Category: Exercise

Strength Training for More Fat Loss

Here are some takeaways from “Lifting Heavy” at Muscle & Fitness Magazine: When alternating weight training and cardio days, you are more likely to burn twice as much fat than if you were to perform cardio training only. High intensity strength training leaves your metabolism elevated after exercise, enabling you to burn...

April Challenge – Daily Tabata

Teresa here. I thought I’d share with you my newest workout. There is joy in hours of running with a steadily increasing heart rate. I can listen to music and think. Moderate exercise is awesome! But I have neither the time nor the patience most days. I prefer intense exercise....

Is It Really Exercise? Intensify!

Any activity you perform above a resting threshold that sustains and improves health and fitness is exercise. The good news: that aerobic class you started two years ago was exercise. The bad news: that aerobic class you started two years ago isn’t exercise now. Are you being challenged? Is your...

Massage, Stretch, Strengthen: Fixing Those Pains

If you have poor body alignment and weak or tight muscles, you likely have pains you deal with daily. You might not be aware which muscles are the problem or how you may be out of alignment, but a physical therapist or personal trainer can help pinpoint the problem and...

Deadlifts are for Women!

Why should you be doing deadlifts? The deadlift is a highly inclusive resistance exercise. It works primarily your butt and back of your legs, but also works nearly every other muscle group in your body. This means you gain strength AND lose body fat quickly. And the bonus for women?...

A Better Plank

A Better Plank

A plank (also called a hover or bridge) is an isometric core strength exercise that involves maintaining a position similar to a push-up for the maximum possible time. Dave Parise has a lot of good advice. This is one of my favorites. Shorten your plank with the help of a foam...