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What is the Deal with HITT?

Today’s contribution is by Jacob Yount, B.S, ACSM-EP – Wellness Coordinator and Personal Trainer at Phoenix Athletic Club Those 4 letters together seem a little intense. The acronym itself seems like it hurts, but it doesn’t, and it is a great way to change the pace of your cardiovascular exercise. If you are like me,…

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Navigating the Yogurt Aisle

Today’s contribution is by Jacob Yount, B.S, ACSM-EP – Wellness Coordinator and Personal Trainer at Phoenix Athletic Club Those 4 letters together seem a little intense. The acronym itself seems like it hurts, but it doesn’t, and it is a great way to change the pace of your cardiovascular exercise. If you are like me,…

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Technical Running Apparel: Why It Matters

Today’s contribution is from Big Peach Running Co.   During a run, we have many thoughts that go through our mind – “How’s my pace?”, “How far have I gone?”, “How many hills are on this course?”, “How much longer until I’m done?” and similar thoughts. We don’t give much thought to our clothing, but…

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Base Components for a Weight Training/Muscle Building Plan

Resistance Training provides an almost endless list of benefits. In addition to preserving muscle mass and bone density, it also helps elevate metabolic rate, in turn helping us effectively burn more calories and lose unwanted body fat. Before you get started with a resistance training program, ask yourself these two questions: ▪  What types of resistance training…

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