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Taking Time Off From Your Workouts During the Holidays? How Fast You Lose Fitness and Tips to Minimize the Hit

Jill S. Brown | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

The truth is it doesn't take long for the body to start losing strength, endurance and aerobic power and anaerobic capacity. In just days or weeks some of these qualities can start to decline. The adage "use it or lose it" has more scientific relevance than you may think. You work out hard and the body adapts by getting fitter, you stop and that hard work starts to deteriorate.

The Key to Fat Burning

Nora Tobin | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Turning your body into a fat burning machine requires a few important factors: strength training, cardio and diet. When it comes to exercise, the combination of lifting weights and performing high-intensity cardio activity is the most effective way to burn fat and build lean muscle.

Fitness Trend Forecast for 2015: 6 Trends on the Rise

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

This is also the time I like check in with my fitness colleagues and ask them what they think will be trending in the upcoming year.

4th of July Tone-Up Plan: Day 4

Nora Tobin | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner we look for last minute ways to shape ...

4th of July Tone-Up Plan: Day 2

Nora Tobin | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

It's that time of year for barbecues, beach days and bikinis! With the holiday weekend just around the corner, we look for last-minute ways to shape up. This full-proof plan will whittle the waist, strengthen the muscles and boost your metabolism.

3 Workouts You Can Do At The Beach

Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn In honor of sunny days and warmer temperatures, now's the perfect time to say so long to the weight room and ta...

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!

Yoga With Leaps And Pilates With Boxing? HIIT Fitness Classes Emphasize Fusion

Reuters | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Dornene Internicolat NEW YORK, March 24 (Reuters) - From yoga with leaps and jumps to Pilates that packs a punch, fitness experts s...

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.

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...

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.

Fitness Trend Forecast: What Workouts Should You Be Doing (or Not)?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

The fitness industry is a lot like fashion, where old trends come back into vogue but usually with a updated twist. If it's tried and true, and there's research to back it up, it will be back or here to stay.

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.

When You Go to Exercise, Do It on Your Terms

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Milt Bedingfield

Years ago, I had a workout plan and I followed it to the letter. But these days, almost never do I go to the gym and do the workout I plan to do.

3 10-Minute Workouts To Get Fit Fast

Ben Greenfield | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Ditch the idea that when it comes to exercise, longer is better. Enjoy quick workouts -- and your extra time!

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?