Posts Tagged ‘jeremy lau’

How to Build an Efficient and Effective Warm-up

It’s time to change the way we’ve been warming up for our workouts. Here’s how to make them more efficient and worthwhile, part 2!  In a previous blog, I discussed at length about whether or not your warm-up matters. These days, it seems as if many people spend way too long on the foam roller,…

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Would You Workout In a Nightclub?

Trends come and go in the fitness industry, and the latest one that has washed ashore Fitness Beach has nothing to do with weights, cardio, or yoga. Strangely enough, it does have something to do with the way gyms are lit. Many gyms (especially in the NYC Area) are turning down the lights, literally, to…

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Stop Doing That Silly Interval Class

Everyone knows that high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is awesome. But are they doing it right? HIIT is a bit of a buzzword in the health and fitness industry. If you were to mention HIIT at some point in a casual conversation with friends and acquaintances, you’d probably get a combination of raised eyebrows, gaping…

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Three Important Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is fast approaching here in the Northern Hemisphere, and you can bet that I am dying to take full advantage of the warm weather and spend time out in the sun. And I’m not alone. The summer is the perfect time for everyone to enjoy what nature has to offer, relax in Central Park,…

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Move of the Week: Anaerobic Threshold

What could be more important than VO2 Max? Find out here. THE MOVE: Anaerobic Threshold WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: In addition to VO2 Max, Anaerobic Threshold is another one of the performance indicators we test for as part of our Metabolic Testing Panel here at Halevy Life. Staff Coach Joe Ferraro also wrote an excellent blog about anaerobic…

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Move of the Week: VO2 Max

Something a little different, but no less important for our weekly feature this week! THE MOVE: VO2 Max WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: VO2 Max is one of the performance indicators we test for as part of our Metabolic Testing Panel here at Halevy Life. We’ve also written about VO2 Max in a more detailed blog, which you…

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Does Your Warm-up Matter?

It’s time to change the way we’ve been warming up for our workouts. Here’s how to make them more efficient and worthwhile.  When it comes to warming up, I’ve noticed a couple of things: Long, drawn out warm-ups in which people are trying to mobilize every joint in existence. People lying on the floor with…

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“Why” Bother?

You know you should work out and train for the goals that you’ve set for yourself. And once you’ve found your “why,” you might not need anything else to get strong, sexy, and healthy. Today’s article is the second part of a piece that I started last week, in which I encouraged you to find…

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Move of the Week: Zercher Squat

What can you do, if you have the shoulder mobility of someone in a straitjacket? THE MOVE: Zercher Squat MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Squat: quads, glutes, core. WHY DO IT: When goblet squats no longer cut it for you, it’s common to up the ante with front squats or back squats to continue driving progress on…

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What is your “Why?”

Do you know the one question that can put you on the path to fitness and health? Find that question and its answer, and you might not need anything else to get strong, sexy, and healthy. As a fitness coach, I often see people struggle with consistency and motivation when it comes to fitness and…

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