As I’m mentioned in the past, mixing up your program is critical to long-term success. We are always looking for more ways to “Shock” the body into adapting. “Doubling-up” on your workouts is a great way to do this. This means that you perform two workouts (or activity sessions) in a single day. From a […]
If you’ve ever worked with us before, you will know that at FRESH!, we do not believe in machines. Some mechanical tools are helpful, but most people are slaves to the almighty machines in the typical health club. This is especially true with cardio equipment. Go to any health club during a busy time and […]
If you want to change something, you’ve got to change something. Makes sense, doesn’t it? If you follow the same program for a long period of time, your body will adapt. You are eventually going to have to do something different, something your body is not used to – something to “shock” your body into […]
Ready to grill? Throw some bok choy on the BBQ! Bok choy is packed with vitamins A, C and K, as well as beta carotene. This grilled bok choy has tender stems and crispy leaf edges. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need…
Grilling is the most popular pastime of summer. While outdoor cookouts are a great opportunity to relax and visit with friends and family, did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 1500 calories? That’s almost an entire day’s worth of calories in one meal. That type of eating will do some serious damage to […]
If running (or cycling, swimming, walking, etc.) is the only cardio activity you do, your running muscles will continue to get stronger and stronger, but the muscles that are neglected will get weaker. The end result of this is a muscle imbalance and ultimately injury…which defeats the purpose of exercising in the first place! Now, […]
It is important to include some cardio workouts that are long and easy, others that are short and hard and others that are of a moderate duration and intensity. This will ensure training effects for all energy and training systems.
Have you ever considered running a 5K? The benefits may surprise you. A 5K race is 3.1 miles, the perfect distance for beginning runners. It’s a realistic, attainable goal that’s fun and satisfying to achieve. Here are 5 rewards you will reap:
Salmon is a rich source of omega 3 as well as protein. Couple that with sprouted grain tortilla and fresh arugula and you’ve got yourself a healthy, balanced meal that’s ready in only 5 minutes.
Knowing YOUR unique HR zones is one of the fundamental pieces of information that EVERY person who does cardiovascular exercise should have. This can’t be stated more simply. If you do cardio, YOU NEED THIS INFORMATION. Without it, EVERY workout you do is merely guessing. You are taking a random approach to fitness.The truth is, […]