Posts tagged Rest
First of all, congratulations on your recent partnership with Discovery Fit & Health! Glad to see this website is spreading the word and busting fitness myths on a larger scale.
I’ve been following Body Rock TV for quite a while now, though I only started “bodyrocking” a few days ago. The way it works is that they put up a schedule and do HIIT for about 5 days a week. I’m sure someone already in good shape can jump into this routine, but I’m not sure if I should start out doing these workouts every day. Up till More >
I am a freshman in college right now and was very active in high school participating in sports and going to the gym. I was doing something just about every day of the week. Now that I am in college I am focusing on trying to gain muscle but I am wondering how much rest do you recommend? Right now I train for 3 days straight (different areas each day) and then take one day of rest – and repeat.
So I’m working out around 5 or 6 days a week, which seems like a lot. I know recovery More >
Hope you’re good!
My question concerns the flu and when you should power through a workout – and when you should give it a rest?
Like a lot of people I get a fair few colds over the winter season, wake up feeling tired, get sore throats, ache a bit, etc – but I’m never certain whether I should carry on and work out – or take a day’s rest. I always feel guilty if I take a break from the gym – but I know I’ve definitely worked out at times when I really shouldn’t have and it’s cost me More >
Welcome to another installment of Why Your Workout Isn’t Working – our guide to helping you make the most out of your workouts. Hopefully you’ve followed along these last few weeks and have learned some valuable strategies for planning to succeed in your fitness and health endeavors. That means you’ve learned to set realistic goals, have chosen the right forms of exercise to attain them, been consistent with a regular exercise regimen, exercised with sufficient intensity to create a stimulus, and as we discussed last week, you understand the importance of rest and recuperation.
But to truly maximize your health and fitness More >
It’s time for another installment of “Why Your Workout Isn’t Working”, our weekly guide to those of you struggling in the gym! My original intention with putting together this strand of postings was to help those of you that had great intentions, but for one reason or another just couldn’t get results from your exercise program. Over the years I’ve done a lot right on the workout front – but I’ve also made a LOT of mistakes – so I’m hoping you can benefit from my experience.
Previously we’ve discussed the importance of goal setting, correct exercise selection, consistency, and intensity More >