Fitness

Do You Really Need to Switch Up Your Workouts for Them to Be Effective?

Now here’s the thing about progressive overload: You can’t advance an exercise if you don’t stick with it for weeks or months at a time. In fact, to make significant improvements, people often need to consistently perform—and progress—the same base exercises (think: deadlift, squat, push-up, pull-up) for years, Perkins says. For example, if you’re alternating […]

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5 Ways To Burn More Fat During Your Walking Workouts

Apart from being a low-impact exercise that you can do literally anytime, anywhere, walking can be just as great (if not better!) at spurring weight loss compared to high-intensity boot camps and other balls-to-the-wall workouts, says personal trainer Chris Freytag, founder of Get Healthy U TV, and board member of the American Council of Exercise. In fact, a 2015 Risk Analysis study found […]