Nothing can stop your HIIT game worse than an injury, especially one that can be avoided. We have all done it at one point or another. We either neglect the warm-up, forget our shoes and go barefoot, or skip our stretching [insert plethora of other excuses...]. Well fret no more! We have some excellent tips to avoid that future injury and keep your workouts and you going strong. We have so many excuses that can get in our way for [...]
HIIT - high intensity interval training is an excellent and efficient way to improve overall body composition as well as improve cardiovascular fitness. Studies have even shown that HIIT workouts can decrease food cravings for sweets compared with moderate intensity workouts. Because of the energy demands it places on the body it is extremely important to be well fueled before, and after a good HIIT workout. We've all heard the old saying, "losing weight is 20% exercise and 80% what you [...]
High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be the type of exercise that is difficult to swallow, but it truly may be the pill that fixes everything... Research now suggests that HIIT can help to improve cognitive function. HIIT training involves exercising at a maximum intensity for a given amount of time, followed by a given amount of time for rest. For example, you may sprint as fast as you can on a bike for 1 minute, and then rest for [...]
We've gathered up our top 5 HIIT workout gear to share with you today. HIIT - High Intensity Interval Training - intermixes short bursts of high intensity exercising with active recovery periods at a lower intensity. This can be done a variety of ways including cardio equipment (bikes, TM, stair master), body weight exercises, or even running. Whether, you're new to the HIIT trend, or have been a long time participant, we hope some of these products below can help [...]
Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) dysfunction is responsible for 13% of low back pain. This dysfunction can affect everything from exercise activities, walking, stair climbing, and even sitting. It often can manifest itself as low back pain and even hip pain, sometimes wrapping itself around the hip and into the inner thigh. To better understand the SI joint let's delve into the anatomy a little deeper. SIJ Anatomy As you can see, the SIJ is made up of both the sacrum and [...]
Confused about how much you need to exercise each day or week to consider yourself "fit"? Outlined are concrete recommendations from the CDC, ACSM and AHA, that "less is more" if you exercise the right way!