Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee... Read more
"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it... Read more
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
Here is our Fitness Minute Challenge for February, 2015, folks.
For those of you unfamiliar with this monthly challenge ...
In this challenge, we simply track our fitness minutes. Set your own goal as to how many minutes you wish to... Read more
Ok so. I bought a tablet as my fitness buddy. I like free weights. What I want to do is have 3 routines set up as like a flip chart. One for quick just do it. two for doing it good and one for killin it/bonus/extra. I also want weeded through out my... Read more
Trying to step up my health and fitness, but struggling so far. I'm a transcriber, so I sit on my duff all day long, and that has not been kind to my body. Any advice on working out around working at a computer?... Read more
Started using spark people and planet fitness three months ago . I keep my calories down to 1100-1200 a day. At 90 days have lost 62 lbs. next goal in 60 days to be below 300/87 lbs lost. Want next goal will be 245/141 lbs down. Keep motivated it c... Read more
"Zero in to tackle your trouble zones and lose up to 5 pounds a week! Eliminate love handles, muffin tops, and wobbly arms for good!" That's what Jillian Michaels' new DVD, No More Trouble Zones, promises to deliver. Her people contacted us to see if... Read more
This is a loaded question! If you ask 10 different trainers, you'd get 10 different answers. One trainer's answer is likely to be based on what they've seen help clients get the best results or their own personal preference for one type o... Read more
There are many different types of training that comprise combat fitness. One of the most effective training techniques to build muscular endurance and stamina is circuit training. If you are already familiar with circuit training, then you know that... Read more
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