This is the year! How to make your resolutions stick
Got your list? Checked it twice? We’re not talking about gifts, we’re talking about your list of new year’s resolutions. Fifty percent of people vow to do more exercise, and that resolution is followed by losing weight, saving money, improving your diet and pursuing a career ambition. But a study by Scranton University found that only 8 percent of people keep their new year’s resolutions.
Take a break! Post-workout do’s and don’ts
Orlando, Fla. – Run, rest, recover, repeat. We know how to run and rest properly, but are we recovering the right way? What types of recovery are the best types for your body? Ad“Saunas are good, some people feel like it does sweat out toxins,” shared Cathy Vail, a trainer at Gym Guys Orlando West. Milk, yogurt, peanut butter, nuts, quinoa, cottage cheese, eggs, meat, and fish are all high in protein.
Easy exercises to start feeling the burn in 2021
SAN ANTONIO – Most people have fitness goals when they start the new year, but sticking to them is another story. Joseph Brooks from Next Level Personal Training wants to help. Whether it’s a personal trainer or a friend or family member have someone reminding you to stick to your goal. For fitness to stick, you have to keep it going all year long, not just the first few weeks or months of the year. Working out at home might be the easiest thing to do, but if your not sure what exercise to do, Joseph Brooks has a few that will work for everyone.
Gym owners seeing results after ‘putting in the work’ during COVID-19 pandemic
Gym owners say they’re spending more on cleaning supplies, even buying paper to log the temperature checks, which come as one of many added expenses. “But that’s so everyone’s kind of pulling together.”Michelle Martinez Ingram owner of Heavy Metal Fitness, says the fact that they have a niche gym has helped them some. “People reached out to us from all over the city, and Texas asking, ‘can we help your gym?’,” Ingram said. Like their customers, who are competitive and passionate, gym owners say they are too, when it means survival. “We don’t have a plan B or plan C, we know what the plan is and it’s just to keep the gym as successful as possible,” Martinez Ingram said.
Here’s the ultimate full-body workout you need to try
SAN ANTONIO – Not having enough time for a full-body workout is no excuse these days, especially when you can rock one out in just 30 minutes. That’s the mantra for Jermaine Collier from JC’s Ultimate Training as he stopped by Historic Market Square to show you how easy it is to do a workout from home. Watch the video for a full explanation of these 6 moves you should try. For more information, visit JC Ultimate Training, and have a great workout!
The Look: Winter workout essentials
Compression Pieces - compression leggings and jackets compress the skin the perfect amount to keep the circulation flowing and allow the body warm itself. Avoid cotton and wool during workouts, because the sweat will stay on your clothing and cool you down even more in the long run. Jackets - Don’t go with puffy jackets, stick to a more compressed style with moisture wicking to eliminate sweat build up. Gaiters - It is hard to remember when gaiters were worn solely for warmth, but they are a cold weather workout must have to keep your head and mouth warm. Gloves - Find a good pair of synthetic gloves as to avoid that moisture build up in the hands from cotton.
Fall back into your fitness routine with this full body workout
SAN ANTONIO – Get your sweat on at EnergyX Fitness with a variety of classes to choose from: cardio, strength, HIIT or yoga. Nutrition counseling is also offered to help make healthy eating taste good. Services include custom meal planning, guided grocery shopping and an at-home meal prep workshop. For more information on Energy X Fitness, click here.
Staying fit safely during quarantine.
Physical fitness to some, is a hobby that many treat as a priority. With the new complications of COVID-19, working out and going to the gym has made things quite difficult. Lakefront News reporter Gabriel Cook, gets insights from fitness experts at the trifecta strength and conditioning gym, on how to start working out and how to do it safely. Like this: Like Loading...Relatedlakefrontollu.com
We tried a bunch of at-home YouTube workouts: Here are 7 we loved especially
Instead of suggesting popular YouTube workouts, we wanted to try a good handful for ourselves, then choose our favorites. It’s four rounds of five exercises, and you don’t need any equipment -- just your body and some open space! The instructor says if you’re just getting into HIIT, you don’t need to do all of them, for what it’s worth. I forgot how much fun a kettlebell could be, so I dug mine out of the basement and was eager to see what kind of “get in, get out” HIIT-style kettlebell workout I could find online. If you’re looking to add on a little something, or if you really just have 10 minutes to work some muscles, try this.