Exercise

Low-Impact Exercises that Burn a LOT of Calories

September 16, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

High intensity workouts tend to be focused on higher impact exercises (i.e., running, jumping, plyometrics). However, higher impact exercises can be tough on your joints, particularly knees and low-back. Here are some ideas for high intensity or high calorie burning exercises that are still low-impact: 5 Low-Impact Exercises that Burn Crazy Calories As always, contact..

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Low Back Pain: Stretches to minimize or avoid

September 9, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Everyone has low back pain at one point or another. Some people just feel a tightness every once in a while, some have sharp pains that haunt them all day. Unfortunately, most of our lives require us to sit too often which causes tight hips and tight low back muscles. The majority of people also..

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Ramp Up the Intensity of Your Workouts

September 4, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

You can actually exercise for a shorter period of time if you ramp up the intensity. As the article referenced indicates, most people exercise at a lower intensity than they need to reap the health benefits or for fat burning and weight loss. With my personal training clients, I teach both HIIT and Tabata methods that..

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Caffeine and Exercise

August 26, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Caffeine has always been proven to enhance endurance workouts. However, there may be more benefits to consuming caffeine pre-workout for all types of exercise, not just endurance sports. 5 Reasons to Drink Coffee Before Your Workout As always, contact me with any questions. Healthy, happy living!

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August Ab Challenge – Week 4

August 19, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Last week of the ab challenge! Keep up that motivation! Continue adding a serving of veggies and fruit so we can trim up that waist line, as well as make it stronger with exercise. Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 4, which is Saturday the 22nd to Friday the 28th. Diet Add at least..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 3

August 11, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Who’s feeling stronger abs? Did you remember to add an extra serving of vegetables and fruits? We’ve got to eat good to show off those ab muscles! Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 3, which is Saturday the 15th to Friday the 21st. Diet Add at least one extra serving of vegetables and..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 2

August 6, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

How was the first week of the August Ab Challenge? Did you remember to add an extra serving of vegetables and fruits? Our mid-section is responsive to exercise, but it also takes a healthy diet to get definition in our belly. Here is the new 5 minute workout for week 2, which is Saturday the 8th..

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August Ab Challenge – Week 1

July 29, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Saturday is August 1st, so let’s do an August Ab Challenge for the entire month! This Ab Challenge will include a diet portion and an exercise portion as explained below. I’ll update the exercise portion with a new 5 minute workout each week. Diet Add at least one extra serving of vegetables and fruit each..

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How Much Strength Training Should You Do?

July 15, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

I get this question all the time, how much strength training should you be doing on a regular basis? Here’s an article with great information: How Much Strength Training Do You Really Need? As always, contact me with questions. Healthy, happy living!

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“The 1 Thing Everyone Needs to Lose Weight Successfully”

June 25, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

This is an article title that caught my eye. Although, I’ve read a LOT of fitness articles and I am always skeptical when I see this kind of title. How can there be ONE thing?! However, the article sucked me in… I read it from start to finish, I didn’t even skim any parts. It..

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