Want Results from Exercise? If you're into exercise then you want results from your workouts. Knowing a little about how your body responds to exercise can help you identify the best workouts to deliver the results you want. As a fitness educator, I get paid to travel around the world (both in real life and virtually) to teach exercise science to personal trainers and am … [Read more...]
7 Benefits of Cardio Exercise
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...]
6 Exercise Hacks that Produce RESULTS!
Hacking Means Taking a Shortcut The original meaning of hack is: “to cut or shape with.” (Merriam-Webster online dictionary). However hack has been redefined; hacking now means breaking into a computer network. As a result of that usage, “hack” has evolved to refer to any shortcut or time-saving measure. You exercise because you want results; here are 6 exercise hacks for the … [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...]