What Is Functional Training?

In ALL, Movement by Mikki Reilly1 Comment

I like Mike Boyle’s definition in Functional Training for Sports. He says that “functional training is best described as a continuum of exercises that teach athletes to handle their own body weight in all planes of movement.” We humans perform a wide range of movements (walking, running, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, starting, stopping, etc.), which take place in all three …

Intervals vs Aerobics For Fat Loss

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The most effective training you can do for fat loss is intervals. The main reason is that intervals are more metabolically demanding, which means you to burn more fat and calories in the 24 hours after you finish exercising, when the muscles are busy repairing, recovering and replenishing themselves. As many of you know, the term “intervals” refers to exercise …

Welcome To The Fitness Transform Blog!

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This is my very first post! Sometimes when I’m reading an article or thinking about a topic, I want to comment on it. But I may not have the time or the desire to write an entire article. This blog is the perfect place for those musings. And while I’ve contributed to my friend Phil LeClair’s blog, Tough Love Nutrition, …