Blogs about Cardio Workouts

Now accepting new clients! Oh my gosh it's Labor Day weekend!

Hello everyone! Hopefully you're enjoying this Labor Day weekend! I wanted to let you all know I now have openings on Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 and 7:30, and Tuesday and Thursday mornings as early as 4:30 (yes, really!) until 7:30am.  If you live in Ventura County and have been considering a change, contact me!Our 30-40 minute exercise program will incorporate balance and strength training, flexibility, and cardio. Please feel free to email me and ask any questions you have. I look forward to meeting with you! In good health,Sarah

Sustainable Training

 Sustainable Training

15-16 weeks Trying. Good Stress.

16-17 Weeks Pregnant Tomorrow Crystal

What Are BCAAs—and How Do They Affect Your Workouts? Are BCAA benefits legit?

Branched-chain amino acids, often referred to as BCAAs within the fitness community, are three amino acids that play a big role in your body's daily function and also have a major impact on your workout performance results. The three amino acids that are classified as BCAAs are leucine, isoleucine, and valine

Weight loss, Cardio, Eating properly

When attempting to get into shape and lose weight, one thing you must remember, is that dieting does not work. You must make a decision to change your lifestyle. Don't starve your body of precious nutrients. Eat good proper meals, drink lots of water and eat fresh fruits and veggies.

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

Exercise FAQs

With so many of you embarking on a new exercise journey, today I want to answer some frequently asked questions on how to exercise properly so you can make this year your healthiest year ever! Q:  How Long Do I Need To Exercise For?Depending on whether you're performing full body or training specific muscle groups, a strength training routine should take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete.  Add another 10 - 60 minutes if your including cardiovascular (aerobic) activity. 

Keep Swinging for the Fence

Keep Swinging for the Fence I hope you all have been keeping fit throughout 2016. Now, if you are one of those people who wished they did more, for a myriad of reasons, you have tomorrow to start again! Fortunately, there are a number of online tools, apps, and posts that can help you sort it all out. My favorite is working with certified coaches, or certified personal trainers (CPT). Additionally, for me as a CPT, I have been in the company of first rate pros. That usually leads directly to their Facebook (FB), App, or blog site.

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