Tagged: HIIT

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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Why There’s No Such Thing as the Best Exercise

Last week we discussed the new and intriguing field of “nutrigenetics“, and how all of us, while we share a lot in common, do have individual differences in how our bodies respond to food, exercise, and other environmental factors. This week, I want to emphasize that in exercise, there’s no “one size fits all” solution. […]

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3 Minute High Intensity Interval Workout

Let’s do some High Intensity Interval Training! I have 3 minutes of exercises for you—40 seconds of one exercise alternating with 20 seconds of another exercise. There’s basically three little mini circuits total. Doing an interval workout is a great way to get in a variety of quick and intense exercises in a short amount of time. […]

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Elite Instructor Highlight: Matt Bartz

Today you’ll get to meet another great instructor and staff person from Elite Sports Clubs. Take a few minutes and get to know Matt Bartz of our Elite Sports Club – River Glen club location.

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Why YOU are the Key to Group Exercise Class Success

“Vision is not enough, it must be combined with venture.  It is not enough to stare up the steps.  We must step up the stairs.”-Vaclav Havel It’s hard to believe nearly a year has passed since becoming a part of the Elite community. Joining Elite has given me the opportunity to challenge my limits and […]

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Time for Tabata

This past week marks the first time I have worked out since July 2013.  I have an excuse; at least for the first 9 months of my 17 month sabbatical.  I was pregnant with my son, and for numerous reasons, was advised not to exercise.  However, for the remaining 8 months each day was accompanied by a […]

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