Cardio Exercise is a Key Component of Fitness Running. Cycling. Swimming. Rowing. Dancing. Walking. Stair climbing. Exercise circuits. All of these are common forms of cardio exercise. Along with resistance training to increase strength and flexibility to improve joint motion; cardio is one of the key components of a well rounded exercise program. Keep reading to learn 7 … [Read more...]
Health Club, Fitness Studio or Home?
The disruption of the fitness industry Over the past decade a number of disrupting factors have changed how the fitness industry operates; as a result, the question becomes where is the best place to exercise: a health club, fitness studio or home? Disruptive forces Technology From wearables like trackers and hear-rate monitors to streaming services that … [Read more...]
13 Fitness Terms that You Should Know!
The Language of Fitness Every subculture has its own language and fitness is no different. Not long ago complaining about HIIT workouts would have only been relevant to boxers; however thanks to the popularity of high intensity exercise programs, fitness enthusiasts know that HIIT is an acronym for High Intensity Interval Training. Whether you’re a newb or you’ve been … [Read more...]
7 Things to Know About Strength Training
Strength Training Builds Strong Muscles That title is kind of a 'no duh,' but most people overlook the fact that strength training is essential for both an aesthetic appearance and to build strong muscles. Because it helps burn calories while enhancing appearance, strength training should be an essential component of any workout program. Not only that, but strength training … [Read more...]
6 Things to Know about the Optimal Number of Reps to Get Results
Results take time We have become an ‘on demand’ society that wants what we want when we want it, which is usually NOW. This is especially true when it comes to exercise. No one likes wasting time, yet when it comes to their fitness programs, I see a LOT of people doing just that because they are using the wrong number of reps for their specific fitness goals. Here are 6 things … [Read more...]