Hydration is often stressed, but it can be confusing as to how often and how much water you should drink. Many individuals choose to walk around with a gallon jug of water and sip it down throughout the day, while others only drink water when exercising. Which is more efficient? Is either of these a viable method of hydration? Continue reading The Best Time to Hydrate Before a Workout
There’s no better feeling than being one with nature. The tropical climate of South Florida makes being outdoors all the more enjoyable. In addition to your high intensity interval training (HIIT), we suggest that you get outside and enjoy your training activity of choice. Some people choose to bike or go for runs while others prefer team sports. Whatever your vice may be, you can appreciate a quality park. Here are some of the best Fort Lauderdale parks you can train in. Continue reading 3 Great Fort Lauderdale Parks to Train In
You always want to get the most out of each workout by maximizing the effectiveness of each routine. Everyone wants to burn more calories to stay fit but is sweating the key to calorie burn? Things like training midday to take advantage of the hot temperatures instead of the morning have become official exercise tips for some exercise enthusiasts. Should we work out in hotter environments to increase the effectiveness of our workouts? Continue reading Does More Sweat Mean More Calories Burned?
Working out can drain your energy and leave you feeling sluggish. When you’re always on the go, you might not have time to eat healthily and keep the extra pounds off. You could find yourself eating junk food to ward off hunger, without regard for the vitamins you may not be getting from your diet. When you forego eating vitamin-rich foods like broccoli, kale, cabbage, and spinach, your body misses out on several benefits. Why are these so important? Continue reading How Adding Green can Keep You Lean
Resistance training is a great way to build muscle and keep a certain level of strength. As your training regimen progresses, you may start to feel like it’s getting too easy. The weights that were once a struggle don’t make you work as hard. Your body is made to adapt to whatever is demanded of it. Building muscle and strength is your body’s way of adapting to your workouts. If everything seems easier, it’s most likely because your body has completely adapted to your current routine and you need to add more weight. Here are a few signs to look for that can help you determine when you need to add more weight to your workouts. Continue reading 5 Signs You Need to Lift Heavier Weights
Depending on your approach, exercising can have many positive and negative effects on your body. Working out too soon after eating could make you cramp up. Your digestive system needs time to process the food you eat before your workout. A common question most have is “How long should I wait to work out after I eat?” Because every person has a different digestive tolerance, there’s no easy answer; however, there are a few things you can consider to help figure out the right amount of time to hold off on your workout routine after you chow down. Continue reading How Long Should You Wait to Work Out After Eating?