I'm not going to call CrossFit a fad -- instead, I'll call it a bubble. I'm predicting its burst. I couldn't give you a timeframe, but I know traditional, proven methods of strength training, power training, and endurance training will last forever.
Never ask a client to do something that you wouldn't do yourself. If you tell a person to drop and do 1000 burpees, you best have done that within the last 72 hours and if not then get ready to drop and do it with them!
I can usually tell how well my clients have slept the night before within about five minutes of starting our session. We all know how important sleep is, and we all know that without adequate sleep, things can go awry fairly quickly.
Balancing your diet with your health, career, social life and fitness regimen is challenging enough without making dining out a misery for you and your dinner companions. Choose wisely, remember less is more, and enjoy your meal!
Perhaps you're starting a new fitness regimen, or maybe you've hit a training plateau. Here are 12 easy-to-follow tips to upgrade your workouts. Try them one at a time or all at once and upgrade your training to the next level.
With the New York City Marathon just around the corner (we hope), many athletes, workout enthusiasts and fitness newbies are looking to the streets or the treadmill for a spot of cardio. There's no doubt that when done properly, running can be great for heart, body and mind.
When it comes to health and fitness, we all have to start somewhere. Hopefully you've already started, but if you haven't it can be a real battle getting into the habit of exercising and even harder taking the first step.
An exercise training program must continually build, constantly offering the body and muscles new challenges so as not to plateau, and to continue to rev up the metabolism and build stamina. But how that is done is truly relative and specific to each client.
Stand up paddle boarding is in my top three of favorite outdoor workouts. It's such a versatile and functional tool for fat burning and body sculpting, depending on the type of workout you're looking for; you can manipulate your time on the board to focus on core work, strength, or even endurance.
Try and apply the same commitment to recovery that you apply to your workouts. Give your body the time it needs to rebound and repair and you'll find yourself with more energy, enhanced performance and a better disposition. Less is sometimes more.