Author: Jeremy Lau

How Good Fitness Saves You More Than Just Money

By now, we should all be well-aware of the health benefits of exercise and training. Improving your aerobic capacity (VO2max) decreases your risk of succumbing to cardiovascular disease and other ailments, while strength-training improves your ability to carry out activities of daily living. Furthermore, regular exercise has been shown to have great benefits on mental…

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Why Physical Therapy is Like Going to the Dentist

Would you rather get a root canal or regular cleaning at the dentist? Hopefully, you prefer the latter rather than the former! Too often, people wait too long to seek medical attention of any sort. By then, the underlying issues they have might already be coming to a threshold, making them more difficult to treat….

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Opinion: No One Cares What Program You’re On

Nowadays everyone wants to do things the easy way. Cookie-cutter approaches for the best result. The easiest and shortest way to make gainz, whether for a booty like Jen Selter or a body like circa-1970s Arnold. Sorry, but that ain’t happening as fast as you’d like unless you are taking Vitamin T, using amazing lighting…

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Member Profile: Gina R.

“The coaches are highly educated, more so than anyone I’ve ever worked with before, and their level of professionalism is in a league of their own. I love training here, and Ross is one of the best coaches I’ve ever had!” – Gina R. — #fitness #fitspo #fitfam #nyc #gym #gymtime #personaltrainer #privategym #halevylife #health…

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Why Your Bench Press Sucks

When it comes to the bench press, I see it almost all the time. Everywhere I go it seems like there is at least one person doing the bench press, or variations of it, all wrong. I’ve seen the issues that I’m about to detail below almost everywhere, from the large commercial gyms where everything…

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Why You’re Just Running In Circles With Cardio

You either love cardio, or you absolutely hate it. Honestly, I think that only endurance athletes like marathoners, rowers, and swimmers like cardio, and the rest of us hate it. But perhaps the former love it only because they can look past the fact that being in the midst of a long run or a…

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Opinion: “When Muscle Confusion” is a Good Thing

One of the biggest scams in the fitness industry is the idea of selling programs to deliberately “confuse” your muscles, which will magically incinerate fat and spur muscle growth. The reality of these programs on late night infomercials is that the people making and marketing them have no idea what the hell they’re doing in…

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Unlocking Game-Changing Fitness – When it Matters Most

I love fall. The temperature in air dips down to a pleasant range that isn’t oppressively hot, or stinging cold. Leaves change color, and with every passing day, we get closer to the holiday season and quality time with our friends and families. We’re also in the midst of the World Series at this time…

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Opinion: Let’s Face It, You Hate Running

Hear me out on this one. A lot of people say that they enjoy running, but there is a good chance that all of them actually hate it. Let’s face it, when you’re in the moment, running doesn’t actually feel pleasant. It’s hard to find joy when you’re out on the trail or the road,…

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