Blogs about Cardio

Why you should use a heart rate monitor

Using a heart rate monitor is a no brainer when you’re trying to get in shape. A heart rate monitor gives you lots of data and lets you know if you’re over training or under training. When you over train, your body will feel sore and you won’t have the motivation to stick to your workouts. If you’re under training you won’t see much improvement in your fitness program. How does a heart rate monitor work?

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The Pros and Cons of Being a Weekend Warrior

 You really meant to go for a morning run or two during the workweek, but just never got around to it. Or, let’s face it, maybe you didn’t plan out time to exercise during the busy week and, not surprisingly, that’s just how it worked out. You didn’t do cardio or strength training – morning, noon or night.

Why there is No Such Thing as Targeted Fat Loss

5 Workout Finishers to use for you and your clients

Keep in mind, these finishers are supplementary. Your client's exercise program should not revolve around these, these finishers are simply to be used AFTER the workout, especially if the client's goal is fat loss. I will provide the exercise and equipment, how to structure them, and then some examples. Keep in mind these are metabolic, challenging the cardiovascular system so be sure to keep the weight (if any) light.EXERCISE & EQUIPMENTKettlebell SwingsRowing MachineWeight RopeBarbell/Dumbbell Complex

The Gift of Health - 5 top gifts

Here are 5 top gifts of health for 2016. Make someones life better. Give the gift of health.Merry Christmas!1) personal training/health coaching sessions2) massage/spa package3) gym or class membership 3) Fitbit4) juicer5) vacation getaway 

Cardio Timing for Fat Loss

Giving Cardio the Time of Day

For quite some time now there’s been a debate about the benefits of doing cardio at various times of the day. Due to most people’s obligations at school or work, two most popular time slots are early morning or late evening. Do they bring about similar results and what are the things to consider when choosing your time to exercise?  

7 Helpful Tips to Recover From Holiday Binging

 OK...so, the long holiday weekend is over! Time to get back to the grind! Many clients have asked me about detoxing/cleansing, etc. after several days (or weeks!) of binging. While I don't advocate for detox diets or special cleansing drinks, I do have a few tips that I hope will help: