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Cardio – Find a mode you enjoy for big benefits long term

The long list of benefits for those who regularly engage in aerobic, or cardio exercise, sounds too good to be true! It reads like a ‘magic pill’ nutritional supplement pitch that promises to make us abundantly healthy, improving everything from skin and sexual health to weight loss, mood boosts and longer lifespans! However, one key […]

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Exercise while Multitasking – Lateral Stepping

You can do it all! Easy, and mostly mindless (don’t forget to hold your abs)! The only mindful part is remembering to do it! It really is that easy!     Want more ways to work fitness around your life? Schedule your free 90 minute consultation. Addie Kelzer is a certified personal trainer and nutrition consultant. She […]

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Treadmill Interval – Alternating Lunges and Steep Climb

This intermediate/advanced cardio interval does double duty with leg strengthening and cardio.  Warmup: 3%, 6.0 mph, 5 minutes Speed Incline Time Lunge 1.5 1 60 sec Rest 3.5 1 60 sec Climb 3.5 11-13% 60 sec Rest 3.5 1.0 60 sec Lunge 1.5 1.0 60 sec Rest 3.2 1.0 60 sec Climb 3.2 12-14% 60 […]

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Bodyweight Intervals – No Equipment Needed

This mix of exercises makes for a great cardio workout and strength training using nothing but your own body weight! This interval incorporates complete rest. Warmup: Jumping Jacks, Walking Lunges, Inchworm (3x 30 sec each) Time Lunge Jumps 45 sec Rest 45 sec Pushups 45 sec Rest 45 sec Side Plank (Do both sides) 45 sec Rest 45 sec Groiners 45 sec Rest 45 sec Double Leg or Single Leg […]

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Cardio Interval – 3 Hills. Playing Around with Incline and Speed

Try this great intermediate cardio workout! The advantage of a treadmill: you can get that extra push regardless of the weather! This interval uses active rest.   Warmup: 0%, 5.0 mph, 5 minutes Hill #1 Speed Incline Time Work 6.5 0.0 90 sec Rest 3.5 0.0 90 sec Work 7.0 0.0 90 sec Rest 3.5 […]

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Beginner Treadmill Workout 1

Short on time? Get more calorie burn from your cardio work out by doing intervals rather than a steady pace workout. What is a Cardio Interval? Cardio intervals are periods of intense work, alternated with sufficient rest. Rest can be either complete rest or active rest, like walking. Intervals start at a 1:3 work/rest ratio […]

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Plank and Mountain Climber Combination

Here’s a great combination to challenge your core without having to endure minutes of plank. Switch between plank and mountain climbers for 10 seconds a piece and work up to 1 minute each. Try two sets and build up your time each week or every few weeks. Remember to engage your core throughout the exercise […]

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Functional Fitness – Step Ups

There is hardly a more functional exercise than step ups! There’s more than one way to climb a flight of stairs, but watch our video for tips on how to do it better by engaging more muscles and reducing the load on your knee. Still not sure step ups are right for you?  Schedule your […]

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Relieve stress: Take your workout to greener spaces

When you step out into greener spaces, doesn’t it just feel sooooo goooooood?! Researchers are backing up these feelings with findings that green spaces benefit us in many ways. I encourage you to read the full article on that summarizes the research. In the meantime, here are some distinct benefits outlined in the article by author Shirley Archer, […]

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