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What's the difference between weight machines and free weights?

Posted: 09/16/2014

The difference between machine exercises vs. free weight exercises is going to depend on the gym experience that you have and the type of workout being achieved.  

Machine exercises are great for people new to lifting, rehabilitation, and isolating muscles. When using a machine the first thing you will notice is that it works in one predetermined plane, which will isolate the focus on one or two muscles.

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What is interval training and why is it important to incorporate it into my fitness routine?

Posted: 09/09/2014

Interval training is periods of exercise, usually short and typically at or close to anaerobic exercise levels (high intensity) followed by rest or recovery periods involving a lower intensity.  The main goal of interval training would be to improve speed and cardiovascular fitness.
 

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How can I flatten my stomach and get rid of belly fat?

Posted: 09/04/2014

There is no special exercise or special diet that will that will specifically help you to target only belly fat. Contrary to what may people believe, doing more abdominal exercises such as sit-ups and crunches is not the way to a flatter stomach.

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Why don't my workouts ever get easier?

Posted: 08/26/2014

The work outs seem to never get any easier because your trainer is constantly changing up the exercises, reps and sets so that your body does not get use to certain movements. The work load is gradually increasing with the weights you lift and higher intensity movements; so that is why "you" the clients are feeling like the work outs are never getting any easier because you are gradually improving and getting stronger which allows your trainer to give you more elite exercises and routines.

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Trainer Tuesday: How does time of day affect your work out?

Posted: 08/20/2014

There are studies that support different results regarding exercise and time of day. However a large majority of the population is not considering “performance” when deciding what time of the day they will work out. It’s more about convenience and when they will realistically be able to fit it in.

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Trainer Tuesday: There are so many diets out there to choose from, how do I decide which one is right for me?

Posted: 08/12/2014

The most important thing to realize when considering a "diet" is that they are not permanent. You simply cannot "diet" for 365 days a year. If you are investing in your fitness then you need to invest in your nutrition. It all comes down to small goals that eventually lead to a lifestyle change. Nobody sticks with a diet for long, most people get bored and...

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Trainer Tuesday: How can I make fitness part of my routine?

Posted: 08/05/2014

In order for any exercise or fitness program to be successful, it needs to become part of your daily routine. There are a number of different ways in which to accomplish this. Here are just a few: Be organized and plan ahead. Exercise should be like any other important aspect of your day, it needs to be scheduled. You are much more likely to exercise if you have an appointment...

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What's the big deal about drinking water?

Posted: 07/29/2014

Our body on average is made up of 60 percent water and is a major component of many body parts. Water is important for balancing body fluids, regulating body temperature, lubricating joints, helping deliver oxygen to the body, and helping our bodies be more energized.

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Will occasionally missing a workout session affect my endurance or strength?

Posted: 07/22/2014

Occasionally missing a workout session will not have much of an affect your endurance or strength. It is good to give your muscles a proper recovery and a break from training, but it is only necessary one or two days a week.

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How can I avoid gaining weight while training for an endurance event?

Posted: 07/15/2014

When training for an endurance event, it is important to keep in mind what types of foods you are consuming. Be mindful of the amount of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats you are putting into your body and also remember it is extremely important to stay hydrated.

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