By Matt Quinn, Marketing Assistant (https://theworkoutdigest.com/) Introduction: Working Out From Home New year, new you – right? We are as sick as hearing this phrase as the rest of the world, but it does ring true for some people. While the new year’s phrase has become somewhat of a joke in recent years, if you stick … Continue reading Guide To Home Workouts: How To Set Up & Get Going In 2021
By Aparna Mele Sculpting a strong booty to fill out your favorite pair of jeans shouldn’t be the only goal. The major muscle group (made up of the dream team- your gluteus maximus, medius, and minimus) is a key player in explosive movements like jumping and sprinting. A strong butt can also help relieve low … Continue reading Grow Your Glutes!
By Aparna Mele, MD You do not necessarily need complex and expensive gym equipment to get a good workout. You may not even have to leave your home! When it comes to easy at-home fitness, nothing could be easier than a stairs workout. You only need a set of stairs and a motivated attitude to get a … Continue reading Step It Up On the Stairs
By Aparna Mele If you step into a functional fitness gym, you might see workouts of the day labelled EMOM. No, this doesn’t refer to an electronic mother! EMOM (which stands for every minute on the minute) is a type of interval workout where the goal is to perform a specific task at the start … Continue reading EMOM
By Ajmal Dar Many turn to cardio when they want to lose weight. While it is a doable solution, it’s not as straightforward as you might think. There is s a wide variety of opinions floating around online on the topic, so I am here to make it easier for you. My guide on how to … Continue reading How To Lose Weight By Running
Poem by Debbie Graham of Boogie Bounce It’s just a fitness class! 4 walls, a floor, and a roof A stereo and a beat Trainers and lycra Movement to music It’s just a fitness class! Things get built here- Stronger bodies. Fitter bodies. Confident bodies. Things get broken here- Barriers. Silence. Sweat. …but it’s … Continue reading It’s Just a Fitness Class
By Aparna Mele, MD A recent study of nearly half a million people concludes that walking at breakneck speed might increase life expectancy. Recently, researchers linked a spring in your step to the number of years between birth and death. In the study, researchers took self-reported walking speeds and body mass indexes (BMI) of nearly 475,000 … Continue reading Walk At a Clip
By Tim Shores, Trainer at Healthy U Fitness In most endeavors, the most difficult step is the initial one. Starting a business, moving to a new city, and yes, starting an exercise program. All activities in life are easier once the “movementum” has been created and a habit is formed. However, much like a river … Continue reading Motivation and Momentum
By Aparna Mele, MD Exercise has widespread and far-reaching effects on the body, and not just in the ways you think. You may be aiming for that six pack or getting to your goal weight, but focusing on these appearance-based measures can actually be defeating and self-sabotaging. A study published in the Journal of Health … Continue reading Total Body Effects of Exercise
By Aparna Mele, MD There are many benefits to regular physical activity. Add brain health to them! One study conducted at the Mayo Clinic showed that people who regularly engaged in moderate exercise five or six times per week later in life reduced their risk of mild cognitive impairment by 32 percent compared with more … Continue reading Exercise Your Body and Your Brain!