Finished 70.3 Miles of swimming, biking, and running in 6:16
March 05, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Plyometric workouts have long been known as one of the most efficient and effective ways to train, because they simultaneously burn calories and build muscle. Plyometrics or “plyos” are a type of exercise that encourages muscle development, power, speed and endurance. It can even build bone mass. Get all of these benefits by adding plyos to your fitness routine with these tips from Life Fitness:
What are plyometrics?
Plyometric exercises use explosive, fast-acting movements to develop muscular power. In other words, they are high-impact movements that involve jumping.
December 07, 2012 // Category: Our People
Twice a week, a group of dedicated Life Fitness employees meet at the break of dawn to go toe to toe with the Synrgy360x.
Blood, sweat and tears are shed during a 40 minute workout with battle ropes, burpees, TRX suspension straps and more. Employees from across the company – engineering to marketing – ban together over a shared love of fitness (and self-inflicted pain).
Who are we kidding? Life Fitness employees consider atomic pushup challenges fun!
June 28, 2012 // Category: Fun Side of Fitness
If there is one thing I must do every summer, it has to be taking advantage of the warm weather and being outside as much as possible. There’s nothing better than getting together with your friends and family and partaking in a little friendly competition. However, summer heat waves can get intense, so here’s my list for everything you need to stay comfortable and cool all summer long, no matter what activity you’re enjoying.
When running during the summer, staying cool is key. Moisture-wicking tees are the best for keeping the sweat away from your body on those sticky days. Try a Nike Dri-fit top in a fun neon color to stay fashionable (and safe).