THE MYTH OF THE FAT-BURNING ZONE BY AMY MARTURANA

THE MYTH OF THE FAT-BURNING ZONE BY AMY MARTURANA

LIMITING YOUR INTENSITY ISN'T ALWAYS THE RIGHT APPROACH.

If you’ve ever used a cardio machine at the gym, you’ve probably noticed a colorful heart rate zone chart on the console. The chart suggests different heart rate ranges for your workout, depending on whether your goal is to improve cardio endurance or burn fat.

SOME TIPS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL FITNESS

SOME TIPS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL FITNESS

Whether you are the mom who cried on the first day of drop off at school or the mom who opened a bottle of wine to celebrate, one thing is certain: it’s Back to School time. The start of a school year brings activities and stress, any of which can help or hurt your fitness goals.

TOP 13 LEAN PROTEIN FOODS YOU SHOULD EAT

TOP 13 LEAN PROTEIN FOODS YOU SHOULD EAT

Written by Marsha McCulloch, MS, RD on July 15, 2018

Protein is an essential part of a balanced diet, but sometimes it’s accompanied by more fat and calories than you want.

Fortunately, there are a variety of lean animal and plant sources of protein that will help you meet your quota.

HEART RATE ZONES

HEART RATE ZONES

Besides your RZ coach helping you with the RZ workout of the day, you have your 2nd coach.

THE POLAR HEART RATE MONITOR SYSTEM AND TARGET HEART RATE ZONES

When it comes to exercise, there are different heart rate zones that equate to different levels of intensity.

31 FLAVORS OF PROTEIN SHAKES

31 FLAVORS OF PROTEIN SHAKES

WHY WHEY PROTEIN?

When we conduct an inbody body composition test, on average a woman has about 100 pounds of lean body mass. We recommend taking the amount of lean body mass they have and matching that amount to their overall protein intake for the day.

BODY COMPOSITION 101: THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE

BODY COMPOSITION 101: THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE

You’ve heard about it from people at the gym. Maybe you read up on some fitness or health blogs, and you’re seeing the term pop up. Maybe your doctor is suggesting that you get your body composition checked. Maybe you’re hearing people talk about improving their percent body fat, but secretly, deep down, you’ve always been thinking:

“What is body composition?”

If this sounds like you, fear not, you’re in the right place.