Fast Fitness

Fast Fitness: Keeping Your Body...and Mind Fit

When was the last time you focused on your breathing at the gym? Or your self-esteem? If this sounds foreign to you, you're not alone - we spend a lot more time thinking about physical fitness than mental fitness. As you think about your fitness routine, try to incorporate these other elements from Health.com to…

Fast Fitness: Biggest Fitness Trends in 2018

It's that time of year for experts everywhere to look into their crystal balls and tell us what the biggest trends of the year will be. It turns out the area of fitness is no different -- here are some of the trends the fitness professionals are seeing, courtesy of Self: High-intensity interval training. Often referred…

Fast Fitness: Weight Loss Benefits Beyond the Scale

If you're trying to lose weight, chances are you primary goal is to see the benefits on the scale, right? It turns out that there may be other benefits you may not be aware of, based on recent research published by the University of Michigan: Losing 10 percent of body weight can relieve weight-related joint…

Fast Fitness: Secrets from a Personal Trainer

I recently came across an article in Self where the author shares the lessons she learned about fitness during her journey to become a certified personal trainer. Here are some of the things she mentioned that your trainer or fitness-minded friends might not tell you, but can really help your fitness routine: Don't do any…

Fast Fitness: New Year, New You

It's 11:59 p.m. on New Year's Eve in any year. The clock turns to 12...the ball drops...the glasses are raised. Before you know it, you wake up late on January 1 and you missed that special New Year's Day spin class at the gym you just signed up for. And so it goes for another…

Fast Fitness: Foods That Actually Burn Calories

We all have at least some idea of what foods are better for weight loss (kale is better than key lime pie, for example...wish it wasn't). But what about foods that actually burn calories? Well, this isn't a fairy tale, it's true - and they're the perfect foods to include in your diet as we are…

Fast Fitness: Dodging the Holiday Calories

I mentioned on the air today that the average American will consume up to 4,500 calories for their holiday meal. Forget about sugarplums dancing in your head as you nod off after the big feast...how about a treadmill belt whirring? Here are some tips to help you make that post-holiday calorie shed a little less painful,…

Fast Fitness: Your Canned Thanksgiving Workout

We secretly love our boxed mashed potatoes and canned cranberry sauce (as much as we love the real thing too). In this spirit, we're providing you with a canned home workout - courtesy of Shape - for Thanksgiving since the gym likely won't be open until tomorrow: Pushups. Do these on your toes to change it up,…

Fast Fitness: How to Train Like an NYC Marathoner

The New York City Marathon - one of the biggest running events in the world - kicks off today, where 50,000 people and everyone from elite athletes to weekend warriors will be out hoping to achieve their goals. Not running today? Well, it's never too early to start training for a marathon or half-marathon in…

Fast Fitness: Three Reasons to Start Eating Avocados

If you're looking for a way to give almost any meal a big health boost, look no further than avocados. While they're best known in guacamole form, they're also great in everything from salads to turkey burgers. Here are just three of the many reasons you should be including them in your next meal, courtesy…