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Fast Fitness: Four Bad Workout Habits Hurting Your Progress

We've all had those moments after the gym where we say, "I don't feel like I am getting any _______." Regardless of whether that blank space is filled with "stronger", "thinner", "faster" or any other word that would relate to your workout goals, chances are you are making some errors that you may not even…

Fast Fitness: Perfect the Plank

The plank: just the sound of the word makes most of us shudder. Whether we like it or not, though, it is one of the best ab exercises around. Now that spring is here and the countdown to summer has officially begun, check out these tips to get the most out of your planks, and…

Fast Fitness: Best Foods for 5K Training

So, you've bought into the idea of doing a 5K like the one at the Garden State 10 Miler and figured out a running routine. You're done, right? Well, without the right fuel, you won't be running nearly as well as you should. In this last post of our series on 5K training, we have…

Fast Fitness: Your Weekly 5K Training Routine

If you're in the midst of training for the Garden State 10 Miler or another 5K race for the first time, you may be wondering if your training plan is working. Here is a solid plan that allows you to increase or decrease the intensity as needed, courtesy of Mayo Clinic: Monday: Run/walk 30 minutes Tuesday:…

Fast Fitness: Big Breakfast, Big Weight Loss

For most people, breakfast is the most overlooked, rushed and unplanned meal of the day - particularly during the work week. It's usually some variation of grabbing yogurt out of the fridge, or stopping for a bagel at the drive-thru - or worse. You've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day…

Fast Fitness: Skip the Crunches for Rock Climbing

There's no time like January to start working on those summer abs. Whether you're tuning up or setting out to get them for the first time (or get them back after a long sugar addiction), it might be a great time to supplement the gym with something fun. Rock climbing is one of those activities,…

Fast Fitness: Five Home Gym Essentials

Last week, I wrote a post about strategies for achieving your New Year's fitness resolution, which included a suggestion to start up a workout routine at home first before hitting a gym. You may be asking yourself where to begin with building a basic home gym, but the good news is, it doesn't have to…