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 […]

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 […]

How to tackle the better eating resolution you’ve made!

by Brittany Johnson, M.S., R.D.N., Assistant Professor of Dietetics, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego The new year brings resolutions of healthful eating and weight loss. This is your year to take control of your diet. The biggest mistake I see clients make is taking on too much. Instead of implementing several changes all at once, […]

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 […]

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 […]

April news

Three things you need to know about April…

SYNOPSIS Short, quick reads on Tuesdays and Thursdays More opportunities to workout during the week New opportunities to keep you moving towards your fitness goals … and it’s no joke! *NEW in April* We’ll feature short blog posts on Tuesdays and Thursdays on a range of subjects related to health and fitness. They’ll be great opportunities for us […]