Category Archives: Aerobic Exercise
Exercise is a Contributor To Weight Loss, Not a Primary Driver Regular exercise is a critical component of health optimization, however, contrary to what pop culture would have you think, losing fat is not a two-factor equation. Activity alone accounts for only about 8% of fat loss while shifting your body composition, and still, for … Continue Reading
The short unconfirmed-by-the-scientific-community answer to the Title of this article is: YES. According to a paper published this past January in the journal Drugs written by Dr. Suzanne M. de la Monte, Type 3 diabetes is otherwise known as Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia in North America. Growing evidence supports the concept … Continue Reading
FIT is happy to welcome, what FIT founder Thom Downing says is, “the most dynamic, functional and smart piece of metabolic conditioning equipment to come onto the fitness scene since the Concept2 rower in 1976”, the WattBike. FIT will be offering a free clinic on the WattBike, featuring FIT’s in-house Pro cyclist, Taylor Tolleson on June … Continue Reading
Sometimes the activities that we ask our clients here at FIT to engage in can heighten self-consciousness. For most people, going to a gym at all can be intimidating, let alone being asked to perform a complex movement such as a clean and jerk or being pushed to the point of physical discomfort for the … Continue Reading
Recent studies show that resistance training is as effective, if not more, at stimulating neurogenesis in the portions of the brain associated with memory and thinking.
I often hear the same question from clients, “Should I do more cardio/endurance or strength training to reach my weight loss and general fitness goals?”