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The Facts of Fitness: How, When, and What

Suzy Bills
15 November, 2013

Do you ever wonder whether you’re doing this whole exercise thing right? It’s understandable if you feel a bit confused, because the Internet is full of myths—and marketing ploys—about the how, what, and when of exercising. Today, let’s cut through the fluff and the sensational fads so we can get back to the fundamentals of


Is Exercising Before Breakfast Best?

Stone Lasley
30 November, 2012

Over the years, I’ve been told two things about maximizing fat loss with cardio: (1) Exercise first thing in the morning, before breakfast, which will cause your body to use more fat for fuel. (2) Exercise when you feel best, regardless of whether you’ve eaten, because your output will be significantly greater and you’ll burn more calories.

Aerobic Conditioning and Target Heart Rate

Kali White
24 February, 2011

  Aerobic conditioning is the ability of the heart, lungs and circulatory system to supply oxygen and nutrients to the working muscles. It involves the ability to persist in activities, such as elliptical training, walking, jogging and cycling. In other words, it’s the prolonged use of large muscles. People have different aerobic fitness levels, but