Efficient Training and Recovery

Efficient Training and Recovery

Busting the Myths about Overtraining and Recovery Last week on Instagram, we profiled a member @aliciaerrero who came to Accelerate one month ago. At that time, she had been consistently taking classes at Orange Theory Fitness 6-7 times per week. Orange Theory is promoted as a high intensity interval training workout that lasts 60 minutes. … Continue reading Efficient Training and Recovery

What Research Says About the Human Body and Adaptation

What Research Says About the Human Body and Adaptation

Can you perform the same workout over and over and achieve the same results? The short answer is no. At some point in training, your body adapts and you need to change the landscape. The National Institute of Health consistently publishes research on the topic of adaptation and many of the studies tell us similar … Continue reading What Research Says About the Human Body and Adaptation

Form clinic: the Kettlebell Swing

Form clinic: the Kettlebell Swing

The Kettlebell swing started gaining traction in the U.S. in the early 2000s. The exercise has been popular in countries like Russia, Australia, Brazil and New Zealand for much, much longer. When done correctly, the swing can sculpt your backside from your calves up through your glutes (and everything in between). Unfortunately, it is such … Continue reading Form clinic: the Kettlebell Swing

Live from Accelerate: A Recap

Live from Accelerate: A Recap

Yesterday we did our first Instagram live from the studio. Brandon Shiflett, a long-time Accelerate client, and provider at Airrosti Rehab Center,¬†joined me after class to demonstrate a workout anyone can do at home. Here’s how it works. Start a stopwatch. Perform 10¬†burpees and 20 squats. When the stopwatch hits the 3-minute mark, do it … Continue reading Live from Accelerate: A Recap