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Posted on February 21, 2015 by Gina Harney | 0 comments
Today, I have a new workout for you that’s a mixture of two of my favorite things: Tabata and strength. You can read more about Tabata training here, but it’s a time-efficient way to maximize your cardio sessions. You work as hard as possible for 20 seconds, rest for 10, and complete 8 rounds for a total of 4 minutes in each Tabata rounds. Since you’re working to your personal maximum effort, you are huffing and puffing...
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Posted on February 13, 2015 by Gina Harney | 0 comments
It’s been a little while since I’ve done a reader’s request, so here’s a recent one I received that I thought would be perfect for today. Hey Gina, I love your blog! I had a reader’s request for you: how do you always stay motivated to work out and eat well? I try to do it consistently, but sometimes fall off the wagon for days or weeks at a time. Also, it’s hard for me to stick with it if I don’t...
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Posted on February 6, 2015 by Gina Harney | 0 comments
Food is your body's source of fuel - and your diet plays a crucial part in determining how effective your workouts can be. This infographic, adapted from Gina "The Fitnessista" Harney's bestselling book HIIT It!, will help you pick the right foods to eat before and after a workout. ...
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Posted on December 21, 2014 by Gina Harney | 0 comments
I’ve been thinking about how I’ve changed my ways with health and fitness over the past couple of years, and realized the major determining factor: I got out of my own head. (photo credit: Whitney Benjamin)   For so long, I didn’t want to work out, unless it was a “real” workout. Back then, it was all about...
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Posted on December 18, 2014 by Gina Harney | 0 comments
For today’s reader’s request, I thought it would be fun to focus on HIIT training, because the thing is, a LOT of people know what it is, but finding a way to incorporate it into your schedule and use it effectively can be the tricky part. A quick HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) review: HIIT training consists of short blasts of maximum effort, followed by recovery periods. You can perform HIIT on a variety...