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Protein: How Much to Eat and When?

Posted by Amanda Scott on

Research suggests that people who engage in strength training need higher levels of protein. But how much?  The Recommended Daily Allowance for protein consumption is 0.36 grams per pound of body weight. However, studies have shown that this amount may need to be doubled for people who engage in vigorous exercising. At 0.72 grams per pound, a person weighing 120 pounds would want to consume 86 grams while a person weighing 180 pounds would want to consume 130 grams of protein. This additional protein will help support muscle recovery as well as growth. It’s also important to consume protein throughout...

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How To Get a Great HIIT Workout with the AirRunner

Posted by Amanda Scott on

The basis of high intensity interval training (HIIT) is to give high-intensity effort for quick bursts followed by short periods of rest. Since the AirRunner is powered by your own energy, all you have to do to attain a muscle-burning HIIT workout is to sprint for 10 seconds (beginner), 20 seconds (intermediate), or 30 seconds (advanced) followed by a 30-second recovery period of light walking or jogging. The best HIIT results will be obtained by pushing yourself to 80% of your max effort while sprinting. By repeating the process of sprinting followed by recovery for 21 phases, you’ve now completed...

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Five Major Benefits of HIIT

Posted by Amanda Scott on

High intensity interval training (HIIT) has become a hit in gyms throughout the country for its focus on giving maximum effort to achieve maximum results. HIIT can burn calories and fat in a shorter period of time and continue to burn calories and fat well after your workout is finished! Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of HIIT: 1) Burn more calories and fat in less time. Research has shown HIIT increases the heart rate and burns more calories in less time than standard aerobic workouts. Studies found that 20 minutes of high intensity interval training can produce...

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What Is HIIT Training?

Posted by Melinda Herrera on

HIIT, or high intensity interval training has become one of the most popular fitness trends of the 2018 and for good reason.

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