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12 Weight Loss Success Tips for Smart Losers

12 Weight Loss Success Tips for Smart Losers

Weight loss is big business. The exact cost is a little hard to define because some products purchased can be coded either for weight loss or for an ergogenic (performance) aid. Nevertheless, based on research by Marketdata Enterprises, a market research firm that specializes in tracking niche industries, the total cost is about $60 billion, ... Read More
 
10 Small Steps for Weight Loss and Better Health

10 Small Steps for Weight Loss and Better Health

Whether you want to lose weight, be more productive, or be healthier and happier, these simple habits change everything! Have you ever looked at someone in the gym or the beach and thought, “Wow! I would love to look like that!” Newsflash! It may seem crazy but those who seem to have it all together ... Read More
 
12 Benefits of Walking

12 Benefits of Walking

With all the hype over HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), does it seem like walking is not worthy of being called “a workout?” Not so! Walking has a full spectrum of benefits, as do other forms of steady-state cardio. Walking workouts can range from comfortable to challenging to everything in between. Don’t have time for ... Read More
 
The Perfect Plank

The Perfect Plank

Ask any exercise physiologist this question: if you could only do ONE exercise for a year, what would it be? Resoundingly, they would answer PUSH UPS.The foundational exercise for the Push Up is the Plank, arguably one of the most important core strength and stabilizing exercises to master. Push Ups are the addition of movement ... Read More
 
Stretching: Often Overlooked but Rich in Results

Stretching: Often Overlooked but Rich in Results

Get ready to enhance your workouts and activities of daily living! Whether you workout for results, for enhanced health and wellness, because it is fun, or all of the above, for a greater return on your time investment, stretch. The quick post-workout hamstring and quad stretches are a great start, but a few minutes of ... Read More
 
10 things to expect as you start to exercise

10 things to expect as you start to exercise

The amazing machine you live in, your body, is highly adaptable. Just one week of exercise starts the process of many positive changes, both internal and external. Don’t expect your body to look like a seasoned exerciser in 1 week, but there are many immediate benefits to enjoy. And remember, that seasoned exerciser does not ... Read More
 
Heart Rate Training: The 5 Training Zones

Heart Rate Training: The 5 Training Zones

From warm-up to max, 5 training zones are identifiable in your workouts. This guide breaks down what they are and how to use them. Personalize Your Workout Through Heart Rate Training Your heart rate monitor is a powerful tool. As you get acquainted with heart rate training, you will begin to appreciate the use of ... Read More