How to Mix Business With Fitness Wall Street Journal Jordan Metzl, a sports-medicine physician at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery, says studies have shown that being in a group atmosphere increases a person's exertion levels by 15% to 20%.
Finding a high-quality trainer who is a good fit for your needs and personality can be tough, so ACE Certified Pro Jonathan Ross created a list of questions that will help you separate the good from the bad and identify the right trainer for you.
Yes, age, genetics and body size play a role in the speed of your metabolic rate. But there are natural ways to boost your metabolism. Learn how here.
Metabolism: We’ve all got one, but some people’s are “faster” or “slower” than others’. And that matters, because the rate at which your body burns calories and converts fuel to energy can also affect how easily you gain or lose weight, how at-risk you are for diabetes, and how much pep you’ve got in your step. While much of your metabolic rate is determined by genetics, age, gender, and body size, there are some lifestyle changes that can, quite literally, speed up the process.
It’s important to note that metabolism can’t be solely held responsible for weight gain or loss — someone with a super-fast burn can’t stay slim eating junk food and not exercising, while people with slower metabolisms aren’t automatically doomed to an overweight fate.
Tools for tracking and fine-tuning our fitness regimens are more abundant today than ever. And they're getting smarter, too. From the simplicity of mechanical step counters to ultra-smart digital devices that pack ...
Is a Rowing Machine a Good Workout? FitSugar.com This cardio workout allows a 130-pound woman to torch 115 calories in 15 minutes, similar to what you would burn on an indoor bicycle or elliptical. 2.
"If you've ever looked at the unloved rowing machine (also known as an ergometer) sitting in the corner, it's time to give the machine a second glance." Look for a certified instructor in your area to get the most from your workout. Find them here: http://ucanrow2.com/instructors/findaninstructor/
Rowing Is The New Spinning Harper's BAZAAR (blog) Call it the fitness trend that no one predicted, but suddenly boutique rowing studios are opening at a fast pace across the country and loads of converts are swearing off cycling classes.
The fitness trend no one predicted? We beg to differ. Rowing studios are opening up all over the place, and we are aware of many more in the planning stages nationwide. Look out indoor cycling, here comes indoor rowing! If you want to find a certified indoor rowing instructor - or become one yourself, we can help: http://ucanrow2.com.
Spending 8-plus hours at your desk doesn't have to ruin your body. Add these 5 daily movements to your routine.
You’ve heard the news by now: Sitting is the new smoking. It’s been linked to an increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and early death. Not to mention possible potato-like proportions. But with most of us logging hours at desk jobs (and recovering from hard workouts with Netflix binges), can it really be that bad?
Yes, indeed, says Vladimir Friedman, DC, CCSP, of Accelicare Sports Chiropractic in Manhattan. “When you’re in an improper slouched or seated posture for extended periods of time, there is physiological change in the body," he says. "In addition to the proven disease risks, things start to lock up. Tissues can weaken and the effects can be degenerative.” (In fact, Friedman often shows clients how to apply kinesio tape in a crisscross pattern at the low back to teach them how to stay in proper alignment when sitting.)
Friedman likens the idea to time spent in a cast: When muscle tissue is continually immobile, it shortens and shrinks over time and weakens. But give your body a load using your own body weight—from standing to squatting to taking a walk—and the measure of stress provided helps strengthen it.
Paleo diet doesn't mean no-sweets for this baker STLtoday.com When Kathleen “Leeny” Hoffman started researching paleo foods and fitness in 2010, there weren't a lot of resources. So she did her part to fill the gap.
Awesome recipe for those of you who are Paleo eaters, or who just like to try new things. In addition to being a certified indoor rowing instructor, Leeny is an amazing cook and an awesome Paleo smartypants. Try these, you won't be disappointed!
More than 12,000 new cases of cancer every year can be attributed to the patient being overweight or obese, the biggest ever study of the links between body mass index and cancer has - New Zealand Herald
Fitness trackers may help older folks lose weight Washington Post The study participants were randomly assigned to either a group that was given information about dieting and aerobic exercise or a group given the same information along with a...
AP PHOTOS: Adaptive rowing opens sport to disabled Turn to 10 Gil, 32, of Miami, is participating in the adaptive rowing program at the Miami Beach Rowing Club, which was recently sanctioned as a Paralympic Sport Club by the U.S.