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The Perfect Push-Up

As a personal trainer, my experience and education tells me the "perfect" push-up is one that builds strength without compromising joints. That means you stop at elbow height. I've read a number of sites that...

Top Fitness Trends for 2014 – Get HIIT!

The eighth annual Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends was recently released by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as a prediction of the top 20 fitness trends for 2014. My favorite, and number one, is high...

Thanksgiving is No Time to Give Up!

No, I'm not saying avoid pie or turkey or stuffing. (Okay, maybe stuffing.) But enjoy yourself. Over-enjoy even. In my opinion, celebrations should never be tempered. Neither should your workout. So my philosophy this week...

Tabata November – Update 1

Do you like things simple? Have you tried our Tabata workouts yet? Here's the deal: workout at home, for free, for ten minutes. Boom! How to do Tabata Do each exercise as fast as you can while...

THEIR Club Must Be YOUR Priority?

A friend told me her story of trying to join one of the box gyms in a local strip mall. When trying to settle on exercise times, she had conflicts with daycare and work...

November Tabata – No Equipment Necessary

You know we love HIIT here at New Moon! It's why we love Les Mills GRIT™, and it's why I'm posting a Tabata workout for each day of the month as I did in...

Burn Notice – The FIRST Les Mills GRIT™ in Iowa

We have the first Les Mills GRIT™ team in Iowa! This HIIT training is growing fast. Why? It's faster and more scientific than most bootcamps It's safer that Crossfit It will get you FIT FAST ...

Get FIT FAST – The Science Behind Les Mills GRIT™

It's a strong claim: get much fitter, faster - while spending no extra time on your workouts. It's a claim we can prove! In conjunction with researchers at PennState University, we tested two groups of...
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IdeaFit Breaks Down Paleo v Primal

"To help your clients lose weight and boost health, you should encourage them to eat like their caveman ancestors, say proponents of the increasingly popular 'Paleo' (Paleolithic) diet and 'Primal' lifestyle movements. "Chowing down like a...