HIIT Workout V.3 – 30:30 5 Rounds

For this high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout I’ve put together five escalating rounds of 30 seconds work with 30 seconds of lighter/rest. Like my HIIT workouts V.1 and V.2 it’s exactly 7 minutes and 30 seconds total including warmup/cool down. V.3 is, like V.1 and V.2, made to be looped over and over or you…

The Hype Behind the One-Minute Workout

We in the industry saw the actual research weeks ago but this one has really made the rounds on the news that’s for sure. Some news agencies report on it decently – some are ignorant bafoons who just keep repeating 1 minute beats 45 minutes. Uh, no. Idiots. Liars. So the “1 minute” sedentary men…

Lower Odds of Being Depressed If You're Not Obese

Even with higher education, women with a body mass index (BMI) of 30-34.9 (obese I) have double the risk of depression compared with women of normal weight and same educational attainment, according to a new study conducted by a sociologist at Rice University. The study was published this month by the journal Obesity Research and…

Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You Fit

Walking, cycling or taking public transit to work helps middle-aged adults lose body fat and weight, new research suggests. “Physical inactivity is one of the leading causes of ill health and premature mortality,” said study author Ellen Flint. She’s a lecturer in population health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in England.…