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The Different Kinds of Workout Splits Explained

January 28, 2020

Leg day isn’t just a meme—splitting up your workouts is a good way to make sure you’re focusing enough on certain areas of the body. But when you start to get bored (or you’re tired of just one body part aching more than the others), you might be looking for a good way to mix up your routine. Experts have come up with a few different workout splits in Phoenix, AZ that are designed to target the entire body while keeping things interesting. Here are five of our favorites—see what works for you: Upper vs. lower: Upper and lower splits... View Article

Definitions of Six Commonly-Used Fitness Terms

December 21, 2019

Exercise is important for the body and mind. It keeps you toned and strong in many ways. In addition to this, working out can also help regulate your sleep, metabolism and overall wellbeing. You’re likely aware that physical movement of your body’s tissues and muscles is good for your health, but not everyone gets enough of it. Luckily, there is good news if exercising hard every day is not your thing. Simple actions like standing up, walking from room to room and light stretching throughout the day can be beneficial. Whether you hit the gym several times a week or... View Article

The Benefits of Recovery Days

December 7, 2019

If you’ve just started or intensified your fitness program, you might be asking yourself, “What should I do on rest days from lifting?” At Pamela Young Fitness in Phoenix, AZ, we can’t overemphasize the importance of taking recovery days. You might feel like you’ve got to push yourself to make up for lost time (especially if this is a New Year’s resolution), but that can actually produce the opposite results. Taking your fitness plan one step at a time is the key to long-term success. Why over-exercising is a problem If you’ve just launched yourself into a new fitness program... View Article

How to Stick with Your New Year’s Gym Resolution

November 23, 2019

The holidays are coming, and with the season come a lot of photo opportunities. So, what’s the best way to get in shape fast, especially in Phoenix, AZ? Maybe you’re the type of person who wistfully says, “I wish I could stick to my New Year’s gym resolution,” but time and a lack of motivation get in the way. That’s okay—we have all had those moments. In fact, 73 percent of people who make a New Year’s fitness goal let it fall by the wayside. That doesn’t have to be the case for you. When you set a goal for... View Article

What Is a Fitness Boot Camp in Phoenix, AZ?

November 4, 2019

If you’ve seen large groups in a park working out in unison, you may have seen a fitness boot camp in Phoenix, AZ in progress. These boot camps are some of the hottest trends in working out! Like training for the military, our boot camps are high-intensity workouts that focus on building muscles throughout the body while burning fat and increasing cardiovascular health. During a boot camp workout, our clients will do things like interval running, push-ups, sit-ups, planks and other bodyweight exercises. We may even throw in some punching and kicking exercises, just like you’d get in the military.... View Article