Best of 2014

landing-head-after

Based on thousands of votes, we've been awarded Best of 2014 Winner for Atlanta Personal Trainers.  Thank you to all of our clients who voted for us.  We really appreciate each and every one of you!  MAX 4 FITNESS would not be where we are today without you! … [Read more...]

From our friends at Precision Nutrition

Sitting, standing, or walking: What’s the best way to work? by MC SCHRAEFEL We sit to commute. Sit at our computers. Sit at meetings. Relax…by sitting at home. In North America, most adults sit for about 9.3 hours. And that’s bad news for our health. When we sit for long periods, circulation is constricted. Metabolism slows. Muscles shut off; connective tissue tightens. Our brain hungers for blood and nutrients that are barely slugging through our system. Our body engine is set to “idle”, neutral, or even worse — switched off. Sitting too much makes us unhealthier, unfitter, more metabolically broken — possibly even dumber. Ha, … [Read more...]

Do Something Different…

100_0858

    Do you dread or avoid your annual physical? Do you take medication that you wish you didn't need? Do you lack energy at the end of the day? Do you struggle to prepare your family's meals?     Well, then I'm here to tell you that you need to 'Do Something Different'!  I have recently been told the definition of Insanity is: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results! Believe me, I know that doing something different is uncomfortable and that it can be scary.  Doing something different takes courage, in the presence of fear and doing it anyway.  Trust me, the … [Read more...]

The Myth of the Fat Burning Zone

Better off not you

A question I often get is "When I'm doing cardio (steady-state aerobic training), where does the fuel come from?  Because I want to be in the Fat Burning Zone!"  Everybody wants to burn fat...and most of us realize that we don't want to 'compromise' muscle at the extent of losing weight.  Well let me first start off with ' a little education' (I know, BORING, but it will help to understand my stance). First, the respiratory quotient (RQ) is the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) expired divided by the amount of oxygen (O2) consumed, measured during rest or a steady state of exercise using a metabolic analyzer.  When measured the RQ calculated … [Read more...]

Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Find Me on Google+ | by: Helix SEO, IncSEO Service + SEO Web Design