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High-tech Lives Spur Back-to-basics Fitness Workouts










Burn 1,000 calories? Title boasts that you can burn up to 1,000 calories during a single Power Hour. Brian Housle, a senior exercise physiologist with the Duke Diet & Fitness Center in Durham, is a big fan of boxing workouts. A kickboxing instructor himself, he says the workouts cover it all. <br>Source: http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/11/11/3362948/boxing-latest-workout-trend-to.html












Jillian Michaels Partners with Curves to Launch Cutting-Edge Workouts to Increase Strength and Kick Start Weight Loss



The women burned just over 12 calories per minute, equivalent to burning 720 calories per hour. Granted, most CrossFit workouts aren't over 20 minutes, but the study showed that the high intensity fitness program seems to do exactly what it claims in a short period of time. From a calorie burning perspective, CrossFit's high intensity training program puts it right on pace with running, basketball, doing stairs, and playing football . For those looking to lose weight, it's good to remember that " 3,500 calories equals about 1 pound (0.45 kilogram) of fat, you need to burn 3,500 calories more than you take in to lose 1 pound," according to the Mayo Clinic. The women maintained an elevated heart rate throughout the entire workout, satisfying fitness industry guidelines for cardio workouts. <br>Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/women-burn-12-calories-per-minute-doing-crossfit-according-to-recent-study







"I don't think of calisthenics, I think of other things." He sees the renewed interest in HIIT as part of a larger turn towards functional fitness and away from the model of "aesthetic" training, typified by the body builder. "There's a renewed interest in functional training, (or) training for everyday life," he explained. "You don't have to be ripped, but fit to perform everyday tasks." Smith, whose background is in HIIT, applauds the intensity of the workout. "Most people tend to under train rather than over train. So something that pushes you to another level is good, so long as you mitigate the risk of injury," he said about HIIT. <br>Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/11/basic-workouts-high-tech-lives-equipment_n_4254869.html







November 7, 2013 11:49 AM 0 shares View gallery Curves has teamed up with Jillian MichaelsClick Here to Download Image WOODWAY, Texas, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Curves International, Inc., ( http://www.curves.com/ ) the largest chain of fitness centers for women in the world, today announced it has teamed up with America's health and wellness expert Jillian Michaels to launch Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels cutting-edge total body workouts that feature the Curves Circuit strength training machines in conjunction with functional bodyweight-based exercises that ramp up metabolism and transform physique. The workouts boost intensity, build strength, burn fat and prevent plateaus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130904/DA74454LOGO ) Just in time for those looking to kick start their weight loss in the new http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11222047.htm year, Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels will roll out in January 2014 at participating Curves clubs across the U.S. and Canada. The program will be refreshed frequently with 12 new functional moves introduced each month throughout 2014. This new partnership also marks the next evolution of Curves and further cements the company as a leader in the fitness and weight loss category. "I am so thrilled to be partnered with Curves to provide women with the tools necessary to take control of their health," said Jillian Michaels, America's health and wellness expert. "Curves is everywhere so now my program is accessible, effective and affordable. The workouts I've developed with Curves incorporate the most innovative, state-of-the-art fitness techniques to build lean muscle, amp up metabolism and kick start weight loss. <br>Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/jillian-michaels-partners-curves-launch-164900368.html



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