Category: cardio

Pressed for Time? Stay in Shape with High Intensity Interval Training

March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Pressed for Time? Stay in Shape with High Intensity Interval Training

By Betty Murray HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, is a growing trend in fitness. HIIT is a circuit of short bursts of, as the name suggests, high-intensity workouts. Each exercise is followed by a short recovery period. If you are pressed for time, HIIT allows you to get in a good, hard workout in a short […]

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Weight Training Will Not Make You The Hulk

August 20, 2014 0 Comments
Weight Training Will Not Make You The Hulk

By Betty Murray Do you avoid the weight room at the gym because you fear “bulking up”? Contrary to popular believe, women: lifting weights won’t make you look like The Hulk. Yes, it is possible to add muscle bulk through weight lifting — as seen in body builders and in many men — but adding bulk […]

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Cardio or Strength Training: Which Comes First?

March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Cardio or Strength Training: Which Comes First?

By Betty Murray Weight loss cannot be achieved without a combination of cardio and strength training. Better said, losing inches, is dependent on a combined cardio and strength workout. Cardio burns more calories in a set amount of time, but weight lost through a strictly cardio workout regimen is contributed to both fat and muscle loss. […]

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