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Is Tabata Right For You?

Is Tabata Right For You?

A current fitness craze called Tabata is a fresh new option for exercising using the HIIT method (High Intensity Interval Training).  Many of my clients have become obsessed with Tabata and I must confess, I am too, but is Tabata right for you? It is if you seek a fast-paced and interesting way to burn calories, [...]

November 18, 2013 Ariana Dane Exercise Comments Off on Is Tabata Right For You?

The Art of Abs – Getting a Six-Pack or Flat Tummy

The Art of Abs – Getting a Six-Pack or Flat Tummy

Without a doubt, the most sought after in-shape body part is the abs.  Men want a six-pack and women want a flat tummy. There are videos made exclusively for working out the abs – the popular P90X has it’s own separate workout just for them. But the true art of sculpting one’s abs still seems to elude [...]

October 21, 2013 Ariana Dane Exercise Comments Off on The Art of Abs – Getting a Six-Pack or Flat Tummy

Breathe In, Breathe Out – The Importance of Breathing

Breathe In, Breathe Out – The Importance of Breathing

Women in labor know full well the importance of breathing.  Deliberate breath control is a natural (vs. medicinal) key to managing pain. Those studying the Martial Arts know it too. Actors, singers, dancers must all incorporate breathing into their art. But the importance of breathing to successful fitness improvement is often overlooked. Let’s start with [...]

September 16, 2013 Ariana Dane Exercise Comments Off on Breathe In, Breathe Out – The Importance of Breathing

What Fitness Fad is Right for You?

What Fitness Fad is Right for You?

Tabata, CrossFit, TRX  – so many new fitness trends, so little time. So which fitness fad is right for you? Everyone knows when it comes to exercise, if you don’t enjoy what you’re doing, you’re likely to get discouraged and give up. Not every fitness craze is for everyone. Your fitness level, body type, and general [...]

August 21, 2013 Ariana Dane Exercise Comments Off on What Fitness Fad is Right for You?

Got Stretch?

Got Stretch?

No matter what your fitness level is, many of us do not give enough (or proper) attention to a key factor in maintaining muscle health; the dreaded stretch. It hurts. It’s boring. These are just some of the excuses I hear from my clients on a daily basis. Stretching has long suffered a lack of respect [...]

August 5, 2013 Ariana Dane Exercise 2

Fitness to Go

Fitness to Go

Whether you’re worried about maintaining your fitness regiment while on vacation or simply needing time for exercise in your busy schedule, here’s a great Fitness To Go routine. Starting with the principles of the latest fitness rages HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) and Tabata, we’ve crafted a 10-minute do-anywhere total body routine that suits everybody [...]

July 26, 2013 Ariana Dane Exercise Comments Off on Fitness to Go

Finally A Protein Bar That Offers It All

Finally A Protein Bar That Offers It All

DNA Life Bars truly offer it all: great taste, high protein, no gluten or dairy, and low sugar.  All the things we fitness professionals and enthusiasts seek. Innovation born from necessity.  When DNA Bars founder Brian Layne’s wife Elizabeth was diagnosed with MS in 2011 their lives were altered in numerous obvious ways including one [...]

July 8, 2013 Ariana Dane Nutrition Comments Off on Finally A Protein Bar That Offers It All

Exercise: One Size Does Not Fit All

Exercise: One Size Does Not Fit All

Does your current exercise routine fit your body? Exercise is not one size fits all. What your goals are (i.e. weight and fat loss, muscle toning or hypertrophy), what your body type and shape is and most importantly how much stress is in your life are all factors in how successful your exercise routine will [...]

June 24, 2013 Ariana Dane Exercise Comments Off on Exercise: One Size Does Not Fit All