Category: Fat Loss Tips

  • Exercise Recovery and Age: What You Need to Know

    Exercise Recovery and Age: What You Need to Know

    As we get older, how we stay in shape often changes. Co-ed soccer leagues and HIIT classes might be replaced by long walks and low-impact movement sessions. Our bodies feel different, and how we want to move them isn’t always the same as it was in our 20s. What most of us pay less attention […]

  • How To Do an Arnold Press With Correct Form

    How To Do an Arnold Press With Correct Form

    Did you know that body builder, actor, former governor, and (okay fine, fictional) terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger has a whole weight lifting move named after him? It’s called the Arnold Press, and it’s basically a variation on a shoulder press that gives your deltoids (shoulder muscles) and abs a serious workout. “The Arnold press is a […]

  • Is the Fitness App on iPhone?

    Is the Fitness App on iPhone?

    Saying “I closed my rings” has become shorthand for announcing “I met my workout goals today.” But it’s a target that only Apple Watch users have been able to aim for—until now. In its upcoming release of iOS 16, Apple is bringing its Fitness app with activity tracking capabilities to the iPhone. That’s the iconic Apple […]

  • Caffeine Gum Is Catching On Among Athletes—Here’s Why

    Caffeine Gum Is Catching On Among Athletes—Here’s Why

    The benefits of caffeine on exercise performance have been studied and confirmed for quite a few years at this point, and the sports supplement market has responded by creating all sorts of energy drinks and pre-workout powders with high doses of caffeine. However, not everyone wants an energy drink or a cup of coffee before […]

  • Boxing Is a Cardiologist’s Favorite Exercise for Heart Health

    Boxing Is a Cardiologist’s Favorite Exercise for Heart Health

    Although it can sometimes be easy to get stuck in a workout rut, one of the best things about exercise is the fact that there are so many different ways you can get your sweat on. From running to hiking, rowing to weightlifting, the expansive Rolodex of ways to move your body allows for enough […]

  • Overuse Injuries Are on the Rise Post-Pandemic

    Overuse Injuries Are on the Rise Post-Pandemic

    I started running for the first time at the beginning of 2022. As my feet hit the pavement, I felt some tightness up and down my shins, but I thought it was just a part of “getting used to” running. Turns out I was wrong. After a couple of runs, I was limping and unable to […]

  • 5 Strategies To Combat Downhill Walking Knee Pain

    5 Strategies To Combat Downhill Walking Knee Pain

    We often hear about the many benefits of walking, from strengthening your heart and lungs to decreasing stress and anxiety. Uphill walking has rightly earned a place in the spotlight, with added benefits of strengthening the glutes and hamstrings, and ramping up your heart rate. But what about going in the other direction? “Downhill walking […]

  • Do Slow Reps Build More Muscle?

    Do Slow Reps Build More Muscle?

    When you think of “pumping iron,” giant dumbbells and reps probably come to mind. But that weight lifting formula of load and repetition is overlooking a powerful component in the strength training tool belt: Tempo. Specifically, the benefits of slowing things wayyy down. “There’s a bit of this old school idea of like, I need […]

  • Why Do I Feel Tired On Rest Days? Ask a Trainer

    Why Do I Feel Tired On Rest Days? Ask a Trainer

    A golden rule of fitness is that your recovery days are just as important as your workout days. These much-needed pauses refresh your muscle tissue and stave off injury. But if you find that your days of R&R are leaving you more fatigued than the days you go hard at the gym, trainers say there’s […]

  • Group Fitness Social Connection Is More Essential Than Ever

    Group Fitness Social Connection Is More Essential Than Ever

    When gyms were suddenly forced to close their doors in March 2020, fitness pros talked a big game about maintaining a sense of community among their clients, making people feel “together while apart” through virtual classes. Gathering on Zoom or via Instagram Live to collectively get our sweat on from our living rooms became one […]