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Cardio vs. Weight Training

Cardio vs. Weight Training By: Karla Adams For most, the solution to weight loss is to cut back on the meals and start doing lots of extra cardio. Most people feel this is the answer for burning up that extra fat, leaving us lean and toned and ready to show off our abs, right? Well [...]

Think yoga is only good for stretching? Think again

Think yoga is only good for stretching? Think again Mod Amaya, March 17th, 2009   Okay, I agree that the almost universal mental picture of yoga involves spandex clad women with closed eyes surrounded by clouds of soft fuzzy meditation.  Does this image work for you? From my teaching experience, I have found that many [...]

What to eat for Long Distance training

What to eat for Long Distance training   By: Karla Adams, Lopergram CARBOHYDRATES: Carbohydrates are your body’s main source of energy. When eaten, they convert into glucose. Glucose is used by the body for energy or stored in the muscles and liver as glycogen, which is used later for energy. They are your body’s highest [...]

The Marathoners Weight Loss Diet

The Marathoners Weight Loss Diet By: Karla Adams There are a large number of people that use “marathoning” to aid in weight loss. Highly effective weight loss programs consist of weight training, cardio, and the right nutrition. “Marathoning” is a great way to increase how many calories you are expending in a day and get [...]