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Exercise Intensity

Why You Gotta Be the James Brown of Your Workout

Jenny C. Evans | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenny C. Evans

So the next time you workout, I want you to channel your inner James Brown. Sweat buckets. Blow people away with your energy.

8 Ways To Bust Out Of A Fitness Slump

Angeles Burke | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

If you have been going to the gym for months, it can be frustrating when your progress has come to a halt. Instead of quitting, try adding some intensity to your workouts. These tips are simple ways to break past plateaus without trying to reinvent the wheel.

5 Good Reasons To Go For A Less Intense Workout

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tracy Hafen for With all of the recent and much-deserved hype over high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a true and loyal frien...

To Keep Weight Off, Exercise Intensity Is What Matters

Posted 09.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Every little bit counts. That's the message of a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion, which showed that even a few minutes of bri...

Is 'Slow And Steady' Exercise Better For Health?

Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By Annie Hauser High-intensity interval workouts have long been praised for their weight-loss benefit, but when it comes to overall health, simply ...

13 Smart Ways To Boost Workout Intensity

Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dave Smith Longing for the good old days when every workout felt fresh, challenging and left a welcomed soreness for the next few days? It's eas...

How Do I Measure Exercise Intensity?

Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kristine Lockwood When it comes to exercise intensity, there's no "one size fits all" prescription. Some people won't break a sweat during a 5K ...

Moderate Exercise Trumps Intensity For Health | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living

For people who exercise but fret that they really should be working out more, new studies may be soothing. The amount of exercise needed to improve he...

Short on Time for a Workout? Maximize Your Time and Go for the 'After-Burn'!

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

If you can only find 30 minutes (or less) to fit in some exercise, what's the best use of your time -- a cardio workout or a weight training session?