Cardio

Cardio Strength Challenge Workout

Posted by on August 20, 2013 at 10:18 am

This is a quick cardio strength workout you can use for a finisher at the end of one of your workouts or if you are short on time you can use it as a standalone workout. Unless you’re burned out or stressed, you’re better off doing a short intense training session than skipping it all […]

Lose weight without cardio

Posted by on July 29, 2010 at 11:43 am

If you’re like me you don’t like to spend hours doing cardio in order to burn a little fat. The good news is that you don’t have to waste hours on a treadmill or elliptical machine. Instead if you do strength training 3 days a week, you can add some cardio strength moves or “finishers” […]

Burn more fat with these interval workouts

Posted by on April 18, 2010 at 2:43 pm

The saying goes that slow and steady wins the race. Not so with fat burning. You need intervals to keep your body burning calories long after you’re finished with your workout. When you do aerobic exercise, such as light jogging, your body burns oxygen. When you kick it up to a run, your body doesn’t […]

Head outdoors for a great cross-training workout

Posted by on April 14, 2010 at 2:24 pm

The best thing about being a kid is that you never need to step on a cardio machines to stay in shape. You could spend your time as a kid playing sports, or as a teenager in organized sports. The same can be true for adults. It doesn’t feel like work when you’re having fun. […]

The Truth about HIIT, Slow Cardio and Fat Loss

Posted by on February 25, 2010 at 3:01 pm

If you want to burn a ton of calories in a short period of time you need to be doing High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). HIIT is short bursts of high-intensity exercise followed by a brief rest period. HIIT speeds up your metabolism and forces your body to burn more fat in the following hours, […]

Why Slow Cardio Sucks for Fat Loss

Posted by on December 17, 2009 at 3:02 pm

Hey I hope you’re doing great and still working hard at your goals as this year wraps up. Last week I was talking to a new client about fat loss and toning up. She told me she was doing lots of cardio and now looking to start working with weights. Apparently, many people are still […]

A New Spin on Interval Training for Weight Loss

Posted by on November 19, 2009 at 3:14 pm

It’s no secret diet and exercise are two essential ingredients to natural weight loss. The problem for many is they don’t have a plan to reach that goal? If you run a mile you’ll burn approximately 100 calories. The problem with running a mile is it’s like doing 1000 to 1500 reps of impact double […]

Short on Time and Need and Effective Workout

Posted by on November 12, 2009 at 3:00 pm

Q: I need to start building muscle and getting back in shape. Can you give me a daily routine of exercise that takes a half an hour? A: Try full body strength circuit to build muscle, save time and boost your metabolism to keep you burning calories all day. Follow this up with a quick […]

Don’t be a Treadmill Idiot

Posted by on November 10, 2009 at 3:00 pm

As a kid nothing seemed to bother me, EVER, but now it seems people are ticking me off left and right. Maybe I’m getting old and crotchety, but it seems at least once a week in the gym I’m guaranteed to see something that just ticks me right off. You know what ticks me off? […]

Check Your Exercising Intensity

Posted by on October 26, 2009 at 3:20 pm

If you want to lose weight, you’ve gotta do the right things for weight loss. It seems like every time I’m in the gym I see people kind of half way working out. They’ll be walking on the treadmill aimlessly or lifting the little pink dumbbells that are way too easy for them. Now I’ve […]

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