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 […]

Bro, What Type Of Cable Machine Is This?

Bro… So I was at the gym the other day and decided to try my regular exercises on a different cable machine than the one I use regularly. I set the same weight as on the original and when I went ahead with my lift, I realized that it was REALLY light; compared to the […]

Setting and Successfully Achieving Goals

Happy 2017!! I hope you all had a wonderful start to the new year! Let’s face it, 2016 wasn’t exactly the greatest year for many people so let’s set off on the right foot with an optimistic view on what lies ahead.   One of my responsibilities as a personal trainer is to be sure […]

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 […]

The Complete 12 Days of Fitness

12 F: PLANKS AND SIDE PLANKS are some of the easiest, yet most effective exercises at developing your core strength. They require very little time and no equipment and yet can do wonders at helping to improve your posture and overall performance in many, if not all, activities you participate in. FIRST, be sure you […]

Home stretch to the new year!

As we head into these final weeks of 2016, it’s time to take stock of where you are with respect to your fitness. Here’s a short list of free resources which will help you get on the right track. take advantage of our complimentary fitness assessment, contact us to schedule start sketching out your goals […]

ACSM Recommendations on Quantity and Quality of Exercise

With 2016 drawing to an end, many of us start turning our attention toward the new year and personal resolutions, particularly in the realm of health, nutrition, and exercise. What we fail to realize is that it’s more than just doing a bunch of miles on a treadmill or dozens of flights of stairs on […]