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10 Minute Fitness Circuit

Get A Killer Workout in Just 10 Minutes

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December 13th, 2018

It’s true, you really can get a beneficial workout in if all you have is 5-10 minutes. As a fitness professional, one of the top excuses I hear is that people just don’t have time to exercise. For many, lack of time is definitely a real obstacle when it comes to staying fit. There are […]

Popular Running Form Problems & How-to Fix Them

2 Popular Running Form Problems & How-to Fix Them

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December 10th, 2018

You can easily get faster by simply focusing on your running form. Like your car, boosting your running efficiency will help you gain more speed, cover miles more efficiently, and drastically reduce your risk for injury.

Functional Training at Home, Johnson Fitness & Wellness

How To Set Up Functional Training At Home

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December 5th, 2018

How to do Functional Training at home | Part 2 of 2 Good, Better, Best — Which home gym setup is right for you?  Good: Once you’ve got the right space in your home, you will probably want to consider investing in at least one piece of cardiovascular equipment, as well as mapping an outside running route that […]

How-to Do Functional Fitness at Home

Functional Fitness at Home

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November 20th, 2018

How to do Functional Fitness at Home – Part 1 of 2 Emphasizing functional but constantly varied workouts, functional fitness is a serious force in fitness today. While competitive athletes complete grueling and extreme workouts, these workouts are also scalable for all levels and can be implemented in a home gym setting. Is Functional Training for you? […]

6 Strength Exercises You Should Be Doing to Boost Your Workout

6 Strength Exercises You Should Be Doing

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November 16th, 2018

As you all hopefully know by now, there’s much more to strength training than bicep curls and leg extensions! If you do, however, find yourself stuck in an outdated strength routine, it’s time to take a look at some strength exercises that will give your time in the gym a big boost. Whether you’re a […]

Goblet Squats to Take Your Workouts to the Next Level

What is your Fitness Routine Missing? The Goblet Squat

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November 12th, 2018

This is the first in a series of exercises I will share that may not be well-known or commonly done, but are highly recommended as part of a well-rounded functional fitness routine. First up is the Goblet Squat. Dan John, who happens to be one of my favorite strength coaches and authors, has long been […]

Proper Squat Technique

How To Do A Proper Squat

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November 9th, 2018

The Ultimate Total Body Exercise: If you’re looking for a powerful way to boost your overall fitness and get some serious results fast, look no further than the squat exercise. Squats are the one exercise that should be a part of everyone’s routine, as they’re relatively simple to perform, and can be done just about anywhere. More importantly, […]

The Ultimate Treadmill Circuit

The Ultimate Treadmill Circuit Training Workout (That You Can Do At Home!)

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October 10th, 2018

Adding a treadmill into your circuit style workouts provides a convenient option that can improve the quality of your training. Including a treadmill in your training program provides a greater range of options to make running more convenient, to increase the level of feedback you receive so that you can push harder during tough workouts, and […]

7 Outdoor Workouts to Melt Fat

7 Outdoor Workouts To Melt Fat And Build Muscle

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June 15th, 2018

Skip the gym and get outside! Get these 7 fat-melting outdoor workouts you can do on playground equipment or in a park with hills, stairs or sand.

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How to Increase Your Fitness this Winter by Rowing

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March 7th, 2018

This is the first in the Winter Rowing series. Check out the second post for specific workouts for weight loss: This Expert Rower Circuit Workout Will Help You Lose Weight. Have you considered purchasing a rowing machine? Rowing machines have recently become enormously popular. Rowers offer a low impact workout that is appropriate for all […]

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How To Train With A Heart-Rate Monitor

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February 21st, 2018

Q: What are some of the benefits of heart rate training and what devices do you recommend (strap or watch) ~ Brenda A: Heart-rate monitors are a valuable tool for training for performance and fitness. They give you instant biofeedback in the moment about how your body is responding to the workout, which allows you to […]

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How to do High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) on an Elliptical

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December 13th, 2017

When most people think about High Intensity Interval Training (or HIIT) workouts, they often associate them with the treadmill, bike or outdoor sprinting. But what about the elliptical? Sure, many people may hop on their elliptical for 30 minutes or so and vary the intensity, but very few take it to the full HIIT level. […]