Blogs about Workout Routine

Strength training will get you stronger, leaner & healthier

INFO-GRAPHIC: The Ultimate Guide to Workout Nutrition

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The Post-Workout Cool-Down: Take it Personally

Maybe you’ve searched online or been told the importance of cooling down after a workout.

Getting the Most Out of Your Workout: the Warm-Up

Believe me, you aren’t alone. It happens to the best of us. A meeting goes a bit too long, those jerks in front of you don’t know how to drive, maybe you had to repair a flat tire on your bike.

Don't Lose It... Use It!

Researchers at Texas A&M are in the process of searching for the specific genes in humans that leave us susceptible to chronic disease as we age.

Fall is my favorite time of year

Fall is my favorite season, but the change in weather and daylight can throw your health and fitness routine out the window. Don't let the cooler season get the best of you. Lazy days of Summer are behind us and the busy hustle and bustle of Fall is here! Between work, the holidays, grocery shopping, errands, etc., it's easy to push exercise to the bottom of the list. It should be just as much a priority as any other appointment you have. Put exercise on the calendar!

WOW! Workout of the Week #12 – 3/4/2012

“The Integrated 400″This week we’ll add another element by using one of my favorite fitness accessories: a deck of cards!

IHFA Quick Tip: Components of an Workout

General Warm Up: Get up and get moving! Especially if you’ve been sitting for awhile you’ll want to loosen up the body by doing a general (non specific to the main activity) warm up. This could include walking or jogging, biking, jump roping or other exercise to get your heart pumping and blood flowing.

IHFA’s Official Five Minute Dynamic Warm Up for Physical Activity

As discussed in our blog Components of a Workout, we recommend completing a Dynamic Warm Up prior to structured exercise or before participating in other forms of physical activity.

WOW! Workout of the Week #11 – 2/25/2013

This week we’ll complete a circuit of exercises, resting between each exercise, and then repeat the circuit 4 more times. Use the same weight for all exercises. You can use any number of pieces of equipment – a barbell, dumbbells, kettlebell, sandbell, sandbag or medicine ball for your weight. No other equipment is necessary!