Category Archives for Fitness and Nutrition News in South Jersey area

How Much Does Hydration Really Affect Muscle Strength?

Hydration and Muscle Strength, Does It Really Matter? Whether you are strength training, looking to lose weight, or going for athletic performance your hydration levels will dictate how well you do. Your muscles are comprised of 70-75% water. Just a 3% dehydration of a muscle can lead to a 10% decrease in muscle strength and performance. […]

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Miss New Jersey 2014

The New Miss New Jersey 2014: Cierra Kaler-Jones After an action packed weekend on the ocean city boardwalk,  Training Aspects would like to congratulate the new Miss New Jersey, Cierra Kaler-Jones. Cierra After countless months of preparation and a weekend of intense competition, can enjoy a few days to celebrate and take it all in! However, […]

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Personal Trainer Unveils The New Super Food!

  Personal Trainer Quick Tip Kohlrabi? The New Super Food?   What is Kohlrabi? Kohlrabi is a vegetable.  It is a member of the mustard family and is related to wild cabbage and wild turnips. It looks similar to a turnip and has a round bulb with a stem, and large, edible leaves. The skin […]

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Beware! Some Fitness Facts Could Be Myths!

Top 5 Exercise Myths Everyone Should Know About!     Exercise Myth #1 -You burn more fat exercising at a lower intensity This is a tricky one because science technically says this is true. Lower intensity or “steady state” exercise does primarily use fat stores for energy, whereas high intensity exercise primarily uses carbohydrate stores […]

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Avocados and Tomatoes, The Perfect Match? Personal Trainer Answers

Personal Trainer Quick Tip Are Avocados the Key to Boosting Lycopene Absorption?     Lycopene is a type of carotenoid, an organic pigment that is found in tomatoes and gives them their red color. These organic pigments are also found in fruits such as guava, watermelon, and grapefruit.   Dietary fats, like monounsaturated and polyunsaturated […]

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Where Did Treadmills Originate? Personal Trainer Explains!

Personal Trainer Fun Fact Did You Know, Treadmills Were Originally Used for Prison Labor Have you ever felt like running on a treadmill was torture, well that’s essentially what it was used for in early prisons. In 1818, an English civil engineer named Sir William Cubitt invented the first treadmill, and named it the “tread-wheel,” although […]

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The Squat: Are You Squatting Correctly?

  Should Everyone Be Squatting Exactly The Same?   The squat is a very popular exercise among personal trainers. Whether you do a bodyweight squat or a burpee, squat form is involved. The squat is a very effective exercise but if form is incorrect, it may lead to various lingering injuries. Each person is unique, […]

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4 Great Tips to Achieve Fitness Success in 2014!

  How to Stay Motivated to Succeed This Year! It’s a new year! You know what that means? Time to set goals and be successful this year! How can you make this year different? How can you actually succeed and accomplish everything you set out to do? Setting goals is a great start, but sticking […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Trainer Explains Is Muscle Soreness Always Beneficial?

Does Extreme Muscle Soreness Always Equal a Great Workout? Personal training means you should be Sore! Kidding! Muscle soreness is not the point of reference for if you had a good workout or not.  Muscle soreness and stiffness following a tough workout is common and sometimes inevitable. If the soreness becomes debilitating to the point where […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Trainer Discusses How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution Fitness Goals!

  Personal Trainers Quick Tip: How to Finally Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution Fitness Goals! New Year’s Resolutions are right around the corner and many people have fitness goals on their mind. How do you set realistic goals and stay motivated, so you don’t end up like 90% of the crowd by quitting your fitness […]

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