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Yes, the summer is over, but that does not mean we are done providing you with the best in food, wine and fitness (if there is anything beyond these 3 crucial, life-dependant topics you wish us to address, let us know).
Here’s what to expect – Chef Dave steps it up and provides weekly [...]
Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950′s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating between different muscle groups (hence the name circuit training). By allowing only a short rest interval of 30-90 [...]
I want to introduce you to the FMS. The Functional Movement Screen is what I have been moving toward with all my clients. This truly is a must for anyone who is serious about improving physically. Without knowing your physical limitations you cannot target these deficiencies for improvement. I’m not saying exercising without a screening is [...]
Hey LIHTV fans, John DiDio, your online personal trainer, is back with 10 cardio exercises you can do anywhere. You don’t need the gym, a bike or a treadmill, just a little Get-Up-And-Go. Next time you take the kids to the playground, go off to the side and try some of these. Yeah, the lazy parents may [...]
Staying in shape for your sport doesn’t have to cost a lot. There are many ways to find inexpensive exercise equipment or create free workout routines when you’re on a budget. Here are some of the best exercise equipment values and free workout ideas for staying fit while on a budget:
The Jump Rope: This may [...]
In strength training, the squat is an exercise that trains primarily the muscles of the thighs, hips and buttocks, as well as strengthening the bones, ligaments and insertion of the tendons throughout the the lower body. Squats are considered a vital exercise for increasing the strength and size of the legs and buttocks. Although this [...]
Check out this high-intensity workout with your online personal trainer, John DiDio. Today he shows us how to get in a workout while watching your kids at the playground. Yes, the townies might think you are a little crazy throwin’ down the agility ladder, but they will also be quite jealous of your awesome bod. Get [...]
There are exercise bootcamps everywhere these days and they are a ton of fun! They are a nice break from going to the gym, usually held outdoors, and affordable during these tough economic times. It is important to find a class with both balance and safety. Here are a few things that are a must when choosing a bootcamp:
Balance – what I [...]
The biggest misconception about low carbohydrate diets is that you can only eat protein (meat, chicken, etc.). Not true since a diet of just protein is generally unhealthy simply based on the potential amount of cholesterol one ingests. A well-rounded, low carb diet incorporates more options including fruit, veggies, whole grains, legumes, nuts, etc. These food sources promote weight [...]
Check out another fat-blasting workout here with John and Jessica. You don’t need traditional cardio machines to enjoy a good, hard workout. Jess keeps great form while performing various cardio exercises, give them a try, no excuses. Get Up and Go get fit.