Posts tagged "high-intensity interval training"
Keep Your Hormones in Check

Keep Your Hormones in Check

Testosterone, estrogen, and growth hormone (HGH) are an anti-aging trio. Depending on your gender, of course, this group ignites your energy and libido, keeps muscles and bones strong, and your body ripped. However, beginning in your 30s, your hormone production slows down and the consequences are evident—increased belly fat, lost of body tone, lack of...
Popular Fitness Advice—Debunked, Part 1

Popular Fitness Advice—Debunked, Part 1

“Burn more than 1,000 calories by doing this group fitness class.” “Maximize fat burning with high intensity interval training.” “Yoga can cure almost everything!” We come across headlines like these everywhere from magazines to blogs to twitter. But should we heed to all this advice? Many popular fitness practices often come from studies and/or research...
Boost Your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)

Boost Your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)

Women blame their metabolism for how easily they pack the pounds compared to men. Certainly, men’s metabolism is faster than theirs due to having more muscle mass and less fat. However, when looking at the basal metabolic rate (BMR)—the calories your body consumes at rest to keep up with vital functions—the difference between sexes can...
Tony Horton is back with P90X2

Tony Horton is back with P90X2

If you haven’t tried P90X yet – or heard from someone who has – you are missing out on one of the greatest success stories in workout history. And while some people attribute P90X’s remarkable results to the invention of a new way of training, most experts will tell you its success relies on going...
The body-weight workout

The body-weight workout

How much do you weigh? Just think: Those 150 pounds that you carry can be the best dumbbells and barbells that you have. This week, let’s focus on power moves. Power is an expression of speed and strength, which means how fast you can move your body. This workout hits all the major muscles at...