How long should your workout be?

What should the duration of your workout be? Is there any more benefit for working out for long hours upon long hours rather than having shorter workouts? Both the World Health Organization and the … [Read more...]

Should you skip cardio or leg day?

Is reason to skip any part of a workout routine? “Friends don’t let friends skip leg day.” or “I don’t lift weights, because I don’t want to get bulky.” or “Cardio? I just lift weights faster!” Any … [Read more...]

To Stretch or not to Stretch? That is the Question.

How important is stretching as part of your workout? How do you warm up before a work out? Do you even warm up have a warm up period? The thought used to be that a good start to a workout was Static … [Read more...]

The 4 Facets of Fitness

What all should go into a well planned workout routine? There are four major facets of fitness: Aerobic exercise, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, and Flexibility. A well rounded, recreational … [Read more...]

Should Women Lift Weights?

Many women, especially young adults, skip weight lifting and only do cardio and ab exercises. The concern is that weight lifting will cause a woman to get too bulky and start looking too “man-ish.” It … [Read more...]


How should you get started on the road to becoming fit? There are so many options to begin a weight loss journey. In our last blog, we talked about how there is no one exercise that is better than … [Read more...]

What’s the Best Workout?

Is there a best workout? It’s heard routinely by Personal Trainers or Fitness Instructors, “What is the best workout?” or “What workout should I be doing?” Depending on who you ask, you could get … [Read more...]

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