Naples Family Fitness is one of the premier gyms in Naples. We offer a variety of group fitness classes, but one of our most popular classes is the indoor cycle class we offer. Here are the Top 10 Reasons to Take an Indoor Cycle Class:
- High Calorie burn: An hour of cycling can offer a calorie burn of 800-1000 calories, depending on the intensity of your ride.
- Improved cardiovascular health: Cycling is both an endurance exercise and cardiovascular training.
- Progress at your own Pace: The instructor offers guidance and motivation but you decide how much tension/resistance to add by turning a knob and can adjust your work out as you become progressively stronger.
- Time Flies By: The instructor is constantly varying your workout to keep it fresh and… Continue reading
Dieting can seem like a very, very difficult endeavor, especially for people who haven’t had success with it before. After all, with all of the fads and gimmicks out there, how do you really know what you need to do in order to lose weight?
Rest assured, though, there are simple, straightforward, and effective nutritional tips for dieting. From losing weight, to building muscle and burning fat, to just feeling better about yourself each and every day.
Here are a few tips on how to drop the pounds as well as to look and feel great:
Evaluate your eating habits
Be honest with yourself first and foremost – if you honestly and openly evaluate your eating habits and make a plan of what you know doesn’t work (late… Continue reading
When it comes to diet plans and healthy nutrition options, it can seem difficult to figure out exactly what you need to do over time regarding healthy weight loss and sustainable eating. However, it’s easier than you think to make little adjustments to your body and your workout regimen to find great success over time, and in turn, become healthier and leaner.
One of the major changes we can easily do is work on eliminating sugar from our diets. For those with a sweet tooth, of course, that may sound a bit crazy, but it’s not as crazy as you think, and it’s certainly something that has worked for a great deal of people over time as they seek to lose weight and, more importantly, keep it off… Continue reading
It’s critical that with any workout plan you undergo, you include some sort of cardiovascular routine to ensure good heart health while also improving lung capacity. No matter who you are, or what you are working out for, you want to build your lung capacity and strengthen your body’s oxygen production and absorption. A great way to do that is to focus on a cardio routine and incorporate it into your workouts.
Cardiovascular exercise, like running on a treadmill, jogging outside, using a stationary bike, or even taking a kickboxing or dance class, is ideal to build lung and heart strength, as well as stabilize and lower your heart rate over time as you lose weight. For millions of people who aren’t active enough in their daily life,… Continue reading
No matter how old you are, or what sort of athletic background you have, you’ve definitely been injured, whether in a very minor way with an achy or sore muscle, or in a more serious way through a broken bone, ligament damage, or maybe even a car accident. No matter the severity of the injury, on one level, they all require the same: rest, therapy, and recuperation. This is necessary to come back slowly and safely, so you are good as new and not affected by the injury for the rest of your life.
Personal trainers work with athletes of all levels, and they deal with a considerable amount of injuries and rehabilitation. For serious injuries, your first move should be to a doctor and physical therapist, but… Continue reading
So you want to lose weight, huh? Great! You know the first step is exercise, of course, but there’s a major tip to losing weight that so many people seem to skip over: you need to eat to lose weight!
It sounds crazy, and of course you shouldn’t be eating burgers and fries to drop fat and shed pounds, but if you really want to make your weight loss a long term, sustainable life change, you’re going to have to embrace nutrition, and focus on eating (the right kind of) food each and every day!
In fact, there are four major reasons why it’s critical to eat properly to promote weight loss.
1) Burn It Off!
When you’re exercising, you burn calories. But as you stop exercising and… Continue reading
For the last several decades, weight training has been gaining in popularity, and is a great resource for people to lose weight, get toned up, and look and feel amazing through resistance exercise. Weight training has become popular for people young and old, and is truly a staple of fitness for everyone who exercises.
As such, there are many benefits to weight training apart from the most obvious – building strength. Weight training provides a great option to prevent injuries and promote lower back health, as well as a host of other issues and benefits, including the following:
1) Lose Fat – Build Muscle
Weight training helps you build muscle, which in turn, burns body fat. When your body builds muscle, your metabolism works over time to lose… Continue reading
Many people go through life unaware of the benefits of exercise. Some, although aware of the how exercise can improve their health; honestly do not know where to begin. Personal training is often a great way to start a work out regimen. Personal trainers are fitness experts who can help a person get in shape and stay that way.
First, a personal trainer can help you get on the road to better health and prevent injuries due to improper training. They teach you how to work out properly as well as teach you how to use the equipment and ensure you have the correct posture as you work out. This is very helpful for a person who is just starting a work out program or has not been… Continue reading