Tagged: fitness tips

The Importance of Balancing Your Workouts

Have you ever seen someone who has a really strong upper body but skinny legs? Or perhaps you’ve noticed someone who has toned calves but not much upper body strength? Balancing your workouts is key to develop well-rounded results.

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Doing More to Achieve Results

  Are you always active and feel like you should be losing weight but aren’t? A lot of aspects of work and life keep us active and feeling exhausted, and yet we don’t see any weight loss results. The key might be doing more than what you’re already doing even though you might already feel […]

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5 Tips to Get Back on the Fitness Wagon

It can be easy to get out of your routine and fall off the fitness wagon. Exercise sometimes gets replaced by overindulging in food and drinks. But guess what, it’s okay every once in awhile, just as long as you have self control. If you fall off the fitness wagon, here are 5 tips to […]

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Full Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Sometimes it feels like summer is gone in the blink of an eye, so taking advantage of the warm weather is a must in Wisconsin. When you’re out at the park or in the yard, here is a comprehensive full body workout you can do to tone your muscles and burn some calories while soaking […]

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Outdoor Leg Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

When the weather’s just too nice, it’s hard to resist doing outdoor activities. Try these outdoor leg workouts no matter where you are! Whether you’re at the park or in your backyard, you’ll never miss leg day. You can sculpt your leg muscles wherever you go!

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Breathing Techniques for a More Effective Workout

Listen to the instructor in a class and they will often tell you to breath. What is the importance of breathing actively and intentionally during exercise? Have you wondered what the big deal is with breathing in a yoga class, or a Pilates class? What kind of breathing do you do with weight lifting? Is it necessary […]

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HIIT vs. Steady State for Fat Loss

High intensity interval training, also referred to as HIIT, is believed to be the holy grail of exercise modalities for fat loss. HIIT is indeed a viable method to promote fat loss, but how does it stack up against steady state cardio (prolonged maintenance of the same running pace)? Let’s see what form of cardio exercise […]

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What is Spot Reduction and Does it Work?

Trying to get rid of that stubborn belly fat? Not happy about how thick your thighs are? Many people believe that focusing on working the muscles around areas with high fat that it will burn the fat itself. Let’s learn about spot reduction and if it actually works.

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What’s Causing Your Lower Back Pain?

Experiencing lower back pain but not sure what’s causing it? Actually, there are a number of culprits to look for or it can be a combination of things. Read on to learn about some of the potential causes for lower back pain.

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Getting the Most Out of Muscle Contractions

What if I told you that if you decided not to slam the weight stack each rep, the gains gods would reward you with a better physique and increased strength? There may not be gods of gains, but there is science. Learn about the concentric and eccentric phase of a muscle contraction and how to […]

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