July 21, 2016

The Express Effect Blog

7 WAYS TO GET FIT IN HALF THE TIME

Don't always have time for the gym? You're probably not the only one. Lack of time is one of the top reasons most individuals skip out on their sweat session.…
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FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT THE HUMAN BODY

The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea of the eye. It receives oxygen directly from the air. The human brain has a memory…
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THINK FAT LOSS, NOT WEIGHT LOSS

Losing fat is not the same as losing weight. Weight loss has almost always been one of the hottest topics in the world of health and fitness. Everyone seems to…
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WHEY PROTEIN IS THE WAY TO GO

Whey protein is king when it comes to building muscle and doubles as a weight-loss powerhouse. This fast-digesting protein king packs a powerful appetite-suppressing punch, contrary to the fact that…
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3 REASONS WHY YOU ARE ALWAYS HUNGRY

Are you hungry ALL. THE. TIME? You may think you have a fast metabolism or maybe you are concerned that something is wrong with your nutrition program. Think about it,…
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SUMMER BODIES ARE MADE IN SPRING – BEACH-READY FIT TIPS

As Spring looms near, our goals for getting fit for Summer's sultry styles can seen like New Year's resolutions part deux. While setting a fitness resolution, whether for a new…
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LOVE DOESN’T NEED HANDLES – THE TRUTH ABOUT BELLY FAT

Surprise: Everyone has some belly fat, even people who have flat abs. That's normal. But too much belly fat can affect your health in a way that other fat doesn't.…
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HOW TO STICK TO YOUR NEW YEAR’S FITNESS RESOLUTIONS

Every year, on January 1, we vow to make the year ahead our healthiest and fittest yet! But somehow that resolve disintegrates as the days, weeks, and months go by,…
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CHRISTMAS FITNESS – TIPS TO KEEP YOUR TRAINING ON TRACK

The Christmas holiday period is typically extremely busy and can also be extremely indulgent with everyone gorging themselves on a sumptuous Christmas dinner and enjoying plenty of holiday hospitality with…
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TIPS FOR A THINNER THANKSGIVING

ENJOY THE HOLIDAY FEAST WITHIOUT THE GUILT...OR THE WEIGHT GAIN Thanksgiving only comes around once a year, so why not go ahead and splurge? Because gaining weight during the holiday…
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GET PSYCHED TO WORK OUT WITH THESE FIT TIPS

1. STOP DOING SO MUCH CARDIO More is not necessarily better, especially when it comes to cardio. Spending long periods of time doing cardio, particularly continuous, low-intensity cardio, can actually…
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STAYING FIT YEAR ROUND

Getting fit for fall isn't something that comes to mind as naturally as fitting into that summer swimsuit feeling that hits around early spring. Getting into shape really has no…
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ARC TRAINER VS. ELLIPTICAL

The Cybex Arc Trainer is celebrated throughout the fitness industry for its low-impact training and top-tier results. But what "secret ingredient" truly separates the Arc from traditional elliptical machines? Turns…
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FIT IS THE NEW SKINNY – WHY WOMEN SHOULD LIFT

We know. You don't want bulging biceps or thunderous thighs. But that doesn't mean you should skip the weight room. Lifting weights has some surprising perks that you can't get…
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EXERCISE MORE, STRESS LESS

Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course get a rockin' bod, but working out has above-the-neck benefits too. Regardless…
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DID YOU KNOW? FUN FITNESS FACTS

On average, it takes about 12 weeks after beginning to exercise to see measurable changes in your body. No matter how poor your current level of fitness, you can start…
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EXCUSE ME…DID YOU BURPEE?

People often have a love-hate relationship with burpee exercises. They love them because they deliver results, require no exercise equipment and can be performed just about anywhere. They hate them…
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