Health

Circuit Workouts Are Not Always the Answer

Mixing strength training with cardio is one of the best ways to maximize your workouts, but circuit workouts are not always the way to go. Sometimes we need (or want) to just lift weights. On other days straight cardio workouts are called for. It’s kind of like peanut butter and …

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Traditional Heart Rate Zone Charts Are Wrong

Traditional Heart Rate Zone Charts Are Wrong

If you thought the fat-burning zone was inaccurate, it pales in comparison to the recommended heart rate zones. The two are in fact connected. Heart rate zones are usually illustrated using color-coded charts, divided by age, that tell you what range you should try to stay within during your workout. …

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Most trainers will give you a free session

All you have to do is ask. Trainers make their money by training clients. By approaching a trainer and asking for a workout, you are expressing that you are interested in working with that person and that you are a potential client. Most will welcome the opportunity to sell you …

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The Secrets Gyms Don’t Want You to Know

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When I first started working as a trainer at one of the major clubs in New York City, my goal was to learn as much about the fitness club world as possible, not simply the personal training and group fitness side but every aspect of the operations of a fitness …

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Açai Fights Inflammation and Supports Healthy Cells

Açai Fights Inflammation and Supports Healthy Cells

Have you kissed a scientist today? Well, perhaps you should; they have discovered that açai can also prevent inflammation. Açai has been found to inhibit the inflammatory enzymes called COX-1 and COX-2, which play a role in both acute and chronic inflammation. These enzymes may seem familiar, as they are …

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