Finished 70.3 Miles of swimming, biking, and running in 6:16
September 13, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
This month’s workout is quick and efficient, incorporating strength training as well as plyometrics, or “jumping exercises.”
You can do this workout outdoors, using TRX Suspension Training straps for the strength exercises and playground steps for the plyometric boxes and jumping points. If you’re in the gym you can use strength products like Signature Series selectorized or Hammer Strength plate loaded for all of the exercises listed below.
August 09, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
You’ve asked and we’ve got the answers to your most pressing summer workout questions. Have a question you want answered by the Life Fitness Academy trainers in future posts? Leave a comment below!
Q: Am I sweating too much or not enough?
July 23, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Lack of time and motivation seem to be the most common roadblocks for not participating in a regular exercise program for many people nowadays. The recent economic times have caused many people to take on more than one job to make ends meet. If you fall into this category and cannot even fathom having time to exercise, it is time to rethink your exercise strategy now.
A common misconception is that one has to spend countless hours in the gym to gain any health benefit. According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) recommendations, most adults need to engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each week. Key points that ACSM adds are: