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Brittany Lewis
Jun 25, 2019

The Anatomy of a Great Warm-up

If you want to maximize your workout, prevent injury and minimize post-workout soreness, pay attention to your warm-up. The warm-up is especially important on key training days, or when you’re exercising intensely or for long durations, but it’s important on even light training days, too. In fact, “It’s a non-negotiable,” says Blake Dircksen, DP., certified Read More »

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Bill Brown
Jun 20, 2019

Training Tips to Decrease HIIT-Related Injuries

Thanks to research linking high-intensity interval training to weight loss, lower BMI, reduced cholesterol and improved athletic performance, the heart-pumping workout is a hot fitness trend. But there might be a downside to high-intensity workouts. TRENDS IN INJURY RISK A new study in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness found HIIT increased the risk of injuries. Researchers discovered more than 3.9 Read More »

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Bill Brown
Jun 17, 2019

Does Strength Training Make Your Heart Stronger Than Cardio?

Can pumping iron pump up your heart health? Yes, according to 2019 research published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Researchers followed 12,591 people for more than five years and found those who did strength-training exercises at least once per week reduced their risk of a major cardiovascular event or death up to Read More »

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Brittany Lewis
Mar 26, 2019

7 Portion-Size Mistakes You’re Probably Making

The Arena District Athletic Club now offers Precision Nutrition, a coaching program for men and women who want to look and feel their best. The program is designed to help you to get into the best shape of your life in 12 months and help you stay that way for good. Choosing high-quality whole foods is a key Read More »

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Aron Layman
Mar 13, 2019

Lifting Weights May Lower Your Diabetes Risk

Moderate amounts of muscle lowered type 2 diabetes risk by 32 percent More muscle was not linked to more protection, researchers say Most adults don’t get the recommended amounts of strength training in per week We all know strength training is important for more than just looking good. After all, lean muscle mass keeps your Read More »

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Bill Brown
Jan 29, 2019

The Best Ways to Burn Fat and Lose Weight

HIIT is going to be your new best friend. If you’ve been exercising regularly, but you’re not shedding pounds as quickly as you’d like, listen up: You may need to rethink your fitness routine and diet. These fat-blasting tips from experts will rev up your metabolism and give you serious results. Step up the intensity. To really blast fat and Read More »

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Jimmy Peters
Jan 15, 2019

Why Running Is Such Perfect Cardio

There was once a time, just a few decades ago, when few people ran to stay in shape. Today, running is almost synonymous with exercise. If your goal is to be fit and healthy, you’re either a runner or someone who’s planning to start running really soon. Running has become so popular, in part, because Read More »

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Bill Brown
Dec 19, 2018

Start With a Dynamic Warm-up For Better Workout Results

If you want to make serious gains, take the time to get properly prepped. There was a time when a lifter would walk into the gym, do a few shoulder rolls to loosen up, crack his knuckles, and start bench pressing. That time is now past, and, for the record, those lifters probably all have Read More »

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Bill Brown
Dec 11, 2018

60% of US adults don’t do ANY muscle-strengthening exercises –

despite guidelines saying sit-ups and push-ups should be done twice a week About 58 percent of US adults perform no muscle-strengthening exercise  Federal physical activity guidelines recommend two days a week of strength training Only 35 percent of men and 26 percent of women meet the recommendations Almost 60 percent of American adults don’t do Read More »

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Jimmy Peters
Nov 01, 2018

Want to Live Longer?

Lift Weights If you leave the gym without hitting the weight room, it could impact the number of candles on your birthday cake. LINKING LIFESPAN AND LIFTING Several studies have found a correlation between strength training and lifespan. The latest, a 2018 study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found women with an average Read More »

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