Backyard Cardio Workout

Posted by on October 4, 2009 at 3:00 pm

I hope you’re doing great! I made a quick video for you that you can do anytime and anywhere! If you’re short on time you can do this quick cardio workout to get your heart rate up fast; or add it to the end of your main workout for a cardio boost. The best part […]

Time Crunch

Posted by on September 27, 2009 at 7:09 pm

Q: I’ve been missing workouts because I don’t have time due to my new work schedule. Can I still get good results working out only two times a week? A: If you’re only working out twice a week that may be enough to maintain, but if you’re still looking to improve shoot for at least […]

Cardio or Weights?

Posted by on September 20, 2009 at 5:39 pm

A few days ago I saw a man and a woman enter the gym together and he asked her, “Do you want to do cardio or weights today?” I didn’t even listen to the answer because two things immediately ran through my mind: 1. If you have to ask you’re probably not following any type […]

Not Seeing Results with Cardio Workouts?

Posted by on June 28, 2009 at 4:16 pm

Do you do the same cardio workout day after day and week after week? If so, you may have noticed a decline in your progress. In a previous blog I wrote about progressive overload with resistance training, the same principle holds true with cardiovascular workouts. That is your workouts must gradually get harder over time […]

Is 15 Minutes of Cardio Enough?

Posted by on March 17, 2009 at 4:05 pm

Question: I can only get 15 minutes of cardio work in, is it worth my time? Answer: Definitely. The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association recommend healthy adults do 30 minutes five days per week at a moderate pace or 20 minutes of vigorously intense cardio a day three days per […]

Jump Rope

Posted by on October 16, 2008 at 5:59 pm

Now more than ever there are more pieces of fitness equipment available to you online, on infomercials and at your local sporting goods store. Prices can range anywhere from a few dollars to well over a thousand dollars. One of my favorites has to be one of the simplest and cheapest, the jump rope. Jumping […]

Burn Fat Fast

Posted by on August 14, 2008 at 4:56 am

Your time is precious, and it’s important you get the most out of it. If you want to burn fat fast stop exercising longer than you have to? Instead of getting on a cardio machine for 30 to 60 minutes, performing steady state cardio (keeping the intensity the same the entire time), try a higher […]

Push Yourself to Achieve Better Results

Posted by on July 30, 2008 at 5:02 pm

If you want to see results with your exercise program you need to put in the effort to get the end result you are looking for. Don’t just go thru the motions and hope something good will come of it. If you’re currently exercising on cardio machines at a snails pace with no interest what […]

Which is the Best Cardio Machine to Do?

Posted by on June 17, 2008 at 2:59 pm

This is a question I tend to get a lot, but I cannot fully answer it without first asking for more information. First what is your goal? Do you compete in triathlons, recreational soccer, flag football or are you looking to reduce your waistline for your class reunion? Do you have bad knees or back? […]

Cross Train to Avoid Burnout

Posted by on June 8, 2008 at 6:24 pm

Do you find yourself doing the same exercises week after week for months on end? Do you always run for your cardio workouts and stick to free weights for strength training? Your body adapts to the stimulus you give it, so you are training your body to be good at the things you do the […]

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