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Does Lifting Weight Help You Lose Weight?

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Does Lifting Weight Help You Lose Weight?

Does Lifting Weight Help You Lose Weight?

There are a lot of differing (and often wrong) opinions and fads on the best way to approach your fitness goals. Many of these are perpetuated by people who heard it from someone else and not from scientific fact. Unfortunately, it is a long-held belief that just doing cardio is…

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Health Benefits of Swimming

Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is a wonderful source of low impact exercise. Here are just a few of the many benefits of a nice swim: Increases your strength The resistance of the water is greater than the resistance of the air.  You can increase the resistance by using a kickboard, hand paddles, etc.…

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Running vs. Walking

Running vs. Walking

It is well known that regular cardio is part of a healthy lifestyle. Although there are many forms of cardio, running and walking are the most common. The question is, which is better? Both running and walking have pros and cons, so the final answer will be different for every…

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Christmas Calorie Burn

Christmas Calorie Burn

Although we all love the holiday season, it can be hectic and trying at times.  We seem to have so much to do, so many places to go and so many people to see that we can forget to take time for ourselves.  Making time to work with your personal…

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Get Your Ducks in a Row

Get Your Ducks in a Row

Having your ducks in a row, or being well organized, becomes more important as the number of tasks you have to perform increases.  We all have very busy schedules these days.  It seems like we are never going to have time for everything we need to do no matter how…

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Introducing NexGen INSPIRE™

Introducing NexGen INSPIRE™

We would like to introduce NexGen Fitness INSPIRE™, our latest mobile app. NexGen INSPIRE™ was born out of the understanding that our level of exertion can affect our results, and that higher is not always better. Being able to track your heart rate, your calories burned, and your target fat burning zones…

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Why Cardio?

Why Cardio?

Why do NexGen Fitness trainers always ask about your cardio?  What is cardio and why is it so important? Cardio, or more accurately cardiovascular, exercise simply means that you're doing a rhythmic activity that raises your heart rate.  Cardio can increase your metabolism, the process by which your body converts…

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Expert Personal Trainers Discuss | Cardio or Weight Training, Which is the King of Weight Loss?

Expert Personal Trainers Discuss | Cardio or Weight Training, Which is the King of Weight Loss?

There have been countless times that as personal trainers, we have gotten into a debate with clients, family, and even friends about which is the best approach to weight loss. While any educated trainer will inform you that both cardio and resistance training should work together cohesively, many people still…

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Expert Personal Trainers Discuss | Can Exercise Balance Out Bad Nutrition

Expert Personal Trainers Discuss | Can Exercise Balance Out Bad Nutrition

Since we are about to head into our year end stretch of feasting and celebrating we thought what better topic to discuss than the importance of making sure our nutrition stays in line with our goals. We all know that this is the time of year that our calorie intake…

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Expert Trainers Weigh In | Is Low The Way To Go?

Expert Trainers Weigh In | Is Low The Way To Go?

While many fitness professionals may disagree on what type of workouts are most effective, from HIIT to cross training to traditional bodybuilding, one thing they do agree on is that if the nutrition aspect of the plan is not dialed in, you will not have the success you are searching…

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