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Saving Time

December 4, 2013

Exercise, General Health Info

Saving Time

The time you spend in line for your morning coffee can give you the body you want to have. TABATA provides Anaerobic and Aerobic Capacity Increase. The body’s aerobic capacity, also called its maximum oxygen uptake, is the greatest amount of oxygen it consumes when strenuously exercising. Anaerobic capacity is […]

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How 30 minutes a day can show you the benefits of Tabata

October 31, 2013

Exercise, General Health Info

How 30 minutes a day can show you the benefits of Tabata

Dr. Izumi Tabata developed the High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, exercise regimen known as the Tabata Protocol while serving as head coach for the Japanese speed skating team. A Tabata workout consists of alternating short periods of intense exercise with short periods of rest for a period of 3 […]

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Bus Stop Workout

Bus Stop Workout

I love this!  One morning I was leaving the community center where I work part-time and saw a bus driver sneaking in exercise.  Zeimdu is a bus driver for ART, Arlington Regional Transit, and he was taking advantage of a break and doing some pushups at a bus stop.  I […]

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Fitness Fallacy

Running is great for fat loss…Only in the beginning. The fact of the matter is your body adapts to everything you do, to become better at it.  This is true for weight lifting as well as running.  After a period of time, the body becomes more efficient at running and […]

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Baby Steps

Baby Steps

Most people when asked will say they want to lose weight – 5, 10, 15, 20 or more pounds.  What if I told you that you could lose 20 or more pounds without going on a “diet”.  That’s right; no grapefruit, cabbage, Atkins or South Beach diets and no counting […]

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Do You Know What a Stroke Is (and no, it’s not what you do while rowing)?

Do You Know What a Stroke Is (and no, it’s not what you do while rowing)?

It’s been far too long since I last posted but, unfortunately, I’ve been focused on my father who, back in May, had a stroke while preparing for heart surgery.  I’ll make a long story short (we’ve faced a number of small setbacks) so I can get to the meat of […]

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Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes and Exercise

YES!  If you are diabetic or pre-diabetic, exercise is extremely important in helping to combat and manage the disease.  According to the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation, exercise helps to lower blood pressure, lower heart rates, improve circulation, lower blood glucose levels (glucose is now stored in the body’s muscle) […]

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Fasting

Fasting

Spring is here (despite winter rearing its head from time to time) and we’ll soon be shedding layers of clothing.  The moment of truth will hit many of us when faced with the fact that shorts and bathing suits aren’t far behind and it’s time to get our bodies ready […]

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Give Tabata a Chance

Give Tabata a Chance

Do you want a taste of Tabata

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Get Tank Top Ready Arms!

Get Tank Top Ready Arms!

One of the requests I frequently get from my clients is “I want Michelle Obama arms” or “I need to get rid of my chicken wings”, referring to the hanging skin under their triceps.  I have some favorite arm exercises that are sure to help you get those arms ready […]

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