May Cardio Challenge

April 21, 2017 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Let’s do a May Cardio Challenge! I’ve done this challenge the past few years with clients at my training studio. It’s a great motivation for getting summer ready! The Challenge: DO 45min to 1hr of sustained cardio 3 times per week. Cardio means getting your heart rate up! Shoot for 120-135bpm at least. Walking, hiking or..

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One Exercise To Burn More Calories In Less Time

May 11, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

I read this article and had to laugh because who doesn’t love BURPEES? Yes, one exercise you can do that helps burn a lot of calories are burpees, because it’s a full body strength exercise and it gets your heart rate elevated for some cardio too. If you have no idea what a burpee exercise..

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Your Heart Rate Monitor Questions Answered

May 4, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Since we have the May Cardio Challenge, a few people have asked me about heart rates and heart rate monitors. Here is some information that might help you determine if you should be using a heart rate monitor during your three 45 minute sessions of cardio each week A heart rate monitor (HRM) obviously monitors..

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May Cardio Challenge

April 20, 2016 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Let’s do a May Cardio Challenge! I’ve done this challenge the past few years with clients at my training studio. It’s a great motivation for getting summer ready! The Challenge: DO 45min to 1hr of sustained cardio 3 times per week. Qualifying cardio includes 45+ mins that gets your heart rate above 135bpm. Walking, hiking..

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May Cardio Challenge

April 30, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

Let’s do a May Cardio Challenge! I’ve done this challenge the past few years with clients at my training studio. It’s a great motivation for getting summer ready! The Challenge: DO 45min to 1hr of sustained cardio 3 times per week. Qualifying cardio includes 45+ mins that gets your heart rate above 135bpm. Walking, hiking..

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January Monthly Articles

December 28, 2014 | posted in: Fitness Articles - Monthly | by

Happy New Year! Start the year out right by spending some time to read about healthy topics. Here are the latest health articles from the IDEA Health & Fitness Association: Nuts For LongevityA large observational study has shown that 119,000 men and women who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20% less likely to die from..

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Cardio vs. Strength Training

June 6, 2012 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week | by

A healthy exercise plan should include cardio, strength training (i.e., with resistance such as weights, bands, body weight, etc), and stretching. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends:   Moderate-intensity cardiorespiratory exercise training for a total of at least 150 min/week, or vigorous-intensity cardiorespiratory exercise training for at least 75 min/week, 2-3 days/week of resistance exercises for each..

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