Question of the Month: What is a good low impact cardio option?

Question: I have battled lower back problems off and on. I have realized that doing the high impact workout that I love – boxing – seems to aggravate it. Is there anything that I can do that gives me the same sweat session and calorie buster that I love but lower impact? Answer: I have a […]

Question of the Month: How do you best manage fatigue within a workout cycle?

Question: How do you best manage fatigue within a workout cycle? Answer: I have 4 tips to help you manage your fatigue. Number one: Adequate sleep is one of the keys to recovery. Making sure you get a good night of Z’s. Hydration is another critical element to managing fatigue. The Extra Cellular Matrix is […]

Question of the Month: Are pre- and post-workout snacks important?

Question: Are pre- and post-workout snacks important? If so, what should I eat? Answer: The need of a pre- and/or post-workout snacks depends on a lot of different variables. If your workout is 60- 75 minutes, you may not need anything. If your work out is longer than 90 minutes, then a small snack is […]

Question of the Month: If I only have 20-minutes, what exercise should I do?

Question: If I only have 20-minutes, what exercise should I do? Answer:  You can get quite a bit done! For strength and cardiovascular benefits, do a circuit of 6 different exercises for 45 seconds each. So like this: Squat Push up Alternating Side Plank Side Lunge Dumbbell Bent Over Row Russian Twist with a Dumbbell or […]

Question of the Month: How do you incorporate more movement into your daily schedule?

Question: How do you incorporate more movement into your daily schedule? Answer: Remember that every little bit helps! Even if you have a desk job, studies have recently revealed that if you move, even at low intensity for 5 minutes every hour or 10 minutes every two, there are cardiovascular health benefits including lowered cholesterol, fasting […]

Question of the Month: What motivates you the most?

Question: What motivates you the most? And what motivates you to inspire others? From Aerobicone Answer:  What motivates me now is what motivated me to get into the fitness industry in the first place; Making a difference in people’s lives has always been my driving force. After a difficult career as a model, I felt so […]

Question of the Month: What Do You Eat?

Question: What’s one of your favorite meals on a day when I’m home? Question from Lawrence Biscontini Lawrence, My favorite things to cook are all simple and fast, since I’m not usually home before 8:00pm most days. I love to grill salmon and roast Brussels sprouts and baby potatoes. I make stir fries with baby […]

Question of the Month: I’ve hit a plateau

Question: I’ve been exercising and eating right and have lost 20lbs, I still have 10lbs to go and I’ve hit a plateau. What can I do? My Answer: It’s normal to hit plateaus when losing weight. It’s a result of losing muscle mass associated with eating less calories. When we lose muscle mass our basal metabolic […]

Question of the Month: How do I train my legs?

Question: I am totally frustrated with the shape of my lower body, my butt is flat and saggy and my legs have no definition. What is the best exercise for someone who’s short on time? Signed, Frustrated. My Answer: I find the best exercises for the lower body are lunges and step -ups. To get the best results, […]