Black Friday Workouts

Black Friday Workouts Black Friday is a day I look forward to all year. Why? I am addicted to the 24 hours of shopping, the savings and the fun that my best friend and I have year after year of our tradition. Over the years, Black Friday has evolved and the madness of fighting through […]

Exercise While You Rest with the CVAC Pod  

The CVAC pod may look like it came from space, but it’s actually a breakthrough conditioning technology right here on planet Earth. As an integrative physician, health nut, and athlete, I am always searching for natural modalities to boost wellness and fitness. A few months prior to opening my integrative practice, I discovered some information concerning a device called the CVAC pod. Aside from looking like it may transport me […]

Triathlon’s Fourth Discipline: Recovery

Surprisingly, doing less can actually mean you’re accomplishing more. Many endurance athletes, especially those just starting out, have a “no-pain, no-gain” attitude when it comes to training. I subscribed to this mantra for quite some time. It was engrained into me while playing soccer growing up: The only way to get better at something was […]

25 Ways to Burn 250 Calories in 25 Minutes

Try these simple ways to burn calories fast and get the body you’ve always wanted. You want to lose a pound?  For a 130 to 150 pound person, you have to burn about 3,500 extra calories a week.  You could eat only kale salad and lemon water, walk on a treadmill for 86 hours, or […]

No Gym? No Problem.

These no-excuses bodyweight exercises will help you squeeze in a workout anywhere. Sometimes—for whatever reason—you just can’t make it to the gym. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get in a sweat session. Here is a workout that you can perform in the comfort of your home, or hotel room—no membership or equipment required. This […]

Workout Plans To Convert Strength to Power

Plyometrics workout plans build strength and pack a calorie-walloping punch At Total Athletic Performance (T.A.P.) of Naples, certified personal trainers Derek Touchette and Andrew Miranti use plyometrics workout plans as the power component of their programming. “We will incorporate plyometrics so that athletes have to convert a strength movement into a power movement,” says trainer […]