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June 8, 2017

The Cure for Osteoporosis: Strength Training

Osteoporosis is a serious ailment that results in porous, weak bones. It affects over 3 million people each year and that number is rising. Most commonly, this disease affects males and females over the age of 50. Osteoporosis is most common in females. The bones become soft and weak and […]
June 6, 2017
BioFit NY- The Cure for Osteoporosis

The Cure for Osteoporosis: Strength Training

Osteoporosis is a serious ailment that results in porous, weak bones. It affects over 3 million people each year and that number is rising. Most commonly, this disease affects males and females over the age of 50. Osteoporosis is most common in females. The bones become soft and weak and […]
June 1, 2017

Why Cardio Does Not Help You Lose Weight

The beloved (and mostly hated) “cardio” exercise. It seems that everybody is participating these days using various means of chasing after what seems to be no end. Treadmills, ellipticals, and that really strange moving ladder thing that I still can’t wrap my damn head around. There are spin classes, dance […]
April 27, 2017

Should you use Light or Heavy Weight when working out?

Does NOT make a difference. Yup, you heard that right. Some bold claims have been made in the past regarding the effects of training with lighter weight and the effects of training with heavier weight; as if the effects were different. Turns out, a recent study done at Southampton Solent […]
April 21, 2017

What is High Intensity Training?

HIT is an exercise science and research based training protocol which has been shown to improve all aspects of health and fitness in just a few short duration exercise sessions per week. HIT resistance training differs from traditional exercise methods in that the exercises are performed in a very slow, […]
January 6, 2017
Should Women Lift Weights?

Should Women Lift Weights?

Many women seem to avoid training with weights or resistance machines and often choose the less effective, less time efficient and overall less “bang for the buck” form of exercise; cardio. Why do so many women avoid training with weights? It might be due to the common, false, erroneous and […]
December 19, 2016

Do We Actually Need To Do “Cardio”?

About 99.999999% of fitness enthusiasts, athletes, bodybuilders and average gym goers believe that cardio is, unquestionably, necessary for overall health and fitness. But, have they ever stopped to wonder why they thought that was true? Fitness is very susceptible to trends and vogue, but it seems this dichotomy between cardio […]
December 1, 2016

Bodybuilding Training vs. Strength Training. Is there a difference?

The short answer is, well… no, not really. Despite what you’ve been told, strength training and bodybuilding is one in the same. Probably, the reason behind why people believe there is a difference is due to the phenotypes athletes possess within a particular sport. Bodybuilders possess heavily muscled bodies and […]
November 16, 2016

What Is Fitness?

What better way to kick off this new blog by tackling a very simple yet complicated question. What IS fitness exactly? We hear the word thrown around everywhere lately; often disguised as other words including fit, toned, firm, in-shape, conditioned… they all seem to be one in the same. What […]