7 Best Exercises for a Full-Body Workout

7 Best Exercises for a Full-Body Workout

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT There are lots of exercises, but do you know which exercises are the best ones for a full-body workout?In general, I believe to earn the title “best” it will have to be an easy-to-learn exercise that targets multiple muscle groups and gives you...
Afternoon Snacks That Are Low Calorie & Filling

Afternoon Snacks That Are Low Calorie & Filling

By Eva Lana, MSc. It’s 2pm. You’re at the office, or working from home, when the midday fatigue rolls in. Then your stomach grumbles. You might even feel a little chilly? The “midday slump”, as it’s known, is a real issue a lot of us face. Most of the time, getting up...
If Exercise Were A Pill

If Exercise Were A Pill

By Dr. Kenneth Cooper It is ironic that in today’s high-tech health-care world that something as simple as exercise can create measurable health benefits. If you were told that a certain pill could boost your immune system, lower the risk of heart disease, cancer,...
Circuit Training

Circuit Training

Circuit Training gets your heart rate up and strengthens your muscles at the same time. By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT Circuit Training is Versatile Circuit training is a method of functional and weight training that maximizes the volume of work done in a short period of...
How Many Calories Does 1lb of Muscle Burn?

How Many Calories Does 1lb of Muscle Burn?

By Pat Koch, CSCS / September 14, 2018 A common misconception is that for every pound of muscle added, you can expect to burn an extra 50 calories a day…even while you’re not exercising. Unfortunately, this is wishful thinking. It is true that muscle burns fuel at...
The Right Way to Workout

The Right Way to Workout

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT Here are the 7 WORST things to do: Mistake #1 : Doing Isolated Exercises Doing most isolated exercises like leg extensions will NOT get you any significant results and may in fact do harm. These one-muscle-at-a-time moves simply do not...
The KickBox Club and Circuits

The KickBox Club and Circuits

Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT There are some appreciable differences between The KickBox Club and franchise fitness gyms like Title Boxing, iLoveKickboxing, Orangetheory Fitness, 9-Rounds, Punch, etc. In fact, there are no other gyms, I’m proud to say, quite like The KickBox...
Renegade Rows – A Great Exercise

Renegade Rows – A Great Exercise

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT The renegade row is a fantastic full-body exercise that requires total body tension to master. This exercise will challenge your ab strength, increase your core stability, and build your back and quad strength. Your main focus during the...
Health Benefits of Kickboxing

Health Benefits of Kickboxing

By Ed Shepherd CHC, CPT Kickboxing is a workout that gives A LOT. Instead of doing multiple workouts, you get all the same benefits and more. To be totally fit, there are 5 components: body composition, cardio endurance, flexibility, muscular endurance and strength....