Fitness & Nutrition Tips
Calories burned shoveling snow based on a 150 lb person – 408 calories/one hour. Muscles involved: Deltoids, abdominal, erectors (lower back), quads, hamstrings, gluts, lats, obliques. Many, many muscles and in my opinion also great for your heart!
Managing Cholesterol with Exercise – Exercising with Health Challenges – FitFacts – American Council On Exercise(ACE) Shared via Add This
Ellen’s Recommendations To Lose Fat – 1. Eat 3 Small Meals/3 Snacks per day to keep your blood sugar regulated 2. Avoid Foods with high glycemic index (pastries, pasta, rice, etc). They bring your blood sugar up quickly and back down quickly so that you feel hungry fast. 3. Stick with foods with a low […]
Flexibility – Benefits Flexibility is a joint’s ability to move through a full range of motion. Flexibility training (stretching) is not about becoming a world class gymnast–it’s about balancing the muscle groups you use or overuse during exercise and other activities, or from bad posture. Read on to learn about the benefits of a good […]
Work-site health promotion With the recession still lurking, many companies have cut costs. However, companies are not eliminating their work-site health and fitness programs to save costs. As the President of N2SHAPE, Inc., I have received more inquiries for on site health and fitness programs in the past six months than ever before. The cost […]
This past week, I had several clients that bring up the fact that their cholesterol level was going up. Here is one of their questions and my answer: Question: I have not changed anything in my diet in the past 6 months except for adding whey protein which has 30 mg of cholesterol in one […]
Ellen’s Group Exercise Schedule Mon, May 18 to Sun, May 24 in Tysons Corner Mon 6:15 am Spinning; Mon 7:00 am Abs and More Mon 5:30 pm Group Training Tues 6:30 am Group Training Boot Camp Tues 9:15 am Group Training Wed 6:15 am Spinning Wed 11:00 am Group Training – Trekking Thurs 9:00 am […]