October 29, 2013 / Category: Fitness Advisor
Finding time for exercise isn’t about your schedule, it’s about your priorities. Even if you’re the busiest person on the planet, you can set aside 10 minutes a day devoted to get your body moving! It’s time to drop the excuses and try one of these super quick workouts. Plus, studies show that short workouts help improve your fitness level, it’s all about the intensity of your workouts. As the old saying goes, work harder not longer - so step up and fit 10 minutes into your day:
February 01, 2013 / Category: Fitness Advisor
Is your workout routine starting to feel like the plot of “Groundhog Day”? Don’t be afraid of your own shadow. If you’re stuck in a rut, now is the time to try something new for the next 40 days, whether or not everyone’s furry friend predicts more winter weather. Check out these ideas:
1) Step it Up - Switch up your cardio from the treadmill or elliptical to a summit trainer. The summit trainer works and challenges your lower body’s aerobic and muscular systems differently than a treadmill or elliptical, causing “muscle confusion” that yields results similar to a P90X workout.
June 09, 2012 / Category: Fitness Advisor
These days fitness has become more affordable, more accessible and more fun than ever! If you are already tracking your workouts on your smart phone device or participating in programs such as Cross Fit or Zumba, you’re ahead of the curve on workout trends for 2012. Trends aren’t always for everyone though, so I’ve gathered some of 2012’s hottest workouts to help you find the one that works for you.
High-Intensity Workouts and DVDs
Workouts like P90X and Insanity make it convenient to get fit in the comfort of your own home and on your own schedule. But be aware, these are intense workouts. They work well if you are internally motivated and can be smart enough to adjust the intensity to your own fitness level. If you know sticking to a workout routine has been difficult in the past, enlist a buddy or family member to join you in your workouts.