exercise Category

Cardio – too much?

In the media and practically everywhere else, you hear: if you want to lose weight, do cardio. Cardiovascular workouts do burn fat, but they can only do so much. I wanted to lose those extra pounds and was doing 30 minutes of cardio every day. Nothing. Then I did 1 hour of cardio a day. […]

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Trainer Fit Tip

Before any type of exercise, drink 16 ounces of water. You’ll have more flexibility and mobility

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Sweating not required

I’ve read and heard that if you’re not sweating hard enough, then you’re not working hard enough. That’s not true. Not everyone sweats the same amount. The employee at the carpet store had drips of sweat down his face, while my husband and I were quite comfortable. At a hot yoga class, my towel will […]

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Six Pack Abs – Where can I buy them?

Wouldn’t it be nice to order your six pack abs? Wait, isn’t that what so many people do already? All the infomercials for exercise DVDs promise that if you follow their meal plan and do their exercises for 90 days, you too will have 6-pack abs. Unless you’re already really lean, that’s unlikely. My trainer said that […]

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Excellent Exercise Videos

I’ve worked out to so many exercise videos and programs; the best so far is P90X. It’s the only one where I lost weight specifically from doing those workouts. If anyone has the P90 Extreme, let me know if that one is worth getting too.

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Green Coffee Bean

Third day taking GoBean Green Coffee Bean pills and this caffeine pill definitely has given me much more energy. Did a one hour legs workout with the trainer and did two of Jillian Michael’s cardio kickboxing workouts with energy to spare. Can’t wait to find out how fast and far I can hike!

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silly exercise tip

Has anyone actually lost weight by taking the stairs instead of the elevator? Just thought that was a silly exercise tip. Guess it depends on what floor your office/apartment is on.

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