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Ready for an extra workout? Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you the easiest ways to add cardio intervals to your strength training. Watch the Video
Say hello to spring with these “FUN” interval workouts! The world is your interval-fitness oyster! Spring is in the air (yay)! It is the perfect time to use interval training to mix up your workouts and bust through a fitness plateau. Read More.
The answer: Exercising discipline at a restaurant takes so much self-control. No one needs the frustration of picking the “healthy” option only to learn it had more calories than the burger and fries. If the added information even slightly increases everyone’s nutritional mindfulness, or it helps just one person catch the hidden traps on the menu, it is worth the effort needed to make the information available. Read More
The Midday Booster: It stretches your chest and shoulders, strengthens your upper back, reinforces good posture and, most importantly, promotes blood flow. Read More
Trainer Kathleen Trotter tells you how her ‘law of initial value’ helps her get to the gym – especially when she’s not feeling it. Watch the Video.
The Leg Up: If you’re a morning runner, you can start warming up before you even get out of bed. These horizontal moves strengthen your bum, core and – key for runners – your ankles. Read More
The answer: At the risk of sounding like the stereotype of a politician (something my friends tease me about), both comments are correct. Pilates can strengthen the core and improve posture, but its effectiveness depends on the school of Pilates the instructor follows, and the instructor’s ability to design and communicate a balanced and appropriate workout. Read More