From challenging workout DVDs for at-home use to demanding outdoor boot camp-style classes and grueling studio-based workouts, high intensity training is popular because it provides what people want: results!
High intensity workout programs are popular because they work. They are a time-efficient way to expend a lot of calories and sculpt well-defined muscles. However...
Stretch Your Bits or Stretch Your Mind?
I’ve had a few things come up recently that have me rethinking the common stretching belief that goes something like this: stretch tight bits in your body and they will get longer/more flexible/more supple.
The things that have me rethinking this are:
An interview I did on the Liberated...
Whether you’re just starting your fitness journey or have been in the workout game for years, we’ve rounded up five pesky problems and how to deal with them:
1. Dirty Laundry
Different workouts may do different things for your body, but they all do the same thing for your laundry: make it pile up! Your sweaty clothes are proof of a job well done, but they...
The research, done by scientists at Oregon State University (OSU) and several other institutions, was one of the first of its type to use “metabolomics,” an analysis of metabolites that reflect the many biological effects of omega-3 fatty acids on the liver. It also explored the challenges this organ faces from the Western diet, which increasingly is linked to liver...
They know which exercises are the most effective for burning calories, strengthening and toning your muscles, and even improving your balance and stability. To give you the inside scoop on what the experts do during their own workouts, we asked some of our top ACE pros to share their all-time favorite exercises.
BOSU Burpee With a Push-up for Good Measure
Avocados are actually classified as a fruit rather than a vegetable.
• They contain 5 grams of fat per serving and most of if is of the heart-healthy monounsaturated variety.
• The American-grown avocado’s official name is Persea americana, but it’s often referred to as an alligator pear due to its unique skin texture.
These exercises were created with summer sports in mind, to train and integrate multiplanar, athletic movements. Whether you are training for tennis, surfing or running, or just want a summer-inspired workout, get ready to sweat. This program includes two circuits of three exercises, each of which includes a lower-body, upper-body and cardio-plyometric exercise. Bonus: The core...
It happens with age. Each decade a few more pounds are gained around the midline and although you’re exercising and feel like you’re eating healthy, the pounds keep adding up. But in many circumstances, the things you are doing on a consistent basis could be hindering your best efforts.
-Do you watch the late night talk shows and then get up early for a morning...
Tell us how training at FT has changed you:
Just prior to joining FT, I was obese (215 pounds) and in general was someone who was pretty unhappy and used their weight as an excuse to not do a lot of things. Since then, I’ve lost 60+ pounds and, even though I’m still working to get lower, the change in my life has been dramatic. My energy and confidence levels are...
Ken is a dedicated client, even with a BUSY work schedule! Ken has shown great improvement and trains with different trainers each time he works out, which works well for his programming. Join us in honoring Ken as our client of the month!