Workout of the Week (6/20/17)

Here’s a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout that requires no equipment.  A HIIT workout mixes shorts bursts of activity with even shorter rest periods. Ideally, you work to your maximum capacity during the short bursts of activity, hence the use of “high intensity” to describe those intervals. Because you are pushing your limits, theseContinue reading “Workout of the Week (6/20/17)”

The 6 Smartest Fast Food Lunches You Can Order

Eating on the go doesn’t have to derail your diet BY JULIE STEWART Lunch is the meal most often bought at fast food joints, according to a survey of more than 1,000 Americans by the marketing company Fluent. And the most popular fast food options? You guessed it: Burgers and pizza top the list. ButContinue reading “The 6 Smartest Fast Food Lunches You Can Order”

This Is the Best Workout For Losing Weight.

April 18, 2017 by JENNY SUGAR If you’re trying to lose weight, eating a healthy, portion-controlled diet that creates a calorie deficit is absolutely key — it may even be more important than working out. But if you’re eating right, adding exercise into your routine can absolutely burn extra calories and speed up the process.Continue reading “This Is the Best Workout For Losing Weight.”

Why You Aren’t Seeing Results.

A Trainer Gets Brutally Honest About Why You Aren’t Seeing Results by BRANDI KUPCHELLA I have some tough love for you today, fitness friends. It’s about your workouts. Can we speak frankly? You go to the gym several times a week, sometimes twice in one day. You attend classes, you get your sweat on, andContinue reading “Why You Aren’t Seeing Results.”

CONQUERING YOUR FIRST STRICT PULL-UP

By Adam Sayih Ah, the good ol’ strict pull-up. Nothing like having to elevate your entire body weight! Some people have no problem banging out strict pull-ups. However, a large population of CrossFitters see the word “pull-up” and are instantly defeated by what seems to be a mythical accomplishment. Women in particular have a veryContinue reading “CONQUERING YOUR FIRST STRICT PULL-UP”

5 Reasons Running May Not Help You Lose Weight

By Adam Bornstein “My body just can’t lose weight.” That’s the first thing I heard when I picked up the phone. Sounding frustrated and hopeless on the other end of the line, my client Sarah continued. “If you knew how hard I’ve been working, you’d understand. You’d know I wasn’t making excuses.” Sarah first contactedContinue reading “5 Reasons Running May Not Help You Lose Weight”

CrossFit-Inspired 200-Rep Bodyweight Workout

You don’t need heavy-duty barbells, a box, or a pull-up bar for this intense workout, but it’s still fast-paced, full-body, and intense. It’s just four basic moves, 10 reps each, repeated five times for a total of 200 reps. Aim to do this workout AQAP (as quickly as possible), finishing in under eight to 10Continue reading “CrossFit-Inspired 200-Rep Bodyweight Workout”