Quick HIIT Exercises

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a great way to get those most out of your workouts in the least amount of time.

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

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 […]

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Best Indoor Cycling Hacks to Burn the Most Calories

Indoor cycling burns serious calories.  Cycling workouts get the heart pumping and 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 makes sense to maximize efforts to increase the calorie burn.  Wondering how to do it?  Here […]

Beach Body Workout in 8 weeks
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How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks – Weeks 3 & 4

I hope weeks 1 & 2 of our Beach Body Series went well for you. If you haven’t started yet, that’s okay, it’s never too late. Starting this week we are going to increase our intensity and start challenging ourselves a little bit more. To accomplish this we will add in some weight training with […]

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How To Quickly Get Your Beach Body In 8 Weeks

Can you feel it?! The warmth is coming . . .  and with that means summer is coming too! Get in shape and get ready for the beach (and a beach body)! Our wonderful Joli, certified personal trainer, has put together this amazing 8 week program to help us feel and look great on the […]

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How to do High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Treadmill Workouts

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 treadmill workouts can be quick and very effective. While there are many ways to get in a HIIT workout (bodyweight […]

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Quick, Intense Circuit Training in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Let’s face it, there are times when we just can’t get to the gym for a workout. Maybe you have a little one at home, or have a tight schedule, or you simply don’t want to deal with the hustle and bustle of a busy gym and having to fight the crowds. Sounds like the […]

Sprint 8 is the perfect fitness solution for beginners to experienced athletes.
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Have the Courage to Try Sprint 8 – It's for Beginners too!

You may have heard about the scientifically proven Sprint 8 program that will blast up to 27% of your body fat away in just 8 weeks. If this sounds intimidating, it really isn’t. You can accomplish this goal in exercising for 20 minutes a day for 3 days a week. The goal of Sprint 8 […]

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Why You'll Love HIIT Exercise Bike Workouts (and How to Do One)

High Intensity Interval Training is one of the most popular and effective approaches to cardiovascular exercise. Research demonstrates that HIIT bike workouts reduce body fat, increase cardiovascular capacity, and even help to control type II diabetes.  On top of that, HIIT exercise bike workouts are efficient.  Replacing one or more of your moderate intensity cardio […]

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Great HIIT Elliptical Workouts that Get Results!

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 a HIIT elliptical workout? Take your elliptical workouts to the next level by including HIIT. The elliptical is a great choice when it comes to getting in your interval sessions […]

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

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 […]

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Embrace the Burpee!

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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Elliptical Workouts

The Benefits of Low Impact Elliptical Workouts

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 […]


Using TRX Bands: A Total Body Workout

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

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

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, […]

Best Fat Burning Exercises - Running
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Best Fat Burning Exercises for Slimming Down Body Fat

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.

Burn Fat with HIIT Training
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HIIT The Fat with High Intensity Interval Training

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

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

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 […]

Want to lose weight by running on the treadmill? Horizon Treadmill
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Treadmill Workouts That Will Instantly Kick Start Your Metabolism

Want to lose weight by running on the treadmill? Throw these workouts into your training mix to keep your body guessing and rev up your metabolism. With the right workouts, you’ll burn calories during your workouts and for up to 48 hours afterwards, making it easier to lose weight through running. The key is varying […]