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Strength Training Apps: The Pros and Cons

Today, there’s an app for everything. The popularity of fitness programs delivered via Smartphones and Androids is exponentially growing. A study published by Polaris Market Research estimated the global fitness app market size could reach over $14.7 billion by 2026. We are even seeing more and more celebrities launch their own fitness apps and Instagram…

Is There a Link Between Exercise and Sleep?

Many people today don’t sleep enough or get quality sleep, which affects all aspects of life. How can you change that naturally and safely and skip the sleeping pills? Get moving! Exercise has historically been associated with better sleep. The National Sleep Foundation recommends three different activities for better sleep. One is strength training. Kevin…

Want to Be Efficient and Effective in the Gym? Do a Full-body, Strength-training Workout Three Times a Week.

Incorporating weight-lifting into your exercise routine is critical to avoiding muscle loss, preventing frailty and other chronic illnesses. Importantly, a consistent strength training routine gives you the best overall health results.   What is a full-body workout? “Full-body strength training are workouts designed to work the entire body. They can consist of actual full-body exercises…

Three Ways You Can Increase the Intensity of a Walking Workout

Simple steps to get more out of your exercise   Don’t overlook the simplest form of exercise out there: Walking. It’s a good way to get up and moving and every little bit helps. Also, consider kicking your walk up a notch. Walking may be undervalued, but it offers some big benefits to overall health…

Three Common Workout Mistakes to Avoid

Personal trainers see it all in the gym. The good, bad and ugly.  Tom Myers, a NASM Certified Personal Trainer at New York Health & Racquet Club & Running Coach told StrongPath some of the most common mistakes he sees people making and how to avoid them. “Ego Lifting” One of the biggest mistakes Myers…

Exercise, Hormones and Blood Sugar – How they All Relate

Our bodies are complex machines. And how exercise interacts with our various systems is part of an entire field of study in medicine. We don’t know everything about it, but we do know exercise has a lot to do with our metabolism, and cellular metabolism in particular. Cellular metabolism is controlled by various hormones in…

9 Balance Exercises for Seniors to Incorporate in Their Workouts

Three million older Americans end up in the ER to receive treatment for falls. Improving your strength and balance are ways to avoid dangerous falls. Many balance exercises are possible even if you have limited mobility, as long as they are simple moves that let you practice your balance in a safe way. Many replicate the movements you…

How to Continue Burning Extra Calories After Your Workout

You may not have heard of the afterburn effect, and it may sound like something you’d like to avoid, but especially if you are looking to lose weight, it is for you. Kevin “KC” Reed, a NASM Certified Personal Trainer at Benefitness NYC, told StrongPath what it is, why it’s beneficial, and how to trigger…

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