Tagged: cardio training

10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Myzone

The Myzone heart rate monitors are not only a great way to gauge the intensity of your workouts, they can also be used as a motivational tool. Whether you’ve just acquired one or have been using your belt for awhile, there’s likely features you have not yet discovered. Here are 10 tips to get the […]

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How Often Should I Be in Certain Heart Rate Zones?

Are you getting the most out of your workouts? Using heart rate zones allows you to measure at what intensity you are exercising, and therefore tailor your workouts for maximum effectiveness. By monitoring how much time you’re spending at each level of intensity, you’ll know how much effort you have to put in to get […]

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Getting Started with Myzone

Have you noticed monitors around the clubs displaying names with a variety of colored panels and wondered what exactly is going on? We’ve adopted a new personal fitness tracking program called Myzone, which will help you maximize your workouts! We’ll explain what Myzone is and how you can get started.

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5 Cardio Exercises to Get You Off the Treadmill

Tired of the same old cardio routine? There are plenty of ways to get in a good cardio workout besides running on the treadmill or elliptical. Here are five alternative cardio exercises that will get your heart pumping!

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Achieve Super Speed: 11 Foods for Runners

Do you want to optimize your running performance? Your brain plays a critical role in dictating fatigue levels during a run. Optimal performance while running will not only require a strong body, but a strong mind as well. There are certain foods that you can incorporate into your daily routine to ensure overall health, peak […]

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A Healthier You: Finding Wisdom in Winters

Wisdom Comes with Winters –Oscar Wilde The first time I came across this quote was in high school.  It was the topic of a college entrance essay to which I was applying.  I remember, clear as day, staring at the blank sheet of paper as if it was looking right back at me just asking […]

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7 Reasons You Should Try Boot Camp

Boot camp has become a popular exercise trend because of the intense combination of strength training and cardiovascular exercises. Boot camp workouts are designed as a type of interval training—bursts of intense activity alternated with intervals of lighter activity. Different exercises that boot camp workouts may entail would include: pull-ups, push-ups, lunges, squats, and crunches, […]

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