Tagged with cardio exercise

Tabata: too good to be true?

Tabata: too good to be true?

A 4 min total body workout – too good to be true? In my opinion, yes and no. This 4 min. workout, known as Tabata, is really kind of the craze right now for it’s obvious appeal of the short amount of time it takes and the benefits it claims to offer. It was originated by … Continue reading

Are you ready for bootcamp?

Are you ready for bootcamp?

Bootcamp workouts are very popular these days, and I feel for good reason. Of course, I guess I am a little bias b/c I teach a couple of bootcamp classes  at a local gym. The word “bootcamp” can sound intimidating and turn people away, especially those new to exercise. However, with the right instructor bootcamp … Continue reading

Cardio ideas for a small space

Sometimes getting your cardio in in a small space at home can be challenging. You may not even have enough space  to “do the grapevine” – my fitness video lovers know what I mean :). Here are a few ways to crank that heart rate up with little space: 1. Get  a plyo box or step. … Continue reading

HIIT – a 20 min calorie torcher

If you are a mom, you have experienced HIIT training without even realizing it. How many times a day does your toddler love to play that come and get me game that turns into an all out chase? Do you run and  leap to stop your toddler from falling down the stairs, dumping the bag … Continue reading