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What's The Harm Of Only Doing Cardio When I Work Out?

Posted: 01/08/2014

Bruce KellyFT Media"Cardio-only means you won't be able to build muscle. Only strength training builds muscle which means your lean body mass is higher which in turn leads you to burn more calories at rest as well as at play, which is key in maintaining or losing weight. Also, strength training obviously can improve functional strength, mobility, power and...

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How Long And How Often Should I Do Cardio?

Posted: 10/16/2013

Annette SuridisFT Naples"Cardiovascular wellbeing is pertinent to living a healthy lifestyle. Each day a person should minimally walk at a fast pace to get some basic cardiovascular work for at least 20 minutes. Further advanced training is dependent upon your current cardiovascular health and may depend upon monitoring your heart rate and blood pressure. Remember that you...

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WHAT'S A GOOD EXERCISE TO HELP AVOID KNEE PAIN, SHIN SPLINTS AND OTHER AILMENTS WHEN STARTING TO TRAIN FOR RACES?

Posted: 04/23/2013

Alex MuellerFT Lake Forest"Foam rolling your IT bands is the single most effective injury prevention task.  That's helped me finish three marathons and four triathlons, including Ironman. It saves both your knees and hips."Kris DixonFT Auburn"I would say that most runners encounter knee pain throughout the course of their running career.  However, most of...

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Aging Gracefully

Posted: 09/04/2012

As the saying goes, "with age comes wisdom." Unfortunately other things come with aging as well, such as loss of balance.  Every year, 1.6 million older Americans are admitted to the emergency room due to sustaining a fall-related injury.  While it may sound vogue to say "well that's just what happens when you get older", the truth is that it is possible to lower your...

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Beat The Heat And Stay Hydrated!

Posted: 07/10/2012

Stay Hydrated!Beat The Heat This SummerWith water making up about 70% of the human body's composition, it only stands to reason that staying hydrated is of utmost importance in maintaining your health and well-being.The average person should be drinking 8 8-oz. glasses of water per day, more if you find yourself exercising in the heat.  A good barometer for determining if...

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Jumpstart The Holidays With High Intensity Cardio!

Posted: 11/23/2011

As you dive into the winter season, you may find yourself in a rut of doing the same old, same old when it comes to your fitness and wellness routine. And as the temperatures get cooler, climbing on the dreaded treadmill or elliptical machine may seem to be your only options for burning those inevitable extra holiday calories.Effective cardio training, though, can include more...

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