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Excuses for Not Exercising

Excuses for Not Exercising

Many people have their reasons for not wanting to exercise. These are six of the most common excuses that people give for not exercising, and ways to combat those excuses: I am too tired: This is how a person says to him or herself when thinking about exercising and does not want to. If you […]

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Machines or Free Weights

Machines or Free Weights

Ask a panel of fitness professionals the age-old question of free weights vs. weight machines and you’re likely to end up in a tense gridlock. The fact of the matter is, fitness preferences are as diverse as the crowd of people you see at your gym, but there are pros and cons to both that […]

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All-Over Muscle Toning

All-Over Muscle Toning

Nearly everyone knows that cardiovascular exercise burns calories and helps keep you fit and strong, but if you’re seeking muscle definition you’ll need to do more than just cardio. Many people, women especially, avoid weightlifting because they’re afraid they could start looking brawny or bulky. But luckily, there are ways to attain a firm, all-over […]

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Jump Rope for Fitness

Jump Rope for Fitness

If you think jumping rope is mere child’s play, think again. Jumping rope is actually one of the best forms of cardio out there, not to mention the fact that it’s inexpensive, ultra-portable, and fun. 10 minutes of jumping rope (at 129 turns per minute) burns the same amount of calories as jogging for 30 […]

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Lose Weight by Lifting Weights

Lose Weight by Lifting Weights

Do you think that your health isn’t precisely as you’d like it to be as you have additional fat? If so, you ought to think about getting rid it by weight lifting. A lot of individuals connect strength training with body builders, however this shouldn’t be thought of simply as a means to become very […]

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Interval Training for Real Fat Burning Potential!

Interval Training for Real Fat Burning Potential!

Aerobic exercise is fat burning exercise. As you do some activity using large muscles (legs, especially) that raises your heart rate but still allows you to breathe normally, your body will burn fat with the oxygen you’re breathing. However, your body will only burn blood-sugar at first, because it’s easily available. So, to get to […]

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Interval Training is a Hit!

Interval Training is a Hit!

What are the benefits of interval training? 1. Intervals vastly reduce boredom. Traditional steady state cardio training can become quite boring. HIT offers more variety and excitement to your workouts. 2. Interval training increases post-exercise energy expenditure (calories burned following exercise) more than steady-state exercise, which means that more fat is burned. After intense exercise, […]

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GOALS!

GOALS!

If you’re trying to lose weight, get healthy, build muscle or excel at a sport, you’ll need specific goals. When you don’t have a specific goal, it’s difficult to keep exercising and to track your progress to see how far you’ve come. Before you get busy, take a moment and ask yourself these questions: 1. […]

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A Message for the Ladies

A Message for the Ladies

Ladies, I truly believe in the power of weight training…and yes…heavy lifting, while working your muscles to failure.   The more muscle you pack on the more fat and calories you burn throughout the day. 1 pound of muscle burns over 50 calories a day and 1 pound of body fat burns about 3 calories. […]

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Continuous Exercise

Continuous Exercise

If you are short on time try doing multiple exercises back to back. Rest for 45 seconds and choose another exercise for a different muscle group. I’m sure you have already observed many trainers doing this with their clients. Not only will your workouts be more productive but you’ll burn more calories in less time. […]

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