Quick HIIT Exercises

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Embrace the Burpee!

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November 14th, 2017

Whether you love them or hate them, burpees will add a challenge to any fitness routine!  Interestingly enough, burpees have been around since the late 1930’s when Royal H. Burpee (no kidding!) invented the first version as part of a fitness test. The original version was what we would consider a “basic” burpee today…. Squat […]

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The Benefits of Low Impact Elliptical Workouts

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November 2nd, 2017

Are low impact elliptical workouts a good fit for you?  Elliptical workouts are easier on the joints than treadmill walking and running and the calorie burn is very similar.  Here are the benefits of low impact elliptical workouts, with guidance on getting the best workout on your elliptical machine.   Elliptical workouts maintain and improve […]

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Using TRX Bands: A Total Body Workout

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November 1st, 2017

With the popularity of bodyweight-only training routines, the TRX (and other suspension training systems) has become a great way to up the intensity of bodyweight exercises. Invented by a former Navy SEAL, the TRX suspension training system uses gravity and the user’s own bodyweight to create a fun, but challenging way to train the entire […]

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Using a Treadmill for Effective Metabolic Workouts

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September 28th, 2017

One of the nice things about treadmills is they are an excellent tool for all fitness levels. Whether you’re a first-time exerciser looking to build cardio endurance and lose some fat, or an experienced fitness enthusiast looking to take your performance to a new level, the treadmill is a great choice. Keep in mind your treadmill […]

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Beach Workout – 3 Fitness Circuits of Sand Exercises

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July 20th, 2017

A Beach workout is a great way to enjoy your vacation without taking a week or so off from exercising. In fact, you can enjoy that vacation a little more by hitting the beach for a challenging full body workout. Taking your beach workouts to the sand is a great way to challenge your stability, […]

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Best Fat Burning Exercises for Slimming Down Body Fat

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July 17th, 2017

Our list of the best fat burning exercises are the holy grail of workouts.  Workouts that are directed at burning fat combine compound movements, cardiovascular intensity, and full body strength training.  They also need to be simple enough to be completed with decent form, even under fatigue.  If your goal is to burn fat while getting fitter and stronger, here’s how to create the most powerful workout.

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HIIT The Fat with High Intensity Interval Training

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July 6th, 2017

As I’ve mentioned in previous articles, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has been one of the top fitness trends over the past few years.  And with good reason, because HIIT works! As more people experience the benefits if HIIT training, you can expect it to continue to be among the hot fitness trends in the […]

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Quick, what is Velocity Training? Learn the Benefits and How-to

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May 24th, 2017

Do you think of strength training and speed training as two completely separate forms of fitness? What if there were a way to combine the best of each training method in one efficient workout? Velocity training combines both strength and speed with an emphasis on increased power. The benefits of velocity training are nearly countless […]

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How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks – Weeks 7 & 8

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May 15th, 2017

Awesome job getting to the last 2 weeks of the Beach Body Workout! The last few weeks have been a challenge, but hopefully you are feeling and seeing the effects. . . in a positive way of course! In weeks 7 & 8 we are adding in variety to make sure we avoid injury and […]

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How to do High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) on a Treadmill

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May 10th, 2017

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one of the top training trends in the fitness industry today. In addition to being a good challenge (the words “high intensity” in the title give that away), HIIT workouts can be quick and very effective. While there are many ways to get in a HIIT workout (bodyweight intervals, […]

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Best Cycling Hacks to Burn the Most Calories

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May 4th, 2017

Indoor cycling burns serious calories.  If you’re looking to lose or maintain your weight, you probably already love knowing that you can have a heart pumping workout that leaves your metabolism jacked for hours, without impact on your joints.  So if a calorie churning workout is what draws you to your indoor cycling training, it […]

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How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks – Weeks 5 & 6

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May 1st, 2017

Congratulations on making it halfway through the challenge! Weeks 3 & 4 focused on increasing your intensity and introduced more weight with resistance bands and dumbbells. Coming up with weeks 5 & 6 we will add on additional workouts throughout the week. Some days will have both an AM & PM exercise. Saturdays will also introduce […]