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Effective Cardio Using Just Your Upper Body

April 29, 2013 | Comments: 2 Comments

Categories: Equipment, Exercises & Workouts, Wellness

One of the biggest mistakes humans make when thinking about exercise is that is that all good cardiovascular exercise has to be done with the legs. Not true! I’ve had clients in wheelchairs and those who couldn’t walk due to diabetic neuropathies. You know what they could do, though? Pull. Get yourself a set of […]

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Equipment Estimated Calories versus Actual Calories Burned: How to calculate calories burned during exercise

October 15, 2012 | Comments: 2 Comments

Categories: Science, Uncategorized

This is a topic I talk about all of the time. How many calories did I actually burn during that workout? It is an excellent question with a particularly convoluted answer. Calorie expenditure is related to age, weight, heart rate during exercise and sex. In general, male-bodied people burn more calories for similar effort than […]

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Advanced Interval Training: High-Intensity Interval Training

March 31, 2010 | Comments: None Yet - Post a Comment

Categories: Exercises & Workouts

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIT) is back in the news again.  A small study published in the March 2010 issue of the Journal of Physiology showed that in men, short bursts of intense exercise works just as well for increasing muscle fitness as longer, lower intensity exercise.  In this case, fitness is defined as the ability […]

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