Blogs about Heart Zones USA

The Workout That Helps You Eat Less ( Men's health)

Train hard, eat less? Interval training could help suppress your short-term appetite, finds new research from the University of Western Australia.Overweight men who completed 30 minutes of intense exercise intervals ate up to 170 fewer calories about an hour post-workout than those who performed moderate exercise.

What is Metabolic Testing?

 Physiologic evaluations based on actual oxygen consumed and carbon dioxide produced for:  • Resting Metabolic Rate – a measurement of calories used to maintain basic life functions such as circulatory, respiratory and brain function.

7 benefits of regular physical activity

7 benefits of regular physical activity You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? How exercise can improve your life. No. 1: Exercise controls weight

HR fat zone vs. HR cardio zone

There are lots of ideas out there about HR and weight loss, but how true are they and what does it mean? Well first lets understand HR max, there are many esitmations of HR max 220-age is a popular one though the accuracy of it is a bit suspect. There is also 206.9 - (.67*age), which seems to be more accurate or atleast closer to a good estimation. Max HR as a individual as finger prints the only way to truely know what yours is, would be to perform a max test, which I DO NOT RECOMMEND OR WANT ANYONE TO TRY!!! This means we are left with estimations.