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Health Benefits of Swimming

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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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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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Cardio on the Road

Cardio on the Road

Cardio is important to your overall health and to the success of your plans to reach your goals.  Doing cardio at NexGen is a wonderful way to get in some steps; but there are lots of ways to get cardio when you are on the road for work or simply…

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Benefits of Kettlebells

Benefits of Kettlebells

Kettlebells seem to be all the rage now.  They are, however, not a new invention nor a passing fad.  Kettlebells were developed in Russia in the 18th century.  The kettlebell, which is an iron weight with a handle, has been used in a variety of exercises ever since.  The following…

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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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