Post workout nutrition

Post workout nutrition is an oft neglected but vitally important aspect of fitness training.  Following a strenuous resistance training or cardiovascular workout, an exercisers body is “starving” for energy replacement through the form of glycogen...

The importance of THR in cardiovascular / aerobic training.

THR stands for target heart rate.  A persons THR is defined by their fitness goal and what they are trying to accomplish with their cardio training. To figure your proper target heart rate, a goal must be defined (i.e. body fat loss, cardio endurance, etc.) where...

Why supplement with protein?

Proteins are one of the three macronutrients necessary for healthy body function.  Protein’s primary function (among others) is serving, in the simplest terms, as the “building block” of muscle.  To gain or maintain lean muscle, protein is...

Great Article on Picking a Personal Trainer

http://health.msn.com/print.aspx?cp-documentid=100234946&page=0 This is a great article about the possible dangers of working with an under qualified fitness “professional.” There are alot of these kinds of stories out there.  You don’t...

Karen 4 a Kause 5k Run/Walk

http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/1844926 Emerge Fitness is taking part in a 5k Run/Walk for Breast Cancer in May.  For more information, click on the above link.