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 […]read more
Pressed for Time? Stay in Shape with High Intensity Interval Training
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 […]read more
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. […]read more