A Guide to Protein and Fat Requirements for Seniors

As you age your natural ability to burn energy slows down considerably. Older people also usually have less muscle and body mass than when they were younger. Those 2 health characteristics, combined with a slower metabolism, create a diminished need for fuel. This means your protein and fat requirements as a senior are very different…

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5 Strength Training Tips for Older Adults

Strength Training Tips for Seniors - FitREV Studio - Carlsbad

Strength training for seniors does some basic things: it preserves bone density and muscle strength, and improves balance and flexibility, all which help to maintain daily living independence. Regardless of your level of fitness, age or gender, strength training benefits everyone.     Osteoporosis in older adults is a major cause of frailty and can…

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5 Mental Benefits for Staying Active As You Age

People who exercise and stay active feel better, regardless of their age. Exercising regularly not only improves the body, but also the mind.     When the body feels excessive stress, it goes into a “fight or flight” response which releases cortisol into your bloodstream to help deal with your body’s response. However when you…

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A Guide to the Muscles in the Back and Shoulders

If your intent is to increase the size of your shoulders and back, it is important to first understand their anatomy. By knowing where they are located and what they do, each of them can be targeted with specific exercises. There are three major muscles groups in the shoulders and back including: The deltoid is…

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A Guide to the Muscles of the Chest

The chest is comprised of two primary muscles groups – the pectoralis major and pectoralis minor – and one minor muscle, the serratus anterior. All of these muscles, except the serratus anterior, connect the bones of the chest at various points to the shoulder and arms. This fan-shaped muscle covers much of the chest area…

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A Guide to the Muscles of the Arm

Knowing the anatomy of the arm is the first step to increasing their size. By knowing where the muscles are located in the arm and what they do, each of them can be targeted with specific exercises. There are three major muscles groups in the arm: The bicep is composed of two muscles. One muscle…

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A Guide to the Core Muscles

Your core muscles are in your torso and they are part of the main group of muscles that support you in an upright position. A conditioned core makes you look good.  Your erect posture results from these three main muscle groups of the abdominal core: 1. Rectus Adomimus 2. Obliques 3. Intercostals Knowing these muscles and what they…

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A Guide to the Muscles of the Leg

Leg muscles are some of the largest and strongest muscles in the body. Before trying to grow them in size, it is important to first understand their anatomy. By knowing where they are located and what they do, each of them can be targeted with specific exercises. There are three major muscles groups in the…

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Top 4 Reasons to Join Carlsbad Boot Camp

Top 4 Reasons to Join Carlsbad Boot Camp

Our Unstoppable Fitness Formula maximizes your weight loss. Carlsbad Boot Camp uses High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), Exercise StackingTM and Active Rest periods. Science proves you’ll get better results than steady state training. Steady state training is a standard practice in the Fitness Industry. Like using any exercise machines at the gym. These steady state exercises keep your heart rate…

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How HIIT Could Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a fairly new concept where you perform an exercise at a very high intensity for a short duration of time and then switch to a lower intensity for a longer period of time. You keep up this cycle until you reach your total training time goal – usually 15…

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