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Exercise Spotlight : The Deadlift

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 by kes_nee

If you are seeking to train your posterior chain (glutes, hamstrings, and low back), a deadlift workout routine might be for you!  The deadlift is probably one of the most challenging lifts to perform correctly!  Good form when executing a deadlift involves strength, ...

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Which Comes First – Cardio or Weights?

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 by kes_nee

One question we receive over and over again is – should I start my workouts with weights or cardio? While the answer to this question can be complex, today’s post will offer some basic guidelines on how you can structure your individual workout sessions. Make sure you have your MYZONE heart rate chest strap on hand to count all those MEPs you'll be getting!

Published in trainers, master-trainers, Users, Emily Sopo

All About Maximal Heart Rate

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 by kes_nee

As a Myzone user, you’ve probably heard the term “maximal heart rate.” Sounds pretty self-explanatory, right? But when you begin to think about the term a little more, what does maximal heart rate (MHR) really mean to us as exercisers? Let’s peel back some of the layers of MHR.

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Understanding Supersets

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 by kes_nee

If you are a busy person trying to balance work, family, school, exercise, and all of the other daily responsibilities that come with life, no doubt you are looking for a way to get the most out of your workouts in the most efficient way possible.

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Sample Superset Workouts with MYZONE

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 by kes_nee

In a recent post, we shared the benefits of structuring your workouts into supersets, as well as four ways you can organize your superset workouts. As a reminder, supersets are a way to maximize your exercise time by performing two exercises back-to-back with no rest in between exercises. Rest is performed after both exercises are completed (between supersets). ...

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MYZONE: The 2017 HIIT Workout

Thursday, 19 January 2017 by kes_nee

We know that you have started the year strong and are ready to jam to this challenging high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout!

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How to Sustain Motivation Through 2017

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 by kes_nee

Happy 2017!!! Right now, your veins are probably pumping with motivation to exercise and achieve your goals - right on! Get to it and start strong! Remember that you are in this for the long haul - your sustained effort over time is more important than a short-term burst of effort. Pace yourself and enjoy the ride with some fitness motivation tools.

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Forms of Interval Training and How They Work With MYZONE

Thursday, 12 January 2017 by kes_nee

Interval training is a great way to lose weight and kick your heart rate into gear. Tabata and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) are perfect for getting your heart pumping, as they require you to exert high amounts of energy and effort in quick bursts of time. With MYZONE’s MZ-3 belt, you can stay on top of your workout effort without missing a beat and ...

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4 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Work for You

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 by kes_nee

Happy New Year MYZONE community! Now is the time when many of us are setting our health and fitness goals for the year, whether they be to lose weight, change our body composition, improve our sports performance, etc. Take advantage of MYZONE's fitness accountability app when you make your goals to help stay on track.

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Stay On Top of Your New Year's Resolution

Tuesday, 3 January 2017 by kes_nee

New Year’s resolutions—we all make them and we all have trouble sticking to them. This year plan out some resolutions that are an attainable challenge. If you want to see better results in your workouts, make sure you’re hitting the gym and staying in the yellow and red zones, as well as using your MYZONE MZ-3 belt to aid in tracking fitness resolutions. If you ...

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