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“A fit lifestyle, one that incorporates cardiovascular, strength training and active rest, is one of the most powerful, preventative measures that can be taken for the betterment of one’s life and health.”

Signs of Overtraining: Train Smarter Not Harder

We have all heard the motto, “No pain, no gain.” Well, more is not always better. Training can be very rewarding and exhilarating, but over-training can be very draining and taxing on the mind and body. We all believe that the increased effort and time we put into training creates for better results. Whether you Continue Reading...

Burning Fat – Myths and Facts

A popular myth is that there is a specific range of heart rates in which you must exercise to burn fat. Even many cardio machines display a “fat-burning zone” on their panels, encouraging people to exercise in a specific heart rate range. Have you ever wondered if you really have to exercise in a specific Continue Reading...

Performing the Perfect Rep

This is probably one of the most important pieces of information that you will ever read regarding weight training.  Many of these points, you may already know and practice but perhaps there are a few that you have overlooked, or are aware of but do not implement.  All I know, is that once I really Continue Reading...

5km Training Program

This schedule is geared toward runners who can run 2 miles comfortably and can run 4 to 5 days per week. Notes about the schedule: Mondays and Fridays: Mondays and Fridays are rest days. Rest is important to your recovery and injury prevention efforts, so don’t skip your rest days. Tuesdays and Saturdays: After you warm up, run at a Continue Reading...

10km Training Program

This training schedule is geared toward runners who can run 3 miles comfortably and can run 4 to 5 days per week. Notes about the training schedule: Mondays and Fridays: Mondays and Fridays are rest days. Don’t ignore rest days — they’re important to your recovery and injury prevention efforts. Your muscles build and repair themselves during your Continue Reading...

Half Marathon – Training Schedule

  This schedule is geared toward runners who can run 4 miles comfortably and can run 4 to 5 days per week. Notes about the schedule: Mondays and Fridays: Mondays and Fridays are usually rest days. Don’t ignore rest days — they’re important to your recovery and injury preventionefforts. Your muscles build and repair themselves during your rest Continue Reading...

Marathon Training Plan

This 22-week training plan is intended for novice athletes who have prior running experience, but have never completed a marathon. The general overview of this particular season plan can be found. The specific workouts, below, have all been developed from the season plan. This season plan includes 8 weeks of strength work, broken into two Continue Reading...

Flat OR Fabulous?

If a flat bum is something you struggle with, fret no more.  This amazing bum workout will perk them up in no time and it all starts with some incline cardio. Incline Treadmill Workout Play around with incline to find a truly challenging level. Warmup: Walk for three to five minutes at incline of six Continue Reading...

30-Minute Fat Torching Circuit Workout

It’s no secret that circuit training is the way to go for high-level fat burn.  It keeps your heart rate pumping and your body moving through resistance, aerobic, anerobic and body weighted movements thus working to shape muscle and torch fat simultaneously. The Low Down: Circuit training is a quick and efficient workout that works Continue Reading...

30 Minute Hardcore Swimming Workout

Did you know that a 120lbs woman burns an average of 300 calories for 30 minutes of swimming? Now that it’s getting hot and sunny its the perfect opportunity for one of the best cardiovascular exercises ever. Swimming is incredible because of the fact that it is a solid full body workout without the impact Continue Reading...
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