Cardio… you know you need it, but how much?

Let’s explore cardio… … in this first of our 4 part series on the American College of Sports Medicine’s Basic Recommendations on the Quality and Quantity of Exercises for Adults. In 2011, the ACSM concluded that the minimum recommended amount of cardio for adults is 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity weekly. But is that […]

The Get Fit 30-Day Challenge

As you know, Level One Training and Fitness is a member of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber in association with Kaiser Permanente is hosting the Get Fit 30-Day Challenge as a way to help individuals get a jump start on their health and fitness resolutions in 2017. The challenge starts on […]

Ready to get away from the gym?

#350thursday (on a Friday, sorry!) Its been one heck of a week… starting with my vehicle being stolen on early Sunday morning, being returned to me relatively intact roughly 24 hours later, and culminating in quite a busy end to the week with meetings left and right. During times like this, how are you expected to […]

Freddy, what’s up with the mimosas after class?

#250tuesday Can you imagine if I was “that trainer” who regularly provided adult beverages after workouts?! ? ? In all honesty, it was one of the students in the class and it was a great “welcome to spring,” post-Saturday-morning-workout pick-me-up! However… Since we already know several drinks of alcohol can impede your body’s ability to burn fat, […]

Afterburn class or the other?

#350thursday Lately, I’ve been getting questions with respect to a certain citrus fruit and the theory revolving around it and how it compares to our Afterburn HIIT bootcamp. Are you ready for the lowdown? What exactly are the similarities and differences between the two? They started in 2010. “Turn and Burn” began in 2011 and […]