Seven amazing high-intensity moves that will energize, burn 400 calories and reduce fat

What's the fastest way to burn off calories and stubborn fat? High-Intensity sculpting moves done in an interval format and cardio like jumping rope and you'll transform a total-body strength workout into a super-sculpting 45-minute circuit fat blasting routine. Do the circuit four times in order, resting for a minute after each round. Warm up [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Categories: Active, All Blogs, Benny's Blog, Exercise & Fitness, Weight-Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Seven amazing high-intensity moves that will energize, burn 400 calories and reduce fat

Four common frequently asked fitness questions and their surprising answers

Why do muscles shake during exercise? Shaking is triggered by an increase in lactic acid and is  your body’s way of preventing you from injuring yourself, says Bob Greene, a trainer and author of Best Life and Oprah‘s personal trainer. “There’s also a certain amount of microtrauma that naturally occurs when you strength-train,” he explains. [...]

6 walking lessons that will make you healthier and more productive

Posture and movement problems can hamper your ability to move fluidly. In a perfect gait, you have muscle balance, or equal strength in the opposing muscles and when you use one muscle more than the others, it creates an imbalance that affects how you move and walk. Correcting such imbalances reintroduces ease into your stride. [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Categories: Active, All Blogs, Christy's Blog, Healthy, Well|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 6 walking lessons that will make you healthier and more productive

Try these three moves for a sexy beach body and a firmer glutes aka butt

The GLUTES (aka butt or buttocks) is one of muscles that’s hard to hide and many people underutilize one of the most powerful and curvaceous muscles of the body. Since most work nowadays is office work otherwise known as “knowledge work” and we are all affectionately called knowledge workers and we’re all developing flat mushy [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Categories: Active, All Blogs, Benny's Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Try these three moves for a sexy beach body and a firmer glutes aka butt

The Best Running Shoes To Go From Couch to 5k in 8 Weeks

Sticking with a fitness regimen is hard enough without having to put up with painful feet. And a foot injury due to inappropriate or improperly fitted footwear can be enough to stop your quest for health in its tracks. Each foot has 26 bones, 107 ligaments, 33 joints and 19 muscles.  So what [...]

By | January 26th, 2016|Categories: Active, Christy's Blog, Exercise & Fitness|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Best Running Shoes To Go From Couch to 5k in 8 Weeks

The best 30-minute workout when you don’t have time for the gym

Some days just don't give you time to go to the gym. Or maybe you have a little one you can't leave, or a phone call you can't miss. To the rescue: Our 30-minute interval workout will get your blood pumping from the comfort of your living or hotel room — and before you know [...]

Three moves guaranteed to future proof your body and increase muscle strength by 30%

Stretching Increases Strength by 30% A study published in Science and Medicine in Sports & Exercise found that stretching slowly and holding it for 15-30 sec and repeating the stretch three times between sets increases the amount you can lift. This occurs because stretching boosts the blood flow to the muscles and warms them up, [...]

By | November 22nd, 2015|Categories: All Blogs, Benny's Blog, Healthy, News, Trends, & Research, Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Three moves guaranteed to future proof your body and increase muscle strength by 30%

Workout #152011, Weight Workout 75% Phase, Legs, Shoulders, & Arms, November 20, 2015

This week is my weight workout week and I alternate between one week of cardio-core and the next week weights. I discussed my training style and philosophy now that I am in my 40's. This week is cardio and core because I alternate weight training 1-week and cardio/core the following week and that seems to [...]

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Workout #151711, Weight Workout 75% Phase, Chest & Back, November 17, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 60-miute workout consisted of the following exercises and predecessors. 75% Periodization Phase Sets: 4+ per muscle group Repetitions: 8 - 12 reps at 75% of 1 rep max Periodization is an organized approach to training that involves progressive cycling of various aspects of a training program during a specific period of [...]

The Ultimate Energy Mix to Double Your 10k Distance

Try the ultimate energy mix to take your running on to the next level, starting block, within wherever your weeks. THE ULTIMATE ENERGY MIX Mix it all up. Stick it in a zip lock bag. Chomp and hit the running trails and run forest run. Combine the ultimate energy mix ingredients 20g popcorn Popcom is [...]