I've been getting asked the same question from many of my group fitness participants after class, "How do I stretch this?" as they point to an area on their body. While they may know that stretching is good for them, they may not know when it's good for them! When do you need to stretch? … Continue reading Should You Really Be Stretching?
How has everyone's semester turned out? For me, these past few months have been filled with rather undesirable surprises. It took a lot of unexpected turns. This is quite awful considering that I am the type of person who needs structure and order to keep their sanity! Okay, maybe I am exaggerating just a bit. Not … Continue reading End-of-Semester Stress
After a long, eventful - or maybe deliberately lazy - summer, a new school year has arrived! It would be wise to take action now by organizing your time, before things become hectic! Sure, you have your class schedule in place, but have you developed a schedule that involves study time, exercise and leisure time, … Continue reading Back to School Tips for the College Student
You may or may not have heard that changing the amount of weight and reps of a particular exercise gives you different types of benefits. For instance, light weight and high reps are better for "toning", while heavier weight with lower reps helps build more muscle mass. However, those are just a couple of ways that you … Continue reading Progress and Regress
It's never too early to put your plan in motion! You don't have to wait until the new year to start working out. You can pick up some ideas from my 15-minute holiday workout. Happy Holidays! How will you be spending the holidays?
Since working on Miami Beach, (check out my article Fitness, Luxury, and South Beach on the new job), I've had the pleasure of working out on the beach at my convenience. If you're a runner and have never done a deep sand run, I urge you to go ahead and give it a try the … Continue reading Lifeguard Tower Run
It was only last year that I started this blog to help guide others to a fitter lifestyle. Hopefully, my readers have found my fitness articles helpful and entertaining! There will be much more to come! To celebrate one year in the making, I have for you a 365 rep workout. Time your workout, then … Continue reading 365 Reps for Katsized’s Anniversary
Summer is coming to a close, which means it's back to reality for many who took time off from their regularly scheduled program. "Fall Into Action" is a workout that I have designed for the opening of the Fall season. It is a cardio workout based around the Burpee, which appears as if one is falling … Continue reading Fall Into Action
There are dozens of ways to stretch each muscle in your body. Some ways work better for others due to one's personal body mechanics, current or past injuries, etc. I've laid out lower body stretches that I use for my classes, which are generally safe for most groups. Lower Body Stretches (Ordered L-R starting at … Continue reading Lower Body Stretches
There are dozens of ways to stretch each muscle in your body. Some ways work better for others due to one's personal body mechanics, current or past injuries, etc. I've laid out upper body stretches that I use for my classes, which are generally safe for most groups. Upper Body Stretches (Ordered L-R starting at … Continue reading Upper Body Stretches