Category: Weight Loss

Are Long, Slow Runs or Short, Fast Runs Better for Weight Loss? Here’s What the Experts Said

Friday, June, 7th, 2019 at 8:46 am by

Club USA

Categories: Blog, Nutrition, Weight Loss

The exercise that burns the most calories will help you lose the most fat, and people often turn to running — you only need a good pair of running sneakers to do it. What we want to know is what type of run is more effective for weight loss: long, slower-paced runs or short, faster-paced runs? Long, Slower-Paced Runs: Pros and Cons Calories burned: Let’s say you’re going for an hour-long run at a pace […]

Running Burns Belly Fat, but It Comes Down to This 1 Important Thing, According to an Expert

Monday, May, 13th, 2019 at 9:07 am by

Club USA

Categories: Blog, Weight Loss

Not sure where to begin if your goal is to lose belly fat? You’re not alone. There isn’t a set prescription to reduce the fat stored around your stomach, but there are a few expert-approved things you can do. The first is to stop trying to spot-reduce belly fat. Spot reduction is essentially trying to reduce the amount of fat you have on a specific area of your body. We know it sounds simple, but […]

This Is Your Biggest Weight-Loss Obstacle, an RD Says — and It’s Not About Food

Monday, April, 8th, 2019 at 10:24 am by

Club USA

Categories: Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss

Not to state the obvious, but losing weight is hard. No matter what way you go about it — diet, exercise, (or ideally) a combination of both — achieving any weight goal is going to take dedication, willpower, and probably some sacrifices along the way. But according to registered dietitian Audra Wilson, RD, LD, bariatric dietitian at the Northwestern Medicine Metabolic Health and Surgical Weight Loss Center at Delnor Hospital, the biggest thing standing in […]

The One-Two Punch for Faster Fat Loss

Wednesday, November, 16th, 2016 at 12:33 pm by

Club USA

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How many times have you looked in the mirror and wished that you could make your belly fat vanish before your eyes? Unsightly fat around the stomach is one of the most common body frustrations that I come across with my clients. No one wants a chubby stomach. Unfortunately for most, losing body fat is a slow process, rather than a quick fix. However, I do have an extremely effective method for losing belly fat […]

Changing Your Diet in a Positive Way

Friday, August, 5th, 2016 at 10:37 am by

Club USA

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“I’m working out so hard and not losing any weight………” Well, all I can say is, “You’ll get where you want to be by changing your diet”!!!! I’ve been working in gyms, training, and competing in a variety of activities since I was very young and I’ve always considered myself to be in “good shape”!!!  I mean physically inside and out!!!  I never realized how much my physique could change until I was FORCED to change my own […]

Healthy Habits

Wednesday, June, 8th, 2016 at 12:19 pm by

Club USA

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Has this happened to you? You know that moment when you realize that it’s time to do something about your weight . . . It may happen when you’re looking in the mirror or standing on the scale. Or trying on clothes, and the size you used to wear is now uncomfortably tight. Your first thought is to go on a “diet,” but as quickly as that enters your mind, the ghosts of a hundred […]

The Benefits of Working Out Regularly

Wednesday, February, 17th, 2016 at 2:54 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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According to the Mayo Clinic, the benefits of working out regularly include: Weight control Reduces Blood Pressure Combats Health Conditions and diseases such as diabetes Improves mood Boosts Energy Promotes Better Sleep And….It’s Fun The 5 Components of Fitness: Muscular Endurance: If you enjoy classes we offer Muscle Pump, Boot Camp, Ripped or HIIT classes to help you obtain your weight lifting goals or you can use your free personal training session to get acquainted with our […]

MyZones: What is Heart Rate Training All About?

Wednesday, October, 28th, 2015 at 2:28 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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Many of you have seen the MyZones monitors in the weight room, group fitness studio, RedZone Studio and our Littleton cycling studio….but how does it work? The MyZone Belt To begin with you purchase a MyZone belt from the front desk.  You then register the belt with your personal information such as sex, height and weight.  MyZone will then establish your training heart rates.  As you are working out you will see a color tile […]

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 […]

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 […]