepreneur. He served as a sergeant in Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom as a Chemical Operations Specialist where he received an Army Commendation Medal. He has a Master’s degree in Science and has authored four books in three genres. His best-selling book, The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook, prepares recruits for military basic training. He is also the inventor of Strength Stack 52, bodyweight fitness cards designed for military personnel. He can be contacted through Twitter, Facebook, and his site,

In order to achieve optimum fitness levels, you must eat the right foods
More milk, less protein shakes - and don’t forget to talk to yourself
Whether the goal is to burn fat to allow muscles to shine through or you are looking to lose pounds, the key to doing so is cardiovascular exercise
Four at-home exercises that can work both your major and minor muscle groups which require little to no equipment
Eat more meals, tell the world and pump up that fast music
Time-saving workout tips to get toned and look great
Sgt. Michael Volkin has only three main rules for staying in shape