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Check Your Intensity..for FREE

Measuring intensity can be important for your aerobic activity. The intensity (or level of demand placed on your body) should be high enough that you are benefiting from the exercise but not so high that....well...you pass out! The only accurate way to do this is to hook yourself up to expensive lab equipment and not only would it be too bulky and inconvenient to pull behind you during your morning run, it would probably clash with what you were wearing.

Don't be a Dinosaur...Adapt!

General Adaptation Syndrome...thankfully we all have that, and that's a good thing. This is a term used to describe how the body will respond and adapt to stress, which in our case refers to the stresses you impose on your body during workouts.

Brief Mindfulness Improves Decision Making

Group Exercise Instructor Opportunities - North Richland Hills, TX

Griffin Fitness USA is currently seeking experienced Group Fitness Instructors to become part of our team.

Pregnant and Exercise

Pregnant??

As time goes by!

Every new moment Time will pass no matter what. Give yourself something to show for it. Give yourself some adventure, some achievement, some fellowship, learning, exhilaration, and other great moments of experience. Give yourself the benefit of working with discipline and focus to tackle a meaningful challenge. Time moves forward, so get yourself moving forward with it. Make this day uniquely fulfilling, and then create even more fulfillment tomorrow. You cannot go back and reclaim the hours, days and years that have already passed.

Train for Mental Health not just Physical Health

Conquering Online Challenges

Rarely a day passes where I do not see an online event or challenge. Online fitness challenges have been a great way for friends and strangers to encourage each other. 30 days of sit ups, Plank challenges, Squat challenges, arm workouts and more! There are so many options. Recently I saw an Ab challenge with over 2 million people participating!!! This is amazing! I was so happy to see such a large number of people committing to a challenge. And then I wonder are all the participants starting at the same fitness level? Will they all complete the workouts?

Trade Sit-ups for Partial Curl-ups-and why you'll get a stronger core

My friend Claire is helping whip her new beau into shape, hitting the gym five days a week. Claire also has him doing dozens of sit-ups so he’ll get a movie-star six-pack.  For most people the first thing that comes to mind when you say “abs” is one muscle—the rectus abdominis.

Realistic Fitness - What Should You Expect?

Life is a river of endless opportunities and challenges.  We want to have funat the same time as working on issues that present themselves. Don't get all caught up on the ever changing world of fitness and stressout about your fitness level expectations.Be a little relaxed about it.  Plan, develop a reasonable timeline for executionand also schedule me-time, downtime and fun time!  These are important.Fitness is a product of many things - nutrition, stress, hormones, medication,
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