Tag: workout

5 Workout Secrets for a Lean, Toned Body

Thursday, February, 16th, 2017 at 7:44 am by

Club USA

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If having a lean and toned body is your goal, we’ve got good news for you! Follow these 5 Workout Secrets and your goal will quickly become a reality. These secrets aren’t secret in the sense that you’ve never heard them before, because you likely HAVE heard them. The secret is that by faithfully following each one of these 5 steps, your progress will become automatic and your results will be guaranteed! Workout Secret #1: […]

3 Reasons You Need Boot Camp

Monday, June, 1st, 2015 at 11:24 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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After years of personal cardio and weights you might be interested in changing it up. A Boot camp class is a great way to start. The name gives you a glimpse of what it does, it kicks your butt. Here are three good reasons why boot camps ROCK:   Consists of both cardio and strength training For those who dread cardio, feeling it to be long and monotonous, Boot camp will shake up the experience. The session […]

Healthy Drinks – A Parents Dilemma

Friday, May, 22nd, 2015 at 3:35 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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Studies are showing that more and more parents cannot easily tell what drinks are healthy and what are not for their kids. This is understandable given the marketing strategy to sell that edges out giving clear messages about the products in consideration. For starters, most parents understand that water, some juices, and most milk is healthy. And most parents know that soda is not healthy, diet or regular. But what about the ever growing aisle […]

Anxiety, Depression & Yoga – Part 2

Monday, May, 18th, 2015 at 6:12 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, anxiety and depression has a grip on Americans today by astonishing numbers.  Bo Forbes is the founder of Integrative Yoga Therapeutics. She is well aware, as a psychologist and yoga instructor, that the mind-body pattern of communication is part of the puzzle leading to anxiety, depression and other such illnesses. She has developed a targeted use of the ancient practice of yoga that works with these […]

Anxiety, Depression & Yoga – Part 1

Thursday, May, 14th, 2015 at 5:44 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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More than 40 million Americans suffer from anxiety, depression or some related illness – and while medications are abound to help, the numbers remain astonishing. Most of the medications force the symptoms to abate through inhibiting or the processes in the brain that are causing the over firing or under producing of the chemicals our body provides that leave us feeling good. This simple ‘fix’ if you will is not helping people become free of […]

The Skinny on Zumba – Part 3

Sunday, May, 10th, 2015 at 6:32 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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The research done by Porcari and Steuttgen on Zumba (commissioned by the American Council on Exercise,) gives a thumbs up to this fast paced workout. It is not just fun, it can be called exercise! Zumba not only raises the heart rate through interval training which is the most effective for burning calories and strengthening the heart, it works the whole body. The moves focus effectively on flexibility and strengthening the core as well. In […]

The Skinny on Zumba – Part 2

Thursday, May, 7th, 2015 at 4:22 am by

Dan Schliebe

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In our last article we discussed how fun Zumba is…but questioned it’s effectiveness as actual exercise.  Here’s what we found out… The American Council on Exercise commissioned a team to investigate Zumba.  Sure it’s fun, but does it produce results worthy of calling it a formal exercise? Researchers, Porcari and Luettgen, set out to nail down the average energy expenditure and exercise intensity during one Zumba class on average. This means what actually happens for […]

The Skinny On Zumba – Part 1

Tuesday, April, 28th, 2015 at 12:50 am by

Dan Schliebe

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Zumba is quite the craze these days. It has become such a main stay that over 110,000 places in more than 120 countries will offer classes that are in turn packed. More than twelve million people reportedly attend weekly Zumba group exercise sessions. For good reason too. The popular marketing slogan for Zumba is, ‘Ditch the Workout—Join the Party!’ And it is quite true. With the Latin music and fusion of fun dance moves you […]

Burning It Up With Boot Camps

Sunday, April, 19th, 2015 at 9:21 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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Boot camp workouts have become very popular these days. They are offered in gyms, in parking lots outside the gym, on a grassy slope and in endless types of parks. Why are they among the popular ways to exercise as a group? This type of a workout combines intervals between cardio like running and resistance like weight training. The leader of the boot camp is usually high energy, which can give you momentum if you […]

Building Muscle Through Yoga

Friday, March, 27th, 2015 at 8:18 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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If you are looking solely to build muscle, then weight training is definitely an extremely effective route. The controlled movements, along with the progressively growing resistance is the recipe for the muscles to grow. They must be challenged so they have a breaking down and rebuilding in the tissues continuously. However Nicholas DiNubile, M.D. says, ‘Yoga can be just as effective as weights when it comes to building a stronger, more impressive physique.’ Yoga offers […]