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High Intensity Interval Training

How Stress Is Affecting Your Stomach

Jenny C. Evans | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny C. Evans

You may think you got dealt a lousy genetic hand when it came to fat distribution, but what you might not know is that chronic fat around your midsection might be due to stress.

The 20-Minute Workout You Need To Try

Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By Michael Schletter for Life by DailyBurn Tired of slogging through long, slow jogs on the treadmill? Tabata may be just the answer. The popular ...

When It Comes To Sprint Interval Training, Men May Get An Added Benefit

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Sprint interval training, or short bursts of maximum effort interspersed with longer periods of active recovery, has been shown to improve insulin sen...

10 Compound Exercises For A Quick Full-Body Workout

Jenn Zerling | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

I am a huge fan of compound movements that work many muscle groups all in one exercise. Since humans move in all planes of motion, it is wise to train your body in multiple planes through multi-joint exercises so that you can maximize your strength and stamina for everyday life.

Get Fit Fast With Tabata Training

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

As a fitness professional and weight lifting enthusiast, I often like to shake things up with a new and different form of exercise. For a change of pace, I have been experimenting with Tabata training. Of all the high intensity interval training options out there, Tabata meets my needs the best because I feel like I can do anything for 20 seconds!

4 High-Intensity Interval Training Program Modalities

Jenn Zerling | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

After an ample warm-up, think high-intensity sprints followed by recoveries that are determined based on your fitness level. The more fit you are, the longer the sprints, and sometimes the shorter the recoveries.

CrossFit Helped Us Face Our Son's Autism Diagnosis

Kelsey Timmerman | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelsey Timmerman

There's so much in life we can't change or overcome. There are burdens that we can never put down. But for an hour each day Annie and I climb, pull, carry, and push ourselves to new heights and weights. We overcome things that we thought we couldn't.

Why HIIT Workouts Really Work

Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine, it...

Everything You Wanted To Know About The Latest Exercise Trends

Posted 11.10.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We decode CrossFit, Tabata -- and the other fitness buzzwords you've been hearing. As a reminder, always consult your docto...

8 Ways To Get A Better Body In 30 Minutes Or Less

Posted 10.22.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul In as little as one minute a day, you can make noticeable changes to your physique and your fitness level (if you keep it up over t...

High Intensity Interval Workout Routine

Angeles Burke | Posted 12.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

The beauty of HIIT is that your heart rate will stay elevated the majority of the workout even during the low intensity period. The low intensity recovery phase allows for you to not exert as much effort as your heart rate begins to drop.

LOOK: A Full Workout At Home In Just 6 Moves

Posted 08.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com High-intensity interval training (HIIT) describes any workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity an...

The Quickest Way To Get Back In Shape

Posted 05.18.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul If you've been sitting around for the past three months (or longer) reliving your 2000s wardrobe choices via old episodes of Buffy ...

Does CrossFit Deserve The Hype? 5 Reasons The Answer Might Be Yes

Julie Upton | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Biggest Loser contestants are doing it, celebrity trainers do it, NASCAR drivers do it, pro sports teams are incorporating it into their conditioning programs. Here are five reasons why you should try it.

How To Make Interval Workouts Work For You

Anja Garcia | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Anja Garcia

Interval training maximizes your efforts and gets you results. Your health is your wealth! Feel good, look sexy. Give me 15 minutes, and I'll get you summer body ready.

How To Use High-Intensity Interval Training

Matthew Basso | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

High-intensity intervals can be classified as brief exertions of maximum output, usually in the range of 20-40 seconds of intense activity, followed by a designated resting or recovery period. You could complete an entire high-intensity workout with minimal equipment in 20 minutes or less.

Training By The Numbers

Dan Trink, CSCS | Posted 03.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Trink, CSCS

As a personal trainer and nutritional consultant, I get asked a lot of questions. Apparently, while not everyone actually goes to the gym or follows a specific diet, everyone is certainly curious about it. And, for some reason, every query seems to start with "how much," "how little" or "how often."

Katherine Bindley

Why More Women Are Getting Down In The Mud

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When Lauren Mundell and her friends planned a girls weekend in Mount Snow, Vt., last May, they chose to spend part of it watching one of the most inte...

10 Steps To Getting Fit While Staying Happy

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

In the last six weeks, I have lost several pounds, an inch of fat off my belly, and two inches off my hips. I've also gained serious muscle tone in my arms, shoulders, quads, and abs (hello, six-pack!).

Fat Loss Made Simple

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The public was told that longer duration low-intensity exercise, like a jog on a treadmill or a steady session on a stationary bike, provides the heart rate that is optimal for burning fat. Wrong!

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?

High-Intensity Interval Training... For Your Mind?

Martin Boroson | Posted 04.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Martin Boroson

The key idea of one-moment meditation is that short, intense bursts of meditation have some significant benefits. And taking a short break after a short period of meditation (before you do another such period, or before you go back to everyday life) has some interesting benefits, too.

3 Fitness Tips to Look and Feel Sexier

David Buer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Buer

Three tips to improving your health, strength, endurance and appearance.