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Ladies BARRE Fitness: Create a More Powerful You

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Answer is Fitness - Barre in Foxboro, MA

Barre fitness is celebrated as one of the best ways to achieve a lean and toned body. But it’s not just the outward appearance that places barre fitness heads above many other fitness choices. Barre improves posture making you appear both taller and more confident.

Barre fitness lengthens and strengthens muscles in a low impact manner. It minimizes injury risk while it maximizes muscle endurance and strength. This exercise has a series of sequences placing alternating movements between the front and back sides of the body which aim to elongate one side while strengthening the other. Eventually, it will improve your posture and you will have a particularly good spinal alignment to boot. Once the body is warmed up, the intensity will increase to optimize aerobic and fat burning capacity while focusing on core strengthening. With time and more practice on the barre, your body adapts to the challenges. Your muscle fibers become larger and stronger and your nervous system becomes more efficient.

Barre is one of the favorite fitness choices for women. It is suitable for all personality types. This is the closest to a “one size fits all” workout. It helps the Yoga enthusiasts bend better as it is lengthening and stabilizes one’s core. For the powerlifter type, barre fitness gives an excellent off-day alternative.

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CIRCUIT TRAINING: A Versatile and Exciting Cardio Workout

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Answer is Fitness - Cicruit Training, Foxboro, MA

When most of us finally decide to address our weight issues, we usually turn first to cardio or aerobic training. We run, get on a treadmill, begin cycling, and other common cardio workouts. But are those activities something you plan to do for the long haul? Do you love to run on a treadmill? Strongly consider the benefits of group circuit training workouts. The vast majority of our members testify that the power of group encouragement keeps them going stronger and in a more committed way than their former solo fitness initiatives.

Our circuit training workout programs involve a series of resistance training exercises for different movements or body parts with continuous or little-to-no rest between each exercise. An effective circuit alternates between upper and lower body parts or movements like from push-ups to pulling-ups for muscles leading to different movements in the same area of the body. These circuit exercises combine numerous movements and muscle groups in an effort to increase the oxygen demand and thereafter energy consumption.

The great thing about circuit training is its adaptability. This is where the fitness enthusiasts rotate through a number of stations, performing different exercises to time interval or repetitions, back to back, with minimum rest until the circuit is completed. It will enhance more for cardio improvement, strength, mobility, and many more. There are various ways of making a circuit but they will contain several movements including body weight and dynamic exercises or joint movements.

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Cardio Junkies – It’s Time to Add Strength Training to Your Fitness Plan

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Answer is Fitness Foxboro, MA

When you make the choice to prioritize physical fitness, your choice is more about simply taking care of yourself. Your family and all those who love you celebrate your initiative and instantly become your biggest fans. Getting comfortable with a steady exercise routine is something to be proud of. Those new to fitness tend to solely focus on cardiovascular fitness. This is not necessarily a bad thing at all. There will come a time, however, to mature your fitness model and take on a new challenge, strength training.

At first you will feel intimidated if you do not know where to start but understanding the basics will help you feel confident in your refreshed fitness routine. Cardio is an important part of fitness but the benefits of combining strength and cardio training are enormous. Strength training will help build your muscles and your lean muscle is better at burning calories when the body is at rest which is important if you goal is to lose weight or maintain it. Doing this training will help strengthen your joints and bones, reduce injury, improve your muscular endurance and it will help you give your all during your other workouts. Basically, the strength training is using resistance to create work for your muscles. You will start on your body weight which is an effective way to strength train. Keep it simple and focus on equipment-free routines first. No matter what you do, the most important thing is to find something that challenges you.

Many people start fitness programs but they stop when they get bored because they do not enjoy it or results come too slowly. Start with simple goals and then progress to longer range goals. Remember to make your fitness goals realistic and achievable. It is just normal to get frustrated and give up if your goals are too ambitious. Aim to incorporate strength training exercises of all the major muscle groups into your fitness routine at least twice a week. With hard work and determination you will transform your body and mind into a total changed person stronger and healthier.

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The Synergistic Effect of Group Power Fitness

Joseph Coupal - Monday, May 18, 2020
Answer is Fitness Foxboro, MA Group Power Workout Classes - Group X Fitness Class

As it pertains to physical conditioning, there is truth to the old adage that there is strength in numbers. Exercising with others delivers emotional feedback that you are all in it together and that you are not going it alone. You expect the group to be there for you, and they expect the same of you. It is mutually motivational.

Our Group Power classes are increasing in popularity due to the group concept but equally or more about the substance of the fitness program itself. Group Fitness is designed with both strength and power components that use bodyweight exercises and adjustable barbell loaded with weight plates. Participants do lunges, presses, and squats to increase muscle strength. It is a low-weight exercise and it develops your muscle tone. After a warm-up, there are eight choreographed weightlifting songs which you will follow simultaneously and then you stretch. Studies found that most people who worked out with others enjoy the exercise more than those who sweat it out.

Group strength training exercise are trending positive world-wide. It started with the rapid rise of group spin cycling, aerobic and dance-based classes. Now, add Group Power to that list. You’re going to love it. For more information regarding group power, contact Answer is Fitness.

How To Hydrate When Working Out

Joseph Coupal - Friday, May 08, 2020
Answer is Fitness - Foxboro, MA

Exercising is strenuous physical activity that accelerates body water loss. Moreover, as we workout sweat production increases which means more fluids from the body are vaporized. During this process we lose electrolytes which play a vital role in conducting nerve impulses and contracting muscles. If you are not hydrating properly, you are losing water and electrolytes which can result in impairment of body functioning.

While water is the best fluid to drink before, during, and after an exhausting workout, there are a few other beverages that can replenish lost body fluids and electrolytes.

Coconut Water

Natural Coconut Water contains essential electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. As a matter of fact, one serving of coconut water contains more potassium than a banana.

Smoothies

If you don't like flavourless water, you may go for blended fruits and/or vegetables. It's best to use water or coconut water to your smoothie instead of milk. Also, include some watery veggies into the mix like cucumber, celery, and spinach for maximum hydration.

Herbal Tea

During colder weather, or for those who want something different, tea has less caffeine than other caffeinated beverages and is packed with anti-oxidants. You have several choices for flavor, so it can satisfy your need for flavour as well.

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