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Yoga for a Run, Running

Use Yoga to Improve Your Run: Part I

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May 31st, 2019

When training the muscles of our thighs, athletes tend to naturally focus on the power houses of the quadriceps…the force behind the kick that drives us forward with each step. It’s easy to target the quadriceps in both our strengthening and stretching exercises (squats anyone?) and if the knee position is aligned, these muscles tend […]

How to Train to Walk Your First 5K

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May 9th, 2019

My life was forever changed when I crossed the finish line of my first 5K. For starters, I never thought I could finish a 5K. And two, the journey to the start line taught me that when I put my mind to something, I can achieve it. Sign up and get motivated. The key for […]

Strength And Cardio Training: Should They Mix?

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May 7th, 2019

Strength and cardiovascular training methods are often at odds. Many people train in strictly one or other, believing that the neglected training style will somehow hinder their progress. Gym myths and misunderstandings just add to the confusion, promoting ideas like “running burns muscle.” Other exercisers simply don’t know how to incorporate both strength and cardiovascular […]

Woman weightlifting with barbell

When to Increase Your Weights – Here’s How To Know.

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April 8th, 2019

You shouldn’t lift the same amount of weight for months or years on end. You need to challenge your muscles to continually work harder and become stronger. Here’s how to know when you’re ready to increase your weight.

Woman excited about her fat burning treadmill workout.

Fat Burning Treadmill Workout -Easy to Follow Steps

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March 29th, 2019

Now that you’re all set up with the basics of exactly how to run on a treadmill, it’s time to get more specific and use your treadmill to reach certain goals. For many of you, the number one goal is fat loss. Below are some easy to follow steps for a successful fat burning treadmill workout. […]

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How to do High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Treadmill Workouts

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March 18th, 2019

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one of the top training trends in the fitness industry today. In addition to being a good challenge (the words “high intensity” in the title give that away), HIIT treadmill workouts can be quick and very effective. While there are many ways to get in a HIIT workout (bodyweight […]

Face Pull Pull and Release with a resistance band

The Face Pull: Get the What, How, and Why

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March 11th, 2019

Many might be fooled into thinking the Face Pull is just another easy corrective exercise. The fact is it’s a versatile exercise that can be programmed as part of your dynamic warm-up or as part of your upper body strength routine. Face Pulls primarily work the rear deltoids (shoulders), rhomboids and the external rotators (infraspinatus […]

Single Leg Romanian Deadlift with Weight

How To Do A Single Leg Romanian DeadLift The Right Way

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March 4th, 2019

Master the Single Leg Romanian DeadLift Next up in my “Exercises You Should Be Doing” series is the Single Leg Romanian Deadlift.  Also known as the Single Leg RDL, this exercise not only provides an excellent lower body workout, but also carries over to work other key areas. This makes it an ideal exercise for […]

A woman is exercising and doing a HIIT elliptical workout.

Great HIIT Elliptical Workouts that Get Results!

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January 31st, 2019

When most people think about High Intensity Interval Training (or HIIT) workouts, they often associate them with the treadmill, bike or outdoor sprinting. But what about a HIIT elliptical workout? Take your elliptical workouts to the next level by including HIIT. The elliptical is a great choice when it comes to getting in your interval sessions […]

A man is indoor rowing on a rowing machine.

How to Increase Your Fitness this Winter by Indoor Rowing

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January 28th, 2019

This is the first in the Winter Indoor Rowing series. Check out the second post for specific workouts for weight loss: This Expert Rower Circuit Workout Will Help You Lose Weight. Have you considered purchasing an indoor rowing machine? Rowing machines have recently become enormously popular. Rowers offer a low impact workout that is great […]

10 Minute Fitness Circuit

Get A Killer Workout in Just 10 Minutes

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December 13th, 2018

It’s true, you really can get a beneficial workout in if all you have is 5-10 minutes. As a fitness professional, one of the top excuses I hear is that people just don’t have time to exercise. For many, lack of time is definitely a real obstacle when it comes to staying fit. There are […]

Popular Running Form Problems & How-to Fix Them

2 Popular Running Form Problems & How-to Fix Them

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December 10th, 2018

You can easily get faster by simply focusing on your running form. Like your car, boosting your running efficiency will help you gain more speed, cover miles more efficiently, and drastically reduce your risk for injury.