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Don't Forget to BREATHE!

Posted: 08/14/2013

Breathing is essential to life.  Most of the time breathing is an involuntary action that the brain controls.  However, when we are exercising it is imperative to be aware of our breathing.  The main technique to remember about our breathing during exercise is to never hold our breath.  Holding our breath during exercise can lead to problems such as Valsalva,...

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How to make a D...Vitamin D!

Posted: 07/23/2013

Many of us will be traveling this summer. One thing we need to take into consideration is the amount of sunlight we are exposed to during the day.  The sun gives off rays which we absorb through our skin.  From that absorption our bodies create vitamin D.  It is important to get as much vitamin D from non-food sources because vitamin D is fat-soluble. A fat-soluble...

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Is Your Cardio Boring You to Death?!

Posted: 03/18/2013

Recently, mud runs and obstacle course races have become very popular. For many people, a plain old 5K is just too plain! These races challenge competitors not just with running a set distance, but also could include swimming through muddy water, tackling monkey bars, and climbing walls just to name a few scenarios. One race even has “zombies” chasing after you during...

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8 Benefits of H.I.T.T.

Posted: 02/05/2013

What is H.I.T.T.?  H.I.T.T. stands for High Intensity Interval Training.  It describes any workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed periods of less intense activity or even complete rest.  Below are 8 benefits of incorporating H.I.T.T. into your workout routine.It's efficitient.  H.I.T.T. is perfect for busy schedules.  If...

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Fitness: An Investment

Posted: 04/16/2012

As you know tomorrow is the deadline for filing your taxes.  Some of you are on top of things this year and some of you will be scrambling to get all your ducks in a row and either in the mail.  I bet you are wondering where I'm going with this, right?  Well, if you're like me (although I hate to admit it), I put off all of my retirement contributions until tax...

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To Box or Not To Box?!

Posted: 01/06/2012

Tired of the same old cardio routine you do on the treadmill every week or bored with the same monotonous workout? Well, have you considered giving boxing a try before? This type of workout is not just for the professional athlete anymore. Boxing for the masses is gaining more and more popularity and for good reasons too! Training like a boxer allows one to improve not only muscle...

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The Benefits of Plyometrics

Posted: 12/15/2011

You hear your trainer throwing around the word "plyometrics" during various exercises, but what the heck does it mean and how does it benefit you?! Plyometrics are a repetitive jumping, bounding or pushing motion that lengthens and shortens the muscles to improve strength and power. Squat jumps, one leg hops, burpies and jumping jacks are all considered plyometric exercises....

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Intensity NOT Duration

Posted: 07/15/2011

I'm sure you've fallen for the conventional wisdom of more time on the treadmill equates with maximum fat loss and calorie burn, right?  We all have, and that used to be the "way to do it."  Science has proven otherwise in recent history. Now's the time to take a step back and look at what you're doing with your cardio and think about whether or not it's actually working...

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How's my cardio intensity?

Posted: 10/01/2010

There are three easy ways to determine if you are working hard enough while doing your cardio:The Talk Test:  You shouldn't be able to carry on a full conversation without taking a breath during most of your cardio.  However, if you're working so hard that you're gasping for air, your intensity is a bit too high.  A happy medium would be the ability to talk during...

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