ven the most dedicated dieters “cheat” on their programs every once in a while. Most clients will claim these moments of freedom keep them sane when they are struggling to adhere to a weight-loss program. But what about those who allow themselves a “cheat day” every once in a while—a pre-planned day off from the program as opposed to a spur-of-the-moment slip-up? Are they setting themselves up for success, or creating a form of self-sabotage?Read More
CrossFitTM: New Research Puts Popular Workout to the Test
CrossFitTM is, arguably, the hottest trend in fitness these days, with legions of devotees performing WODs (workouts of the day). But are these short, high-intensity workouts enough to get you fit? This ACE-sponsored study, which looked at the calorie burn and intensity of two popular CrossFit workouts, has the answer.Read More
The right exercise program can slow the effects of aging and help maintain muscle mass, which can create a more youthful appearance. Fitness pro Pete McCall explains how to help clients retain their youth by designing workouts that promote the anabolic hormones responsible for muscular development, and offers two sample programs to help get you started.Read More
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