You've been working out a ton and are convinced this is going to be the week that the number on the scale is finally where you want it to be. And then...nope. Womp womp.Put away that sad trombone—with a few simple changes to your normal routine, you can finally start to see results. In fact, changing it up is basically the secret sauce for making progress—whether you want to lose weight or just get strong AF. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below “Your body adapts to your workout, so it’s important to tweak your normal routine so you continue to get the most out of it,” explains Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S. and founder of TS Fitness in New York City. Here, some of his favorite ways to switch up your workout if your goal is weight loss. 1. Warm up (but really tho)If you jump into your workout without prepping your body first, well, you're a normal human being. But you won’t be able to perform as optimally (read: burn as many calories), says … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Switch Up Your Workout Routine To Lose More Weight
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WELLNESS 04/06/2018 11:52 am ET It's all about how you prep the night before. Nicole Pajer On Assignment For HuffPost Getting to the gym first thing in the morning is often much easier said than done. It can be more appealing to roll back under the covers rather than strap on your shoes for a pre-work run. Kicking off your day with a workout may help you lose more fat, reduce your desire to ingest excessive calories throughout the day, lower your blood pressure and can help you to sleep better at night. So how do you make that early exercise happen? It all starts with how you prepare the night before. HuffPost chatted with some experts to uncover the best ways to prep for your morning workout at night. Here’s what you can do before bed to ensure that you make it with zero excuses: 1. Get your clothes ready “Sleep in your workout clothes so all you have to do is wash your face, brush your teeth, get your butt in … [Read more...] about 8 Ways To Trick Yourself Into A Morning Workout
Get faster fitness results with interval training By Richard A. Marini June 14, 2017 Updated: December 12, 2017 12:42pm Photo: Tom Reel /San Antonio Express-News Image 1of/13 CaptionClose Image 1 of 13 Carlton Moment leads the group as patrons through a high-intensity interval training class. at Gold's Gym in the Alamo Quarry Market. This type of workout has been around for years but is now enjoying a renaissance of popularity. less Carlton Moment leads the group as patrons through a high-intensity interval training class. at Gold's Gym in the Alamo Quarry Market. This type of workout has been around for years but is now enjoying a ... more Photo: Tom Reel /San Antonio Express-News Image 2 of 13 Jennifer Diaz de Leon pushes through a stepping exercise. HIIT can be done with gym equipment or without. Jennifer Diaz de Leon pushes … [Read more...] about Get faster fitness results with interval training
Central Florida gyms are increasingly using technology to help clients meet their fitness goals.Eric Olsson has been a personal trainer for about eight years. Today, he sees boosts in fitness and wellness efficiency thanks to a piece of equipment that is virtually feather-light.“I used to have stacks of paper about my clients’ workouts. Now I don’t need any. I can have them in the palm of my hand,” said Olsson, a wellness coordinator at the downtown Orlando YMCA.Olsson is talking about the mywellness app, available at the Downtown Y by virtue of a partnership with equipment manufacturer Technogym. While the partnership was created roughly three years ago, participation among Y members continues to increase as more Technogym equipment is added to the center, said Justin Higa, the Y’s associate executive director.Members, of course, still must put in the sweat, but monitoring and tracking workouts, along with scheduling classes, sharing information and more … [Read more...] about Central Florida gyms use technology to help clients get fit
There's little rest for the weary during the 2018 Fittest Loser Challenge. The contestants are ramping up the duration, intensity, and frequency of their workouts as they approach the halfway mark of the competition. Contestants work out twice a week with their trainers at Push Fitness in Schaumburg, then head to the gym early Saturday mornings for boot camps. The trainers also devise weekly exercise plans for their contestants in an effort to yield maximum results. There's no doubt contestants are putting in the hours at the gym. Take a look at each competitor's new fitness regimen.Kim Rosewell Kim Rosewell works out six days a week. Trainer Nicole Steinbach leads Rosewell through circuit-style workouts that emphasize combined movements, such as a squat and shoulder press mixed into one movement. She adds sprints and jump squats into their training time for bursts of cardio."I love combination movements because it uses multiple muscles at a time. With adding cardio movements, we … [Read more...] about What does a Fittest Loser workout look like?