HIIT workouts, or high intensity interval training workouts, are a form of exercise that involves quick bursts of strength and cardio intermixed with short recovery periods. It’s an all-then-nothing approach to working out, rather than just keeping a steady pace for a long time. They’re a popular workout trend, but how good are they for your body? They’re extremely efficient HIIT workouts only require about … Continue reading Are HIIT Workouts As Effective As Everyone Thinks?
If you’re trying to get a perfect six pack or just want to tone your body a bit, you don’t have to focus on your ab muscles as much as you think. But how much is too much? Is a short workout actually effective? I spoke with some experts to break down the best way to work your abs, plus which workouts to embrace and … Continue reading Here’s the Optimal Amount of Time You Should Spend on an Ab Workout
One of the most critical aspects of a workout is deciding how much weight to incorporate into your sets. However, it’s not always easy to know which weight best suits your size and strength. I broke down a few easy ways to help you figure out the proper weight for your strength, plus how to tell if the weight you’ve chosen is too much for … Continue reading How to Choose the Proper Weights for Your Workout
Getting to the gym every day can be an impossible task when you’re juggling work, friends, and other obligations. But most of us still wish we could fit in a solid workout even if we don’t have enough time to pair it with a shower and a drive to and from the gym. I spoke with personal trainer Jess Stadler of AssByJess.com about the workouts … Continue reading These No-Machine Leg Exercises Will Help You Get The Most Out Of A Quick Workout
We’ve all heard the rule: 64 ounces of water per day is essential to healthy living. But is that really how much water you should be drinking? If so, how is Tom Brady still alive? (He’s admitted to drinking close to 300 ounces of water per day). When it comes to water intake, all humans are not created equal; the amount of water you need … Continue reading Do You Drink Enough Water? Here’s How Much Your Body Actually Needs
A great workout starts with a great workout plan. You don’t want to arrive at the gym on cardio day and spend five minutes trying to decide if you should hop on the elliptical or the treadmill. While you might have one machine that you prefer over the other, a question still remains: is one actually better for you? We compared factors like calorie burn, … Continue reading Elliptical Or Treadmill: Is One Better Than The Other?
Working out alone can go one of two ways: you either get completely in the zone, or you slack off a bit because you have nobody to keep up with. Unfortunately, it seems like the latter happens more often than the former. When the top fitness trends of 2018 were released, one trend that made the list was “group workouts.” A group workout is a … Continue reading Here’s Why Group Workouts Are So Good For You