PUMA Fitness News Archive

January 2012

  • Which Exercises Can I Do to Tone?

    Which Exercises Can I Do to Tone?

    January 13, 2012

    Question: My friends have told me that it's important to incorporate strength training into my daily cardio routine for the best results. What exercises should I do that will tone as opposed to bulk? 

    Your friends are absolutely right. Doing a combination of cardio and weight training will yield the best results for weight lose. As for exercises that will help you tone rather than bulk, try these.

  • Get In Your Workout and Enjoy It Too!

    Get In Your Workout and Enjoy It Too!

    January 06, 2012

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about a number? Official government statistics say 108 million American adults are either obese or overweight. That means roughly 3 in 5 adults weigh more than what is healthy for their frame. And even though we know the solution is to move more, our scores on that report card don’t look so good, either.

  • Do you have tips on finding the perfect gym for me?

    Do you have tips on finding the perfect gym for me?

    January 05, 2012

    Question: One of my New Year's Resolutions this year is to lose 10 lbs before my 5 year college reunion. To show my commitment, I am ready to join a gym and commit the financial burden. What tips do you have to help me find the perfect gym for me? 

    So, you’ve made a resolution to get that gym membership and kick start a more active lifestyle. That’s great news.

  • Welcome to BodyTrain Together

    Welcome to BodyTrain Together

    January 03, 2012

    PUMA Fitness. Because every workout could use a good friend — or better yet, an entourage.
     

  • What exercise tips do you have to help me lose my holiday weight gain?

    What exercise tips do you have to help me lose my holiday weight gain?

    January 03, 2012

    Question: I've gained a few pounds over the holidays and one of my New Year's Resolutions is to hit the gym and make sure I shed those extra pounds. Do you have some fitness tips to help me keep my resolve?

    It’s okay. You gained a few extra pounds over the holiday. After all, they are a time for family and friends, celebration, food, and drink. Don’t beat yourself up for “letting yourself go” and jump into a rigorous fitness routine that may be difficult for you to maintain.

  • Running Gear Tips When The Weather Turns Cold

    Running Gear Tips When The Weather Turns Cold

    January 03, 2012

    Let’s face it. New England falls are awesome. Red golden leaves crunch under your feet, the sky is a crisp pale blue, and sweet scent of pumpkin spice lattes from your local café perk up your early morning runs. Warm colors of apple, maple, cinnamon, caramel and chocolate convince you that you are a proud New Englander.