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You see a lot of people jump on the treadmill and run at a low to moderate pace for the duration of their workout. The argument is that we burn more calories from fat at a lower to moderate pace. There is some truth to that hypothesis.

However, sequencing the intensity between low and high not only burns more overall calories, but it will increase your aerobic capacity.

Contact us for any help with your program, and a personal trainer will get you set up with anything you need.

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Keeping track of your exercise program has many benefits. Logging your progress uncovers gains made which may not seem apparent. Things like weight loss and gains in strength change in small increments over weeks and months. Those changes can sometimes be better seen when looking at the bigger picture.

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Check out the link to this interesting BBC Health story:

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-45195474

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The right support environment is key. Park East Fitness helped me make it happen! -Betty, Long Beach

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Our internal clock gets thrown off when we wake at the wrong time. That results in feeling lethargic and a decrease in mental focus. Morning is a critical time of the day for various systems in our body.

A 2016 study in the American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition found that obese individuals lost more weight when they switched to eating lunch earlier in the day. Research also shows that skipping breakfast leads to weight gain.

What does this all mean? Eating early in the day helps for weight loss/management!

Find more stories like this:

http://ajcn.nutrition.org/search

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The many benefits of regular strength training are well known. Most people are aware that it will help you lose weight, build muscle, keep bones strong, and the list goes on.

Fewer people are aware of the positive, psychological effects strength training has on your well being. Studies published in the American Journal Of Lifestyle Medicine go on to show a positive effect in the following areas of well being:

  • Lowered Anxiety
  • Enhanced Brain Cognition
  • Lowered Levels Of Depression
  • Lowered Leveles Of Fatigue
  • Enhanced Self-Esteem
  • Improved Sleeping Patterns

Read the full reference article:

https://www.unm.edu/~lkravitz/Article%20folder/RTandMentalHealth.html

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